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Originally posted by raphael raphael wrote:

Thank you Parsec for you extensive answer and insights.

I will stick with a non K version probably with the i7 6700.

The CPU coolers you gave doesn't seemed easily available in Europe but I will keep looking (if it worth changing Intel stock one)

Excited to build this thing :)


I think it is worth changing from the Intel stock fan. Intel does not include a stock CPU cooler with the 'K' processors.

What CPU cooler brands are available to you?

The small Noctua coolers like the NH-L9i will work with this board. You must be very careful that the CPU cooler is no more than 95mm x 95mm wide, and not more than 55mm high, including its fan. Otherwise the CPU cooler will not fit in the board, or the mother board tray will not fit in the case if the CPU cooler is too high. You cannot take the top off of the case, it is one piece.

 The ThermalTake Slim x3 I use is 92mm x 99mm, but it will fit if it is mounted so the longer side is turned away from the heat sink for the voltage regulators. It also depends on the mounting system of the CPU cooler if it will fit if it is a little larger than 95mm x 95mm. Don't just buy one that you think will fit, you really must be sure it will fit.
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Originally posted by parsec parsec wrote:

[QUOTE=qeshi]Hi!

I have several stock Intel 115x CPU coolers provided with other Intel K processors, and used one of them with my DeskMini 110W initially. I was not happy with its performance, although it was not inadequate for the job. I'm just fixated on low CPU temperatures. I bought a Thermaltake Slim X3 CPU Cooler, which fits in the mini-STX board fine. I was even able to replace its 80mm x 15mm fan with an 80mm x 25mm fan, which fit in the DeskMini case fine. The maximum height of the CPU cooler is 42mm IIRC. But the width of the CPU cooler is also restricted, so you must be careful not to ignore the width. The Thermaltake Slim X3 CPU Cooler's dimensions are 99mm x 91mm x 36mm (stock fan.) Other options for CPU coolers are the Cryorig C7, and other small CPU coolers.



I will try to fit a SilverStone Argon AR05 in my build :

http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00220971.html

Its size is : 36,7 x 104 x 92 mm

I hope it will fit.

The other models of ventirad you mentioned are not very well distributed in Europe.
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Other options :

DeepCool HTPC-200 (47 x 97,5 x 90)

http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00196832.html

SilverStone Nitrogon NT09-115X (45 x 96 x 96 )

http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00204015.html

Akasa AK-CCE-7102CP ( 95 x 95 x 53 mm )

http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00205596.html

Thoughts ?

Edited by raphael - 01 Jan 2017 at 2:59am
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Asrock's page for Deskmini 110 CPU support list includes the i7-7700K (91 w) as a supported CPU.

http://www.asrock.com/support/support.asp?Model=DeskMini%20110%20Series&cat=CPU

The i5-7600K is also included as a compatible CPU.

Did Asrock make a mistake?
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Originally posted by alvinkiang alvinkiang wrote:

Asrock's page for Deskmini 110 CPU support list includes the i7-7700K (91 w) as a supported CPU.

http://www.asrock.com/support/support.asp?Model=DeskMini%20110%20Series&cat=CPU

The i5-7600K is also included as a compatible CPU.

Did Asrock make a mistake?

Yes, I am sure that is a mistake. There is no reason any processor with a TDP greater than 65W should be included in the CPU Support List of the DeskMini, of the H110M-STX mother board.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Xaltar Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 Jan 2017 at 9:32pm
I wasn't sure but I suspected as much too. Given the site has recently been overhauled (it looks and works great now) it must have somehow slipped in there by mistake with all the other work going on.
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Hello everyone,
I have this machine, to cool it well, I installed a dynatron K129 and a noctua A9x14, 27 of height for the dynatron and 14mm for the noctua for a total of 41mm all internally. I added an external 90mm bequiet ....

 http://www.hostingpics.net/album/keeepc-285148.html

 

I think, except the power of the power, you can fit a cpu "K"labeled, and cool it properly with double fans ......

Edited by keeepc - 26 Jan 2017 at 5:55am
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Hello,
Who installed a cpu k on his asrock H110?
Thank you.
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