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Maybe il get someone to cut holes in the back of the case to mount a 240rad but put it far enough away that i can hook up all the sata ports and stuff to the mobo

I'd consider a case that is suited for WCing before resorting to having to cut holes and mod.

I tried to make my Raven work for WCing-and I finally paid for a Mountain Mods case last week...as Silverstone cases just aren't suited to it without way more modding that should be necessary.
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post #12 of 25
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I'd consider a case that is suited for WCing before resorting to having to cut holes and mod.

I tried to make my Raven work for WCing-and I finally paid for a Mountain Mods case last week...as Silverstone cases just aren't suited to it without way more modding that should be necessary.
Ive seen plenty of Rv02 Water Cooled, and im Water Cooling my Rv01 after i receive the final parts that im ordering on Friday. How come you couldnt do yours? and like i said this is just a secondary build, and watercooling it would be a nice hobby, and i have been looking at a Mountain Mods case for my main build but i havent decided yet

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If i were to get holes cut into the case id get a professional to do it, so it would look clean
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post #13 of 25
What about mounting a RX120 at the top?

Then a XSPC Pump Res in the bottom left, then the cpu block
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post #14 of 25
Why not run a H50 or H70. It is far better than any air cooler that can fit in that case. Sure, a custom 1x120mm rad loop might be slightly better, but there's a lot more tinkering to make all of the stuff fit right. I really think that a 240 rad is impossible in that case.

Coming from a guy who internally water cooled a mid-tower, it really is hard to get all the bits and pieces in place in smaller cases, especially when you're cutting the case to do so.
    
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What about mounting a RX120 at the top?

Then a XSPC Pump Res in the bottom left, then the cpu block
I'm already going to put a rad up there , I just want to put a second for the gpu
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Why not run a H50 or H70. It is far better than any air cooler that can fit in that case. Sure, a custom 1x120mm rad loop might be slightly better, but there's a lot more tinkering to make all of the stuff fit right. I really think that a 240 rad is impossible in that case.

Coming from a guy who internally water cooled a mid-tower, it really is hard to get all the bits and pieces in place in smaller cases, especially when you're cutting the case to do so.
I have a h70 right now in my case, and its alright but im sure there is a decent air cooler that will fit in that case and be better then the h50/h70.

But its all idea's i could care less if i bought the case and just kept it on aire cooling, but id like to maybe try and water cool it first.

And if i dont do it, give it time and someone else will lol
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post #17 of 25
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Why not run a H50 or H70. It is far better than any air cooler that can fit in that case. Sure, a custom 1x120mm rad loop might be slightly better, but there's a lot more tinkering to make all of the stuff fit right. I really think that a 240 rad is impossible in that case.

Coming from a guy who internally water cooled a mid-tower, it really is hard to get all the bits and pieces in place in smaller cases, especially when you're cutting the case to do so.
The h70 can definitely fit. Look at image 8 of 8 of the Enix.
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Oh and one last thing if i were to complete a water Cooling build i would custom as the left side door by cutting a hole and putting plexy glass in so you can see all the components
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I was looking at this same case myself but wasnt sure if I could fit my sig rig build in it, anyone know? I was planning on buying a rasa kit and modding the back of it to mount my rad.
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I was looking at this same case myself but wasnt sure if I could fit my sig rig build in it, anyone know? I was planning on buying a rasa kit and modding the back of it to mount my rad.
Your Motherboard will not fit, you wound need the amd equivalent of the Rampage III Gene
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