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Cooling Dark rock advanced

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Jackg, 28 Oct 2011.

  1. Jackg

    Jackg What's a Dremel?

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    Hi everyone.

    Will the be quiet, dark rock advanced fit in the antec 300 case?
    Just looking for anyone who has tried it in that case.

    Thanks guys,

    Jack
     
  2. debs3759

    debs3759 Was that a warranty I just broke?

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    I have a Dark Rock Pro in a case that is about 25mm narower than your case. The Pro is about 1 mm less tall than the Advanced, and I have about 1 mm of bowing in the sode panel from the size. So you should have close to 10-20mm spare(I don't know if your matherboard tray is at the same height from the side panel as it is in my case, but both are Antec cases so I don't imagine ther will be a huge difference in the placement of the tray).

    Measure the height from the motherboard tray to the inside of the side panel, then add 15mm, which is the height of the top of the CPU from the motherboard tray. If it's over 182mm (I think it will be at least 10mm more) then you will be OK.
     
  3. Jackg

    Jackg What's a Dremel?

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    Thanks for the reply!

    I'm still awaiting delivery of the case and the cooler, so I can't really measure it at the moment.

    Hoping I haven't made a big mistake, considering this is my first build!
     
  4. debs3759

    debs3759 Was that a warranty I just broke?

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    If it's all new, then you will be able to RMA the heatsink if it is too large. Just don't leave it too long before measuring it or it may not be so easy :)
     

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