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post #1 of 10
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Hey guys,

Thinking about ordering this case, but I wanted to know if anyone has had any luck with the Corsair or NZXT water coolers in it.

I was thinking of going with the Corsair H100i v2, but my friend's ended up having very stiff tubes and I'm worried about not being able to gracefully install this. My buddy's build was a mITX in a Corsair T380 and it seemed the tubes were a bit long for his case. I didn't want to end up in the same situation with this case.

Any insight is appreciated.

Thanks!
post #2 of 10
I can't tell you for sure, but I believe an AIO will fit on the vertical tray. I have not received mine yet, ordered a BH4 and BH7 and should get them in a few weeks which I could let you know then. However I doubt you will have room on the front tray as the graphics card will block anything except small fans, at least it appears from the pictures.

I plan to fab out a section on the front to fit a 240mm rad so im not as worried. The vertical position though should definitely fit a thickish AIO rad.

Check out the EK predator, they are sweet, though the tubes may be too long as well. Really doing your own tubing will probably be the best bet.
post #3 of 10
I have a BH2 with a H100i(don't know which version) and I tried to first fit it in the front but it was about 0.5" too wide so I suspect it will just fit in the front on the BH4 and no problem on the top.
Edited by swingarm - 7/27/16 at 11:45pm
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post #4 of 10
I never tried it on the front but I did manage to cram a H100i into the top of my BH4, but I wasn't really happy with it, the space is just too tight and it put a fair amount of upward pressure on the bracket and hoses. I wouldn't recommend it.
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So this is bad?

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post #6 of 10
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Thanks for the replies!

It sounds like the H100i would fit, but might not be worth the risk. I'll keep looking around for some water coolers that would fit better, but I might end up going the same route as Dewminus and find a good air cooler. You guys' photos of the case with components installed are really helping me wrap my head around how much space I'll have to work in.

Also, awesome build log Drewminus.
post #7 of 10
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So this is bad?



Would you mind posting more pics? I am sure there are more people like myself who are wondering what the H100i really looks like in the BH4 before we buy it and to make sure it really fits.
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post #8 of 10
I have a BH7 on order and an H100i V2. I assume that will fit in the top position as the BH7 is bigger than the BH4 in the pics above. Anyone tried an H100i V2 in a BH7? How about the EK Predator 240? Looks like it may be a tight fit.
post #9 of 10
Could someone post some pics with the Corsair H100i v2 mounted on top?

Thanks in advance...
post #10 of 10
Here's some pictures of it in my Tangerine BH2 which is the same height and depth as a BH4, I don't know if my H100i is a V2 or not.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1594644/something-small-and-wicked-this-way-comes/1840
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