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JD

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Maybe somebody has something in mind, I haven't really found much...

The problem is, it's for an ASRock Rack X470D4U and the RAM slots are really close to the CPU due to the orientation. Really tricky from a compatibility standpoint and a design flaw I'd say. It resides in a 2U chassis, so again, limiting options that much further :ROFLMAO:

What I thought was going to work was this: https://gelidsolutions.com/thermal-solutions/cpu-cooler-slim-silence-am4/ but it's absolutely garbage for cooling. The Ryzen 3600 I'm running quickly climbs to 95C and starts throttling. No idea how they claim it can cool an 85W TDP CPU. I suppose I can put in much higher speed 80mm fans in the case, but I'm aiming for silence here...

I have the Noctua NH-L9a-AM4 as well, that doesn't fit as it blocks the first RAM slot.
 

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how much height can the chassis accommodate for the cooler? you might want to look at threads on the SFF Reddit to see what others are using in their cases.
 

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