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Hey all,

Just bought a new M8 case - can't wait for it to arrive! While I wait, I'm wondering where you guys are mounting your reservoirs?

That's the only thing I'm seeing might be an issue without one of the vertical braces and mounting 'pads' - which coincidentally I didn't order. I'm hoping there's enough room I can drill a couple holes and mount this EK multioption 250 in there between the back of the CD rom, and the motherboard tray/cable run holes and beneath/above a triple rad + fans.

Looked through the build threads and not seeing much!
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Thanks and congratulations!

Several people have mounted them on the center wall (opposite from where they have the HDD cages mounted).

You might want to check the CaseLabs Owners thread for more information too.
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Hey all,

Just bought a new M8 case - can't wait for it to arrive! While I wait, I'm wondering where you guys are mounting your reservoirs?

That's the only thing I'm seeing might be an issue without one of the vertical braces and mounting 'pads' - which coincidentally I didn't order. I'm hoping there's enough room I can drill a couple holes and mount this EK multioption 250 in there between the back of the CD rom, and the motherboard tray/cable run holes and beneath/above a triple rad + fans.

Looked through the build threads and not seeing much!
Most people are mounting their reservoirs on the PSU side- if they purchased hard drive cages for the mobo side that is. and vice versa if they got the standard hard drive cages.

Since I had purchased an MH10 I went a different route and created my own mount point.

Also there are a few other accessories that can be added to create flat mount points as well from Case Labs. Both accessories bars and accessories plates.
    
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