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While I was quite set on the idea of a Lian Li A04, I am now not so certain. I still think it would be fun / doable to toss a 240 mm radiator in the top and/or front, but I'm rather upset with the rear panel and its inability to take a 120mm fan. I'm still intrigued by the idea and using a 92mm in the back, but by no means sold on it.

While I mull that idea over (and whether I can even find a A04 or not), I'm curious to see what other SFF cases there are that would have water cooling potential.

Antec Mini P180 is clearly out...I just do not want something that large. The TJ08 looks great other than the top mounted PSU. Bottom mounted PSU certainly preferred for the sake of a top mounted radiator.

What all ideas ya got people?
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The qmicra v2 is the ultimate SFF case. Its perfect for WC. However its freakin' expensive...

http://hivelogix.com/cases/case-qmicra

You can always WC a SG05, pretty compact. Maybe abit of a challenge.

Theres that Lan-Li mini-ITX with front 2x120mm fans. Ill see if i can find the link.
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SG05, mine is nearing completion

    
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Build log link?

That looks freaking sweet. Im planning on doing the exact thing, except hopefully waiting for a Mini-ITX P67 chipset.
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i dont have a buildlog on OCN, Ill post final pics here though. got it up and running today and temps (idle atleast, havent stressed yet) actually rock. under 30C idle on cpu cores and gpu. I think I have a bad pump though. that might set me back
    
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i dont have a buildlog on OCN, Ill post final pics here though. got it up and running today and temps (idle atleast, havent stressed yet) actually rock. under 30C idle on cpu cores and gpu. I think I have a bad pump though. that might set me back
Can you PM the WC parts list?
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Every time I see this build I fall in love with it.
Too bad it's not mine, credits go to Aran @ HardForums.

Though I never found out if he used fans to cool that rad. Also I wonder if an RX360 can fit up there with fans in push/pull or either push or pull configuration.


You can find more pics of his build here:Lian Li V351 wc'ed




    
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Wow, thats sweet.

I have recently been fascinated my SFF build that offer the exact same as there bigger counterparts.

Im definetly gonna build one.

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Every time I see this build I fall in love with it.
Too bad it's not mine, credits go to Aran @ HardForums.

Though I never found out if he used fans to cool that rad. Also I wonder if an RX360 can fit up there with fans in push/pull or either push or pull configuration.


You can find more pics of his build here:Lian Li V351 wc'ed

That is hot, it's inspiring me to do try something like it. Hmm, I might keep my dual watercooled 4890 for a project like this. Thanks for posting it!
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