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will this case fit a AIO water cooler

my pc is currently in pieces on my desk with me trying to fit a deepcool captain 120EX into a inwin gt1. its not looking good so im going to have to buy a new case,

https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/Computer-Cases/NZXT-S340MB-Source-340-Midi-Tower-Red/B00RN3SJW8/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1483318225&sr=8-5&keywords=nzxt

will this comfortably fit a AIO cooler?

Thanks,
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  1. Yeah, it'll fit without any issues though since it's a 120mm unit, I'd suggest mounting it in the rear and have it set to exhaust like so:
  2. Best answer
    Yeah as mentioned, it will fit mounted to the rear, or even the top, no issues at all, you have plenty of room. Whatever puts the least amount of strain the hoses.
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    Whatever puts the least amount of strain the hoses.
    A good point made but with today's AIO's and the tubing used, they can undergo some crazy tight bends before ending up with a kink. I merely suggested the rear mounting location in favor of not hampering airflow while on a 120mm radiator. If OP gets the V2 version of the S340 then the front mounting location is open for use since the cable management bracket is moved 3~5mm to the left meaning thicker radiator options at the front.
  4. Yeah that's the problem I was having, the cooler would've fit but it would either be pushing on the ram or GPU and it would've put a load of torque on the mounting screws. Me being new to water cooling I didn't wanna risk straining the pipes too much and leaking.

    But that's brilliant, that the new case won't be a problem! Thanks very much lads.
  5. Lutfij said:
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    Whatever puts the least amount of strain the hoses.
    A good point made but with today's AIO's and the tubing used, they can undergo some crazy tight bends before ending up with a kink.


    Actually kinks weren't really my primary concern. I was just one of the unlucky few that have lost a build do to an AIO water cooler leak. So I tend to be overly cautious around them anyways.
  6. Hmmm, if it did leak, you should contact the reseller/manufacturer. The warranty is supposed to cover all components damaged by their product.
  7. Lutfij said:
    Hmmm, if it did leak, you should contact the reseller/manufacturer. The warranty is supposed to cover all components damaged by their product.


    It was a H80i, when I first bought it had noisy pump, that made all sorts of noise. I can't knock Corsair's customer support, they shipped me a brand new unit and return label, for the old one. The new unit lasted about 10 months I came back from vacation hit the power button hear a sizzle look and see a drop of water hit my GPU, and then the water just let loose. My trash pile:



    I started trying to clean stuff with alcohol, and drying it, but nothing came back on. So I said screw it and ordered new stuff. After that I looked into it more and found they would pay for some of the stuff but it look like a hassle and they would depreciate the stuff if things weren't available (like my GPU, GTX 570 HD), everything else was as at the time it was a new build 3570K. I honestly just wrote it off, as it seemed like it was a hassle. And I won't knock Corsair for that. With my first go around and replacement I have nothing but good things to say about Corsair's customer support. That being said, I'm back on air cooling, on my replacement 4690k build.
  8. Sorry to hear that, mate! AIO's were considered to be an install and forget kind of an affair. If we have to end up being cautious of them, might as well do custom watercooling.
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