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Awesome! I was thinking about doing this with my triple rad but couldn't figure out how to incorporate it into the front of the case.

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Like i said earlier with teh triple raid, you'd be down to 1 more spot for your Optical drive. if you try it that way, it'd also probably be better to put the iCage in the "Middle" fan spot as this would probably make the whole setup more sturdy.

Finally, this is something i wish i had thought about earlier, but if i had this to do again (and who knows, I probably will ), I would put the barbs at the bottom of the case. This, I think, would clean up the tubing a little bit.

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Hey hey, i'll be doing this with my rad 120.2 rad very soon. Its a quad-loop project and so I need all space I can get in the case...

Could you elaborate more on how the rad is actually joined to the cage, i.e. what length rivots?

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Hey hey, i'll be doing this with my rad 120.2 rad very soon. Its a quad-loop project and so I need all space I can get in the case...

Could you elaborate more on how the rad is actually joined to the cage, i.e. what length rivots?

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I'll have to look, but when i bought the rivet gun, it came with a wide assortment of pins. I just tried each set till i found something that worked. When I get back home tonight i'll check it out and see if i can give you sizes.
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post #14 of 25
Nice job
Looking forward to doing mine now.

What are your temps as of now?
What radiator is that?
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Nice job
Looking forward to doing mine now.

What are your temps as of now?
What radiator is that?
Temps are pretty good. Right now i'm running 3.0 GHz on my opty with 1.46v core (i think). Idle of idk (i always fold) and load of 40... sometimes spikes up to 43 (i think when i'm using GFX card).

As for the radiator.... I got something as thin as possible hopeing to do something else, but that didn't work. I kept the radiator and did this with it instead. I believe this was the one i used (i was kinda cheep buying the radiator)
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Temps are pretty good. Right now i'm running 3.0 GHz on my opty with 1.46v core (i think). Idle of idk (i always fold) and load of 40... sometimes spikes up to 43 (i think when i'm using GFX card).

As for the radiator.... I got something as thin as possible hopeing to do something else, but that didn't work. I kept the radiator and did this with it instead. I believe this was the one i used (i was kinda cheep buying the radiator)
Correct me if i'm wrong but, the reason you didn't go push/pull was for mounting reasons?
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Yup. It'd be too much of a hassel to drill out the rivets every time i wanted to change the fans or clean the radiator. I has considered it, and i think you could still do it, but I didn't have the time, fans, or willpower .

Plus, it's a PITA getting screws and everything else working in the iCage (not much room)
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Yup. It'd be too much of a hassel to drill out the rivets every time i wanted to change the fans or clean the radiator. I has considered it, and i think you could still do it, but I didn't have the time, fans, or willpower .

Plus, it's a PITA getting screws and everything else working in the iCage (not much room)

Thank you and great job
Now that i'm subscribed to your thread i can look back on your work to confirm my work in the future. ((soon))
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Good luck with it. If you try the push/pull config, let me know
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Good luck with it. If you try the push/pull config, let me know
Will do
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