there's already a word for that
With the mighty Scythe Mine Rev.B heatsink finally installed in the Antec NSK-4400UK case the moment of truth comes ever closer: Will the side of the case actually fit on with the heatsink mounted?
My initial sense of hope that this would be a relatively straightforward upgrade proved to be utterly wrong. Despite claims that the Scythe Mine Rev.B heatsink can be installed without removing the motherboard from the case, in order to bear at least some semblance of reality that should be qu...
Given the measured clearance of 190mm from the motherboard surface (as seen in Part I of this report) and the Scythe-supplied height of 150mm, this should be fairly straightforward.
There is, after all, plenty of space all round the stock cooler.
Following a recent collection of PC upgrades, it rapidly became clear that – in order to unlock some of the wealth of overclocking potential that I read about every day – a new heatsink would be required.
Given the system specifications (an Intel Core2Duo E6420 on an Abit AB9 motherboard) and a desperate desire for quiet, after much reading I opted for the recently-refreshed Scythe Mine Rev.B. Having finally placed my order I began to have some serious doubts – certainly the Mine would be man enough for the job in question, but would it fit inside my beloved Antec NSK-4400UK case?