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sell that 800D then buy a case labs tongue.gif

That made me chuccle tongue.giftongue.giftongue.gif
     
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sell that 800D then buy a case labs tongue.gif
I wish I could but after selling my 800D i do not think I would have enough to buy one, maybe not even enough to cover the shipping to England biggrin.gif
 
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post #23 of 51
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Does this radiator grill look good:
http://specialtech.co.uk/spshop/customer/Phobya-240mm-Radiator-Grill-Hexx--Black-pid-14184.html
It has got the two holes for mounting to the case and for the radiator to mount onto it like ViperSB1 said.
 
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What would that be for? I thought you wanted a 480mm RAD?
     
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Does this radiator grill look good:
http://specialtech.co.uk/spshop/customer/Phobya-240mm-Radiator-Grill-Hexx--Black-pid-14184.html
It has got the two holes for mounting to the case and for the radiator to mount onto it like ViperSB1 said.

That looks great man! I mounted 2 fans to the rad guard to make my stencil basically. Once the fans were mounted to the rad guard I just held them up to the bottom of the case where I wanted it mounted and traced the outside of the fans, this gave me my cut out line. Also when tracing the fans I used a drill bit and just barely started the 4 holes on the outside of the rad grill for later. Really wish I had taken pictures of everything I did. thumb.gif

I will post a picture of the fend result when I get a chance so you can see what it will end up looking like.
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What would that be for? I thought you wanted a 480mm RAD?

Did you even read the OP?? lol rolleyes.gif
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What would that be for? I thought you wanted a 480mm RAD?
No. Im nit going for the 480 rad cause it is just too much overkill. The rad guard I posted is for installing a 240 rad in the bottom compartment after removing the hard drive bays.
 
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post #28 of 51
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That looks great man! I mounted 2 fans to the rad guard to make my stencil basically. Once the fans were mounted to the rad guard I just held them up to the bottom of the case where I wanted it mounted and traced the outside of the fans, this gave me my cut out line. Also when tracing the fans I used a drill bit and just barely started the 4 holes on the outside of the rad grill for later. Really wish I had taken pictures of everything I did. thumb.gif

I will post a picture of the fend result when I get a chance so you can see what it will end up looking like.
Thanks a lot mate. You have been really helpful smile.gif
 
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This is the Tutorial I used when modding the bottom of my case.

http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showthread.php?t=81698


But if you want even more efficiency with your bottom rad, I suggest mounting it vertically like this. So my radiator is mounted vertically, so the bottom radiator HOT air is exhausting on the right side panel so no hot air released in the rest of the case.

Bottom Radiator Mod

For this modification, I had to remove the bottom Hard Disk Drive Cage. I also had to remove the bottom of the case, breaking the pop rivet because it was the only way to place the radiator Vertically (on its side) in the bottom chamber. Basically, I used a 1/8" drill bit to pop them out. It looked like a huge task but it end up to be very easy.
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Bottom Radiator Grill






Of course with a Dust Filter.






I put an old sox around it to protect it agaist unwanted scratch




Side Panel Mod








Left Side Panel Mod for even better air intake. This is kind of optionnal (Click to show)



Or this



Edited by KaRLiToS - 3/25/13 at 9:36am
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This is the Tutorial I used when modding the bottom of my case.

http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showthread.php?t=81698


But if you want even more efficiency with your bottom rad, I suggest mounting it vertically like this. So my radiator is mounted vertically, so the bottom radiator HOT air is exhausting on the right side panel so no hot air released in the rest of the case.

Bottom Radiator Mod

For this modification, I had to remove the bottom Hard Disk Drive Cage. I also had to remove the bottom of the case, breaking the pop rivet because it was the only way to place the radiator Vertically (on its side) in the bottom chamber. Basically, I used a 1/8" drill bit to pop them out. It looked like a huge task but it end up to be very easy.

Thanks. I have looked at that tutorial already and I reckon that it will be very useful when I do the mod but I have also found a video on the mod on youtube and I will most likely use that more for reference. I have also thought about mounting the radiator vertically but as this is my first mod then if something goes wrong and I am just modding the bottom it wont be visible however if something goes wrong on the side panel it will be very visible and probably end up with me having to invest in a new case.

I was also just wondering how you support the mid plate because I have seen that it can begin to sag after you take the bottom hard drive cages out. In the tutorial posted above the end picture shows a bar supporting it but it does not say how to do it, how easy would that be to do?
 
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Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5 inch Basic SATA Solid... What I am currently using EK-FC R9-290X - Nickel (original CSQ) EK-FC R9-290X Backplate - Black 
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4x EK-PSC Fitting 13mm - G1/4 Black Bitspower Dual G1/4" Matte Black Triple Rotary ... What I am currently using Bitfenix Prodigy 
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What I am currently using What I am currently using What I am currently using Lutro0 Customs Helios sleeving plus tools 
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Intel Core i5 2500k MSI Z77a-g45 KFA2 GTX 570 Corsair Vengeance 
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Corsair Obisidian 800D Roccat Kova [+] 
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