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post #31 of 42
It'd put a lot of pressure on the metal, but it's doable. It'd be very heavy, though. I'd support it in some way, maybe some sort of support underneath. Heatercores are very heavy, you know.
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post #32 of 42
I think mounting it on the back like that is one of your better options. If you get a "rad box" from swiftech and mount it onto the 80mm fan hole on the back of your case, Im pretty sure that would work. Not really sure how your radiator attaches to the 120mm fan though. I mounted one of my single rads on the back like that, see my pic.
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post #33 of 42
not to hijack - just wondering - alot seem to think on top is best? Why is that?

I thought you wanted to put a radiator in the front of the case if possible so the air intake blows over and through to exhaust?

Im running (or going to build tomorrow) a thermochill single 120mm - trying to figure out how i am going to get this huge monster in my thermaltake armour LOL

cant imaging trying to get a dual 120mm inside the case.. my single is soooo large.
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not to hijack - just wondering - alot seem to think on top is best? Why is that?
I would also like to know the answer to this question. Can anyone help us?
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Well, usually, you want to exhaust hot air out. And plus, a big rad on top looks really cool! Also, pusing hot air out that way makes sure that you have space inside for the more important stuff, i.e. pumps, blocks, tubing that gets in the way, and resivoirs.
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hey bhstech, what did you decide to do?
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I think I am going to mount it on the back like I showed in that diagram. I do have one other question. I do not know which way the bottom fan should blow.

If anyone has anthing else to add, feel free to add it in.
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From all the testing I have read through the thermochill web page, they say that their radiators are more efficient when the fans pull air through the radiator in stead of pushing air through it. I hope that helps you decide what you want to do. In your case though, I would probably just use a push fan which would be blowing away from the case.
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From all the testing I have read through the thermochill web page, they say that their radiators are more efficient when the fans pull air through the radiator in stead of pushing air through it. I hope that helps you decide what you want to do. In your case though, I would probably just use a push fan which would be blowing away from the case.
Thanks for the input. That is probably what I will try first. I am going to experiment and see what gives me the best temps.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rod Fitswell
From all the testing I have read through the thermochill web page, they say that their radiators are more efficient when the fans pull air through the radiator in stead of pushing air through it. I hope that helps you decide what you want to do. In your case though, I would probably just use a push fan which would be blowing away from the case.
Actually for the PA series, PUSH has been the proven better solution. At least that's what ThermoChill has to say:

http://www.thermochill.com/faq.html
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