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H80i Tubes Too Short

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I was getting ready to install my H80i and realized that the tubes were going to way too short.

The radiator and fans would be mounted at my front lower intake (Alienware case). I probably need about 4" - 6" of additional length for the pump to be able to reach the CPU.

One idea I had was to space the radiator away from the front intake area enough so that the tubes would reach the CPU.

Basically stacking 2 or 3 empty fan frames would probably do the trick. I'm just looking for a better solution. I'm even considering fabbing up an aluminum duct like the attached image. Is there any sort of existing product in a 120 mm size that does something like this?

Thanks.

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