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post #12611 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Erakith View Post

You can fit a 240 or a 360 up there. If you're getting a 360, I'd recommend getting a top plate from Kaged or someone else who can make them, as it's a squeeze.

Can I see this top plate or get a link? My buddy with the Phantom is going CPU loop (I tell him he should incorporate his 670 but doesn't seem interested) and we are planning a 360 rad on top. Now, He would love a 45-60mm thick rad on top, but he feels the need to push pull everything, so.. How thick of a 360 rad can we mount in the top of the Phantom with push pull? How thick with just push?

His board is the ASRock Z77 Extreme4, I don't know if northbridge heatsinks, CPU vrm/mofset heatinks will be a problem or not.
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Can I see this top plate or get a link? My buddy with the Phantom is going CPU loop (I tell him he should incorporate his 670 but doesn't seem interested) and we are planning a 360 rad on top. Now, He would love a 45-60mm thick rad on top, but he feels the need to push pull everything, so.. How thick of a 360 rad can we mount in the top of the Phantom with push pull? How thick with just push?
His board is the ASRock Z77 Extreme4, I don't know if northbridge heatsinks, CPU vrm/mofset heatinks will be a problem or not.

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p284/jerrysvt/IMG_20120414_165157.jpg

This is an unfinished version of it, Evil Jerry used it on Operation Freedom.
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Originally Posted by jagz View Post

Can I see this top plate or get a link? My buddy with the Phantom is going CPU loop (I tell him he should incorporate his 670 but doesn't seem interested) and we are planning a 360 rad on top. Now, He would love a 45-60mm thick rad on top, but he feels the need to push pull everything, so.. How thick of a 360 rad can we mount in the top of the Phantom with push pull? How thick with just push?
His board is the ASRock Z77 Extreme4, I don't know if northbridge heatsinks, CPU vrm/mofset heatinks will be a problem or not.

This is Kaged:
Kaged makes the brackets.

They look like this:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1072152/water-cooled-white-color-change-phantom/140#post_14957616

I wouldn't say you can go any thicker than an MCR320 rad in the top which is 34mm or 1.3" in push pull. In just pull (which is what you would want with just one side of fans) you can fit a 59mm rad in there. The fans would then be in the top of the case. The issue is running into the 8 pin connector in the corner.
 
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here is my adapter plate.
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Originally Posted by num1son View Post

This is Kaged:
Kaged makes the brackets.
They look like this:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1072152/water-cooled-white-color-change-phantom/140#post_14957616
I wouldn't say you can go any thicker than an MCR320 rad in the top which is 34mm or 1.3" in push pull. In just pull (which is what you would want with just one side of fans) you can fit a 59mm rad in there. The fans would then be in the top of the case. The issue is running into the 8 pin connector in the corner.

Thanks alot, Hmm.. We could go a low FPI 60mm thick and have the fans on top of case.. Or EX360 and push-pull, or some 35mm and just push out top?
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post #12616 of 15204
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Thanks alot, Hmm.. We could go a low FPI 60mm thick and have the fans on top of case.. Or EX360 and push-pull, or some 35mm and just push out top?

I would go EX360 push pull in this case. Otherwise you run into issues with the fan controller/top ports with the end top fan. I never had any problems with 5 fans on the top 360 rad. For CPU only its actually kinda over kill. Only problem with thin rads is you have to run at least medium speed fans so ultra quiet is out of the question.
 
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post #12617 of 15204
Thanks too not get it into the right position smile.gif
post #12618 of 15204
Here's my red NZXT Phantom with Maximus V Formula, 3770K CPU, 670 GPU, and BigWater 760 fusion thermo water cooling.







post #12619 of 15204
More pictures showing the all of the optional fans installed.

- (2) 200 mm fans up top (exhaust)
- (1) 200 mm fan on the side (intake)
- (2) 120 mm fan on the side (intake)
- (1) 120 mm fan on the back (exhaust)
- (1) 120 mm fan on the front (exhaust)
- (1) BigWater 760i fan/radiator installed in two drive bays with DVD drive on the bottom.

Feel free to comment on the optimal fan settings. I envision that the air is flowing from the side of the case and then exit at the top, rear, and front. I'm not exactly sure how the air flow works for the BigWater 760i at this point, but my 3770K is overclocked at 4.8 GHz, and I'm idling with CPU 0 temp of about 39 C and the rest of the CPUs at about 10 C lower. My loaded CPU temperatures are about 71 C using OCCT.







post #12620 of 15204
I think my rig is pretty much done... though it is sadly no longer in my Phantom. If the Phantom was bigger id still be using it I just ran out of room.
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