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post #11 of 30
HAF X. Has the airflow and the perfect rad mount area.
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Not totally to hj this thread but I want to know if the h100 will work on the rosewill armor case up top
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post #13 of 30
The HAF-X can fit anything.
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post #14 of 30
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Haf-X looks pretty good. Obisdian 800 would most likely do for a push/pull H100, but is crazy expensive.
post #15 of 30
I own a HAF X and have just purchased the Corsair H100 to replace my Noctua NH-D14. I know it can be mounted within the HAF X just fine along with the two 200mm LED fans I have already mounted at the top but I was wondering, are the screws needed to mount the H100 into the HAF X included with the H100 or do any additional screws need to be bought from a hardware store in order to have the two 200mm LED fans I already have installed in addition to the two fans that come with the radiator? If I need additional screws, which do I need to buy? I'd like to get those bought before my H100 arrives. I'm hoping everything I need comes with the H100.

I also have a few questions regarding push/pull. As far as airflow goes, right now I have the 230mm front fan, 200mm side panel fan, 140mm rear fan, and two 200mm top fans installed. When I install the H100, what direction should the two top radiator fans which come with the H100 be blowing? Do I need to change the airflow direction of my already installed 200mm top fans? I'm not very familiar with how airflow should be going. As of right now, from the looks of it, my front and side fans are intake fans, while my rear and top fans are pushing air out. Does airflow direction for any of my currently installed fans need to be changed when I get my H100 and if so, can someone tell me the direction air should be traveling from each fan when I install my H100? I'd like to have the direction of airflow flowing optimally so if someone could tell me which direction each of the 7 fans will be blowing air, I'd greatly appreciate it.
Edited by john2earth - 9/26/11 at 12:49am
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post #16 of 30
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Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
does it have 77mm? if it doesn't, then no.
Dude, you can mount a freaking power supply at the top of the 932..
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post #17 of 30
I saw in a youtube video a guy mounting the H100 into his HAF X using these long black screws. He called them "his". Does this mean I'm going to have to buy those screws from a hardware store or do they come included with the H100? Just to clarify: I want to keep the two Cooler Master HAF X 200mm top fans installed in addition to the two radiator fans that come with the H100. I'm wondering if I will need additional screws other than those that come with the H100 in order to do this.
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post #18 of 30
i have a Cooler Master Haf X and i mounted an extra CM 200 mm fan in the optional fan space in the top/front and mounted my radiator (push/pull) under the rear fan and about 1/3 of the front fan, as the radiator is not as long as both fans.
works great/looks great. i'll post some pics in the next few days.
after owning one, i'll never know why anyone would not buy a Haf X. an awesome case in every way.
the screws came with the H 100 and you want all the fans at the top blowing up/out, the one at the back blowing out and the 230mm in the front blowing in as well as the large fan on the side cover ( the GPU fan) blowing in so you get negative airflow.
Edited by Lhotse - 9/26/11 at 1:27am
post #19 of 30
Edit
Just found the answer to this question.
Edited by john2earth - 9/26/11 at 6:04am
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post #20 of 30
+1 for the HAF-X. The most "future-proof" case imo. Fits any mobo, has awesome air-cooling and water cooling features, has many,many places to add optional fans. H100 P/P will fit no problem.
    
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