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post #26621 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

Here is the deal, I can't say a rad will fit with the fans internally until I have it in my hard to see how much room there is or is someone install one. CM may have very well made the case wide enough to fit it as long as you don't have some stupid large heat sinks. CM may have also made this a as an air cooling case because they have the Trooper that is setup very nicely for rads. Now if you want to put a rad in bad enough you can fit the rad inside with the fans outside the case or the other way around, but you will loose the top grill and it could look like crap. The main thing is I don't want people coming here getting false info on something we don't know for sure yet. thumb.gif

yup, the radiator or the fans will have to sit outside the case and you gonna lose the plastic grill cover piece. I'll have this case tomorrow, gonna post pics with mobo installed and few rads. I don't have a h100 so wont be able to try fitting it in, but i know for a fact that h100 rad is 25mm thick so with one set of fans the thickness is 50mm. The way I'll do the setup is mount ex240 below the roof with fans on top of the case, and alphacool xt45 in the front where I'll probable have to cut out the buttom portion of the drive bay cage.
post #26622 of 28613
No, the rad & the fans doesn't have to sit outside of the case as long as you don't do a push & pull set up. It might be tight but it will fit. Or you could use a silent 240 rad with low fpi count & use some ultra thin 120 mm silent fans it you don't trust what I've said.

As far as putting the rad on the front, you can do it with very minimal mod (by just removing the rivets that holds the drive cage). I still think that if you don't mine doing just push or just pull set up using a close lop (like the H100 water cooler) it's best to put it at the top. There's the possibilty of putting another thin 120 mm rad on either push or pull set up but this time I'm going to tell you frankly that I'm not sure if the back rad will fit it there's a top rad installed as well, but if they do it will be a very good water cooling set up for such a small case without further modification.
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Another option also that is very good in controlling heat is using (2) 240 mm radiators next to the side (1 on each sides) of the drive cage area with the drive cage removed. The thing is with this mod, you essentially will be destroying your case side panels as you need to put some holes on each sides for the hot air to get exhausted (like the one in the picture below done on Cosmos 2 but the rads placed vertically).


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this is the killing tool

and to achive that i need this
    
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and now my rig is complete
    
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and now my rig is complete

You make me scared of your tools. You're getting high powered.biggrin.gif
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Suggestions on front fans? Wanting two 120mm. I want the case to be cool so good airflow and reasonable noise. I plan on wearing headphones pretty often.
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Suggestions on front fans? Wanting two 120mm. I want the case to be cool so good airflow and reasonable noise. I plan on wearing headphones pretty often.

Of all the fans I've used, I got to say the best in terms of cooling is the Corsair Air series fans. Corsair really put the specs exactly as the fans suppose to perform. It's even better than my other fans rated much higher in specs. The high static pressure ones if you're using to cool the rads are really effective.

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