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I'm planning on buying an Corsair A70 on sale right now (for $25, oh yeah), over a Hyper 212+, even though the CM is slightly cheaper for $20, because apparently the Corsair is slightly shorter.

But even with that I don't know if the A70 will fit in my Thermaltake V3 case.
Quote:
Originally Posted by HSF
160 mm Height x 125 mm Width x 129 mm Depth - Heatsink
120 mm Height x 120 mm Width x 25 mm Depth - Fan
Quote:
Originally Posted by Case
Dimension (H*W*D)
430(H) x 190(W) x 473(L) mm
16.9(H) x 7.5(W) x 18.6(L) in
The case's specs seem to lie, it says 190mm width, but using a ruler it looks more like 185mm.

I took some pictures (sorry for iPhone quality, good camera batteries are dead) for some clarity.
http://i56.tinypic.com/34qmjd3.jpg
http://i54.tinypic.com/skxag2.jpg
http://i55.tinypic.com/2j61usw.jpg
http://i52.tinypic.com/11biznl.jpg

The ruler is set against the plastic ring around the socket, and from there it looks like height-wise the A70 will barely fit against the side of my case, even then the heatsink might be touching the case.
What now worries me as well is, if not most, as I'm told the A70 can only be mounted pointing upwards on my system, I don't think the heatsink, never mind the fans will fit against the top of my case (this picture specifically http://i54.tinypic.com/eijtl0.jpg)

I really need to get this confirmed quickly, because I suspect the A70's are almost out at Coquitlam's NCIX, and I need to get over there ASAP before they run out.
Hopefully everyone was too distracted by the warehouse clearance today to go to other stores.
Edited by BPK - 1/22/11 at 4:45pm
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Sorry but, please do mention if something isn't clear in my explanation. I need as clear a result as possible.
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Again, I'm sorry for post, but would the Hyper 212 actually fit better in my case? Or not at all?

Desperation and double posting go horribly together...
If these two last posts could be removed that'd be great.
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