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So I am going to be starting some water cooling and i just need to figure out where to put the pump... It will be a Swiftech MCP350 with the XSPC top and i just dont know where to mount it... I would like to put it under my HDD bay but i dont have a way of mounting it so i need some serious help!!! thanks in advance (also i just snapped this pic using some light from a monitor so please dont judge ) (The two yellow dots is where the pump would go in between)


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Strong double sided tape and it will mount just about anywhere.
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Mine just sits on the bottom of my case. Always has always will most likey. It doesn't vibrate or cause any trouble.
   
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Strong double sided tape and it will mount just about anywhere.
Sure but where???

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Mine just sits on the bottom of my case. Always has always will most likey. It doesn't vibrate or cause any trouble.
I dont have room at the bottom of my case
    
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Inside your cd bays?
   
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Inside your cd bays?
I thought about that but then would it be considered to be higher than res?
    
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I thought about that but then would it be considered to be higher than res?
Ah yes I didn't see that. Can you move the rad to the top?
   
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Ah yes I didn't see that. Can you move the rad to the top?
I could but i would like to use a XSPC RX240 and i wouldnt have room at the top for it... so not really
    
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Mount it so that it is in a position for gravity to aid in feeding the pump water out of the res.It does not need to be a "nuts and bolts" mounting. I let some of my pumps hang on the pump feed hose from the res, it is a good vibration isolation technique.
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Mount it so that it is in a position for gravity to aid in feeding the pump water out of the res.It does not need to be a "nuts and bolts" mounting. I let some of my pumps hang on the pump feed hose from the res, it is a good vibration isolation technique.
sure i would do that but where?
    
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