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post #1 of 21
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I have a asrock extreme3 x58


Now, the h70, has 2 fans and a radiator, the case I have isnt too wide, if the fan at the back (exhaust) was any thicker itl be in the way of the

(bridge???)
Thats right next to the CPU, as that heatsink would get in the way of having a thicker fan.

Does this mean I cant get a h70, or do i replace the huge heatsink??
Not sure how to work it out ?

Bigger case?

Different area for the fans and radiator?
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post #2 of 21
i would say umount the fan and stick the h70 there. isn't that what most people would try and do? that case of yours is pettyyyyy small. who needs that miniature fan anyways?
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post #3 of 21
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Question,

I have a i7 950, asrock extreme3 (which has a large heatsink next to the CPU that would stop a h70 being mounted as the rear exhaust...

Is it possible for me to mount the radiator, and 2 fans, on the OUTSIDE of the case, attached through the screw holes of the exhaust fan?

Or is that just stupid?
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post #4 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by MysticHawk View Post
Question,

I have a i7 950, asrock extreme3 (which has a large heatsink next to the CPU that would stop a h70 being mounted as the rear exhaust...

Is it possible for me to mount the radiator, and 2 fans, on the OUTSIDE of the case, attached through the screw holes of the exhaust fan?

Or is that just stupid?
That is EXACTLY what I was going to suggest to you.
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post #5 of 21
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So putting the H70 with its 2 fans and radiator, on the OUTSIDE, of the case, using the screw holes of the exhaust fan, would keep it just as cool?
(If not cooler im assuming, as the ambient temperature is often 30degrees cooler than inside my case)
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post #6 of 21
it would be the same unless your using it as in intake then it would be cooler yes.
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post #7 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by MysticHawk View Post
So putting the H70 with its 2 fans and radiator, on the OUTSIDE, of the case, using the screw holes of the exhaust fan, would keep it just as cool?
(If not cooler im assuming, as the ambient temperature is often 30degrees cooler than inside my case)
doesn't really matter where you place it. The difference in temps will be most likely be negligible
 
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post #8 of 21
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So it will fit fine? Just before I go out and spend 180$ on a cooler to find I cant work it

(costs that much here)
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post #9 of 21
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Will the tubing be long enough to reach outside my case?
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post #10 of 21
you also don't need to run it with both fans... it works with just one on it. Put one fan on the exterior of the case on the rear exhaust and the rad on the inside with one fan on it. It fits in the antec 300. It's been done multiple times.
 
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