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I have decided that I really want a cube style case because I would like to keep psu and radiators hidden from the motherboard side. As for components, I am planning to run 2 aquacomputer AMS 360 radiators, 2 D5 pumps and an ax1200i on the back side. On the front side I would plan to have one or two large tube reservoirs. Would you recommend an M8 for this setup or an M10?

Also, is it correct that if I plan to mount my rads on the top and bottom of the back side that I dont need any additional brackets?

Thanks
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Im not sure if you can keep radiators hidden from the motherboard side. you would probably have to merge two smaller cases together side by side to do that
 
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This is what I would like to do.
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I have decided that I really want a cube style case because I would like to keep psu and radiators hidden from the motherboard side. As for components, I am planning to run 2 aquacomputer AMS 360 radiators, 2 D5 pumps and an ax1200i on the back side. On the front side I would plan to have one or two large tube reservoirs. Would you recommend an M8 for this setup or an M10?

Also, is it correct that if I plan to mount my rads on the top and bottom of the back side that I dont need any additional brackets?

Thanks

I have an AMS 360 in the PSU side of my TH10. It just barely fits. I have to use a little bit of force to snug it down into the pocket on the floor. It's tight enough where I don't even use screws to secure it. I also have an AMS 360 on the motherboard side of the case, in the flex bay area. Pictures in my build log....
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I have decided that I really want a cube style case because I would like to keep psu and radiators hidden from the motherboard side. As for components, I am planning to run 2 aquacomputer AMS 360 radiators, 2 D5 pumps and an ax1200i on the back side. On the front side I would plan to have one or two large tube reservoirs. Would you recommend an M8 for this setup or an M10?

Also, is it correct that if I plan to mount my rads on the top and bottom of the back side that I dont need any additional brackets?

Thanks

get a m8 and a bigger top and a pedestal. you would have a lot of room for stuff then
 
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What is the benefit of M8 plus pedestal/top versus something like the TH10?
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Look at the Magnum M8.
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