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I was wondering if this is possible with reservoirs when case orientation is horizontal? I have my 350D sitting on its side, now if I were to place a single or dual bay 5.25" bay res would it still function properly with the way I have setup the case?

post #2 of 6
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Any suggestions? Thanks
post #3 of 6
If you can mount it in a way that it's outlet is on the lower side of it so it's under the water level constantly and mount the pump that it's inlet is under the water level too, then it shouldn't be a problem, just make sure that the line going to the pump inlet has coolant in it all the time and you'll be fine.
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If I were to fill up the reservoir to the max, and keep an eye on the amount of fluid and make sure the pump is at the bottom of the water level as you mention, then it should be ok? I just wish there was a good HTPC case that could be water cooled without having to mod like crazy. That is what I started doing with my GD08 to fit an H60 in there. The H60 I feel is not that great at all for WC.
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Exactly as you say. As for water cooled HTPC cases, I know that feel, though I'm running low voltage sandy, and I really don't feel it would benefit by anything more powerful than the big shuriken it has now.
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post #6 of 6
I wouldn't do it personally... why don't you run a small reservoir or a res top instead?
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