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Hi All,

I currently have a Parvum S2.0 case in black and green that I loved as it has a nice big window to show off the Watercooled loop and the colour of the case matched the colour scheme but unfortunately I need some additional temperature headroom for my overclock and this case cannot support an additional 240mm radiator which I purchased.

I'm looking for a nice case that can support a couple of 240mm radiators and I also like a big window.. I quite liked the look of the Corsair 760t, it looks nice has a big window and from images I've seen a few radiators that people have Installed by removing the cages for hard drives and so forth.

But I'd love some other people's opinions and hear what cases you think look great and have support for what I need.

This is my current

post #2 of 15
if i had your current case, i would find a way to make the new rad fit even if i had to put it externally ( i love Parvum cases). with that said, the Corsair air 540 has room for the rads and a big window. CORSAIR AIR 540. AIR 540 CLUB.


Edit: there is always a CaseLabs case too. anyone of them are good(if price isn't an issue)
post #3 of 15
mod it!

add a pedestal to the top or bottom? its only a bit of acrylic & wouldnt be hard to do wink.gif
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if i had your current case, i would find a way to make the new rad fit even if i had to put it externally ( i love Parvum cases). with that said, the Corsair air 540 has room for the rads and a big window. CORSAIR AIR 540. AIR 540 CLUB.


Edit: there is always a CaseLabs case too. anyone of them are good(if price isn't an issue)

Hello,

Thank you for your input I did see the case you mentioned however I didn't quite like the look of it. I'd love to make the radiator fit but unfortunately time is against me, I have uni work to do and I'm already 2 days behind and although I would have liked to have a go at nodding it's a sketchy Road for me as I haven't made any mods like that so it could go either way. A new case is admittedly the easy way out and I really would have liked to keep my Parvum but yeah I need to get something done asap smile.gif I had a look at those cases you mentioned and they're nice but I for the price they don't give me a wow factor so I appreciate your input but if have to pass smile.gif
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Hello,

Thank you for your input I did see the case you mentioned however I didn't quite like the look of it. I'd love to make the radiator fit but unfortunately time is against me, I have uni work to do and I'm already 2 days behind and although I would have liked to have a go at nodding it's a sketchy Road for me as I haven't made any mods like that so it could go either way. A new case is admittedly the easy way out and I really would have liked to keep my Parvum but yeah I need to get something done asap smile.gif I had a look at those cases you mentioned and they're nice but I for the price they don't give me a wow factor so I appreciate your input but if have to pass smile.gif

e-mail Parvum and see if they will make you a pedestal. from what i have read, they can be accommodating. they are on this forum...somewhere.
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Originally Posted by korruptedkaos View Post

mod it!

add a pedestal to the top or bottom? its only a bit of acrylic & wouldnt be hard to do wink.gif

Hi there,

I love the enthusiasm but modding to that extent (drilling) and so forth is all new to me and I wouldn't have much confidence. Although in saying that I'm only negative about it because I seriously need this rig running asap for my uni work I need something that's going to work (hence a new case) if I had more time I would certainly look into the pedestal, also it seems they're very limited pedestal in the UK (judged by a eBay search) so it looks pretty hard to get a hold of.
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e-mail Parvum and see if they will make you a pedestal. from what i have read, they can be accommodating. they are on this forum...somewhere.

yep ask @imersa he is the parvum guy on here.

it would make it quite unique to. smile.gif

that said if your looking for a decent watercooling case & dont have time? them most mid or full towers will fit your stuff no problems. thumb.gif
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post #8 of 15
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Thanks both very much, after looking more into modding rather than cases I looked at a few parvum builds and its so easy to fit a second radiator it's just that I had the thickest one going, with the ek coolstream 240 pe and fans it's still thinner than the ek 240 xtx radiator alone. Just ordering the 240 pe now and probably stick the ek 240 xtx on fleabay. And than you for giving me the parvum guys details I'll get in touch 😊
post #9 of 15
@MrSweet1991 Hi there! Yeah I was about to say you should for sure add a second rad to your build biggrin.gif
Be sure to grab a load of universal 45 fittings to help connect all parts together. Some times you need to do some pretty funk bends to get up to one of the rad fittings etc.
Be sure to post updates in the Parvum thread biggrin.gif
post #10 of 15
But the pedestal...

I was kind of looking forward to it. redface.gif
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