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I did some measurement which may be helpful for initial planning/ideas.

Please note:
- I did my best, but dimensions may be +/- 2mm
- this is to help you with initial planning, before buying anything measure yourself
- picture doesn't keep scale - so don't try to measure anything on the picture

If you need some additional dimensions - let me know.

   
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well done!
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Do you think that the next 240 will fit without a problem?
I guess you'll have to reduce the number of fans.
What do you think?
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I think the two I have will stay with push-pull. I need to move the one in front up, so custom brackets will be needed to be able to attach the rad like that. On the bottom I may go with just pull, as the overlap with mobo would be too big. M-atx mobo would be ideal I think smile.gif
   
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Small is beautiful!!!
I think that soon you will be convinced smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Gleniu View Post

I did some measurement which may be helpful for initial planning/ideas.

Please note:
- I did my best, but dimensions may be +/- 2mm
- this is to help you with initial planning, before buying anything measure yourself
- picture doesn't keep scale - so don't try to measure anything on the picture

If you need some additional dimensions - let me know.


******* Sweet dude! thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Gleniu View Post

I did some measurement which may be helpful for initial planning/ideas.

Please note:
- I did my best, but dimensions may be +/- 2mm
- this is to help you with initial planning, before buying anything measure yourself
- picture doesn't keep scale - so don't try to measure anything on the picture

If you need some additional dimensions - let me know.


How about a 360 radiator graphic as well, I have a spare MCR320 radiator here and I would like to put it it, but I think with either barbs top or bottom will have issues with clearance.
Thanks in advance..
nice looking rig!
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Maybe i missed it but whatd you use for the white LED's around the inside edges of the window? Looks awesome, nice build
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Originally Posted by Gleniu View Post

I did some measurement which may be helpful for initial planning/ideas.

Please note:
- I did my best, but dimensions may be +/- 2mm
- this is to help you with initial planning, before buying anything measure yourself
- picture doesn't keep scale - so don't try to measure anything on the picture

If you need some additional dimensions - let me know.

Sweet!!!! thanks Looks like my 360 monsta will fit barely but will fit.
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How about a 360 radiator graphic as well, I have a spare MCR320 radiator here and I would like to put it it, but I think with either barbs top or bottom will have issues with clearance.
Thanks in advance..
nice looking rig!

I included the measurements on top exactly for 360. For 360 the mounting (fan or rad) on top would be aligned with the black stuff on the right side in the picture - case is slightly convex in the area facing fans/rad.
You can see it in this picture well:


So with 30mm rad and one layer of fans barbs on top may be ok - but it will be very tight, probably some fancy fittings required.
With barbs on the bottom if it's 30mm rad with fans in pull there should be no problem.
With push pull (my build) it looks like this (16mm tubing):



MCR320 is 34 mm thick, so it looks to me it would just fit - but don't take it for granted.

I hope it helps.
   
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