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Urgent: Mounting 480 GTX On Top of RocketFish Full Tower

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My rocketfish has only 6 5.25" drive bays, and I want to use one of CyberDruid's Waterfall Resevoirs, and 2 DVD Drives, Could I fabricate a custom 480 Radgrill and install it inside the case and mount the 480 GTX ontop of the case with a shroud, and fans inside the case? Please look at the list below and if you could recommend 8 Fans for the radiator as well as fittings, tubing and coolant/additives. Thanks in advance. Also could I put 4 fans inside, then the radgrill, then the rad, then the fans w/ the shroud?


Detailed list of LCS Parts:
D-Tek Fuzion V2
HW Labs 480 GTX
D5 Vario Pump
EK Full Cover 9800GTX Block
CyberDruidPC 3-Bay Waterfall resevoir
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Yeah you could make a rad grill or anything you wanted

as for fans, it's best that you use 38mm thick fans on a 1.5" (38mm use old fans) shrouds.

I would get either panaflos (what I use), sunons, or scythe ultra kazes. At least get something at about 86.6CFM or feel free to go higher depending on how much noise you can tolerate for the best cooling.
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Yeah you could make a rad grill or anything you wanted

as for fans, it's best that you use 38mm thick fans on a 1.5" (38mm use old fans) shrouds.

I would get either panaflos (what I use), sunons, or scythe ultra kazes. At least get something at about 86.6CFM or feel free to go higher depending on how much noise you can tolerate for the best cooling.
I know someone who can make me the 480 Radgrill, but I'm going to make a shroud out of some kind of metal, or find someone to make one for the 480 i just want to know the best way to mount it on the top w/o adding a buttload of height
    
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You can do what ira-k does and use aluminum u-channel to make a shroud or do what I do and use old fan casings.

http://www.overclock.net/2819824-post90.html
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