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Anyone knows if I can fit a 240 rad inside the Define Mini (the orginal one, not the mini C)?
I currently have a 360 rad mounted on the outside back of the case that cools both CPU and two 670 in SLI, but will remove the SLI and a 360 is overkill for just the CPU. Also would like to place the rad inside.
 
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The manual doesn't state radiators at all, at least in english :)
The only mention of "radiator" is a sentence in italian - Supporto di radiatori CPU alti 160 mm - but that's for CPU cooler.

I know I can install a 120 rad at the back or top, but my question is if a 240 would fit somehow (even if moding is required).
 

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From Newegg: (this is why Newegg has to survive, you won't find this info on Amazon)
Front: 2 x 120mm fan (1 x 120mm fan included)
Normally, if you can install 2 x 120 mm fans, you can install a 240 rad.

Edit: but then I looked at the pictures more. Looks like the front fans are held in place by "carriers." That may be a problem.
 

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Yes, with modding.

I simply Google'd water cooled define mini, first video has a 240 rad in front.
 
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Yes, with modding.

I simply Google'd water cooled define mini, first video has a 240 rad in front.
I've tried that, with both Bing and Google, and EVERY video is of the FD Mini C.
 
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Normally, if you can install 2 x 120 mm fans, you can install a 240 rad.

Edit: but then I looked at the pictures more. Looks like the front fans are held in place by "carriers." That may be a problem.
Yes, was checking the case right now (wasn't near it in the morning) and in order to place the rad in the front I would have to take out the bottom drive cage and also the optical drive cage.
Guess I have to stick with a 120 rad at the back

Yes, with modding.

I simply Google'd water cooled define mini, first video has a 240 rad in front.
Google usually shows different results depending on your location/language, but if we are talking about the same video, is for the mini C.

I've tried that, with both Bing and Google, and EVERY video is of the FD Mini C.
You're faster than me :p
 

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Y'all may be right, my bad. But the reality is yes, with modding a 240 rad can fit.

You will need to get rid of all storage bays, and maybe pull the ODD rack. I don't see why if you were determined enough, it couldn't happen.
 
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The manual doesn't state radiators at all, at least in english :)
The only mention of "radiator" is a sentence in italian - Supporto di radiatori CPU alti 160 mm - but that's for CPU cooler.

I know I can install a 120 rad at the back or top, but my question is if a 240 would fit somehow (even if moding is required).
I'm italian and it is for tower cpu coolers, not radiators
 

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I'm italian and it is for tower cpu coolers, not radiators
While I completely agree, reviewing cases for nearly a decade..... this would not be the first I have seen radiator in place of cooler for literature.
 

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I simply Google'd water cooled define mini, first video has a 240 rad in front.
can you post the link? because all i see is the ( C ) version watercooled:oops:
 

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HI,
I'd just stick with thinking outside the case :)
 
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