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I would simply configure all fans to exhaust. With that setup you wouldn't even need any fans on the ends of the case.
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I would simply configure all fans to exhaust. With that setup you wouldn't even need any fans on the ends of the case.

This would be my suggestion. Then put to filtered intakes on the ends to keep everything nice and clean.
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Aquacomputer make something like this. http://shop.aquacomputer.de/product_info.php?products_id=2964



Can fit 12x140mm fans inside or outside, plus mountings top and bottom for 2x180mm fans.
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Isn't the AC one designed to simply have a large, slow-spinning fan on top as an exhaust, thereby pulling air through the fins and up and out? This would be harder to achieve with a Rad-Box, IMHO.
   
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Isn't the AC one designed to simply have a large, slow-spinning fan on top as an exhaust, thereby pulling air through the fins and up and out? This would be harder to achieve with a Rad-Box, IMHO.

No, it's designed to be flexible. Either no fans, top fan, bottom fan, rad fans, whatever you like. There are mounting braces available for any combination.
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Aquacomputer make something like this. http://shop.aquacomputer.de/product_info.php?products_id=2964



Can fit 12x140mm fans inside or outside, plus mountings top and bottom for 2x180mm fans.
Pretty neat but this thing is huge thus it would have to be external my idea was to cut the top of the case and make the case top a rad box.
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Pretty neat but this thing is huge thus it would have to be external my idea was to cut the top of the case and make the case top a rad box.

Or make the rad box the case! eek.gif
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Pretty neat but this thing is huge thus it would have to be external my idea was to cut the top of the case and make the case top a rad box.

Your picture showed 4 sides of 3.120 rads and this is 4 sides of 3.140 rads. Not all that much bigger. Your case will be very heavy at the top then.
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