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Mounting a 120.2 rad in the front of a Xigmatek Elysium

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I just bought a xigmatek elysium and I am setting up my rads. I have a 120.3 that fit nicely in the top of the case. However, when I went to figure out where to put the 120.2 I realized that with my larger power supply it would not fit easily on the bottom of the case. I know that some people have put rads in the front of the case so I removed the drive cages and the front cover. Once I had that all removed I couldn't figure out what to screw the rad to so it is secure.

I have searched on google and overclock and found nothing concrete. People always talk about rads in the front but I have not found anyone that show how they screwed the rad down.

Thanks in advance.
post #2 of 5
Mountain mods has a fan bracket that fits in the drive bays that you can use to mount a rad with. If I wasn't on my phone I would link you it - I just bought three of em.

These alone or with rad brackets.
Edited by Aqualoon - 2/7/12 at 4:59pm
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post #3 of 5
(UN)Designs Rad Bracket, Bitspower 120 Radiator Hold, Lian Li PC-343B Radiator Brackets, and there are a few others out there (though having trouble finding them).

Of course, you can also just buy a few L-brackets and drill a few holes into them for similar effect. thumb.gif
    
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post #4 of 5
Or you could do what I have done that holding a 360mm rad up front

Take one of the hdd cages and remove the fan, drill out the fan holes slightly bigger so your rad screws will go through the holes, screw your rad onto it and mount away :-P
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post #5 of 5
My friend is doing that right now and is using these.


Brackets from FrozenCPU


Look like they would do the trick.
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