Noctua nh-d14, readeon 5970, Antec 1200

DonnieT

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I am getting all of my stuff together for christmas as best I can. I have the video card, I am getting the super noctua nh-d14 cooler as suggested on this forum today. My next question is will this thing and the video card actually fit in the Antec 1200 case. If someone has any personal experience which I don't know because the video card is so new or if anyone has concerns about clearance space I could always get a different case just to be safe. Thanks!
 

Cheesetogo

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Found this -- it's a picture of a 5970 in the 1200.
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smackababy

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I believe it renders that HDD rack unusable. That wouldn't be a problem for me, because I have my cages modded to hold a radiator, but still.
 

Rubycon

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LOL at how LOOOOONG that video card is! It looks like someone cut a piece of Kindorf, painted it black and used it for a reinforcement! :D
 

DonnieT

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Well I can follow up to my own post now that it is christmas. Everything fits. The noctua cooler is incredibly close to my memory. I had to orient the fans shooting air out the top towards the 200 mm fan or else the little fins on the memory would of have to been removed and i really didn't want to do that. Hopefully this fan orientation and proximity to the memory won't be bad. The radeon 5970 squeezes if you go in from the far end first and twist, without having to take the side guard off next to the hard drive cages. Once you are under that guard there is then plenty of room for the video card.

My cell phone is a new level of terrible not going to help much
http://home.comcast.net/~dtemean/pics/comp.jpg
 
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