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I really wish there was away of testing if the components i need will fit. Im pretty much decided on parts for my loop (already have the other components, except the case which comes in a week or so).
I really want to go with a slim 240mm rad AND a slim 120mm rad, but im concerned that i wont be able to install the 120 without removing the bottom HDD cage. Also, i intend to use a GTX 670 Windforce edition (gigabyte) which is the length of a 680. I'm looking at picks and thinking that even if i can mount a 120mm in the front without removing the bays, that it may interfere with gpu installation.
If anyone can weigh in on any of these fears i'd be very grateful...
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Updated fans to bitfenix spectre pro:s and gfx card to HD7970 BE. PSU side panels still just cardboard templates waiting till i get white arcylic, will likely do sidewindow too either from clear or smoked acryclic at some point.

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Here's a picture of my fail thinking, there wasn't any room for my GPU waterblock's fittings to be mounted.



I resorted to mounting my rad at the front and my pump/res is suspended in midair by tubing, but it also runs very silent since it's not mounted. I'm a bit disappointed that I only got to use 6 out of 8 GTs as I did paint all 8 of them. My orientation of things is a bit strange, but it works. wink.gif



















    
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Originally Posted by radarjam View Post

What heat sink do you guys recommend? I was leaning towards an H80/H100 but apparently a solid HS (TPC 812?) Pretty much out performs a closed loop.
Pls message me soon! I'm looking to buy one tomorrow asap.
At this point the Phanteks PH-TC14PE is most likely the best air cooler. It fits on the P8Z77-I deluxe and that combo fits into the Prodigy. I got a black one from www.directron.com for $90 incl. shipping.

Pictures of my build: http://www.overclock.net/t/1287433/build-log-chinook-bitfenix-prodigy-p8z77-i-deluxe-ref-gtx-670-liquid-cooling/0_20#post_17861148
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At this point the Phanteks PH-TC14PE is most likely the best air cooler. It fits on the P8Z77-I deluxe and that combo fits into the Prodigy. I got a black one from www.directron.com for $90 incl. shipping.
Pictures of my build: http://www.overclock.net/t/1287433/build-log-chinook-bitfenix-prodigy-p8z77-i-deluxe-ref-gtx-670-liquid-cooling/0_20#post_17861148
You should get the blue or black version radarjam, so you don't get the regular silver heatsinks, but instead blue or black heatsinks. I think it will go well with the black/white front panel or the blue would go well with your Asus board.

NCIX has them in stock and they have a location in your city. biggrin.gif

http://www.ncix.com/search/?categoryid=0&q=phanteks+ph-tc14pe
    
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Phantek PE or CS for prodigy with the asus motherboard??
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Either fits, the PE will be a bit tighter in there (taller) but will give you a few degrees better cooling. I like the CS for the size of the case, especially if you're not a crazy overclocker.
   
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Thank you for the really fast answer..
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I finally had a major update for my build log with 100+ new pictures for everyone to see. Please take a look . yessir.gif
    
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