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post #11 of 32
This might give you some ideas.
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Are you mad?

It's so messy like that and it takes up so much room with two cases. There's no way to mount them on top of your original case?
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post #13 of 32
if you going be this messy, why dont you just place those two rads on top of your current case? either way its going to look bad...save some room at least?

or get a new case that can accommodate those rads. you spend a pretty penny on your setup already...why not extra few hundred to make it perfect...i m sure you can sell your two current cases add a hundred dollars more..and get a new case that works.
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post #14 of 32
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by van13330gg View Post

Are you mad?

It's so messy like that and it takes up so much room with two cases. There's no way to mount them on top of your original case?

As I've already said, no. There are 140mm mounts on top of the original case and it needs to be 120 for the rad.
What do you mean them? It is 1 rad, and I don't mind the space or mess. I will of course clean up the cables in the bottom before it's all filled up though. It's just messy for testing.

Big Elf - I see nothing in your post...
post #15 of 32
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mcc21 View Post

if you going be this messy, why dont you just place those two rads on top of your current case? either way its going to look bad...save some room at least?

or get a new case that can accommodate those rads. you spend a pretty penny on your setup already...why not extra few hundred to make it perfect...i m sure you can sell your two current cases add a hundred dollars more..and get a new case that works.

1 rad (http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11759/ex-rad-122/Phobya_XTREME_Quad_480_Radiator.html?tl=g30c95s667) , and for the last time it won't fit on those mounts. Pretty penny is all there, not much left to spend and I really don't want a new case TBH. One big reason I did external is because if there was a leak, there was a smaller chance it would get on any components.
post #16 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by OutlawNeedsHelp View Post

As I've already said, no. There are 140mm mounts on top of the original case and it needs to be 120 for the rad.
What do you mean them? It is 1 rad, and I don't mind the space or mess. I will of course clean up the cables in the bottom before it's all filled up though. It's just messy for testing.
Big Elf - I see nothing in your post...

go for it , too me once you have cleaned up the cables it wont look so messy and will work fine smile.gif
Big Elf was trying to show you this http://www.overclock.net/t/1186942/external-mount-v1-0-build-thread-of-sorts it is a great mod in itself and much tider but moar work and money.
so in the end, i dont think your mad. thumb.gif
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post #17 of 32
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Quote:
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OutlawNeedsHelp View Post

As I've already said, no. There are 140mm mounts on top of the original case and it needs to be 120 for the rad.
What do you mean them? It is 1 rad, and I don't mind the space or mess. I will of course clean up the cables in the bottom before it's all filled up though. It's just messy for testing.
Big Elf - I see nothing in your post...

go for it , too me once you have cleaned up the cables it wont look so messy and will work fine smile.gif
Big Elf was trying to show you this http://www.overclock.net/t/1186942/external-mount-v1-0-build-thread-of-sorts it is a great mod in itself and much tider but moar work and money.
so in the end, i dont think your mad. thumb.gif

Dang... very nice work on that build. Sadly, I'm not that focused and driven.
post #18 of 32
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So I guess it's all good, after the party I'll fill it with water and let you guys know how it turns out. Hoping I did everything right.
post #19 of 32
hey, looks fine just get them as close together as possible, the more work, the pump has to do, the slower the flow rate, the lesser thermal performance u get of ur components .
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post #20 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by OutlawNeedsHelp View Post

So I guess it's all good, after the party I'll fill it with water and let you guys know how it turns out. Hoping I did everything right.

enjoy your party, happy new year thumb.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by george_orm View Post

hey, looks fine just get them as close together as possible, the more work, the pump has to do, the slower the flow rate, the lesser thermal performance u get of ur components .

this is a smart move, do keep them close together smile.gif
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