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Drill bit size for radiator screw

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Hello,

I modded the bottom of my 800D to fit my RX240 but I want to know what drill bit size should I use to drill a hole to fit the screws to hold the radiator.

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RX 240 have 6-32 =.137 screws ,so next larger size would do the trick
http://www.csgnetwork.com/drillsizeconvert.html
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Originally Posted by coolhandluke41 View Post
RX 240 have 6/32 =.187 screws ,so next larger size would do the trick
Thanks !

The radiator came with screws, are those fine to install (doing a pull configuration, I have the screws for the fans to attached tot he rad) the rad to the case ?
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your RAD will be just fine with pull only,if you want push/pull you may need to get longer screws (don't puncture your RAD)
P.S. as for holes ..you can go a bit larger size so you can have some "play room" (easier to align )


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I believe XSPC are M4 threads (I'll check that) so you want to be drilling 4mm holes


Edit:
Eugh, useless screw size: 6/32" aka 3.5mm. Personally I'd still go for 4mm holes.
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