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Old February 12, 2008, 03:29 PM
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I looked into the Cosmos case when it first came out thinking that it would be a good case to do an internal 240 radiator but I didn't want to risk buying it unseen without having a better look at that plastic piece on the top of the case. I pretty sure a radiator wouldn't fit between the outside of the case and the plastic cover, maybe the fans would though. Also that plastic piece looks like it really constricts the airflow. Why couldn't they have just built it with an aluminum top?

Edit: Here's the new version of the Coolermaster Cosmos Case Cooler Master Cosmos S Case | Hardware Secrets
By the looks of it this case might be alright. Ton's of room between the top of the case and the motherboard, 3 120mm fans on the top, and it actually looks alot better then the Cosmos 1000
Hmmmmm.....

I like the fact that it has a meshed top and 2X120 fans, but the few pics they show there makes it look like a much cheaper build than the Cosmos 1000. (Kinda like the armor jr. vrs the original armor).
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I run with a cosmos case, and mounted the rad on the inside top of the case, there is enough clearence that way, at least in my setup. But I have the 1st edition cosmos, may upgrade to the Silent Gamer Cosmos when it Debuts in March. I looks to be even beter setup than the Cosmos 1000 or 1010 now avail.
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Old February 12, 2008, 04:13 PM
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I run with a cosmos case, and mounted the rad on the inside top of the case, there is enough clearence that way, at least in my setup. But I have the 1st edition cosmos, may upgrade to the Silent Gamer Cosmos when it Debuts in March. I looks to be even beter setup than the Cosmos 1000 or 1010 now avail.
What rad do you have mounted, and is there room to mount a push/pull fan setup?

I'm not overly concerned about the airflow through the top grill.... I'd be more than happy to either drill some holes in the plastic, or cut out a portion and replace it with some form of metal grill work......

(Pics of the inside would be great if they aren't already posted here on the site!!! :) ).
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Old February 13, 2008, 05:43 AM
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I have a Cosmos with a 2x120 raad in the top and there is enough room to fit a 3x120 up there (I measured for somebody else who asked once). Here is a pic of my cosmos with the 2x120 in the top and a 1x120 on the back:

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Cool!!!!

Thanks for the pic!

What's that at the r/h bottom? Is that a second pump?
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I've been trying to find info on the cosmos s, and it looks like it might be a winner......

From the little bit I've found so far, it's got less emphasis on the sound dampening, but it's designed to accept 3X120mm fans at the top, and supposedly has better cooling for the HD cages (main complaint about the original Cosmos).

It's also got more aluminum construction inside so is supposedly a little bit lighter. :)
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That is a pump at the bottom right and it is my main pump for my second loop. I have two loops in my case, one is a Swiftech H20-120 compact cooling the cpu (that is the 1x120 rad on the back). The second loop uses the pump you see on the bottom right, the top 2x120 rad, the micro-res and is cooling the GPU and NB. I am already looking to upgrade the rad on the swiftech loop to a thermochill 120 rad for better cooling.

P.S. The 2x120 rad at the top didn't line up the mounting holes for the fans since the holes are designed to fit either 120mm or 140mm fans. I only have the rad mounted using 4 screws so that the second fan hole is offset from the rad.
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Wow looks good, I never would have guessed that all of that watercooling equipment would fit in the Cosmos case without any modification. I should have no problem fitting everything I want into the new bigger version of the case. Now if only I knew when the Cosmos S was going to be available, March seems to come to mind but I can't remember where I read that.
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Wow looks good, I never would have guessed that all of that watercooling equipment would fit in the Cosmos case without any modification. I should have no problem fitting everything I want into the new bigger version of the case. Now if only I knew when the Cosmos S was going to be available, March seems to come to mind but I can't remember where I read that.
NCIX now has it up as "taking orders for this product" an they're listing it as ETA of March. :)
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Here is an updated image with the bottom 3 HDD cages removed.

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