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Ok, photos, as promised. Was pretty dark so all the photos are grainy frown.gif

Unboxed Corsair H100i:



Prodigy with stock Corsair fans on top of the radiator for intake (didn't fit inside the case along with the radiator, because I have a fan controller in the drive bay, taking up a bit of room and interfering slightly):
(note the gap on the roof after the last fan)



This is how I originally installed the cooler -- was not easy with my fan controller in place, so I was limited to this particular orientation due to where the fan holes for screws are located on the "roof" of the case:



It looked awkward and bad, so I played with orientations some more and ended up attaching the radiator with only 2 screws in a reversed (front-to-back) orientation as follows:
(front of the case <--- radiator ---> back of the case)



New set up work-in-progress, with the reversed radiator and internal fans in exhaust configuration:



This is how I attached Bitfenix Recon with zip ties - one zip tie per each side of the controller, and placed the front panel around the controller. Very tight fit. Barely moves even when pushed with a finger.



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The top of the case where the mesh grill is normally located is actually longer than 2 x 120mm fans, so there's some space left over. I will either have 2 120mm fans with filters/grills over them for intake there or use velcro strips to attach 2 140mm fans over the radiator as intakes.

The H100i tubes are VERY thick, and are rigidly attached to the radiator, so you can't place the radiator over the case unless you modify the case itself to fit the tubes. The radiator does not interfere with the back fan, as long as it's a 25mm thick version or thinner. The radiator does interfere with my fan controller except at certain heights, so if you have a fan controller, you might have to play around with limited positioning a bit.
   
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see I bet you can fit another 25mm 120mm rad on that fan at the back.

Looks really neat, please do some temp benching as we're kinda starved for news on the H100i's biggrin.gif
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I don't know how you would pass the tubes back into the case from a radiator mounted externally in the back, because there's really no good way to do it for a closed-loop cooler. With a DIY cooling system, yeah, you could drill 2 holes and fit tubes through them neatly. You could, however, mount a small radiator in the front at the bottom. I don't use the HDD cage, personally, so there's lots of room there.
   
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I don't know how you would pass the tubes back into the case from a radiator mounted externally in the back, because there's really no good way to do it for a closed-loop cooler. With a DIY cooling system, yeah, you could drill 2 holes and fit tubes through them neatly. You could, however, mount a small radiator in the front at the bottom. I don't use the HDD cage, personally, so there's lots of room there.

I will do some prelim cads/sketches tomorrow to show you what I'm thinking of. But basically if I orient the H100 hoses towards the front, and cram an H80 on the back inside, it should fit by my math.
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Oh, I see, you'd have the H80 with an intake fan, not exhaust. You might have trouble with routing tubes from H80 to the graphics card that way. You could possibly route them from a top-mounted radiator to the card, and the tubes from H80 to the CPU.
   
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Oh, I see, you'd have the H80 with an intake fan, not exhaust. You might have trouble with routing tubes from H80 to the graphics card that way. You could possibly route them from a top-mounted radiator to the card, and the tubes from H80 to the CPU.

An h80 on a 7770 is already overkill, the H100 would go to the up and coming 2500k
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Corsair H100 Liquid Cooling 6x Enermax 120mm Blue LED 4x BitFenix Spectre Pros 120mm Blue LED (courte... 2x Antec Tricools 120mm Blue LED 
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2x Scythe Slipstream Slim 120mm 6x ACE High Performance 40mm Blue LED (Emergency Overheat System) 2x stock Corsair H1... Windows 7 64 Bit 
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3x 19" 1x17" (Games at 4010x1024) Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Corsair Enthusiast 750w TX Lanboy Air Blue (Maxed Fans) 
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BitFenix Recon 
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Windows XP (up to) 9x LCD Projectors Generic ToPower 500 
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Corsair C70 Green Generic Table Creative Sound Blaster Recon Fatality Professional 
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APC 40 APC 20 
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I7 3770k Gigabyte Z77MITX MSI 7990 Malta "Lightning" Corsair Vengeance 
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WD Green 4x Spectre Pro 120mm Black H100I Windows 7 Ultimate 
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post #2667 of 11743
Heres some picks of my build that i'm currently doing,

Debating on which mobo to get, its either the Asrock or EVGA Stinger when it released next week.



