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Query: Prolimatech Megahalems.. will it fit?

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Hi all,

Trying to help a friend pick a new cooler for her system, as she currently has stock cooling and her CPU spends most of it's time stuck in the 70's (celsius) when we're playing a game we both enjoy.

She has a Coolermaster Mystique 632S mid-tower case, with an ASUS P5B-VM mini-ATX motherboard.

I've tried looking into it but i'm not all that good with sizes, etc, so wouldn't if I could ask someone who does their opinion.

Will the Prolimatech Megahalems (Rev. B) cooler fit this motherboard/case combination?

Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-116-_-Product
Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-043-_-Product
Megahalems: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Tpk=megahalems

Thank you for your time.
post #2 of 5
The case is 20cm wide, if you take out ~3cm for the motherboard tray, standoffs and a gap behind that leaves 17cm from the CPU socket to the other side panel.

The megahalem is 15.87cm from base to the very top.



I'd say it would fit, but without the exact dimensions (which i can't find) of the interior of the case i can never be sure.

It's an excellent cooler though, wish i had revision B.
post #3 of 5
Going off the information Boyboyd provided and comparing it with my case and heatsink dimensions I'd say you should have just enough room to spare. You will have to take the side air duct off though.

For comparison my case is 7.95" wide, yours is 8". Your cooler is 158.7mm tall, mine is 159mm. So assuming the inner dimensions aren't wacko with the mobo panel you should be good to go.
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post #4 of 5
Any case that has a 120mm exhaust fan will fit a full tower cooler. The CM Mystique uses a 120mm rear exhaust fan. The Megahalems is a full tower cooler. It will fit.
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It will fit with ease.
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