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I am looking for my next case to mod. I want to watercool it and put a 240rad inside.

It has to fit the following
1 dvdrw
1 bay style res or micro res
1 5.25" fan controller
1 hdd, can go in the 5.25" or the 3.5"

I also plan on painting it and doing a side window and new power/reset buttons and other stuff that I can.

so basically the case can hold a 240rad w/o modding or as long as i can easily fit it with soem basic modding its good.

budget would like to stay around $100 for the case.
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Cooler Master CM690. Can fit 240 rad on the top fan mounts with minimal modding.
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Originally Posted by JaCkHoLe View Post
Cooler Master CM690. Can fit 240 rad on the top fan mounts with minimal modding.
Or CM590....
    
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Or CM590....
That will work too
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post #5 of 6
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How do I have to mount it exactly. I am going to search OCN for people who have pics of a water cooled 690, but if you have links that'd be awesome.
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post #6 of 6
The cm690 is one of the best and fun case to mod. Also you will be able to top mount a 120.2 rad no problem

EDIT: Here is the cm690 club great idea and wc mods

http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...on-thread.html

Here check out Ericeod's post #39

http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...-thread-4.html
Edited by Oupavoc - 12/19/08 at 11:44pm
    
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