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Old July 15, 2007, 06:26 AM
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7 x120 rad
That's alot of rad!

Looks cool Apollo4g! I think my clumsy hands would have difficulty working with all the tubing you have managed to fit inside there - Armor has lots of space though (I have the steel version of the Armor).
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Old July 15, 2007, 06:54 AM
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7 x120 rad
That's alot of rad!

Looks cool Apollo4g! I think my clumsy hands would have difficulty working with all the tubing you have managed to fit inside there - Armor has lots of space though (I have the steel version of the Armor).
yup it was alot of tubing to fit in there JayDee!!
Its the 3/4OD as well!!! Tygon and Masterkleer mixed.
It wasnt easy at all! but i did it

Yup thats alot of rad haha, i have 4 90CMF SilenX fans on the 480GTX as well, it cools really well, but i can put them at half speed via a fan controller and still have the same temps. because its overkill anyway

Nice steel!!! im planning on a very big case mod on my armor, where im going to just slice up the door to make a big acrylic window, and also cut out some drive bays that dont use at all to fit some of the WC gear much better.
Pheeww i got aluminum steel would be impossible to mod!!
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Old July 15, 2007, 07:19 AM
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Pheeww i got aluminum steel would be impossible to mod!!
Hehe...
Don't I know it! I love my Armor but cutting thru all that steel is a bit of fun :p

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Old July 15, 2007, 07:45 AM
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lol im planning to use a hack-saw anyway
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Old July 16, 2007, 05:29 PM
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ok will try this again.. posted once but it got lost somehow..

i did a top mount rad. I recommend using a bi-metal hole saw rather than a dremel. if there is a princess auto near you they have a 7 piece set for $20 right now on sale.. otherwise one saw will be about 15-20 minimum. however they make great circle holes.

put rubber grommets in the holes and it will be perfect.. do the same for the hole for the wires.

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Old July 16, 2007, 05:47 PM
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Very nice Somed00d

I can't pursue the hole-saw route though as I've already made the cuts.
I'm doing the elevated rad along with another little mod so I've been working on that even though I don't have all the parts to install the H20 yet. I hope I'll put everything together this weekend if NCIX ships soon :)
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Old July 16, 2007, 05:55 PM
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I'm looking forward to seeing pix :)
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Old July 16, 2007, 06:11 PM
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ok will try this again.. posted once but it got lost somehow..

i did a top mount rad. I recommend using a bi-metal hole saw rather than a dremel. if there is a princess auto near you they have a 7 piece set for $20 right now on sale.. otherwise one saw will be about 15-20 minimum. however they make great circle holes.

put rubber grommets in the holes and it will be perfect.. do the same for the hole for the wires.

check out some pics here:
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Looks great!!!!

How was the top of the case attached? Was it rivets, and if so, how did you re-attach it?
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actually it was mounted with screws.. best $40 case i ever bought lol. has hard drive mounting rails and everything.. its a bit tight for watercooling but everything fits good..
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I'm looking forward to seeing pix :)
I've started taking pics

No guarantee for quality though as I'm terrible with tools and an H20 newb so not a promising combination... /cry


Somed00d - "actually it was mounted with screws.. best $40 case i ever bought lol. has hard drive mounting rails and everything.. its a bit tight for watercooling but everything fits good.."

One thing I love about the Armor case is that it has lots of room inside and so it should be easy to work with the H20
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