Forum discussion tagged with Clearance.
  1. lordtristan28

    Question Be Quiet! Dark rock 4, will i be fine for fitment?

    Hello, I'm wondering if i pair a msi mpg x570s motherboard and Patriot Viper steel RGB ram with a be quiet dark rock 4 cpu cooler if i will be okay? I Honestly have no way of being sure. Thanks!
  2. R

    [SOLVED] Want CPU Air Cooler for i9-12900K

    This is my first build from scratch and I need help understanding that an Air Cooler will handle cooling my i9-12900K CPU. I would prefer having an air cooler so I don’t worry about leaks and this is the last piece of my new build, which currently includes: CoolerMaster NR600P ATX Mid Tower...
  3. Griffyn

    [SOLVED] Noctua NH-L9i RAM clearance

    I'm looking into possibly doing a Mini ITX build in the DAN A4-SFX, and I've seen a lot of people recommend the Noctua NH-L9i as a great cooler, but I'm not sure if it will fit with the RAM I have in a Mini ITX system. I'm going to use an older CPU and RAM I have, so the RAM is the Corsair...
  4. J

    [SOLVED] Need Help With Figuring Out Dimensions

    Does anyone know if I will encounter clearance issues with this cooler mounted on top of this case using this motherboard and these RAM sticks?
  5. pmz94

    [SOLVED] Fat GPUs in microATX cases

    I have a microATX motherboard with a fat GPU (2.7 slots), everything put in an ATX mid tower case (7 slots) but I'm planning to change this case to a microATX one. Question is, Will GPU heat up more because smaller clearance? (note that GPU will be put on second slot because motherboard) I saw...
  6. N

    [SOLVED] CPU Cooler Clearance

    This is the case: and it lists 160mm CPU cooler clearance. I have a Hyper 212 EVO, which has a height of 159mm. It seems like it should fit if measurements are accurate, but does this account for motherboard height and...
  7. S

    [SOLVED] Dark rock 4 and ram sticks aesthetics

    Hey so a couple days ago my AIO died and i decided to for once rely on air coolers to cool my 9700k since either way my AIO that had died didnt cut it for this cpu , Regardless ive heard air coolers are definitely a competition these days and for the fraction of the price. f course i went ahead...
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    Question Deepcool iceblade pro v2 fit in dc dukase v2?

    Hi I have dc dukase v2(160mm cpu height) i wana buy cpu cooler , will iceblade pro v2(161mm) fit in this case? Will 1mm make problems? Very limited market here i dont have lot choices
  9. MSYF27

    [SOLVED] MSI Mortar Max B450m pcie clearance

    Do 2 slotted gpu's cover the 2nd pcie x1 slot on the Mortar max b450m? My build needs to have an expansion for usb 3.0.
  10. D

    [SOLVED] Phantek Evolv ITX GPU clearance

    So i was looking for a nice case to upgrade to, and i found the Phantek Evolv ITX case. Link for case: ( ) I already ordered the case, but forgot to look at my graphics card. I have a triple fan Zotac RTX 2070 AMP graphics card, and i wanted to know...
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    [SOLVED] RAM Clearance with Noctua NH-U14S and Z390 Aorus Ultra

    Hey there, does anybody here have a setup up with these two components included? I'm planning on getting these two on my build, I'm planning on placing two fans on the NH-U14S in push pull, but will there be any RAM clearance issues with this on the Z390 Aorus Ultra?
  12. J

    [SOLVED] Very specific clearance issue with Case/GPU/Mobo

    Case: NZXT S340 (Standard not Elite) Mobo: Asus Prime Z390-A GPU: MSI Armor 1070TI Hi guys and gals, So ever since the inception of my personal rig that i built almost a year ago now ive had this very evident clearance issue. So back when i just was putting together this PC for the first...
  13. N

    Question S340 Elite PSU Clearance?

    I was considering buying an nzxt S340 Elite but was unsure of the psu shroud clearance, does anyone know? I was considering purchasing a Corsair RM100I but am unsure on if there would be any clearance issues.
  14. B

    [SOLVED] Can you help me with a fan bracket, 140mm?

    Hello, I’m currently in the works of rebuilding my PC into the Cooler Master SL600M. Everything was going great until I realized my cpu cooler could not fit in the case. I use a Kraken x62 and the top 280 radiator just doesn’t have enough clearance with the board (the fans technically don’t)...
  15. R

    Question Corsair 300R, MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC Compatibility?

    Hello, I am thinking of putting the MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC motherboard into my Corsair Carbide 300r case. However I have read online that the heatsink next to the IO, can interfere with the rear fan. I have replaced the stock fan with a Noctua NF-F12. I realise this is a very niche...
  16. A

    Wiggling my CPU connector makes my fans come on...

    I am unsure of why wiggling my CPU power connector sometimes makes my fans come on. I have a Asus Prime B350M-E Motherboard, a EVGA 550 G3 550W PSU, a Ryzen 5 1600, a be quiet! Pure rock slim CPU cooler, a Thermaltake versa H15 case with the pre-installed fan in the rear and 2 be quiet! pure...
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    Z270H DRAM LED No Signal / Boot

    I just bought new parts so everything that is in the computer apart from the case and the SSD (SSD functioned perfectly 10 minutes prior to building), so there shouldnt be issues with any of them being faulty (unless I messed up) CPU: Intel i7-7700K 4.2Ghz...
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    [solved]Problems with some games on windows 10

    Some games are just freezing when you open them and the only way to progress is to alt-tab. switching to fullscreen with alt+enter works sometimes. But in this case it didnt. any permanent solution?
  19. D

    Can't connect to default gateway but internet works

    ipconfig gives me a default gateway of I have a Netgear, so I can also go to Both of these send me to a can't connect screen. Could this be a proxy issue? I've never set on up. It's infuriating. Thanks for your help!
  20. D

    new pc wont post on from onboard !

