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is it at all possible to fit a PA120.3 radiator up on the top panel of a lian-li v1200? im about to buy this case and radiator and need to know it it will fit or not. i know the radiatior will overlap the the motherboard a little bit, but i am unsure of how much.. i think the radiatior plus fans are like 4" tall .. has anyone seen this done before? thanks

just a side thought.. would it be a better idea to get a PA120.2 and a PA120.1 and use the 120.2 up top so i am know i have the room, and use the 120.1 in another area?
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I am pretty sure it won't fit for an internal mount. I have the V2000 and there is only 1.5in cleareance from mobo to case top. External mount would be fine.
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yikes, i knew it was short but not that short..... i was hoping that because of the extended length of the v1200 case that if i had to overlap it was far enough away, but it looks like its not gonna work... would a PA120.2 and a PA120.1 together equal about the same thing? now it looks like that might be my best bet
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yikes, i knew it was short but not that short..... i was hoping that because of the extended length of the v1200 case that if i had to overlap it was far enough away, but it looks like its not gonna work... would a PA120.2 and a PA120.1 together equal about the same thing? now it looks like that might be my best bet
A 120.3 would beat those two while provide less resistence. However, if that is all you can fit... go for it. Get a DDC-2 (18w) pump with a mod top and it should be stong enough. Also, why not get a 120.2 and a rear mounted 160.1?
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i actually think i figured it out... im gonna go with the silverstone tj07, which is able to have a 120.3 in the bottom section just fine.. thanks for you help
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