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Why not put it on the out-side top of your case? It would be out in the cooler room ambient air to....
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well...if i could do it so it looked good and not ghetto...that would work...but im gonna mount my rad in the top so i need to think about that too...i would really like to keep everything inside the case...otherwise i would leave the psu where it is and just mount the rad externally.
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Hmmm...

Yeah... having the PSU underslung along that rail area would be a great place.

Are you cutting on the case so that the fans blow directly upwards and out of the case?

If so that 2nd 120mm fan would not be missed. On the contrary, with 3 120mm fans venting out the top then you might want to have more intakes, perhaps that rear fan...?
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Here is a pic of how Apollo mounted his 480GTX...You wouldn't have to have any overhanging like he did...He used rad-box's to mount it...Pretty sharp he's the first I've seen do it like that...


...http://www.petrastechshop.com/swmcrre2raho.html
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Here is a pic of how Apollo mounted his 480GTX...You wouldn't have to have any overhanging like he did...He used rad-box's to mount it...Pretty sharp hes the first I've seen do it like that...
thats a very nice rig , where did he mount his psu ?
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post #16 of 23
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Hmmm...

Yeah... having the PSU underslung along that rail area would be a great place.

Are you cutting on the case so that the fans blow directly upwards and out of the case?

If so that 2nd 120mm fan would not be missed. On the contrary, with 3 120mm fans venting out the top then you might want to have more intakes, perhaps that rear fan...?
yes i was going to cut 3 holes in the top for the rad to vent from...but i was going to make an aluminum rad box that had an aluminum duct that pulled in air from one of my front drive bays so the radiators would be sucking cool air from the outside and venting to the outside but still be mounted inside the case...
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post #17 of 23
How about mounting it from the back two exhaust fans? I see that happen a lot, and i think it looks fairly good.

And btw your case has potential, i really like the looks of it. You just need to clean it up, do some wiring, get those zip ties out of site, and generally spend more time / thought on it.
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thats a very nice rig , where did he mount his psu ?
I don't know...You wouldn't have to move yours to mount a rad on top like that...
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And btw your case has potential, i really like the looks of it. You just need to clean it up, do some wiring, get those zip ties out of site, and generally spend more time / thought on it.
yeah i know...wires are all going to be routed behind the mb...there will be no zip ties...lol...actually the zip ties on the rad arent permanent , i was just experimenting with different rad placements before i realized if i want to cool everything right , i was gonna need a custom system...i plan on documenting my build with pics as soon as the rest of my parts get here.
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post #20 of 23
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Here is a pic of how Apollo mounted his 480GTX...You wouldn't have to have any overhanging like he did...He used rad-box's to mount it...Pretty sharp he's the first I've seen do it like that...


...http://www.petrastechshop.com/swmcrre2raho.html
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Yup... that is sharp...

No ghetto there

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