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I'm trying to figure out a way to fit a 3rd radiator of SOME sort somewhere on this HAF X case. Has anyone achieved this even by some sort of case mod?

I would like to remove the stock 200mm fan and put a single unit there in its place somehow and drill 2 holes w/ 2 grommets straight out the back of that detachable piece (They would be U shaped so its still detachable without removing the lines) and shoot the lines right out the back and then back into the case thru the pre-done grommets and to their destinations.


The setup I've thought up so far goes as:

pump -> memory -> CPU -> top radiator -> back radiator -> dual video cards -> res


I would like to add a radiator between the video cards and the res as I dont think the water would sit long enough in the res to drop temps back to ambient when it gets back to the memory. Or do you guys think it would be fine?

Only reason I'm doing memory before cpu is due to neatness of the tubing and wiring in my case. I hate having tubes cross all over the place.

This looks nice: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...tl=g30c95s1344
Edited by elementalwindx - 10/14/11 at 5:34pm
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Here's the other options I know of in the HAF X. The yellow rectangles are 120mm rads, the orange 240. You would need to remove all or part of the drive cage for the bottom 240 or front 120/200. I think I've seen one with a vertical 360 inside, where I have the vertical 240 noted.

There was also a report of someone sticking a 120 or 200mm rad on the side door vent, but you would need slim fans to avoid clearance issues with the video cards.
 
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Go for it with the 3rd rad yea . I love wc with alot of rads i have four rx360s in mine lol
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What rads are you using now and what kind of temps are you getting?

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You have 4 RX360 Rads!! What are you cooling? Do you have pics of your system? Would love to see that!!
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