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Hey there - thinking of taking a jump to a RASA 240 kit. I have a 510LC asetek cooler which can be seen here. http://www.asetek.com/products/oem-s...cts/510lc.html

I've been asking about my 1055t recently and most agree that with aggressive cooling, I could reach 4.0+ easy. So I was advised to consider a RASA kit like this one. http://www.xspc.biz/rasa750rs240kit.php

Finally, since my case is cramped, I was next advised to mount outside with this radbox. http://www.jab-tech.com/Swiftech-Rad...k-pr-3337.html

I have an apevia x-cruiser 2 case, specifically, this one. http://apevia.com/ProductsInfo.asp?KEY=X-Cruiser2-BL

Finally I can get to my questions.... would the radbox let me use PCI pass through for the water cooling of a kit like the rasa? I have no water cooling grommets on there and would prefer to not have to make holes myself - I could, but the girl like the case how it is lol

If anyone has pics of their radbox setups, I would love to see them. Helpful advice, as always, will be rewarded with reps. Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 4
Radbox is a solid product for $20. I had my doubts about a piece of plastic holding up a 360 radiator, but it simply works.

I don't know about using a free PCI slot for your tubing, though. 1/2 ID 3/4 OD tubing definitely won't fit through that. You'll want to measure and see for yourself. That's a question independent of the Radbox itself.
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I'd get the EK Radbox instead, it's constructed from metal and thus it's quite a bit stronger.
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Sweet sounds good. I was hoping that there would be a metal version out there somewhere. I looked it up and found a couple choices. Thanks for the help guys!
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