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Originally Posted by Xerosnake90 View Post

Thanks brother! I think I'll keep both fans up top so I can have a more versatile push and pull configuration. Guess I do have another question. Are the stock fans for the H100 a good deal? I have two AP-15s that I'm thinking of using instead. If stock fans are good/better I'll just use the AP-15s to switch out some case fans.

There isn't enough room to mount fans underneath the radiator if it's sitting against the top 200mm fans.
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post #13062 of 15187
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There isn't enough room to mount fans underneath the radiator if it's sitting against the top 200mm fans.

What does it conflict with? Looks like if anything the fans afterwards might touch the ram, despite me having low profile ram. Can anyone confirm if you can keep the top case lid on if the 200mm fans are mounted on the outside?

Edit: Searched this thread a bit and someone else was able to do it.

http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/313145_10150284294423581_648568580_8072403_1027743_n.jpg
Edited by Xerosnake90 - 9/26/12 at 9:06pm
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post #13063 of 15187
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What does it conflict with? Looks like if anything the fans afterwards might touch the ram, despite me having low profile ram. Can anyone confirm if you can keep the top case lid on if the 200mm fans are mounted on the outside?
Edit: Searched this thread a bit and someone else was able to do it.
http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/313145_10150284294423581_648568580_8072403_1027743_n.jpg

RAM is what I was told it contacts, but after seeing that pic you'll probably be fine then.
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post #13064 of 15187
I have low profile ram either way. I do believe if you have ram with heatfins on it then it may conflict. I'll report back when I get my H100 and let everyone know how the installation went!
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post #13065 of 15187
It depends on the ram and mobo. If your using the mobo that is in ur sig then i have the same one. I actually had to use a different screw on one of the sides of the mounts so my H100 isn't exactly vertical but its at like a 5 degree angle to clear my ram. And I am using Corsair Vengence so its kind of high profile ram i guess.
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post #13066 of 15187
Another idea is to bend on the brackets a little such that the rad is effectively shifted out towards the right side of the case, away from the mobo, which gets you a few more mm of clearance.

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aha got it, figuring this website out, sorry 'bout that XD
post #13068 of 15187

In the top I have my 200mm nzxt fans with a EX240 mounted with the supplied brackets that came with the case and then I have 2x 120mm fans under the rad I didn't have to bend anything and I am using gskill ripjaws. dunno if that helps at all.

 

 

 

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post #13069 of 15187
good thing it fits. I believe it depends on the motherboard design.

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post #13070 of 15187
if i have a sabertooth z77, and a XSPC RS240 (~3.5cm thickness) rad up top, will i be able to put fans (probably Bitfenix Spectre Pros, heard good things about them or just NZXT ones) under the rad while keeping the top 200mm fans?
will i need to remove the mobo's thermal armour to make it fit? and if i can't, will low profile ram fix this?

many thanks guys smile.gif
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