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I'd join the petition.

FWIW, the reason I chose a 420 rad instead of a 360, is that Performance-PCs already tricked out my case (PC-A71F) with the biggest rad they could fit on top -- which was a 420. I may add a second GPU and don't have room for another rad since I'm keeping all of the liquid components internal.

By the by, anyone need 6 Bitspower 120/140 adapters? They're simple and appear to be of good quality, I just have no use for them.
    
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noiseblockers are great alternatives to gts for 140mm size fans.
 
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For some reason I expected some kind of epic tubing rupture or something similar in here... wierd.
post #44 of 46
If u can find this fan, this will rock your world!
It's used for the Prolimatech Genesis CPU cooler w/c is on par w/ the cooling capability of the NH-D14
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11...=c435s1102b165
 
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post #45 of 46
Wait... wasn't there some huge ass 120/140mm radiator you can buy....?

Link.

You can mount 140mm on the top and 120mm on the bottom. Sort of pointless now since you already have a rad and fans
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I'm not exactly sure how you cut the 140mm fan openings, but assuming that there's a way for the MNPC Tech grill to attach to the top of the case, why don't you take a piece of sheet metal (steel, aluminum, whatever) and cut it to make an adapter plate and paint it black. From the way that grill is cut, only a tiny but of the adapter cutout would show. Chances are you should be able to make the holes on the adapter large enough that they can't be seen at all, while still maintaining the 120mm screw points.

With the adapter on the underside of the Case Top, bolt it together with the MNPC Grill on top.

Bolt the 120mm fans directly to the custom adapter plate from the sheet metal cutout. You can just use a long bolt to attach the Cutout, Fan, and adapter together, then bolt the adapter to the rad, and etc.

Crudely drawn image below in MS Paint to try and visualize what I mean. Hopefully this helps to give you an idea that it can be salvaged

    
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