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I have already got the rad to fit with some dremel action but now comes a part I am unsure of. I will use pictures to describe my inquiry the best that I can.

As you can see I will be using aluminum brackets to mount the fans and rad to the case and those will be riveted straight to the case.





But here comes my main question. I am wondering if the gap between the fans and rad will be a problem or should I break out the dremel and make so the rad sits flush with the case and fans instead of behind the front metal part of the case.



Here is what I would be cutting out:



I hope this makes sense. Modding the case or cutting stuff is totally fine and I don't mind doing it, I'm just trying to see if there is a real need. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Edited by joostflux - 5/2/13 at 10:29pm
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I am thinking you could use something to "seal" the gap as long as your fans are still being attached to the rad.

by sealing I am thinking of a material that you kinda line the doors leading to the outside with... I don't really have the name on hand...... lol....

If your fans aren't being attached to the rad then yes it would be a problem as the Air wont really penetrate the Rad.
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I am thinking you could use something to "seal" the gap as long as your fans are still being attached to the rad.

by sealing I am thinking of a material that you kinda line the doors leading to the outside with... I don't really have the name on hand...... lol....

If your fans aren't being attached to the rad then yes it would be a problem as the Air wont really penetrate the Rad.

Ah, I didn't think of that.

The fans are definitely going to be attached directly to the rad I'm just worried if there is a slight gap and if it would be in my best interest to make the rad flush with the fans.
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Ah, I didn't think of that.

The fans are definitely going to be attached directly to the rad I'm just worried if there is a slight gap and if it would be in my best interest to make the rad flush with the fans.

Technically it would be better to make a slight space between the rad and fan to allow a more even air pattern to penetrate the rad rather than just wasting the huge circle in the middle.

Depends if you can make the "sealing" work. If not just cut it out i suppose lol.
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LOL didn't know you are the same person whom i've ask the question... biggrin.gif sorry
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