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does any one have tips on how i should install the corsair h100 ?

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I just bought a factory sealed corsair h100 refurbished water cooler because I was not happy with the temps I was getting with the thermaltake nic c5 air cooler . I need some tips on how I should install the corsair h100 inside my thermaltake overseer rx-1 case my case has a 200mm front intake fan a 200mm top exhaust fan and a 120mm rear exhaust fan and I have a mounting point for a 200mm side intake fan I am going to use the 200mm top exhaust fan as a side intake fan how should I place the fans that come with the corsair h100 exhaust or intake ? on top of the radiator or underneath the radiator ?
    
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For fans the placing doesn't matter temperature wise, watched many videos trying to figure out the exact same thing.
I even wanted to do a push-pull on my h100i but decided it wasn't worth the additional 25$ for maybe 3C.
For fan placement I'd suggest putting them whichever way you think looks the best, I do mine underneath the radiator pushing air through the radiator.
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For fans the placing doesn't matter temperature wise, watched many videos trying to figure out the exact same thing.
I even wanted to do a push-pull on my h100i but decided it wasn't worth the additional 25$ for maybe 3C.
For fan placement I'd suggest putting them whichever way you think looks the best, I do mine underneath the radiator pushing air through the radiator.
so you have your fans as exhaust ? my case has the top fan mounted above the case frame and underneath the top case cover can I install the coolers fans above the case frame and underneath the case top cover and put the radiator inside the case underneath the case frame ? are the screws long enough to fit threw the case frame radiator and the fans ?
    
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I don't use longer screws for mounting.
I use smaller screws that you need a small screwdriver to even put in.
You can put fans on the outside of the case but wouldn't look as good aesthetically.
I do have them as exhaust.
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