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as some of you know i love my little core 1000 case smile.gif, what i want to know, is could i fit a corsair water cooling loop (like h80i) in there above where the front fan is (so there will be 2) i will have to cut out some of the metal but i don't mind doing that smile.gif, there looks to be enough space, also could i mount the fan on the outside of the metal (just behind the mesh front on the plastic part) then fix the rad directly to the chassis with a fan connected on the inner side?

i will make the whole case run backwards so the intakes will be in the rear with exhausts in front or could i just leave it with intakes in the front and exhaust at rear?

thanks for reading!

-dan

If @Axipher can do it, you can do it too. biggrin.gif Check out his pics. If that's what you're asking?
http://www.overclock.net/g/i/847402/project-maple-leaf/sort/display_order/

 

HAbing two H80's in the front is definitely possible by cutting out a portion of the ODD bay and trimming a bunch of useless plastic off the front panel.
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Thanks Will take a look smile.gif. I will only be mounting one for the processor and I plan for it to be above the original fan so there will only be onerad smile.gif thanks for the help smile.gif
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post #6063 of 15851
I was about to order the FD 3000 but apparently its sold out everywhere cause FD just upgraded the front ports to USB 3.0. Hopefully, it release in states soon so I can upgrade my case. mATX doesn't have enough PCIe slot for me right now.
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Does anyone own both an R3 and R4 so they can check if the side panel is compatible between the two?

Seems they never ended up bringing that R3 window to market, while the R4/Midi one is readily available. According to their website, the specs are the same for both window panels but I'm not sure if that's accurate since the cases are different sizes.
     
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Thanks Will take a look smile.gif. I will only be mounting one for the processor and I plan for it to be above the original fan so there will only be onerad smile.gif thanks for the help smile.gif

 

I'm not using my Core 1000 and I think we have an extra H60 laying around, I'll snap some pictures tonight or tomorrow night if you'd like.
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Does anyone own both an R3 and R4 so they can check if the side panel is compatible between the two?

Seems they never ended up bringing that R3 window to market, while the R4/Midi one is readily available. According to their website, the specs are the same for both window panels but I'm not sure if that's accurate since the cases are different sizes.

The r3 windowed panel can be purchased at NCIX's Canadian site. Hope this helps.
Edited by rovert19 - 2/7/13 at 11:46am
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The r3 windowed panel can be purchased at NCIX's Canadian site. Hope this helps.

Thanks for the link. I see it's not on the US site though. After shipping this comes out to be about $40, while the R4 panel can be purchased from various US retailers for under $30 shipped. It seems the R3 panel also does not come with the padding that is offered with the R4, making it a worse value overall.

For the above reasons, I would buy the R4 panel if it fits but would hold off on the R3 version.
     
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I'm not using my Core 1000 and I think we have an extra H60 laying around, I'll snap some pictures tonight or tomorrow night if you'd like.

thanks that would be great!, could you take some with you holding the rad up above the fan against the hdd cage please as this is where im planning on putting it thumb.gif

thanks for the help smile.gif
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post #6069 of 15851
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HAbing two H80's in the front is definitely possible by cutting out a portion of the ODD bay and trimming a bunch of useless plastic off the front panel.

Yup, you could even fit an h100 in this case if you wanted. I have an RS240 rad in mine. Check out GolferGolfer's build http://www.overclock.net/t/1277710/work-log-completed-golfergolfers-first-water-cooled-core-1000
post #6070 of 15851
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Does anyone own both an R3 and R4 so they can check if the side panel is compatible between the two?

Seems they never ended up bringing that R3 window to market, while the R4/Midi one is readily available. According to their website, the specs are the same for both window panels but I'm not sure if that's accurate since the cases are different sizes.

Posted this a while back. They are different sized panels. On the FD site, the dimensions are for the package it ships in.

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