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Hey fellas. What im trying to do is to take my custom external watercooling system into a interal one. Im going to get a dual 5 1/4 bay resevoir. I have this case



well except mines all black...sorry dont have a digi camera. anyway im looking for a place to put the rad. Im fine with cutting holes in my case with my dremel. My issue is my rad is about 17cm wide by about 20cm tall and i cant come up with any places to put it. Also looking for a way to mount it(maybe some sort of shroud? dunno). Any help you can give me would be most appreciated. Thnx fellas.

heres a pic of my water cooling unit.

 
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I'm going to put mine in the side where your fan is now, but on the inside. I also have a 120mm fan in the front of my case and also one in the back. I think I will still have good air flow for everything and also my GPU is going to be W/C
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post #4 of 9
What you could do is mount it on some 5-inch long bolts above your case then make 2-Holes in the top for the tubing to make its way back into the case.

If you don't understand what I'm saying, I'll go hunt down some pictures of other people that have done it, Because I doubt a radiator like that will fit properly into your case.
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I just cut a hole in the top of my case and two holes for the tubing and laid the rad on top of the big hole, on top of the rad is a plastic storage box from wal-mart with fans mounted in the top, works great!
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I just cut a hole in the top of my case and two holes for the tubing and laid the rad on top of the big hole, on top of the rad is a plastic storage box from wal-mart with fans mounted in the top, works great!
Yeah, But look at his Radiator, Its ALOT wider then most due to the fact that both barbs are on the top, Which causes alot of problems with fitting into the case...
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shawn id love to see some of those pictures if you wouldn't mind that may be what i end up doing.
 
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post #8 of 9
You could do it like any of these:





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Heres mine, I like it outside.
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