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What about dual 280's? I plan on using XSPC EX radiators, so they're not very thick at all. Also was going to use Yate Loon medium fans (authentic). Push on the front, pull on the top (so the rads are visible internally).
I could see myself using the Arc Midi. smile.gif Better than my Beta Evo, that's for sure.
I just want to make sure that I get the right case....one that will take these rads without too much hassle. Preferably just bolt in.

EX280 should be easy in front but it probably won't go to top unless you cut into 5.25" bays.

Will the EX240 fit up top easily then, without cutting things?
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Will the EX240 fit up top easily then, without cutting things?

Yes, 240 is just bolt on job. Plenty of space for even a push pull setup with such slim rad.
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Will the EX240 fit up top easily then, without cutting things?

Yes, 240 is just bolt on job. Plenty of space for even a push pull setup with such slim rad.

And an XSPC EX280 will bolt directly into the front? Nothing will be in the way of the barbs?
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And an XSPC EX280 will bolt directly into the front?
Go on Steam.
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And an XSPC EX280 will bolt directly into the front?
Go on Steam.

Give me a few minutes...gotta hook my main rig back up. Was testing something on my server.
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post #1946 of 15938
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Hi OCN!
This is my first post in here. thumb.gif
Want to show my Fractal Arc Midi case with Water cooling.
I have 280 radiator in front and 360 on top. i like to change pump and reseirvoir in future.
tell me what you like. biggrin.gif

Where did you put your Harddrive? I'm wanting to eventually do the same thing with my midi but I don't know where I would put my harddrive.
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I have 2 ssd drives behind, where are all wires. biggrin.gif
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And an XSPC EX280 will bolt directly into the front? Nothing will be in the way of the barbs?

There are no built in mounting places for a rad in front, I'm still using just zip ties as you can see but it shouldn't be hard to build something that looks nicer. Then again even those zip ties work just fine.

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EDIT: i swear im not stalking you.... ^^ but good ninja of my idea tongue.gif
i want to move my HDD cage a little to the left of the case and slip a 280mm rad in the front, shouldnt be to hard with a dremel and a drill tongue.gif
Edited by macarule - 3/31/12 at 2:15am
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And an XSPC EX280 will bolt directly into the front? Nothing will be in the way of the barbs?

There are no built in mounting places for a rad in front, I'm still using just zip ties as you can see but it shouldn't be hard to build something that looks nicer. Then again even those zip ties work just fine.

536

Taking your image, and modding my own plans into it the best I could...

Imagine I'm using the EX240 up top, and EX280 up front (bottom mounted barbs on the front). And the really sharp angles of tubing, are 90* rotary fittings.

Thoughts on this to cool an i7 3770k plus 7970 Tri Fire (7990 + 7970) or 7970 Crossfire if tri fire is too much:
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