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New Computer Case / Chassis to Fit 2x 360mm Radiators

Planning to add a second 280mm or 360mm radiator, but my current chassis does not support it.

Currently using a Phanteks Enthoo Luxe T.G. with the modular 3.5" and 5.25" bays removed, so the front is completely open.

 

Configuration right now, I have a single EKwb Quantum 360mm (44mm thick) radiator at the top.

2x 140mm intake fans at the front, and 140mm exhaust at the rear.

EKwb Quantum Kinetic TBE 200 pump-res combo mounted to the bottom of the chassis.

 

The Phanteks Enthoo Luxe T.G. supports 2x 140mm fans, but DOES NOT support a 280mm at the front, instead only up to 240mm.

Given that the pump-res is mounted in front of the GPU + PSU shroud, space is tight.

If it fits, it will barely just fit a 44mm thick radiator + 25mm thick fan, before it makes contact with the pump-res.

 

So far, these are my potential candidates, not in any particular order

  • Phanteks Enthoo Pro 2 T.G.
  • Phanteks NV5
    • It's a shorter case, seeing where to fit the pump-res
  • Lian-Li Lancool III
    • Very mechanically modular chassis, no issues fitting thick radiators at the front
    • Similar concern to the NV5, It's a shorter case, seeing where to fit the pump-res
  • Lian-Li O11 Dynamic EVO
    • Dual chamber chassis, so it's wider...but coming at 285mm, not much wide than the 240 / 245mm vs the Enthoo Pro2 / 5000D (still eats up desk space nonetheless)
  • Corsair 4000D / 5000D Airflow

 

My concerns:

  • How / where to mount the pump-res so it's not in the way
    • Bottom of the chassis, like my current setup?
    • Other side of the front radiator?
    • Elsewhere on the chassis, if it supports it.
  • If I can fit another 44mm thick radiator, great, but I can live with a thinner radiator (i.e. 30mm)
  • Putting my Sapphire NITRO+ under water using a EKwb full cover block, coming in at 285mm (~11.3") length

 

I am open the other options / recommendations.

 

Intel Z390 Rig ( *NEW* Primary )

Intel X99 Rig (Officially Decommissioned, Dead CPU returned to Intel)

  • i7-8086K @ 5.1 GHz (still tweaking) -- i7-6800K
  • Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master -- ASUS X99 Deluxe
  • Sapphire NITRO+ RX 6800 XT Special Edition Sapphire NITRO+ RX 5700 XT Special Edition -- 2x Sapphire NITRO R9-Fury in Crossfire
  • 32GB G.Skill TridentZ DDR4-3000 CL14 (16GB TridentZ RGB + 16GB Red/Black TridentZ)
  • SanDisk 480 GB SSD + 1TB Samsung 860 EVO + 1TB WD SN750
  • EVGA SuperNOVA 850W P2 + Red/White CableMod Cables
  • Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Tempered Glass Edition
  • Ekwb Custom loop
  • Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum + Corsair K70 (Red LED, anodized black, Cheery MX Browns)

AMD Ryzen Rig

  • AMD R7-5800X
  • Gigabyte B550 Aorus Pro AC
  • 32GB (16GB X 2) Crucial Ballistix RGB DDR4-3600
  • Gigabyte Vision RTX 3060 Ti OC
  • EKwb D-RGB 360mm AIO
  • Intel 660p NVMe 1TB + Crucial MX500 1TB + WD Black 1TB HDD
  • EVGA P2 850W + White CableMod cables
  • Lian-Li LanCool II Mesh - White

Intel Z97 Rig (Decomissioned)

  • Intel i5-4690K 4.8 GHz
  • ASUS ROG Maximus VII Hero Z97
  • Sapphire Vapor-X HD 7950 EVGA GTX 1070 SC Black Edition ACX 3.0
  • 20 GB (8GB X 2 + 4GB X 1) Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 MHz
  • Corsair A50 air cooler  NZXT X61
  • Crucial MX500 1TB SSD + SanDisk Ultra II 240GB SSD + WD Caviar Black 1TB HDD + Kingston V300 120GB SSD [non-gimped version]
  • Antec New TruePower 550W EVGA G2 650W + White CableMod cables
  • Cooler Master HAF 912 White NZXT S340 Elite w/ white LED stips

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  • FX-8350 @ 4.8 / 4.9 GHz (given up on the 5.0 / 5.1 GHz attempt)
  • ASUS ROG Crosshair V Formula 990FX
  • 12 GB (4 GB X 3) G.Skill RipJawsX DDR3 @ 1866 MHz
  • Sapphire Vapor-X HD 7970 + Sapphire Dual-X HD 7970 in Crossfire  Sapphire NITRO R9-Fury in Crossfire *NONE*
  • Thermaltake Frio w/ Cooler Master JetFlo's in push-pull
  • Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD + Kingston V300 120GB SSD + WD Caviar Black 1TB HDD
  • Corsair TX850 (ver.1)
  • Cooler Master HAF 932

 

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14 minutes ago, -rascal- said:

My concerns:

  • How / where to mount the pump-res so it's not in the way
    • Bottom of the chassis, like my current setup?
    • Other side of the front radiator?
    • Elsewhere on the chassis, if it supports it.
  • If I can fit another 44mm thick radiator, great, but I can live with a thinner radiator (i.e. 30mm)
  • Putting my Sapphire NITRO+ under water using a EKwb full cover block, coming in at 285mm (~11.3") length

Pop air XL. This is a 280mm top 360mm front. 

Spoiler

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That 4090 waterblock is 232 mm and there's plenty to spare. With your pump mounted to the bottom there's plenty of room. 

I'm not actually trying to be as grumpy as it seems.

I will find your mentions of Ikea or Gnome and I will /s post. 

Project Hot Box

CPU 13900k, Motherboard Gigabyte Aorus Elite AX, RAM CORSAIR Vengeance 4x16gb 5200 MHZ, GPU Zotac RTX 4090 Trinity OC, Case Fractal Pop Air XL, Storage Sabrent Rocket Q4 2tbCORSAIR Force Series MP510 1920GB NVMe, CORSAIR FORCE Series MP510 960GB NVMe, PSU CORSAIR HX1000i, Cooling Corsair XC8 CPU block, Bykski GPU block, 360mm and 280mm radiator, Displays Odyssey G9, LG 34UC98-W 34-Inch,Keyboard Mountain Everest Max, Mouse Mountain Makalu 67, Sound AT2035, Massdrop 6xx headphones, Go XLR 

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Why is the 5800x so hot?

 

 

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