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April 5, 2013 1:22:15 AM

Hello. I encountered a problem when selecting a case for my computer.
I have a CPU-cooler Thermalright SilverArrow SB-E.

Now I want to buy a case, but don't know which is better to take.

I stopped my choice on Thermaltake v9 VM400M1W2Z (Black Edition)

I would like to know whether this cooler fit in the case? (the expected motherboard - ASUS P8Z77-V DELUXE)?

Thank you in advance.

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April 5, 2013 1:56:16 AM

Noob12 said:
You can put in that case 165mm high CPU cooler.

P/N VM400M1W2Z
Model V9 BlacX Edition
Case Type Mid Tower
Dimension (H x W x D) 490 x 215 x 480 mm
(19.3 x 8.5 x 18.9 inch)
Net Weight 6.85 kg / 15.1 lb
Side Panel Window
Color Exterior & Interior : Black
Material SECC
Cooling System Front (intake) :
120 x 120 x 25 mm Blue LED fan (1000rpm,16dBA ) or
140 x 140 x 25 mm fan x 1 (optional)
Rear (exhaust) :
120 x120 x 25 mm Turbo fan (1300rpm,17dBA)
Top (exhaust) :
230 x 230 x 20 mm Silent fan (800rpm, 14dBA)
Drive Bays 10
3 x 5.25’’, 2 x 3.5’’
5 x 3.5’’
HDD Docking : 2.5” & 3.5’’ x 2
Expansion Slots 7
Motherboards 9.6” x 9.6” (Micro ATX), 12” x 9.6” (ATX)
I/O Ports USB 3.0 x 1, USB 2.0 x 1, HD Audio x 1
PSU Standard PS2 PSU
LCS Upgradable Supports 1/2”、3/8”、1/4” water tube
Other CPU cooler height limitation: 165mm
VGA length limitation: 315mm

And Thermalright SilverArrow SB-E is ca 170mm high. So it do not fit to that case.
This fits fine: Thermalright HR-02 Macho Rev.A (BW) or Noctua NH-D14 is 160mm high. fits too.

Thank you. I will search another case.
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