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I have a 240 and a 480, havent gotten around to mounting the 480 but I will mount the 240 then the 480 on top of the 240 pull fans. You could use risers or another rad if you wanted the extra cooling
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Originally Posted by B NEGATIVE View Post

That rad is thin but it has plenty of face so there wont be much in it.

I'd go for a RX360 + RX240 but the RX360 is way too expensive I won't be able to afford it for now. tongue.gif

Is there a big difference in temperatures between the EK CoolStream XT360 and the XSPC RX360?
    
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I'd go for a RX360 + RX240 but the RX360 is way too expensive I won't be able to afford it for now. tongue.gif

Is there a big difference in temperatures between the EK CoolStream XT360 and the XSPC RX360?

Well the RX360 is a thicker rad so it will perform better. Difference in practical application will only be 1-2C.
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Hey kcuestag. This is in response to you answer about fitting a 420 rad in the top of the 810. Modifications are as simple as drilling 8 new holes. I totally winged it and freehand drilled my holes. It isn't the prettiest but it cannot be seen. However when doing this modification it would be recommended to remove a portion on the 5.25" drive bay top to help prevent the airflow from being obstructed.

Alternatively NZXT has released an updated and revised top to accomodate both 15mm and 20mm fan hole spacing for 420 radiators. I believe these can be obtained possibly by speaking to XNine.





Soirry I should have taken pictures after the drill but it's as simple as that.
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Hey kcuestag. This is in response to you answer about fitting a 420 rad in the top of the 810. Modifications are as simple as drilling 8 new holes. I totally winged it and freehand drilled my holes. It isn't the prettiest but it cannot be seen. However when doing this modification it would be recommended to remove a portion on the 5.25" drive bay top to help prevent the airflow from being obstructed.

Alternatively NZXT has released an updated and revised top to accomodate both 15mm and 20mm fan hole spacing for 420 radiators. I believe these can be obtained possibly by speaking to XNine.
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Soirry I should have taken pictures after the drill but it's as simple as that.


Thanks!

A friend bought all the stuff I had for sale, so I already ordered the NZXT Switch 810 (White color), all I need is the 240mm rad and that's about it, I will be using EK CoolStream XT360 and one or two 240mm rads.
    
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If you can swing it, I would highly recommend this UT60 240 for the bottom, as I have one in push pull with plenty of room to spare. I have been through every inch of the case, stripped it completely down multiple times, and taken every measurement I could think of. I am on my phone now, but I'd be more than happy to answerany qquestions you have.
   
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It is beutimus ^ buy it...
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Already ordered the case, should get it on Tuesday. biggrin.gif
    
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I got mine already yesterday. Just sharing what I plan to do with it, I plan to mount a RX360 on top & RX240 front with push + pull. Its more than sufficient to cool my cpu & gtx670 biggrin.gif

Based on my research & going through many build logs, fitting a 420 rad requires modding but since you are not getting that then you should be fine lol. Even fitting a 240mm rad infront requires drilling some holes unless you mount it to the bottom of the case horizontally instead of vertically.
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alphacool ut60 or monsta for your bottom rad. all copper, low restriction.
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