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I see a few changes in your future. Can you mount the SSD on the top of the optical bay? That should save you some space and looks.
Also, you might want to turn the cooler 90* so that you have more hose length. My 620 easily has enough hose length to reach the front 120mm fan.
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I see a few changes in your future. Can you mount the SSD on the top of the optical bay? That should save you some space and looks.
Also, you might want to turn the cooler 90* so that you have more hose length. My 620 easily has enough hose length to reach the front 120mm fan.

The radiator is right where I want it to optimize intake fan air and allow a buffer space to intake and exhaust air around the radiator. Flow in front to rear of case on intake fan and the radiator fan.

The 2.5" hard drive mount is positioned to channel air flow from the front case intake fan to the rear of the case and this same air cools of the storage drive. There is room to add another on the other side of the case if needed.
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3570k is chugging along under Prime95 load in 70-low 80s. Not bad for an IB at 4.5GHZ in a small itx case. smile.gif

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Why not remove the hdd cage and mount the rad against the front fan?
    
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Why not remove the hdd cage and mount the rad against the front fan?


Built for friend and did not want to destroy metal rivets used to secure hdd cage. CM should have used threaded screws to make the hdd cage easy to remove.


If it was my personal build I would rip out hdd cage and go push pull with shrouds on both sides all mounted from front 120mm intake.

An Alphacool monster 120 rad would be nice for custom loop for cpu and low power gpu.
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