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Old November 21, 2009, 07:54 PM
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Hey HWC,

I want to buy a HSF for my system below. Because of the design, many AM2 HSF can only point North South config. Is there any issues from pointing hot air into the PSU?

I've seen this new heatsink called Contac 29. It is very similar to the 212+ but without the bothersome installation process.

So should i get the Hyper TX3 or the Contac 29?

Coolermaster RR-910-HTX3-GP Hyper TX Series Aluminum 3-HEATPIPE CPU Cooler S1156/775/AM3/AM2/939/940

Thermaltake Contac 29 Heatpipe CPU Cooler LGA1366 LGA1556 LGA775 AM2 AM3 120MM Fan 800-2000RPM
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Old November 21, 2009, 08:27 PM
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Shouldn't be any trouble with North/South orientation. The higher PSU intake temperatures might make its fan spin a little faster, but unless the thing's a lemon to begin with, it won't be enough to cause it any trouble.
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Old November 22, 2009, 04:42 PM
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Hyper 212+ ftw

The install isn't bothersome, and it's secure!
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