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Fractal Meshify C and AORUS 4080 Waterforce

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Hi all,

I'm actual thinking about getting a Gigabyte AORUS RTX 4080 Extreme Waterforce that comes with a 360mm radiator.
I've read the maunal of my case and if I understood correctly it is possible to mount the 360mm radiator in the in front position with three 120mm fans. In the upper position I have my 240mm AIO for my cpu, and at the in front position I have two140mm fans. But before getting the GPU I wolud like to ask if someone can tell me if my case is indeed compatible with the Waterforce radiator please. From pictures it seems that I have to open the little door that is on the PSU lower box (sorry i don't know how to call it) to get a third 120mm fan position and to install the 360mm radiator. Coul anyone give me an advise please?

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With a 360 Artic Cooler I have about 15mm to my 6900xt https://www.arctic.de/en/Liquid-Freezer-II-360/ACFRE00068B so if this match specs it should be possible
 
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With a 360 Artic Cooler I have about 15mm to my 6900xt https://www.arctic.de/en/Liquid-Freezer-II-360/ACFRE00068B so if this match specs it should be possible
Thank you for the answer. If I look at specs it should be possible. But I can't figure out how to fit a 360mm radiator at the front of my case. I've only found picuters of 280mm radiator with two 140mm fans. It seems that in order to install a 360mm radiator I have to open that little door where you can find the HDD bay. But it would be nice if anyone already has a setup like that to look at.
 

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Yeah, you pull that cover off and you can either slide the HDD caddy back or just take it out altogether.
 
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Yeah, you pull that cover off and you can either slide the HDD caddy back or just take it out altogether.
Hi,

thank you for your answer.
So I pull out that cover and slide in the radiator. Then how it should be better to put the fans?
I think they can be installed inside (so from left to right I have: fans, radiator, and front panel) or outside (radiator, fans and front panel).
 

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Take advantage of the Meshifys airflow and mount the fans outside of the rad pushing cool air through. You won't have to worry about your case heating up from your CPU, trust me.
 
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Take advantage of the Meshifys airflow and mount the fans outside of the rad pushing cool air through. You won't have to worry about your case heating up from your CPU, trust me.
Thanks again.
So I would have the fans that would push air from outside into the radiator (and into the case)?
Sorry for the question but It's just to understand it right.
 

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Thanks again.
So I would have the fans that would push air from outside into the radiator (and into the case)?
Sorry for the question but It's just to understand it right.
Yessir :cool:
 
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Take advantage of the Meshifys airflow and mount the fans outside of the rad pushing cool air through. You won't have to worry about your case heating up from your CPU, trust me.
I do the same with my AIO cpu cooler
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You should be able to put the rad with the in/out flow under the GPU - there should bed 3 cm more space with youre card
 
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Fractal's costumer support said that the 360mm radiator should be fine if mountet in front of the case.
Just another question: if I put the radiator in front of the case with the fans that will push air inside the case, this means that the last fans will blow air into the PSU box. Is this a problem?

Thanks again guys
 

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Nah I pounded that basement lol. I did seal off the bottom vent area though. When I quit using Meshify C I had the top of the case as well as the basement sealed off, and was using 2x iPPC 140s, and a iPPC 120 in the face of the case with no exhaust fan. Temps were just as good as in my Torrent Compact if I am honest. My Torrent is much quieter than that setup was, and it looks a little better heheh :laugh:

I do have iPPC in my Torrent, but they are on a very short leash.
 
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Nah I pounded that basement lol. I did seal off the bottom vent area though. When I quit using Meshify C I had the top of the case as well as the basement sealed off, and was using 2x iPPC 140s, and a iPPC 120 in the face of the case with no exhaust fan. Temps were just as good as in my Torrent Compact if I am honest. My Torrent is much quieter than that setup was, and it looks a little better heheh :laugh:

I do have iPPC in my Torrent, but they are on a very short leash.
Nice!
I will go for the front panel setup.

Thanks again!
 
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Do post some pictures of the final setup and congrats with the card
 
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