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post #9831 of 16058
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I've got one. What country?

United States.

Don't know why I didn't have it on my profile.
post #9832 of 16058
you should be able to mount the res in front the front rad. That would be fine.
    
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post #9833 of 16058
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Thanks, that would be helpful, but it looks like he's using a dual bay reservoir, which is not something I want to do. I need the ODD bay for my two HDDs.

Do the offset lower cage and then get one of the motor mounting brackets to put on the front rad. If you go slim there might be just enough room. If you don't need the cages then you have plenty of room to do this with most any rad. 80mm maybe not buy otherwise you're good

Alternatively, go ssd and/or put an hdd in a 5.25" slot. With a smaller case like the midi you are usually left with compromises. This particular case compromises are usually no drive bays or no 5.25" bays
Edited by cyphon - 11/7/13 at 4:55pm
post #9834 of 16058
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Do the offset lower cage and then get one of the motor mounting brackets to put on the front rad. If you go slim there might be just enough room.

Alternatively, go ssd and/or put an hdd in a 5.25" slot. With a smaller case like the midi you are usually left with compromises. This particular case compromises are usually no drive bays or no 5.25" bays

Well I've got two 120GB SSDs, but I'd like to have at least one of my HDDs for storage. I'm planning to remove the lower HDD cage completely to make room for an 80mm thick radiator up front, and possibly a tube reservoir/pump combo.

But if a bay reservoir is a better choice, I guess I can try to get rid of my HDDs....that just wouldn't be very ideal.
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post #9835 of 16058
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Well I've got two 120GB SSDs, but I'd like to have at least one of my HDDs for storage. I'm planning to remove the lower HDD cage completely to make room for an 80mm thick radiator up front, and possibly a tube reservoir/pump combo.

But if a bay reservoir is a better choice, I guess I can try to get rid of my HDDs....that just wouldn't be very ideal.

Ill try to measure if it will fit with an 80mm rad when I get home. You will likely need push pull with an 80mm rad tho so you are likely going to run out of space
post #9836 of 16058
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Ill try to measure if it will fit with an 80mm rad when I get home. You will likely need push pull with an 80mm rad tho so you are likely going to run out of space

Yeah, that's what I'm planning to do, push/pull on the 80mm. So finding a res to fit is my last concern before I order everything.
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post #9837 of 16058
Have you done a mock up build in the case yet? It is a good way to figure out how everything will fit.
You can use cardboard paper and make the sizes you need.
    
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post #9838 of 16058
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Yeah, that's what I'm planning to do, push/pull on the 80mm. So finding a res to fit is my last concern before I order everything.
I have no experience with liquid cooling.. but your problem with finding a place for the res made me think of this guy's build:
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

I know it's not the same res so this may not help at all.. His case is also a little smaller than yours but the concept is the same. Just food for thought.

This is not my pc, credit goes to kubed_zero on page 307 of this thread.
post #9839 of 16058
Thanks, that XSPC Tank Reservoir actually looks promising, and the price is definitely right. 50 for the res + 90 for the MCP-655 PWM is not bad.
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post #9840 of 16058
Yea I wouldn't have thought you could fit a res w/ pump that way in a fractal case but apparently you can. I might do the same whenever I decide to WC with my R4
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