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I used some 3M tape to do it (forgot the model no.) and put three big pieces so hopefully I'm good. As this is an old HDD, I could care less if anything happened to it.
I COULD NOT care less!

Aside from that sticky Velcro is only as good as the adhesive backing, which is just the same for double sided tape. you just need to be careful with both. Although, if the drive ever reaches about 50-60 oC then it might start to loose its structure and your drive could fall, losing your data :-(
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The velcro I linked specifically is extra strong (glue and locking)--which is why I recommended it.
   
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I used some 3M tape to do it (forgot the model no.) and put three big pieces so hopefully I'm good. As this is an old HDD, I could care less if anything happened to it.
scotch tape 4010 maybe?
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I COULD NOT care less!

Aside from that sticky Velcro is only as good as the adhesive backing, which is just the same for double sided tape. you just need to be careful with both. Although, if the drive ever reaches about 50-60 oC then it might start to loose its structure and your drive could fall, losing your data :-(
This drive is about seven years old already and I only use it for recording my gameplay. Now if this was a new WD Black, I'd be a little more worried.

Believe it or not, with two NF-A14 fans in the front, CrystalDiskMark is reporting it at 27C. I guess since the hard drive is almost directly in front of the fans it's pretty cool.
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scotch tape 4010 maybe?
Actually, I remember not buying the "Tape of the Gods" as Bill Owen says it. I bought another model which says says it holds about 5 pounds per 1 inch of tape and I put about three inches so I hope I'll be good.
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Reason for me using that tape is that its easy to peel of when changing anything, no residue left on say the SSD and the case.
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Question fellas. I built a little office comp for work with a core 1000 and fell in love with the size. Now I'm on a quest for a compact matx build.

The question is, How much watercooling do you think I can mod into a core 1000. I have a 240 and 280 rad both 60mm thick. any possibilities there?
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Question fellas. I built a little office comp for work with a core 1000 and fell in love with the size. Now I'm on a quest for a compact matx build.

The question is, How much watercooling do you think I can mod into a core 1000. I have a 240 and 280 rad both 60mm thick. any possibilities there?

Here's a thread where somebody did similar.

Looks like quite an adventure, but I for one would love to see the results!
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Here's a thread where somebody did similar.

Looks like quite an adventure, but I for one would love to see the results!

Looking at that makes me think there is no way a 280 (140.2) rad will fit in the front. May have to step up to the arc mini
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I've been playing around with tube routing in my new Arc Midi R2 this evening. I think I've settled on this:



That's just temporary 1/2" OD tubing; the final tubing will be 5/8" OD. The radiator fans will be in Pull configuration with 30mm shrouds and that top tube going from the bay reservoir to the motherboard is actually going to end up passing directly thru a shroud (dremel time!).

Yes, there is enough room for the power supply cables, but just barely. Heating them up with a hair dryer got them to be flexible enough to make that sharp bend w/o too much stress on the pins.

Hey mate, which 240 is that up top? (I'm trying to figure out mobo clearances)
    
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