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Where to mount swiftech microres and pump in an antec 1200?

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I am clueless as to where to put the res and pump, especially when all the other hardware is in there..

Any ideas?

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Thanks in advanced!thumb.gif
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I have a similar style case and ran into the same problem. The pump is sitting on the case floor right now as there is room to spare but eventually i'd like to mount it against the back wall (the mobo wall) but i'm going to have to drill my own holes smile.gif My res is actually routed out of the watercooling grommets on the rear wall and mounted outside of the case, it makes it easy to keep an eye on the fluid levels and refill but it looks slightly bootleg redface.gif
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I want to mount it on the back wall also and have the pump on the bottom right, but currently my mobo takes up all the space there frown.gif
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Stick it in the bottom most HDD bay out of the way. I had a 1200 with a similar setup.
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post #6 of 8
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Stick the res in the bottom? Thought it was best to keep it higher than the pump?
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by mend0k View Post

Stick the res in the bottom? Thought it was best to keep it higher than the pump?

That's true when you are initially filling your loop. If the res is higher than the pump and feeding DIRECTLY into the pump inlet this ensures that your pump won't run dry when you first fill the loop. What you could do is fill the loop with the res higher than the pump, then screw it into its final position when you're ready.
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Alright thanks. thumb.gif

I will try it out when I get the setup.
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