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Amazing, can't wait to see how you do everything.
I'll be getting either the same case or the midi, can't decide yet but I know I will go water in the future, so soaking up all the know-how.
Good lucky!

I'll be sure to try and be in depth then tongue.gif

The Arc Mini is more suited to watercooling without major modification if your mod bones aren't a'rattlin'.
post #22 of 381
Looking forward to it.

I've always wanted to mod a case but there's a time constraint. Going to go with rasa 240 kit if I can find one from a reputable source. Would you be able to fit just a 240 rad up on the roof of the define without any mods?
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Looking forward to it.
I've always wanted to mod a case but there's a time constraint. Going to go with rasa 240 kit if I can find one from a reputable source. Would you be able to fit just a 240 rad up on the roof of the define without any mods?

Of the mini? Nope. In the R3 or XL, yeah, should be able to.
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That's what I was worried about. Darn.

Midi it is, I'm sure it's not that much louder than the mini.

Who names fractal products? 1 letter differentiates between two cases. eek.

Budget permitting, what I plan to do is start with a rasa 240 kit, add a gpu block and another 120 into the loop and have at it.

Nothing like this awesomeness you have above.
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That's what I was worried about. Darn.
Midi it is, I'm sure it's not that much louder than the mini.
Who names fractal products? 1 letter differentiates between two cases. eek.
Budget permitting, what I plan to do is start with a rasa 240 kit, add a gpu block and another 120 into the loop and have at it.
Nothing like this awesomeness you have above.

Haha tongue.gif

Are we talking about the Arc or the Define? Both arc's fit 240's in the front if you move the drive bays outta the way. I heard the top cut outs are a bit messed up for mounting a radiator, the spacing is off.
post #26 of 381
Talk about the arc.... um... the one with the mesh on top. I want to mount it on the roof, the bays gotta stay :d. Gota about 6 HDDs. now that I think about it.... does the gene-z have any ide ports?

Wish I had the money to buy new HDDs when they were super cheap frown.gif.
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Talk about the arc.... um... the one with the mesh on top. I want to mount it on the roof, the bays gotta stay :d. Gota about 6 HDDs. now that I think about it.... does the gene-z have any ide ports?
Wish I had the money to buy new HDDs when they were super cheap frown.gif.

Ah! Righto. Yeah I heard the mounting up top was off a bit. Might have to look into that.

Bill Owen did a review of the bigger version, but it's got the same roof so it still applies.
post #28 of 381
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Ah! Righto. Yeah I heard the mounting up top was off a bit. Might have to look into that.
Bill Owen did a review of the bigger version, but it's got the same roof so it still applies.

You know of Bill Owen?

Alright thumb.gif!

Before I fell in wubsmiley.gif with the mATX form factor, I was going for the define r3. Then I saw the define mini, then the arc midi (think i got it right that time, it seems to vary by locale), then the FT03, then the tj08-e...

So far, the only thing it seems the 240 will fit in without any modding( or removing of bayspace) is the arc midi (still right?) with the mesh on top. I might just forgo WC right now and go with the antec 920 and the define mini, though. If I want to wc in the future with that case, I'm handy with my dremel and I've got this thread. thumb.gif.

I'm interested in small size, and quiet computing so I can leave it to fold when I'm not using it (computer's in the bedroom).
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You know of Bill Owen?
Alright thumb.gif!
Before I fell in wubsmiley.gif with the mATX form factor, I was going for the define r3. Then I saw the define mini, then the arc midi (think i got it right that time, it seems to vary by locale), then the FT03, then the tj08-e...
So far, the only thing it seems the 240 will fit in without any modding( or removing of bayspace) is the arc midi (still right?) with the mesh on top. I might just forgo WC right now and go with the antec 920 and the define mini, though. If I want to wc in the future with that case, I'm handy with my dremel and I've got this thread. thumb.gif.
I'm interested in small size, and quiet computing so I can leave it to fold when I'm not using it (computer's in the bedroom).

Haha, yeah if you wanna WC and have mATX you have to be a bit handy with some power tools and of course I know who he is, silly!
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I still lurk over at bit-tech. When I was dreaming a year or so ago, started thinking about building an acrylic case with a profile as small as possible, then I had twins and no time anymore. Some of the things that cheap,bill, angel, wayino, and everyone has done over there. I was super surprised to see angels WC'd wii on gizmodo one day!
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