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Hey. So I have a HAF X, SB 2600k, and looking to get 1 or 2 GTX580 cards. I was going to Water Cool just the CPU first then maybe down the road water cool the cards. I been looking for photos of where to mount the radiator and how to do all that. Every site I go to has photos but they wont show up. Can anyone help me with how to do this? I'm new to all of this.
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post #2 of 7
360 rads will fit right on top internally
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So I been doin some reasearch and it looks like the 360 will fit in the top but you lose two bays due to tubes and then two more bays for the res. With the 240 you can have two free bays which would be nice. With both top rad you can also mount a 120 in the back of the case as long as the top rad is slim. Now my question is if I want to water cool two video cards and a cpu is the 240 going to be enough or do I have to go with the 360. I would like to have a fan controller, two disc drives, and res. Or should I drop the cd drive? I've seen all sorts of set ups so my next question is what all will I need and which companies are the best? haha sorry tons of questions.
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with my HAF 932 i only lost use of 1 5.25" bay,i mounted my 360 rad so the tubing barbs are at the back.
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post #6 of 7
For 1 cpu and 2 gpu blocks you will probably want a 360 up top and a 240 on the back or do the HDD cage/ bottom case mod to fit another 240 at the bottom and you should get some great temps. And i only lost 1 5.25 bay at the top really you might lose 2 if you use a thick rad but I put my fan controller in the 2nd top bay which is 1/2 the length of most cd drives. I ended up putting my cd/dvd drive in the bottom 5.25 slot and put m7 d5 pump/res above my cd/dvd drive on the floppy mounter worked really well imo.
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Would you happen to have a photo? I haven't seen the 240 on the back. Is this still on the inside?
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