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I have the Black Ice SR1 120.3 Rad with 3 x Scythe GT 25mm fans. I would like to mount this in a push ( Intake ) config. Case ----> Fans -----> Rad

My question is how would I mount this. Would using an M4 30mm screw work ? Im thinking of pushing the screw down from the top of the case..It will pass through the 25mm fans and should have about 5mm left over to thread into the rad ??

Would my Rad be secure like this ? Im scared it might slip off or something.

Thanks for your help guys.
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That'll be fine. Your rad won't slip as long as you tighten them enough.

Alternatively, to help balance weight a little you could mount Fan->case->rad->fan?

I have one of my AP-15s mounted like this with my RX120 on my 800D and it works like a charm.
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That'll be fine. Your rad won't slip as long as you tighten them enough.

Alternatively, to help balance weight a little you could mount Fan->case->rad->fan?

I have one of my AP-15s mounted like this with my RX120 on my 800D and it works like a charm.
Thx for that. I did consider mounting it case --rad --fan.
But...the silly Black Ice Rad has the built in shroud on only one side.
I could mount it like that but would lose the benefit of the shroud, thus I am compelled
to go case fan then rad.
Jeez, I might just play with both configs and see if there is a discernible difference.
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Yeah I would just try both setups and see what works best doesn't take to long to switch things around.
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