Getting my fans prepped.
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Intel 3930k Asus Sabertooth X79 Sapphire R9 290 Sapphire R9 290 
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Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600mhz (9-9-9-24) 1.4v Samsung 830 128gb Samsung 850 EVO 500gb WD Green 2TB 
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Koolance CPU-380I BitsPower Fittings PrimoChill Advanced LRT Koolance R9 290 Waterblock 
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Koolance R9 290 Waterblock XSPC Dual 5.25'' Bay Laing D5 Lamptron FC5-V2 AlphaCool NexXxos ST30 240mm 
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AlphaCool NexXxos ST30 120mm AlphaCool NexXxos XT45 180mm x3 NoiseBlocker E-Loop B12-3 Silverstone Air Penetrator AP181 
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Alphacool VPP655 Windows 7 Pro 64bit Dell Ultrasharp U2711 Ducky Shine 2 Red Cherry MX 
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SeaSonic X-Series 1050w Corsair 650D Razer Mamba Razer Vespula 
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Klipsch ProMedia 4.1's 
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Intel 3570k Asrock Z77E-ITX EVGA GTX 670 Samsung DDR3 4gb x2 
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Crucial MSata 256gb Aqua Computer Cuplex Kryos HF Aqua Computer AquagraFX Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 240mm 
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Swiftech MCP655 Gentle Typoon's AP-13 x2 Koolance Threaded Acetal Pump Base W/ Reservoir Bitspower 3/8-5/8 Matte Black Fittings 
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Windows 7 Home 64bit LG Electronics 47LM7600 Razer Lycosa SeaSonic X-750w 
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Arctic BitFenix Prodigy 
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Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600mhz (9-9-9-24) 1.4v Samsung 830 128gb Samsung 850 EVO 500gb WD Green 2TB 
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Koolance CPU-380I BitsPower Fittings PrimoChill Advanced LRT Koolance R9 290 Waterblock 
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Koolance R9 290 Waterblock XSPC Dual 5.25'' Bay Laing D5 Lamptron FC5-V2 AlphaCool NexXxos ST30 240mm 
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AlphaCool NexXxos ST30 120mm AlphaCool NexXxos XT45 180mm x3 NoiseBlocker E-Loop B12-3 Silverstone Air Penetrator AP181 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Alphacool VPP655 Windows 7 Pro 64bit Dell Ultrasharp U2711 Ducky Shine 2 Red Cherry MX 
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SeaSonic X-Series 1050w Corsair 650D Razer Mamba Razer Vespula 
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Klipsch ProMedia 4.1's 
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Intel 3570k Asrock Z77E-ITX EVGA GTX 670 Samsung DDR3 4gb x2 
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Crucial MSata 256gb Aqua Computer Cuplex Kryos HF Aqua Computer AquagraFX Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 240mm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech MCP655 Gentle Typoon's AP-13 x2 Koolance Threaded Acetal Pump Base W/ Reservoir Bitspower 3/8-5/8 Matte Black Fittings 
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Windows 7 Home 64bit LG Electronics 47LM7600 Razer Lycosa SeaSonic X-750w 
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Arctic BitFenix Prodigy 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ElevenEleven View Post

With a DIY cooling system, yeah, you could drill 2 holes and fit tubes through them neatly.
Speaking of which, here's my progress. What you can't immediately see is the 240 mounted to the top. Just need a couple of extender fittings to come in so I can finish up.



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i7 3770k ASRock Z77E-ITX MSI HD 7870 Twin Frozr Corsair Vengeance Low Voltage 
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ADATA S510 Samsung Spinpoint EK Supremacy Universal CPU Liquid Cooling Block EK Radeon 7870 GTX VGA Liquid Cooling Block 
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EK D5 X-Top Acetal Pump Top CSQ w/ Alphacool VP... XSPC EX240 Dual 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Rad... XSPC EX120 Low Profile Split Fin Radiator COUGAR CF-V12HP 
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Monsoon Fittings 3/8 x 1/2 Windows 7 Home Premium N Samsung S27A950D CoolerMaster CMStorm QuickFire Rapid 
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Corsair HX650 Bitfenix Prodigy Arctic White 
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i3-2120 ASrock H77M-ITX Asus HD 6670 G.SKILL Sniper 8GB 
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WD Caviar Black OCZ Agility 4 Windows 7 Home Premium N Samsung S27A950D 
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ADATA S510 Samsung Spinpoint EK Supremacy Universal CPU Liquid Cooling Block EK Radeon 7870 GTX VGA Liquid Cooling Block 
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EK D5 X-Top Acetal Pump Top CSQ w/ Alphacool VP... XSPC EX240 Dual 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Rad... XSPC EX120 Low Profile Split Fin Radiator COUGAR CF-V12HP 
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Monsoon Fittings 3/8 x 1/2 Windows 7 Home Premium N Samsung S27A950D CoolerMaster CMStorm QuickFire Rapid 
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Corsair HX650 Bitfenix Prodigy Arctic White 
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i3-2120 ASrock H77M-ITX Asus HD 6670 G.SKILL Sniper 8GB 
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WD Caviar Black OCZ Agility 4 Windows 7 Home Premium N Samsung S27A950D 
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Cougar fans look so good in black and white! Brave of you to paint them.
   
