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Im upgrading to a Intel Core i5 11600k what CPU fan can i use my mother board is a ASUS PRIME B560M-A LGA 1200 and will all of this fit? Also the graphics card is a MSI ventus and the PSU is a EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G6, 80 Plus Gold 650W. my Optiplex is the 7010 MT

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sorry I got confused when I replied earlier (I deleted my incorrect reply).  the ASUS motherboard is actually microATX which will fit the optiplex 7010 MT tower.  You would need to rewire the Dell front panel power switch cables to fit ASUS because ASUS uses its own nonstandard power switch header.

Regarding cpu fan, you can not use the Dell heatsink. The ASUS board has no back plate.  this makes it easier to use third party heatsink fan assembly from reputable vendor such as Noctua, Coolermaster, Bequiet etc.

EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G6, 80 Plus Gold 650W will fit 7010 mt.

To be on the safe side the maximum GPU length you can use on OptiPlex 7010 MT is between 9.5 and 10.0 inches. Everything above that calls for drive bay removal. Removing the bay will free space and give you the option to use a proper (long) size version of the GPU.


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So what motherboard could I use that has a lga 1200 slot?

sorry I got confused when I replied earlier (I deleted my incorrect reply).  the ASUS motherboard is actually microATX which will fit the optiplex 7010 MT tower.  You would need to rewire the Dell front panel power switch cables to fit ASUS because ASUS uses its own nonstandard power switch header.

Regarding cpu fan, you can not use the Dell heatsink. The ASUS board has no back plate.  this makes it easier to use third party heatsink fan assembly from reputable vendor such as Noctua, Coolermaster, Bequiet etc.

EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G6, 80 Plus Gold 650W will fit 7010 mt.

To be on the safe side the maximum GPU length you can use on OptiPlex 7010 MT is between 9.5 and 10.0 inches. Everything above that calls for drive bay removal. Removing the bay will free space and give you the option to use a proper (long) size version of the GPU.


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Alright this helps me a bunch but also what is the max hight CPU cooler I can use in this case?

135 mm is about the tallest heatsink that can fit Optiplex 7010 MT (series 4) case. 

Dell Optiplex 7010 · Dimensions (W x D x H). Mini-Tower (175 x 417 x 360 mm)

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XPS 8900 ... Dimensions Height. 406.80 mm (16 in). Width. 185.34 mm (7.3 in). Depth. 444.26 mm (17.5 in)

for XPS 8900, the tallest heatsink that can barely fit is 145 mm.

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One option is Noctua NH-D9L, 110 mm tall.  TDP 140w

https://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/noctua_nh_d9l_cpu_cooler/4.htm


Ok is the Dark Rock Slim a good option and also what are some good case fans

Dark Rock Slim is too tall 

Dimensions (L x W x H), (mm) 72 x 127 x 159


Ok I'll do more research and by the way what case fans would fit snug?

So since a NH u9s is 125mm tall would it fit with a tight squeeze 

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