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Would it be possible to move my rear case fan to the outside of the case and mount the rad directly to it? Im worried that it wont take the weight of the rad (rx360).

Like this: Rad>>>Fan>>>Case
    
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You shouldn't have a problem with too much weight from your rad....
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You shouldn't have a problem with too much weight from your rad....
Alright thanks. Im new to watercooling, so i have no clue how much a fully loaded 360 rad weighs lol.
    
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Originally Posted by AddictedGamer93 View Post
Alright thanks. Im new to watercooling, so i have no clue how much a fully loaded 360 rad weighs lol.
Hehe, I was pretty surprised once I mounted six 120mm fans on to it. It was a struggle to attach that monster to the top of my case.
    
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post #5 of 9
Like this?

Modified fan casing/shrouds will bear the load, but I highly recommend adding some zip ties for a little additional support... later this month I may fabricate a shroud for this... maybe even sell em for a couple bucks a pop... who knows.
 
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aint there a way that you could attach it to the top like I did


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check project rig on how I did it, maybe you can adopt a similar style.
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external rads are eyesores-
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by AddictedGamer93 View Post
Would it be possible to move my rear case fan to the outside of the case and mount the rad directly to it? Im worried that it wont take the weight of the rad (rx360).

Like this: Rad>>>Fan>>>Case
You should be able to do it.

If you can I would get a Swiftech Radbox.
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post #9 of 9
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external rads are eyesores-
better looking than what I got going on though


square heatercores are impossible to mount in a pleasing manner >.<
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