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Hello. Does anybody know if you can fit a dual 120mm radiator in the top inside of the case? Thanks.

Nope, there is not enough room between the motherboard and the roof of the case to allow for a fan+radiator set up. Not unless you don't install the handle and put the radiator and fans on top of the mesh top.
 
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So i got all the parts for my vulcan today! No pics yet tho...as CM is currently a mess and I'd be embarassed lol.

Had a few problems with the case. The screws for the handle have those little washers on it, and they are a ***** to get off. So i just didn't add the handle. My Xigmatek 200mm fan did not fit the side mesh, so I had to take the rubber stoppers out and just screw it right in. Its fine now, and doesn't look too bad.

Had a problem with the Mobo. The pins on the socket, or leads w/e you wanna call them, may have been DOA. However, I think it was the heatsink i got with the i5 3570k. It pressed up against it too hard, and gave the Asus Maximus Gene V motherboard I have a debug code 55 - no memory. Fixed it now by loosening the socket and the heatsink itself, Now my motherboard is giving me an AO (HDD initialization) debug code...but the comp is working perfectly. I really don't want to RMA this board xD.

Main issue atm is I bought a Asetek 545LC, and the backplate/socket adaptor did not line up with the holes. Has anyone had this problem before? Should I contact Asetek?.
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Hey guys, I just found out about this group a couple days ago while looking for case modding ideas. I have had my Vulcan for a couple months now and I love every bit of it. I am planning on doing a build log when I get the parts in. I'll upload pics of what I have currently when I get the chance. biggrin.gif
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Hey guys, I just found out about this group a couple days ago while looking for case modding ideas. I have had my Vulcan for a couple months now and I love every bit of it. I am planning on doing a build log when I get the parts in. I'll upload pics of what I have currently when I get the chance. biggrin.gif

I dont think this thread is as active as it once was, but if you have any questions I would be glad to assist you with you ideas.
    
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Yupp I'll help
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Dang, it sucks to hear that since I really do love this case and was real happy to see I wasn't the only one. I actually found this club from audioholics posts on water cooling. What I want to try is removing the 5.25 and 3.5 drive bays then install an H100i between the front panel and the case since it is supposedly only 27mm thick. Then on the inside of the case mount the fans. I just want to try and conserve as much space as possible while maintaining a clean look. I also plan on trying to cool my GPU with and H80. Basically I want to build a water cooling setup that can be transported without worry and eventually I want to do a custom loop but I don't have any experience with actual water cooling yet. any ideas are appreciated.
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post #2128 of 2409
Hey bud,
I would actually do that opposite. I would put the radiator on the interior of the case and the fans in that location like I did with my build biggrin.gif
I tried the radiator out there and it was just not easy to make work. I am sure it could be done!
I would just look into a custom loop...do you want to do CPU? GPU? or both? thumb.gif
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Has anyone modded the USB ports so they're 3.0? I was thinking about switching them out with something like this. If no one has tried it, do you guys think it's possible? How much room is underneath that area? I know the easy answer is to add in a 3.5/5.25 drive adapter with USB 3.0 but those slots are already spoken for.

PS, I have looked around but have read no solutions. Figured you guys would know if anyone did.
Edited by CaptainDoug - 3/22/13 at 12:52pm
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If you are just swapping them you may be able to do so. Beat thing would be just try it out. That's how I learned you can fit to fans behind the front bezel
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