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post #1 of 6
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Hey

I'm, building a pc for a friend, and the case we ordered is too small, the case is a thermaltake commander which is an absolute pile of ****...

It needs to support 2 140mm fan at the top with a really thick radiator on the inside, as well as the motherboard.

Anyone have any suggestions?
    
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post #2 of 6
The HAF 932, albeit it's name, does pretty well.
Any of Corsair's Obsidian or Graphite Series.
If you want a massive radiator, the Silverstone Tj07 or TJ11 Have room for a 4x120mm rad at the bottom.

Hope I helped! thumb.gif
 
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post #3 of 6
Depends on how much work you want to do on planning the loop out.

You can check my build log for Canary Red in my signature and see a Cooler Master 690 II Advanced with 3 rads. You could easily opt for just the bottom thick RAD if you're doing a CPU only loop and have 140 mm up top as exhaust fans.
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Are you looking for enthusiast cooling? Caselabs M8

Otherwise, Corsair 800D
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post #5 of 6
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I've manage to fit a very slim 240 rad at the top on the outside, he said he was ok with it being on the outside, thanks guys smile.gif
    
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CaseLabs is best for water cooling
    
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