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I am thinking of it, but the case loses a great deal of rigidity when removing it. It connects the front, top and motherboard tray together. Maybe I could bend some acrylic glass to support the pump/res combo..

I agree that you need something there to keep the case rigid, I had to look at mine, but now I see what you're talking about. Looks like  a U-shaped bracket made out of acrylic or thin steel would be best, plus you could size it specifically for what you're going to mount inside it.

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Hi all,

I plan to buy this case, but i would like to know something before. Someone can tell me if i can mount fans on the lateral window using a tower heatsink like Thermalright Ultra-120 which is 160mm tall. I saw some pics on this thread (using Noctua or Cooler Master towers) but none of yours with lateral fans mounted on the window. Is it possible or top of these heatsinks are too close of the window to permit fans mounting?

Thanks.
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no the heat sink and fans on side panel would not allow you too put the panel back on. I have Xigmatek Dark Knight Night hawk edition and it's about an 1/8 of an inch from my window, but i have a solid smoked acrylic in mine as i did not like the window that came with the C70, my heat sink is 159mm tall so your 160mm tall would touch the window.
Corsair C70 with window mod
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Thank you for your response. I hesitate between this case and the Graphite 600T from Corsair, allowing me to put side fans with my Thermalright. Do you think side fans is better for cooling or just unnecessary?
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Thank you for your response. I hesitate between this case and the Graphite 600T from Corsair, allowing me to put side fans with my Thermalright. Do you think side fans is better for cooling or just unnecessary?

some like side fans but I don't use them, i feel they can disrupt the front fans airflow coming in.
on my C70 i installed 2 120mm fans behind the front bezel as intake, 1 120mm rear exhaust, 2 140mm top exhaust and I mounted 1 too the hard drive cage too put air on my 2 GTX 580's that the fan is getting from the upper front intake fan, I removed 1 hdd cage see pic
Corsair C70 case.
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post #676 of 8397
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Hi all,

I plan to buy this case, but i would like to know something before. Someone can tell me if i can mount fans on the lateral window using a tower heatsink like Thermalright Ultra-120 which is 160mm tall. I saw some pics on this thread (using Noctua or Cooler Master towers) but none of yours with lateral fans mounted on the window. Is it possible or top of these heatsinks are too close of the window to permit fans mounting?

Thanks.

Look at my pics, I have a tall heatsink, and it is about 1/2 cm from the window.
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Hey guys, looking into this case, anything I should know about?
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post #678 of 8397
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Hey guys, looking into this case, anything I should know about?

It's the best case ever. Make sure you have an extra two fans for the front. Only three 5.25 bays. The front PSU grommet is a bit far foreward so make sure your cables are long enough to reach the top 8 pin CPU socket.
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Add me to the club! New member to OCN and I'm so excited to get my build up and running. Thanks to all of you for the inspiration!
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It's the best case ever. Make sure you have an extra two fans for the front. Only three 5.25 bays. The front PSU grommet is a bit far foreward so make sure your cables are long enough to reach the top 8 pin CPU socket.

I have a 23 fan rig, so I have LOTS fo spares. Might buy some of the corsair fans later down the road.

Anyone replaced the window yet? How was it done if you know?
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