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Hi there guys. I was wondering if I should cut out the top mesh and place a custom acrylic rad grill for it as it would allow me to mount a RX240. Do u guys think I should?
Corsair 650D custom radgrill.pdf 200k .pdf file

If you think that will look cool and work - then you should. My case was stock just long enough to carry it to the garage to start modding it. Post pics of the final job - should look cool!
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Guys
http://www.aquatuning.us/product_info.php/info/p12893_Magicool-Radiator-180.html
I think this rad might fit perfectly in the front, If my calculations are correct the holes should line up perfect

Can anyone confirm?
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Can anyone confirm?

just a guess but that will most likely fit at the front, you just need to use the grill holes.
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How long do you think it would take to cut a clean opening? Doesn't have to be perfect, but a decent job. Thanks.

It took me about 10-12 minutes for the initial cut. If you take your time it's near perfect on the first go around. I wanted to use some channel molding so I spent a little more time after that. thumb.gif
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I bought this case this week.... ...just needed to tell someone.

Congrats!!! Be sure to post some pics when you're done. biggrin.gif
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Congrats!!! Be sure to post some pics when you're done. biggrin.gif



OTAY! biggrin.gif

My Antec 902 was dusty, whiched seemed to leave me no choice but to get a new case smile.gif ... I do need to either get an adapter or a bigger card reader though...

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If you think that will look cool and work - then you should. My case was stock just long enough to carry it to the garage to start modding it. Post pics of the final job - should look cool!

Okay I shall give it a go. Btw did you replace the top Sata dock? To remove the sata dock is only 1 screw? or do I need to bend out some tabs?
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Okay I shall give it a go. Btw did you replace the top Sata dock? To remove the sata dock is only 1 screw? or do I need to bend out some tabs?

I did replace the hot swap caddy up top. Had to because i was using such a thick radiator. Bend two tabs dwon, push forward and slide down and out. Once you have spotted the two tabs, should take all of thirty seconds.
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OTAY! biggrin.gif
My Antec 902 was dusty, whiched seemed to leave me no choice but to get a new case smile.gif ... I do need to either get an adapter or a bigger card reader though... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Looks good! Thanks for sharing! thumb.gif I hope to take some decent pics of mine once I find the best top intake solution. wink.gif
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post #2559 of 4826
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I did replace the hot swap caddy up top. Had to because i was using such a thick radiator. Bend two tabs dwon, push forward and slide down and out. Once you have spotted the two tabs, should take all of thirty seconds.

u replace it with acrylic? i dont see any screw holes on your picture
post #2560 of 4826
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Can anyone confirm?

I don't think that rad will fit with out modding. When I did my build using a similar rad (200mm Phobya) I had to drill additional holes. The Phobya is slightly bigger so it might work, but I would plan on doing some drilling.

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