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Crucial m4 Hitachi TravelStar 2.5" SATA III Intel 330  BitFenix Recon fan controller 
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Corsair H100i Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-14 x 4 (radiator front... Phanteks 140mm fan (exhaust) Fractal Design R2 Silent 140mm fan (bottom intake) 
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Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Windows 8 Professional 64-bit (trying it out) Linux Mint Achieva ShiMian 27" IPSB (tempered glass) 
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Dell U2412M 24" LZ-GH aluminum/steel TKL keyboard Seasonic G-550 80+ Gold Fractal Design Define R4 
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Logitech MX518 Monoprice dual-surface aluminum IKEA Dioder light-changing LED strip on the roof Monoprice 10 x 6.25" drawing tablet 
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Intel i5 2400 3.8GHz turbo boost Gigabyte z68x-ud3h-b3 Sapphire Dual-X 7970 OC Samsung 30nm ULP  
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Corsair Force 3 LG DVD-RW Zalman CNPS9900MAX-B Noctua NF-S12B ULN 
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Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-14 Fractal Design R2 Silent 140mm fan Bitfenix Spectre 200mm fan Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 
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Achieva ShiMian 27" IPSB (tempered glass) Ducky Shine II MX Clears Corsair AX750 BitFenix Survivor in White 
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Crucial m4 Hitachi TravelStar 2.5" SATA III Intel 330  BitFenix Recon fan controller 
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Corsair H100i Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-14 x 4 (radiator front... Phanteks 140mm fan (exhaust) Fractal Design R2 Silent 140mm fan (bottom intake) 
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Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Windows 8 Professional 64-bit (trying it out) Linux Mint Achieva ShiMian 27" IPSB (tempered glass) 
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Dell U2412M 24" LZ-GH aluminum/steel TKL keyboard Seasonic G-550 80+ Gold Fractal Design Define R4 
MouseMouse PadOtherOther
Logitech MX518 Monoprice dual-surface aluminum IKEA Dioder light-changing LED strip on the roof Monoprice 10 x 6.25" drawing tablet 
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Intel i5 2400 3.8GHz turbo boost Gigabyte z68x-ud3h-b3 Sapphire Dual-X 7970 OC Samsung 30nm ULP  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Corsair Force 3 LG DVD-RW Zalman CNPS9900MAX-B Noctua NF-S12B ULN 
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Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-14 Fractal Design R2 Silent 140mm fan Bitfenix Spectre 200mm fan Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Achieva ShiMian 27" IPSB (tempered glass) Ducky Shine II MX Clears Corsair AX750 BitFenix Survivor in White 
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post #2670 of 11743
Hi guys, Im stuck between the black and white prodigy. IM planning to do a double window mod, however im worried about my GPU temps if I turn the perforated panel to a solid acrylic panel. Would a white prodigy with both side windows cause the GPU to overheat? Or should I get the black since it has a front 230mm intake? Or should I not do the window mod at all? I will be getting a h80/h100 for my CPU and using the air cooler on my 7970 (Double Dissapation or Windforce)
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3770k Maximus V Formula EVGA GTX 660ti FTW+ Corsair Dominator Platinum 
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Intel 520 Series Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm EK Supremacy Plexi Nickel Black Ice Extreme 2 240mm 
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Laing D5 vario pump Windows 8 Pro Planar SA2311w BenQ GW2250 
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Intel 520 Series Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm EK Supremacy Plexi Nickel Black Ice Extreme 2 240mm 
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Laing D5 vario pump Windows 8 Pro Planar SA2311w BenQ GW2250 
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