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 Post subject: Chieftec Hi-Fi Series HM-02B HTPC Case - passive cooling
PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 11:17 pm 
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hi, can you recommend a passive cpu heatsink for this case. i have mATX board with passive graphic card from nvidia. it's a nice case but too noisy which is a great pity.


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 Post subject: Re: Chieftec Hi-Fi Series HM-02B HTPC Case - passive cooling
PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:56 am 
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Welcome to SPCR.

It's best to get an understanding of the heat load, airflow and temps before just recommending a cooler that would fit. What are the CPU, CPU cooler, gfx card, PSU, and fans in your system? What are you seeing for idle and load temps?

I think the height restriction is 110mm for the cooler. Can you confirm this?

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