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need help locating a cpu fan for slimline desktop

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I'm thinking about building a new desktop using a Cooler Master Micro ATX case (model ATC-620C-BX1) and don't know which CPU fan to use.  Most I've seen seem to be to big to fit in a slim line case.  It is only 5.5" high.

I've tried to get information from Cooler Master, but haven't heard back from them.  Can anyone recommend a good fan?  
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by:Callandor
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If you specify the cpu, that would be good.  Have you considered http://www.thermaltake.com/
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by:Jweaver57
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Yep that would help :)  It's an Athlon XP 2500+ Barton core.  I've built a few mini towers and I've used Thermaltake and Vantec and it seems like they are too big for a slime line case.  Is it just my imagination?
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by:Callandor
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I've looked on the site and saw solutions for 1U and 2U servers, so they must have slim versions, too.
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by:Jweaver57
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I saw that.  No mention of slim line desktop solutions though.  I was hoping this would be a quick and easy answer for someone here.  No worries!  
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by:compfixer101
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hey check out here i dono you size you need http://www.provantage.com
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by:radomirthegreat
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Up to Athlon XP 2000:
http://www.nexfan.com/evsuslcucoba.html

Up to XP 1800:
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?description=35-150-029&DEPA=1

Pentium 4 (I'd say up to something like a 2.2GHz limit):
http://www.nexfan.com/evp4so478low.html

Thank you,
Radomir Jordanovic
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by:Callandor
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Fans for servers will work for desktops - it's the cpu that's important.  From the link I posted: http://www.thermaltake.com/coolers/rackmount/menuk7.htm
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by:radomirthegreat
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Ay, caramba!
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tmj883 earned 200 total points
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http://www.directron.com/lowprofile.html
Low profile parts here including amd/intel hsfs.
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by:Jweaver57
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tmj883

That's what I was looking for.  Don't know why I can't find that on the Thermaltake site.
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by:Callandor
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I thought my last post did just that?  Was there a problem with them?
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by:radomirthegreat
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Yes, and my four links led to four different heatsinks for different CPUs, which were all practically found on Callandor's website.
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