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post #7541 of 28613
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That is the sweet sauce.

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I tried searching for this case and the author in this thread but didn't come across anything. Any infos? Is everything internal or are there rads sticking out the back or something? I'm assuming the lower cage is gone for space and all the HDs are in the upper 5.25s?
yes he cut up the front bays to fit the 3x120 rad in the front as an intake its been a while but im pretty sure he DID end up sticking the HDDs in the drive bays and is using an external USB optical drive



just out of curiosity what do you water cooling nuts in this group think of the Danger Den Black Ice GT Stealth series rads?

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Just for Safety's sake I would go with this one...



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post #7543 of 28613
the problem right now is im at work and cant measure how much space i have in the cooling duct between the 2 fans


mayby ill just suck it up and spend the extra cash on a real WC setup.... ill decide later...
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Well the good thing about that is we have plenty of members that have done Water Cooling so you will not be alone doing it.
    
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thats why i commented here instead of going to the scary water cooling section XD
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thats why i commented here instead of going to the scary water cooling section XD
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I had tried doing that a few weeks ago only to find that I had to move the cage back to accomodate 90-degree angled SATA cables from pushing up against the front windowed panel. By doing so, the space between the HD cage and the rear floor (that the mobo attaches to) was very tight. I have an EVGA mobo with the SATA plugs flat and stacked 2 per row. I could not fit the SATA cables through this space.

I noticed that your SATA plugs are also flat and stacked. Please let me know how you work this out.

After removing the rivets, drilling new holes, re-rivitting, I had to do everything all over to get the HD cage back to where it was. Kinda sucked lols.
I just got a dual HDD mount that lets you mount 2 HDDs in a 5.25" bay slot. The 2 HDDs take up 2 drive bays though, but all I had to do was redrill the mounting holes in the 5.25" bay.

Here is the dual HDD mount I got:





It is pretty expensive though. I used to have a similar one made by nexus, but I couldnt find one of theirs, so had to go with the Noiseblocker NB-X-Swing.


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Edit: I just found the Nexus one, and it is 1/3 the price of the Noiseblocker:

eBay buy it now for $9.00: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=263602_263622

Jabtech (OOS) for $10: http://www.jab-tech.com/Nexus-Double...r-pr-4120.html


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That thing is beautiful!
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You figure by removing the HDD cage, you free up a lot of room for WCing and additional fans for better air flow. So mounting the HDDs in the 5.25" bay make it possible, and with the dual mounts, you have a little extra space.
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You figure by removing the HDD cage, you free up a lot of room for WCing and additional fans for better air flow. So mounting the HDDs in the 5.25" bay make it possible, and with the dual mounts, you have a little extra space.
I don't have my Scout anymore but if I did I surely would as I only have one hard drive. Shipping for stuff is too expensive in Hawaii so I'd try making my 5.25" hard drive mounts.
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