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Originally Posted by NoDoubtGenius View Post

Hello every, this is my first post! =D
I'm in the midst of building a computer and have decided to go with the phantom as my case. I will also be getting an i5-3570K which I will be overclocking to around 4.5ghz. I've also decided to go with the Corsair H80 (without trying to be stubborn, I really would not be willing to go with an air cooler, just because of their size on top of the fact that I just like the aesthetic of CLCs much more - even though I know it's not "true" water cooling).
My question is if anyone knows if it is possible to mount the H80 in the front of the case with a push AND pull config, and how! My apologies if this question has been asked before, and I did check the H80/H100 compatibility thread, and it says the H80 works with the phantom, but not whether or not it is push|pull compatible.
Thank you kindly

In the front of the case like this?

P1010872.jpg

That's an H70, but I assume it would be very similar. If that's not the mounting position you meant then I just don't follow.
 
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post #12412 of 15204
That is the position I'm referring to!

EDIT: and I've seen the H70 mounted there before, and I think I've read about people putting the H80 there, but I've never actually seen a photo of it.
Edited by NoDoubtGenius - 7/17/12 at 2:54pm
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Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

Since the H100 is pretty much a drop in mounted up top, why not go that route and save the optical drive bays for other things.
Unless you have an H80 already, the H100 is a more sensible and flexible choice.
Darlene

I did think about getting the H100 and topmounting it, but I don't believe you can set up a push and pull config with it in the phantom, though I may be mistaken.

EDIT: and really there would not be much need for me to conserve room in the optical drive bays =P I don't see why I would ever need to have more than one, which front mounting the H80 does leave room for (according to the picture above)
Edited by NoDoubtGenius - 7/17/12 at 2:52pm
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You can mount the h100 easily, push with 2 cougar vortex's & pull with the 200mm top fans


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You can mount the h100 easily, push with 2 cougar vortex's & pull with the 200mm top fans

Oh nice! I've never seen that before! Definitely going with the H100 then, thanks a lot! Did you have to do any modding, or doing anything special to mount it like that? And does the 200mm side fan still fit?
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Hiya guys just popping in to say hi since its been a while. And i will be back to Modding the Phantom's again shortly. I have a few of them here now.
   
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Oh nice! I've never seen that before! Definitely going with the H100 then, thanks a lot! Did you have to do any modding, or doing anything special to mount it like that? And does the 200mm side fan still fit?

Yea it will fit, & as IT Diva said it comes with some mounting brackets so easy as pie.
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