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external radiator not mounted but standing alone?

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Does anyone know what i'm talking about?

A while back i seen a few pics of radiators standing seprate from the actual computer in what looked to be a little custom stand made for the radiator to just chill next to the computer with tubing hooked up to it running to the case of course but it wasnt mounted ugly outside on the case and it looked very clean imo.

does any1 know what im talking about and could find some pics for me or explain how i could do it?
    
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Things like these ? http://www.aquatuning.us/index.php/cPath/25_945
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Many open benchtop computer systems use the RAD stands.
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I don't see how it would look cleaner. You would still have a longer section of tubing going from the case to the radiator and you would still have to route the fan cables to it somehow.
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Maybe this guy over on XS could build you one (120mm sized version).
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Originally Posted by Davs;12271852 
I don't see how it would look cleaner. You would still have a longer section of tubing going from the case to the radiator and you would still have to route the fan cables to it somehow.

Yup I got tired of the look and space eaten up.

OTOH, I just used some 90* angle-iron fittings and a pair of 2x4s for legs. Sub-$4 from Home Depot....heck you might even have these things in your shop/basement.
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