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Originally Posted by evil jerry View Post

I would not recommend ever putting it on the door as it's gonna make it a real pain to get inside your case. You would have to remove it anytime you wanna work on your pc or clean it out. You can take both HD bays out, And install the Small HD bay under the 5.25 bays. And bottom mount it. or top mount it with the supplied bracket from nzxt.

With regards to bottom mounting.. is the tubing long enough to do so? I've considered doing this because putting it on the top WITH the 2 fans looks awful, and I want to maximise my cooling potential. There will be a huge ass card in there too.

I've also considered dremeling out a section between the 2 NZXT fans for the tubing to sit and putting the rad in between the chassis and the top panel - will it fit?
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post #11422 of 15204
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Originally Posted by fc4265 View Post

Any problems with attaching the Corsair H100 radiator to the lower corner of the left panel in place of the two 120mm fans there as intake? Would this be an effective use or is there a more recommended location for greater cooling effectiveness?

i don't think the tubes are long enough to reach the bottom 120mm side panel mounts. I just mounted to the top and I didn't need to bend the bracket, it depends on your RAM. I have Corsair Vengeance LP and it barely fit.
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Wooooo!!! Gained a whole 10C with the new Radiator installed!!! Behemoth idles at 30C now. And after this summer, I should be able to keep them near 50C under full load...
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post #11424 of 15204
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Originally Posted by evil jerry View Post

I would not recommend ever putting it on the door as it's gonna make it a real pain to get inside your case. You would have to remove it anytime you wanna work on your pc or clean it out. You can take both HD bays out, And install the Small HD bay under the 5.25 bays. And bottom mount it. or top mount it with the supplied bracket from nzxt.

Thank you. I will take that advice.
post #11425 of 15204
Mobo back from RMA for the 3rd time.

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A night shot of the phantom. still doesn't boot. just testing so cable management is not priority right now.

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post #11426 of 15204
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Mobo back from RMA for the 3rd time.

338

A night shot of the phantom. still doesn't boot. just testing so cable management is not priority right now.

338

Looking great, why doesn't it boot?
post #11427 of 15204
Because asus mobo suck

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post #11428 of 15204
That's freaking ridiculous. Do we have an asus hardware rep on the site? I'd tell them to send you a brand new board.
post #11429 of 15204
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Because asus mobo suck
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their motherboards are some of the best, but their RMA graphics support is the worst
post #11430 of 15204

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their motherboards are some of the best, but their RMA graphics support is the worst

 

don't be so quick to say that. took them a Month just to send me a replacement Motherboard, and it was a different revision. The whole time it was gone their RMA status Page never updated from waiting for arival. Scared teh crap outta me, sending it a place in Indiana that didn't exsist yet!

    
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