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Everything seems to be all set to me.. The only thing I'm worried about is the XSPC kit not being able to fit that well in my HAF 922.. :|

I plan on overclocking my i7 980x to about 4.7GHz or so.

Thoughts/suggestions?
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I would get mx-4 or mx-3 Speads more easily

If you want to still use ic diamond remember to put it in a cup of warm water for a couple of mins. Also you will do a pea size of thermal paste in the middle of the cpu ,in stead of a grain of rice.


You have to mount the rad out side of the case. Unless you plan on doing some modding.

If you want a case that will fit the kit in well get the HAF 932 sell the 922.
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post #3 of 27
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I would get mx-4 or mx-3 Speads more easily

If you want to still use ic diamond remember to put it in a cup of warm water for a couple of mins. Also you will do a pea size of thermal paste in the middle of the cpu ,in stead of a grain of rice.


You have to mount the rad out side of the case. Unless you plan on doing some modding.
Oh, okay thanks for the tips!

Are there any disadvantages to mounting the rad on the side?
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Oh, okay thanks for the tips!

Are there any disadvantages to mounting the rad on the side?
like the side panel??
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post #5 of 27
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Originally Posted by Juggalo23451 View Post
like the side panel??
Yes, or where ever I should mount it on a mid sized 922. I honestly don't know.

just shows how much of a noob i am at this, lol -_-
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post #6 of 27
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Yes, or where ever I should mount it on a mid sized 922. I honestly don't know.

just shows how much of a noob i am at this, lol -_-
I would mount it behind the case using a swiftech rad box
Water Cooling guide I made
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...l#post11984918
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post #7 of 27
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Originally Posted by Electric View Post
Yes, or where ever I should mount it on a mid sized 922. I honestly don't know.

just shows how much of a noob i am at this, lol -_-
Side panel would include unmounting the WC system each time you want to open your case..


BAD idea..
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post #8 of 27
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Originally Posted by Juggalo23451 View Post
I would mount it behind the case using a swiftech rad box
Water Cooling guide I made
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...l#post11984918
So should I get this? http://www.frozencpu.com/products/21...g_-_Black.html

Or would it just worth it to sell my haf 922?

It would be nice to have a case that can fit everything without adding anything external.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Electric View Post
So should I get this? http://www.frozencpu.com/products/21...g_-_Black.html

Or would it just worth it to sell my haf 922?

It would be nice to have a case that can fit everything without adding anything external.
Yep that is exactly what I am talking about.
That is really up to you and how much you want to spend.
They have different versions of the 932 if you like the Haf style.

Haf 932 black edition
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post #10 of 27
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Originally Posted by Juggalo23451 View Post
Yep that is exactly what I am talking about.
That is really up to you and how much you want to spend.
They have different versions of the 932 if you like the Haf style.

Haf 932 black edition
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjCWzswgp44
Okay. Well I understand that the xspc 360 model is a triple radiator and the 240 is dual.

According to this thread: http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...haf-922-a.html

It is possible to use these kits without a radbox, but you lose some hard drive bays.

What's your insight on this?
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