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post #1961 of 15187
Will this CPU fit inside the case with a 200X200X20mm fan on the side with the fan filter installed?

http://www.tuniq.com.tw/Cooler_Info/Tower-120-Extreme-Rev1.htm#03


The CPU cooler is 150.7mm if you don't want to look.
Edited by Bobicon - 4/11/11 at 5:07pm
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post #1962 of 15187
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Originally Posted by Bobicon;13089921 
Will this CPU fit inside the case with a 200X200X20mm fan on the side with the fan filter installed?

http://www.tuniq.com.tw/Cooler_Info/Tower-120-Extreme-Rev1.htm#03

I don't think it would. I believe the clearance is 168mm. Perhaps if the filter was taken off it may fit, but I'm not entirely sure.
    
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post #1963 of 15187
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Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf;13089964 
I don't think it would. I believe the clearance is 168mm. Perhaps if the filter was taken off it may fit, but I'm not entirely sure.

I'm not sure either, but I thought it was 180mm clearance in total.

Minus 20 for the fan and 3 for the filter leaving me at 157mm which would mean it would fit, but I'm sure.
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I ordered two 200mm nzxt fans for the side / another on the top, i'm thinking about ordering a frontal 140mm since there's not one with the case (wish they included one..) does anyone have any experience as to performance with/without the 140mm? is it worth the money?
also, would any 140mm fan work? i've read numerous times that a lot of fans don't fit the phantom mounting holes aside from nzxt-made fans.
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post #1965 of 15187
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Originally Posted by Bobicon;13090008 
I'm not sure either, but I thought it was 180mm clearance in total.

Minus 20 for the fan and 3 for the filter leaving me at 157mm which would mean it would fit, but I'm sure.

Currently destroying my room looking for a tape measure. lol
I'll get back to you asap.
    
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Originally Posted by TGTBATQ;13090045 
I ordered two 200mm nzxt fans for the side / another on the top, i'm thinking about ordering a frontal 140mm since there's not one with the case (wish they included one..) does anyone have any experience as to performance with/without the 140mm? is it worth the money?
also, would any 140mm fan work? i've read numerous times that a lot of fans don't fit the phantom mounting holes aside from nzxt-made fans.

It takes a 140mm NZXT fan (not sure of other 140mm) or any 120mm fan. I currently have a Noctua NF-P14 FLX 140mm Case Fan since it uses 120mm holes. It really reduces temps on my HDD's and pushes the air past my GPU which really helps with airflow.
    
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post #1967 of 15187
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Originally Posted by TGTBATQ;13090045 
I ordered two 200mm nzxt fans for the side / another on the top, i'm thinking about ordering a frontal 140mm since there's not one with the case (wish they included one..) does anyone have any experience as to performance with/without the 140mm? is it worth the money?
also, would any 140mm fan work? i've read numerous times that a lot of fans don't fit the phantom mounting holes aside from nzxt-made fans.

Not sure about people having problems with the 140mm fan, but I know the 200mm side fans are actually 192mm fans.

I would try searching though the post finder in this thread with the keyword 140mm fan and see if you see anyone with problems, and if worst comes to worst call NZXT up tomorrow from what I've seen from dealing with them they are very kind and helpful.
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post #1968 of 15187
I just measured it, there's only 168mm of clearance. If you put the fan on top of the filter you'll have about 2mm less.

So a total of 166mm - 150mm = 16mm
Look for a skinnier fan. lol
    
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is that 168mm with a motherboard in or without?
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post #1970 of 15187
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Originally Posted by Bobicon;13090147 
is that 168mm with a motherboard in or without?

It's in my current setup, so with. I guess if you didn't use motherboard buff-outs it could work..... I am not suggesting that however! lol
    
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