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Really? even with push/pull? Still monsta's are a silly rad wink.gif I really want to test how close you can get rads in a chamber like that before they start affecting each other. I don't like how much space they take up even in a tx10 wink.gif

i think two monstas up top affect each other a bit but not by much, ut60s would probably be just fine though, lots more space in between them.

monstas are just stupid big tongue.gif

Never saw the fascination with them myself. The UT is the better rad for me.
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Never saw the fascination with them myself. The UT is the better rad for me.

i was going to go with all ut60s but i decided i wanted extreme overkill lol


also got half of my monstas at a discount price which came out to be less than a new ut60 filled case, so i got that goin for me.
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post #4003 of 22275
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Did you get that fixed ? IIRC, its about manufacturer's spec on their FCs. Its been posted about several times - maybe in this thread.

Here's one answer

http://www.overclock.net/t/940461/official-case-labs-owners-club/530#post_17836643

Not yet, getting frustrated, tried bending and moving and everything, as far as drilling goes it's on the aquaeros brackets that I'd need to drill through and for my gap I might end up drilling the entire thing out, this is ridiculous....soon as I try to mount the face plate the holes disappear...
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Did you get that fixed ? IIRC, its about manufacturer's spec on their FCs. Its been posted about several times - maybe in this thread.

Here's one answer

http://www.overclock.net/t/940461/official-case-labs-owners-club/530#post_17836643

Not yet, getting frustrated, tried bending and moving and everything, as far as drilling goes it's on the aquaeros brackets that I'd need to drill through and for my gap I might end up drilling the entire thing out, this is ridiculous....soon as I try to mount the face plate the holes disappear...

Are the mounting brackets upside down on your Aquaero? They should be mounted like so:
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Are the mounting brackets upside down on your Aquaero? They should be mounted like so:

that's exactly how they are. I'm using the short mounts as well to hold it up.
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Are the mounting brackets upside down on your Aquaero? They should be mounted like so:

that's exactly how they are. I'm using the short mounts as well to hold it up.

Have you tried turning it off and on again?

Sorry, had to.

This is quite perplexing. How about the mounts for the case, are they correctly installed? You should just be able to mount them to the Aquaero then install the whole thing.... Perhaps more pics could help us determine the issue? Take pics from every angle you can, without it installed, with it installed... Something is just.... not cooperating.
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Have you tried turning it off and on again?

Sorry, had to.

This is quite perplexing. How about the mounts for the case, are they correctly installed? You should just be able to mount them to the Aquaero then install the whole thing.... Perhaps more pics could help us determine the issue? Take pics from every angle you can, without it installed, with it installed... Something is just.... not cooperating.

Here's adding the faceplate on to it after mounting it.



Here's mounting it outside --> inwards which is literally the ONLY way it lines up....



Here's w/ one of the side mounts on it, not tightened all the way in the photo but correctly attached.



Heck I had a huge time getting the resbay in as well.
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I have to agree with you on that point... even the UT60's are silly in most builds (mine is definitely an example... ST30's would cool better actually). I almost never see someone with Monstas running 2500RPM+ fans on them... so basically almost no-one is getting any advantage from the extra weight, cost, space, and additional coolant - with the possible advantage of an extra liter or two of coolant having a slightly better dispersal I suppose.

The reasons are obvious, of course, I mean if we all wanted an airplane sitting next to our desks - we could have just gone with air cooling in the first place and saved a ton of cash! But at some point I think the radiating volume and the minimum of air movement are potentially degrading the cooling performance of the system rather than improving it.

Then again... I live where almost every one of my neighbors has a 3"-5" lift kit on their humongous 4X4 trucks... which never see any off-road driving unless they accidentally back over their landscaping... so I suppose the epeen factor outweighs almost every other aspect as far as Monstas are concerned. biggrin.gif

Hm, there was a chart posted in the OCN Watercooling Gallery thread that compared the Monsta to the UT60 and XT45 at various fan speeds. No matter the RPMs, it was always noticeably better. Though there weren't any sources for the charts, so I have no idea how accurate it is.
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One more w/ the brackets mounted w/o the controller.


Nothing aligns, I don't think this model was meant to fit...is the 6 w/o the controller skinnier or the same? If so I can at least return it for a swap and pay a restock if I"m lucky. The amount of space I'd need to drill in order for it to fit would go right out the side of the bracket...


So yeah apparently the CL mounting plates go inwards about 1cm on each side which kills the spacing needed for this, and this can't be mounted without them either, so due to the width, and ever after drilling out it's still not fitting, so looking to more than likely return it if possible.

If someone can recommend one that's within standards of fitting. I'd appreciate it.
Edited by LunaP - 1/3/14 at 4:04pm
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So it doesn't look like these cases come with dust filters. Would I need to purchase them separately? Or do you guys just not use them?
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