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post #1 of 12
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Not that I'm actually going to do this, but what if you had your normal-sized case with your components and all what not, then have the tubing lead out of the case into another case (or a box) with upwards of 5 radiators...

So you have your normal case for the looks and then another case just completely filled with radiators, and tons of fans.

Think that would work? Or not really.
post #2 of 12
Sure it'll work. I've seen it done before on these forums. All you need are some qdcs
post #3 of 12
It sounds like it'd be a novel idea, but I'd imagine some extra amount of pumping power would be necessary...
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post #4 of 12
Thread Starter 
A few pumps in series perhaps?

I think the problem is that the heat being generated by one radiator will heat up the air around the neighboring radiators....so that would be slightly counterproductive?
post #5 of 12
Or just get a double wide case...or build a pedestal large enough to house rads/pumps/etc.
post #6 of 12
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Originally Posted by mongoloid View Post
Or just get a double wide case...or build a pedestal large enough to house rads/pumps/etc.
Sounds like a job for a Case Labs or a Mountain Mods.
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post #7 of 12
Its called a radbox. Great idea for multiple pcs or smaller cases.
    
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Late model BMW's use electric coolant pumps for engine cooling. One of those should be enough! )
    
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post #9 of 12
Ta Da!


Looks good too!
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post #10 of 12
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...ml#post7303872

Something like this? xD

Don't need excessive pump power, it seems.
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