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post #1 of 8
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I was wondering whether or not it is safe to put the radiator inside the case (worried about condensation) and where I could put the water pump in my case.

This is my case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...196-006&depa=0
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post #2 of 8
Yes its safe and you're not going to get condensation with regular water cooling unless you build a water chiller

Edit: just check this thread for ideas http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...etup-pics.html
and check out this guide http://www.overclock.net/overclock.p...ling-guide.htm
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can you post a pic of your case w/ all your components installed?
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post #4 of 8
It is safe to put the radiator inside the case but with mid-tower cases the biggest radiator you can do is a single rad/heatercore or a Micro-BIX. The Micro's don't seem to pull out enough heat to suit my tastes but will work great if you only plan on cooling either the CPU or GPU.

You'll want a full tower if you want a completely internal system with a larger dual radiator.

Now if you're keeping your case one of the easiest places to put it is at the bottom near the GPU, but if you're cooling you GPU that is going to cause a tight radius going into the pump, so generally people move it to where your 3.5" Harddrives are. Depending on how many you have you might have to stack them right next to each other or (if you are going to run a T-line) place one of the HDD in a 5.25"

Check the links in Slade's post for the pictures of peoples WC setups to give you an idea
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Like my Ultra Dragon, wih liquid blue gloss and a matching 500w X-Connect.

If you want it, 120 +shipping for both and theyre yours.
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You're not allowed to sell stuff until you have 75 rep..I would advise you delete that post
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here is my case with components
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post #8 of 8
you could probably fit a rad right in the front of your case.
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