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Hi Guys,

I will be a member of this club in a near future, I'm looking for parts for my build but i'm not sure if it's possible to fit some of the stuff i planned to.

The idea is a Top (240mm) and Front (180mm or 200mm), the problem is I'm not sure about the front rad because I plan to put a GTX 690, but I'm scared that the GPU don't fit with those rads.

Another question is if you prefer the Asrock or the Evga (I personally like ASUS but the color schema don't match what I have in mind), I don't remember the models but are all the ITX Z77 ones.

If someone had a 200mm front rad please tell me the space from top of the rad till ceiling of the case.

If someone had a 180mm front rad please tell me if the GPU card is long enought it will hit the rad or if can pass beside it.

HELP PLEASE, I'm was doing researching for 3 weeks and can't figure out those gaps, and I don't want to order rads that I cant fit (I leave overseas and shipping costs and times are an issue).

Thanks
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Looking at this i would think you have about 60mm (2+ inches) for rad +fan after 11" 690
you get a thin rad for the front(30mm), you should be fine.
Edited by ripsaw - 3/10/13 at 8:56pm
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I really appreciate that you took the time to measure it and take the picture smile.gif, The phobya 200mm said that measures 36mm, i can go with a 200x20mm bitfinix fan and will be ok.

Thanks
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I really appreciate that you took the time to measure it and take the picture smile.gif, The phobya 200mm said that measures 36mm, i can go with a 200x20mm bitfinix fan and will be ok.

Thanks
No problem, i didnt take the picture, or measure though. I found it here....http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/bitfenix_prodigy_review,8.html
Still looking for more confirmation thumb.gif

EDIT: Checkout this build log, you'll get a good idea what you need to do here......http://www.overclock.net/t/1277385/build-log-yet-another-water-cooled-prodigy-ivy-bridge-gtx-690/10
He needed to use a 20mm fan up front....just like you were looking at....ran into issues up top with the fans too.....looks like he ended up mounting top fans outside the case....slimmer fans here might help, or a slimmer rad............
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