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post #8391 of 13812
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Originally Posted by luciddreamer124 View Post

I would have the fittings towards the front and dremel out part of the 5.25 bay plate.

If I did that, I would have another problem. I got a dual bay resevoir/pump, and a dvd drive. I wouldn't have a dvd drive then frown.gif
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Well, would you do Barbs on the Radiator instead of compressions? That's probably the cheapest way.
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There's plenty of info about what you are trying to do - fit a 420 rad into the switch and dealing with the io area and tubing. In this thread - find any post by IT Diva in the last few weeks.

For starters, it appears that you've figured out that the top mounting hole spacing isn't friendly to your rad.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1209048/official-nzxt-switch-810-thread/8000#post_18240472

and this post - maybe it ll help you out.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1209048/official-nzxt-switch-810-thread/8010#post_18240693
Edited by socketus - 10/8/12 at 10:04pm
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Well, would you do Barbs on the Radiator instead of compressions? That's probably the cheapest way.

If it will definitely work, that sounds like a good plan. I don't have any experience with this stuff besides what I have read online. I wish I would have read this whole thread before making my purchases.

I thought that the Switch would work perfectly since it states 420 mm compatibility.
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Your switch has 4 bays - people are cutting that top bay for the rad, and using the bay for a fan controller. Which would leave you with 3 bays belowe for the rom drive and dual bay res.
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Well, would you do Barbs on the Radiator instead of compressions? That's probably the cheapest way.

If it will definitely work, that sounds like a good plan. I don't have any experience with this stuff besides what I have read online. I wish I would have read this whole thread before making my purchases.

I thought that the Switch would work perfectly since it states 420 mm compatibility.

It does say that, however, it says:
Quote:
4x120mm (with modification) and optical drive moved to a lower bay.

So, there ya have it.
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Your switch has 4 bays - people are cutting that top bay for the rad, and using the bay for a fan controller. Which would leave you with 3 bays belowe for the rom drive and dual bay res.

I may just be a dunce, but I am not fully getting it. I already had to take the removable top 5.25 bay out just to get the radiator/fans in. That would leave me with 3, so I would have to give up the dvd rom drive, and cut into the 2nd 5.25 drive bay, no?



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Going to have to do something like this if you want DVD or you can get rid if the Hot Swap Harddrive cage.
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It should. That's the problem with those tiny mobo header pins. You always end up placing them wrong, especially when there isn't enough light or you're just trying to plug something in quick.
As a sign of relief to another problem, we'll be killing Molex on all future products (save for PSUs). Because Molex must die. Now, if only there were a way to kill thos pesky mobo headers.... thinking.gif

Is there a speake rwire from the front panel?? I fixed the hdd led and the power one, but I realized that when I boot up, i dont hear a beep, then I looked and I see there is a speaker connection on the front panel header on my mobo, but I didnt see a wire from the case for it.
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matte black has holes in top of 3*5,25 bays but as you noted you will loose the dvd. for this reason i will go with xt45 360 with pull fans only - can fit push if needed. in matte you no longer have to cut top 2*5,25 bays just take away screws. you can search this thread i posted pictures.

one question from my side. you can't mount 2 front and 2 bottom 140s at the same time?
it is maybe cm too tight. mad.gif
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