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Old 11-22-2017, 07:50 AM
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Woah! AIO 280mm mounted on top of 470x/570x

hey people
i have a great offer on used nzxt kraken x62 and i dont want to buy new overpriced piece.
the struggle is: it is 280mm radiator and i want to fit it on top of the case.
is there any way to fit in ??
i dont mind making aditional holes for it on top or smh...
(i love the front 3x 120mm fans and i dont want to make it wierd with radiator)
thanks for response
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Old 11-22-2017, 05:20 PM
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Unfortunately, neither of those cases will support 280rad on to top. There isn't enough clearance to fit a rad and fans. There are pre drilled holes to support 2 x 140 fans but the space between the top panel and the top of the mb is too close,
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Old 11-22-2017, 05:36 PM
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There are multiple people who found themselves in that predicament of 280mm and wanting to keep the front 3x120 RGB fans. You can either mount the 280mm behind the 3x120 with some longer screws and swallow the inefficiency or some people do that and put a pair of 2x140mm fans behind the radiator on the interior to act as the working set with the pretty RGB in front as mostly decorative. I have not done either and cannot add more to this, but several others have successfully managed.
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I'm sure ive seen a corsair AIO fitted to the top of the 570x case will need to find it.
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Old 12-13-2017, 12:12 PM
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Originally Posted by bigdoguk View Post
I'm sure ive seen a corsair AIO fitted to the top of the 570x case will need to find it.

h100/100i v2 dude.... 240mm rads... 120mm fans...... These are talking about 280mm rads... 140mm fans
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