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Old 07-26-2006, 11:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i saw a case once where the motherboard was positioned on the very top of the case, and underneath, seperated from the rest of the electronics, is a area where a pump and radiator go, sucking air in through the case and then out the back bottom. i need a case like this with a window. any links?
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Old 07-26-2006, 11:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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just get the gigabyte aurora

or the armor. both are great huge cases with plenty of room
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ya aurora is like teh pimpness, but i need to put the rad inside the case somewhere....
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itll fit up to a 2x120 rad inside as far as i know

and will fit a 1x120mm rad easy.
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Chances are good that person added a section onto his case. A bunch of watercoolers/chillers do that.
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wtf are you talkign about?

Thats almost only used for phase change or chilled w/c loops

ALmost never for plain old w/c

its alot easier to mount a radiator than youd think.


Richochet, i own the aurora and i have my rad mounted on the back and i utilize the built in holes with rubber grommets to run my tubing into the case. Works great!
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i found one, but i hate the design. looks like the mobo is rotated and psu is put in the bottom, but im putting my hd's up by my cd drive, so that space is free for a pump. this is what im talking about.

http://www.voyeurmods.com/index.php?...red&prevstart=
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can always get the good ol CM Stacker
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A bunch of the Lian-Li cases have the space below. But its better to mount the Rad against the top.(heat rises)
Take a look at the one I used for Ultra Blue. It has a 2" space above the PS to put a Rad or even a Res.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=TC3J-2145

it even comes with a nice PS for free...
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can always get the good ol CM Stacker
I agree. The original stacker is one of the best H20 friendly cases. Danger Den has an acrylic case coming out where the mobo lays flat with everything underneath it. Or you can go with a mountain mods.




EDIT: Here are the links

http://www.mountainmods.com/product_...products_id=77
I own this exact case and it's the best case I have seen but pricy and worth every penny.

Stacker

black ice 2 mounts nicely without cutting.

Danger Den cube

Only downside is there isn't opticals since it's a LAN case and most people just run games off of ISO's at LAN's.
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