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Size interference concern: Cooler master V8 and P8P67 Pro

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As you can see by my title I have some concerns with Cooler Master's V8 CPU Cooler and ASUS' P8P67-Pro. My main concern is the VRM heatsinks around the CPU socket. The V8 appears to be a pretty large cooler and I don't want to purchase it just to find out that it won't fit. If the V8 is an issue and can always go with a Hyper 212+

Thanks guys!
     
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The V8 will clear the heatsinks on the board.

For $5 more, this is MUCH better:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=venmous%20x
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Thanks for the link, Sheyster! That looks great. One other concern was that the V8 has that single center fan, It looks like you would have to ghetto rig a V8 to push/pull... I see that the Venomous X can be easily configured for push/pull.
     
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Thanks for the link, Sheyster! That looks great. One other concern was that the V8 has that single center fan, It looks like you would have to ghetto rig a V8 to push/pull... I see that the Venomous X can be easily configured for push/pull.
Yes, it can easily be set up for push/pull. A pair of cheap Yate-Loon SM's and you're good to go! The Ven-X doesn't need super high CFM fans to perform well.
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