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Hmm, welcome to the PC world. A g.card that was worth hunderts of $$$ 5 years ago is now useful as paper weight. thumb.gif
@3930K: Yes, it might support a 360 in the top but only a very thin one as you wrote. Thin radiator = not good. Not even for only VRMs and RAM?
E.g.: I want to WC as soon as the NZXT 810 hits the german market. It supports a thick (65mm) 360ish RAD in the top without modding. Plus a 240ish rad or maybe even two.
If you really want to put a bazilion rads in that thing you might want to spend your money on a mountain mod / case labs thinggy
Again, caselabs is a nO, as they're ugly. Maybe when I know how to mod better. Mountain mods? Gonna check their website later, to see if there's any nice cases.thumb.gif
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Again, caselabs is a nO, as they're ugly. Maybe when I know how to mod better. Mountain mods? Gonna check their website later, to see if there's any nice cases.thumb.gif

I'm sorry but I have to stress that I don't see the logic behind you checking out MM when caselabs has infinitely better build quality. Any person can tell you that.

Edit: Misread. Thought you already had a clue what MM is.
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Why are so many giving him a hard time over his case selection? A case is a very personal choice. What one person likes, another can easily hate... He likes the look of the Cosmos2, end of story. Its his case.

I did a build recently with the Cosmos2. Its an exceptionally well constructed case with a lot of thought put into it. However, they did kind of drop the ball when it comes to water cooling. For as big as that thing is, you should be able to at least get a full 360 rad in there with a push/pull. Without modding it, you can't. You can do two 240s in the bottom if you take out the HDD bays. Its not perfect, but it'll work. Another option is a 180 by taking out the upper set of HDD bays. Its a shame, with the case being so nice, they configured it wrong IMO.
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Why are so many giving him a hard time over his case selection? A case is a very personal choice. What one person likes, another can easily hate... He likes the look of the Cosmos2, end of story. Its his case.
I did a build recently with the Cosmos2. Its an exceptionally well constructed case with a lot of thought put into it. However, they did kind of drop the ball when it comes to water cooling. For as big as that thing is, you should be able to at least get a full 360 rad in there with a push/pull. Without modding it, you can't. You can do two 240s in the bottom if you take out the HDD bays. Its not perfect, but it'll work. Another option is a 180 by taking out the upper set of HDD bays. Its a shame, with the case being so nice, they configured it wrong IMO.

No one is giving him a hard time over his case selection. Making a post in a forum means that people will be giving him opinions/feedback over the components he chooses. The Cosmos 2 is a good case, but it will be hard for him to assemble a WC setup of this size. If he decides to ignore our opinions and go for the Cosmos 2 regardless, that's his decision.
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Again, caselabs is a nO, as they're ugly. Maybe when I know how to mod better. Mountain mods? Gonna check their website later, to see if there's any nice cases.thumb.gif

Have you looked at the STH10 or the Little devil V8.
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Why are so many giving him a hard time over his case selection? A case is a very personal choice. What one person likes, another can easily hate... He likes the look of the Cosmos2, end of story. Its his case.
I did a build recently with the Cosmos2. Its an exceptionally well constructed case with a lot of thought put into it. However, they did kind of drop the ball when it comes to water cooling. For as big as that thing is, you should be able to at least get a full 360 rad in there with a push/pull. Without modding it, you can't. You can do two 240s in the bottom if you take out the HDD bays. Its not perfect, but it'll work. Another option is a 180 by taking out the upper set of HDD bays. Its a shame, with the case being so nice, they configured it wrong IMO.

No one is giving him a hard time over his case selection. Making a post in a forum means that people will be giving him opinions/feedback over the components he chooses. The Cosmos 2 is a good case, but it will be hard for him to assemble a WC setup of this size. If he decides to ignore our opinions and go for the Cosmos 2 regardless, that's his decision.

Fair enough... I just kind of feel bad for the guy, he's gotten somewhat of a hard time in this thread. To his credit, he's handled it quite well.
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To his credit the Cosmos 2 isn't a bad watercooling case, it's just the scale of the setup that makes the Cosmos 2 a questionable choice. Whichever case you choose I'm looking forward to pics. thumb.gif
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To his credit the Cosmos 2 isn't a bad watercooling case, it's just the scale of the setup that makes the Cosmos 2 a questionable choice. Whichever case you choose I'm looking forward to pics. thumb.gif

This. You should look into the other cases, TJ11 (great looking case and amazing space for radiators) or even mountain mod cases (even more space for rads).
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It's been proven that it isn't superior to use 2

I use 3 loops because I can!

There has to be some benefit when my CPU isn't getting the heat from three 480's, anyhow while playing BF3 cards are at 45c+ and the CPU is at a nice cool 20c, then the NB & SB on it's loop at 33c, now if they were all on one loop I'm sure my CPU wouldn't be at 20c anymore. wink.gif
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To his credit the Cosmos 2 isn't a bad watercooling case, it's just the scale of the setup that makes the Cosmos 2 a questionable choice. Whichever case you choose I'm looking forward to pics. thumb.gif

I picked up the Cosmos II earlier this month and while my build isn't as massive as your is, I do love the case and it seems to have plenty of room to work with. Based on what you have planned I do think you will need to mod the case a bit - probably starting with removing the lower drive cage.

Good luck with the build - I am sure it will be great thumb.gif
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