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post #21 of 30
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I wouldn't do it because if it falls off something bad may happen. You could mount a rad off of the back of the case.
The problem is I dont have room at the back of the case at all. My PC area is rather small as you can see here:



I only have room to the side of the PC (the side facing the wall):



^This is where I want to put the external radiator (standing up) using velcro
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post #22 of 30
Hmmm....
I guess you could try it just to see if it stays with no water...
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post #23 of 30
With a strong enough pump and a quick disconnect you can mount it pretty much anywhere near the PC, doesn't even have to be attached to it...other than the tubes.
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post #24 of 30
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How do quick disconnects work? I never really understood them
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post #25 of 30
There is like a ball/pin thing that when connected the water flows around it.

I might be able to find a thread about them...

EDIT: Found one
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...nect-work.html
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post #26 of 30
I'd recommend Koolance VLN3 qdc (quick disconnect/couplers)
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I'd recommend Koolance VLN3 VL3N qdc (quick disconnect/couplers)
I used them once. I liked them.
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post #28 of 30
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I used them once. I liked them.
Thanks, I'm dead tired (school finals, term papers, projects, etc) .

I have the VL4, bought it before I read the VL3N are better. Its not the best one but I only use it as a drain line and it does its job nicely.
post #29 of 30
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So I will need both the male and female of the same model correct? Im using 1/2"ID 3/4"OD tubing.
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post #30 of 30
yup, make sure you get the the ones for 19mm compression (~3/4") or just the 1/2" barb.
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