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How do I go about mounting my rad in my case?
Im putting it in the bottom area of my case, under the motherboard area.

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post #2 of 9
Well if you are going to remove the hard drive mounts, then you could use a couple L-brackets and mount it to the bottom of you case.
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I would mount it against the inside wall (below the motherboard tray), standing on it's narrow eddge, so that you can cut some holes in the side of the case to mount the RAD with the 120mm fans to pull in cool air from the outside of the case.

kind of like this:

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post #4 of 9
Industrial velcro holds pretty well....
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Yeh i've just used velcro in the past, it aint going anywhere!
    
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I would mount it against the inside wall (below the motherboard tray), standing on it's narrow eddge, so that you can cut some holes in the side of the case to mount the RAD with the 120mm fans to pull in cool air from the outside of the case.

kind of like this:
that is what Im doing but Im not gonna mount the rad to the side panel
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
that is what Im doing but Im not gonna mount the rad to the side panel
Just a thought... How are you going to cool of the Rad with it sitting inside the case? I highly recommend bringing in air from outside the case.

This is how I did mine (just to give you some ideas):





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Quote:
Originally Posted by ericeod View Post
Just a thought... How are you going to cool of the Rad with it sitting inside the case? I highly recommend bringing in air from outside the case.

This is how I did mine (just to give you some ideas):





How did you get fans between the grill and the top on the CM-690...It seems to me that 25mm won't fit.
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Originally Posted by ericeod View Post
Just a thought... How are you going to cool of the Rad with it sitting inside the case? I highly recommend bringing in air from outside the case.
already said Im cutting out (like shown 3 posts above) Im cutting out a window for it in the panel
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