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It says in the description that it supports "liquid cooling radiator mounting" .... do they mean that there is just enough space for you to duck tape it in or is there an actual native support for it... without any modding?

And will it fit a 360mm rad?
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im pretty sure the only spot to mount a rad is off the back.
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post #3 of 15
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Originally Posted by ClickJacker View Post
im pretty sure the only spot to mount a rad is off the back.
someone told me there was a bracket for an internal mount?

a 360mm rad?
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Yes, you can fit a 360mm rad internally and the case comes with brackets for it.

Here's a rather bad shot of mine:

    
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post #5 of 15
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Originally Posted by veblen View Post
Yes, you can fit a 360mm rad internally and the case comes with brackets for it.

Here's a rather bad shot of mine:

i've always wanted one... i will get it, thanks!

the only thing that was holding me back was everyone telling me there wasn't any room for a rad
Edited by badatgames18 - 5/7/11 at 8:40am
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Yes, you can fit a 360mm rad internally]
i didnt know you could do that.....kinda makes me want that case even more.
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post #7 of 15
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
i've always wanted one... i will get it, thanks!
A couple of things to note:

1. I simply placed the rad on top of the 180mm fans using the included bracket and attached slim fans to the rad as you see in the picture. The rad is not touching the 180mm fans and is probably not optimal for cooling (but I'm happy with my temps).

2. You can, however, remove two 180mm fans to fit the 360mm rad and have your own 120mm fans attached (properly this time!) to the rad in a push-pull config with room to spare.
    
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post #8 of 15
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Originally Posted by veblen View Post
A couple of things to note:

1. I simply placed the rad on top of the 180mm fans using the included bracket and attached slim fans to the rad as you see in the picture. The rad is not touching the 180mm fans and is probably not optimal for cooling (but I'm happy with my temps).

2. You can, however, remove two 180mm fans to fit the 360mm rad and have your own 120mm fans attached (properly this time!) to the rad in a push-pull config with room to spare.
hmm... do you have a pic that shows the entire inside? it's ok if you don't but it would give me a clue as to what i'll do.

I have a push pull of scythe kaze jyuni 1900rpm... not sure if i have enough space

will taking out the two 180mm fans on the bottom be a hassle?
Edited by badatgames18 - 5/7/11 at 8:47am
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It isn't a hassle to remove the 180mm fans, but TBH-I'd just get a case better suited to WCing off the bat. I just strapped my rad pack off the back panel of the case when I had my RV02, with a hole cut in the back for hoses.

I don't regret ditching my RV02 one bit. I originally got it for air cooling, hence the purchase, and then moved to WCing.
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post #10 of 15
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hmm... do you have a pic that shows the entire inside? it's ok if you don't but it would give me a clue as to what i'll do.

I have a push pull of scythe kaze jyuni 1900rpm... not sure if i have enough space

will taking out the two 180mm fans on the bottom be a hassle?
I don't have one but will try and get a picture later today (have to charge my camera).

You'll probably have to remove the 180mm fans; it's straightforward and not a hassle at all. Just screw removal.
    
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