    Ryzen 1400 ----asus prime b-350 plus m/b---corsair vengeance ddr4 8gb lpx 2400mhz----;---corsair vs 550w-----circle cc821 cabinet i am not getting any display from onboard motherboard But when i put gpu it works fine Zotac 1050ti oc: Now i want to know does ryzen support on board display or...
  21. L

    Is theZOTAC GeForce GT 730 - Grafikkarten - GF GT 730 - 4 GB GDDR5 compatible?

    Hello my pc: Mainboard: ASRock 970 Pro3 2.0 CPU: AMD FX-6300 Sockel AM3+ Memory: DDR3 8GB
  22. N

    Upgrading PC, compatibly check

    g'day, just about to upgrade my processor and not 100% on if it'll all be compatible. I Have: AMD A10 7700K 4-Core Processor Kingston ValueRAM KVR16LN11/4 4GB (1x4GB) DDR3 (two of these) Corsair VS550 ATX Power Supply Seagate Barracuda 1TB ST1000DM003 ASRock FM2A68M-HD+ Motherboard MSI Radeon R7...
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    Will the ironside fiend case work well with a "blower" style gtx 1060?

    I'm planning on buying a PC from ironside from the "fiend" category and I was wondering if the air flow in that case would be good to evacuate the heat made by the 2 fanned gtx 1060, because I learned that if the case has bad air flow, the blower style GPU could damage all of the other...
  24. 1800Warioman

    New Nvidia Gefore Experience Update LED visualizer

    Hi, Since the new Geforce Experience update has happened I have been so confused on everything that they moved around. But after a little bit of exploring I have found everything I was looking for but one. I have two GTX 770's in Sli and in the old Geforce Experience I was very used to...
  25. M

    GTA V Low FPS on HD 7970

    I recently bought a Radeon HD 7970 to replace my gtx 750 ti. It was the the Sapphire version and so I went on the Sapphire site and got the latest drivers for it. I then restarted my PC and it was great. I was getting double the performance except in 1 game: GTA 5. I used AMD radeon optimising...
  26. W

    Need A Good External USB Audio

    My audio jack on my laptop died. My goal is to watch movies with my headphones via usb. I was planning on getting a standard audio jack to usb converter, but then came across many of these external usb sound cards like the ASUS Xonar U3, etc. I am wondering if buying one of these would be a...
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    New Build. Do These Components Work Together?

    This is my first build. It is a gaming computer and I am not a person that knows a ton about computers. I've spent around 5 hours looking up a ton about this but I'm still uncertain. The components I have so far come to around $1250 and I would like to keep it about that even if there are...
  28. S

    Which laptop is suitable for bcs and mcs students for practising c programming ,c++,java

    Which laptop is best for me as a bcs and in future mcs student
  29. Nolan_the_Cat

    New Build - Looking For Opinion and Suggestions

    I'm back again with a new build, I've upgraded some things, deciding that I'm not afraid to spend a little more money than originally thought. So, here it is: CPU- Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor CPU COOLER- Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (w/...
  30. D

    How to understand CPU-Z Max Capacity for DMI Physical Memory Array

    Hello all and thank you for taking a look at my question's. I have a "Foxconn 2ADA" motherboard with 1x8GB GB of ram and i currently wish to upgrade to the maximum for this Motherboard. And i cant find a munual for it. Running CPU-Z to get the info i end up with a few questions. ---- Under...
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    Sound card settings, sample rate etc.

    So, finally my new (first) amplifier and speakers arrived (marantz pm6005 & polk tsx 220b), and i am getting ready to hook them up with my pc via S/PDIF. I will be listening mostly to 320kbps mp3s and FLACs. I have few questions about the sound card settings. Tips and help would be appreciated...
  32. M

    Compatible CPU with GTX 960

    I'm looking to buy the ASUS GTX 960 Strix, what CPU should I have at a minimum to avoid bottlenecking the GPU ?
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    G3258 still good for gaming?

    Hello everybody, I'm planning on building my first pc soon, and I still can't decide (after 3 months) which cpu I should pick. I have a list I like, it is a bit over 600 euros (it's 603 atm) and that is my budget, I can spend 610, tops. Here is the list: (sorry for the site being dutch, but the...
  34. P

    Computer turns off but powe supply stays on....

    So this just started randomly and my computer just turns off like I pulled it from the socket, but the power supply is still running but everything else is off. The only way to turn it off is pulling it from the mains i7 3770k 16gb corsair CX750M GTX 780 MSi OC plus I use MSI After burner but...
  35. T

    Which wifi would be better?

    Ok, so I just recently purchased a house. For the upcoming install of my new network I purchased a netgear nighthawk R7000. Here is a link... Well come to find out when I actually got into the house the...
  36. A

    Computer Powers Off, requires cycle PSU

    I recently built my first computer. Everything is put together but the computer keeps 'powering off'. There is no BSOD, no logs, the entire computer turns off. Futhermore it can not be turned back on unless I flip the switch on the PSU, wait a few seconds, and flip it on again. After which...