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Damn, the x2 case is so to say impossible to find in EU. Only available through Alternate, Ebay.de or Scanuk. None of which I normally order from.
Saw that we had a thermaltake rep here, do you know if its possible to have 360 rad on the floor (other side of PSU), and still have the SSD on the side mount next to it?
Dont bother with scan.co.uk, they still havent been able to get the X9 into stock.
Its sadly them and Alternate that got exclusive rights in EU atm.
But Alternate seems to be a good choice, and a cheaper one.

When it comes to the 360mm rad and hard drive cage combo, so dont I think it will work.
I'm guessing max 240mm, unless you can move the brakets or mount the drive cage hanging outside it.

Since as you can see, the drive cages takes up a lot of space:
(the fan space in top are a good unit of measurment)

Edited by Chiobe - 2/7/15 at 5:45pm
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I wonder if a 360 could fit in the font with both 480's in the top. Currently planning a build with 4 480's (Going to use a SFX PSU mounted onto the radiator) and 1 240 in the front for filling/emptying instead of a reservoir. The 480's are going to be alphacool st30's and the front 240/360 will be an xt45.

How on earth do you plan on purging the air out like that?

What exactly are you planning to cool with 4 480s? I am just curious because I am having a hard time justifying 3.
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How on earth do you plan on purging the air out like that?

What exactly are you planning to cool with 4 480s? I am just curious because I am having a hard time justifying 3.

I can't really justify 3 myself, I'm mostly looking at doing 4 because I can. I was previously looking at a node 804 case with 4 radiators in it but an st30 480mm is cheaper at $85 than a ut60 240mm at $99 which I would've been using in that case (At least on the Australian site I'm looking at getting them at). I'm mostly planning it for the future. Build a decent liquid cooling loop now and leave it be for however many years / decades that it'll last with decent maintenance.

As for purging the air, I'm hoping that I can set up a t line without a t connector by mounting the front 240mm with the barbs at the bottom and the fillport at the top. It won't be very quick to purge but once it's done it should work quite well. I may end up integrating a reservoir but I'm trying to plan this out for a specific budget which I should be getting over the next month with any luck and it's a choice of either getting a 240mm in the front or putting the reservoir in.
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I can't really justify 3 myself, I'm mostly looking at doing 4 because I can. I was previously looking at a node 804 case with 4 radiators in it but an st30 480mm is cheaper at $85 than a ut60 240mm at $99 which I would've been using in that case (At least on the Australian site I'm looking at getting them at). I'm mostly planning it for the future. Build a decent liquid cooling loop now and leave it be for however many years / decades that it'll last with decent maintenance.

As for purging the air, I'm hoping that I can set up a t line without a t connector by mounting the front 240mm with the barbs at the bottom and the fillport at the top. It won't be very quick to purge but once it's done it should work quite well. I may end up integrating a reservoir but I'm trying to plan this out for a specific budget which I should be getting over the next month with any luck and it's a choice of either getting a 240mm in the front or putting the reservoir in.
Make it easier on your self and just get a reservoir.

Even with 4 radiators, so will you have the space to bottom mount it, if you just put 1 of the rads on the side.
Besides, with 4 radiators, so do you might need 2 pumps, and they need somewhere to be mounted.
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Dont bother with scan.co.uk, they still havent been able to get the X9 into stock.
Its sadly them and Alternate that got exclusive rights in EU atm.
But Alternate seems to be a good choice, and a cheaper one.

When it comes to the 360mm rad and hard drive cage combo, so dont I think it will work.
I'm guessing max 240mm, unless you can move the brakets or mount the drive cage hanging outside it.

Since as you can see, the drive cages takes up a lot of space:
(the fan space in top are a good unit of measurment)


Sorry, English is not my native language you I might have worded myself strangely. What I meant was to remove all of the hard drive cages completely, mount a 360/240 on the floor, and then mount my SSD vertically, up against the window like showed in several builds? Or are the SSD plates not included in the X2?
I also thought about just leaving the the whole lower part (window side) open and mount a horizontal res there, might be cool.
 
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Sorry, English is not my native language you I might have worded myself strangely. What I meant was to remove all of the hard drive cages completely, mount a 360/240 on the floor, and then mount my SSD vertically, up against the window like showed in several builds? Or are the SSD plates not included in the X2?
I also thought about just leaving the the whole lower part (window side) open and mount a horizontal res there, might be cool.

You can mount under the motherboard tray.


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You can mount them up against the window too, but not if a radiator is in the way. These holes on the rail line up. I physically checked, you would just need a pretty narrow screwdriver to pass through the matching holes on the topside. Still might do this if I can find an elegant way to manage the cables.

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My plan right now is to mount a 240 rad (30mm) to the bottom of the window side of the X2 case. Then mount a horizontal res to the top of that again (fans on the underside in push probably). And the pump in the compartment on the other side with the PSU.
Problem is that I have little to experience with horizontal res? Are there any tricks it?

Edit: Do you normally have inlet/outlet in the same side of a horizontal res? if not I guess bleeding the loop is hell?
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Still not many builds with the core X9, so I will post this one (not mine):





Edited by Chiobe - 2/9/15 at 10:08pm
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Still not many builds with the core X9, so I will post this one:




That's interesting.
How did you mount the second PSU?
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