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Corsair liquid cooling in a rack mount/server case?

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I was going over at all the parts I'm going to purchase next week for my build (if all goes as planned). After watching corsair's instructional video on installing the H60 liquid cooling system, I realized that it may not fit the case I was planning on putting it in:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811128020

In this video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBoCzJrxtBM

they show the radiator and fan being installed on the rear of the case. The fan is 120mm, same size as the front fan in this case. I'm not so sure now that it will fit with radiator in front of the hard drive bay in there. :crazy:

Would I be better off going with a regular air cooling system for this case?
 

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Would I be better off going with a regular air cooling system for this case?
Personally, I am not a great fan of liquid cooled systems, preferring air cooling instead. There is just something about potential leaks that bothers me since I have seen the results of a roof leak getting into electronics systems - both modern servers and ancient Vax mainframes.

Were I you I would find the best rated air cooler that would fit the case and get some quiet fans to go with it.
 
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Personally, I am not a great fan of liquid cooled systems, preferring air cooling instead. There is just something about potential leaks that bothers me since I have seen the results of a roof leak getting into electronics systems - both modern servers and ancient Vax mainframes.

Were I you I would find the best rated air cooler that would fit the case and get some quiet fans to go with it.
Thanks, I will look in to this. According to the reviews on this case one that is smaller than 150mm should fit.

Are there any compatibility issues with cooling systems I should be concerned about?
 

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Thanks, I will look in to this. According to the reviews on this case one that is smaller than 150mm should fit.

Are there any compatibility issues with cooling systems I should be concerned about?
Any CPU cooler rated for socket 1150 will work. If you can go up to 150 mm then just about any U-type cooler should work, like the Noctua http://www.noctua.at/pdf/infosheets/noctua_nh_u14s_datasheet_en.pdf

Similar ones are made by CoolerMaster, Scythe and others.
 
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Any CPU cooler rated for socket 1150 will work. If you can go up to 150 mm then just about any U-type cooler should work, like the Noctua http://www.noctua.at/pdf/infosheets/noctua_nh_u14s_datasheet_en.pdf

Similar ones are made by CoolerMaster, Scythe and others.
The reviewer didn't specify whether he meant the size of the fan, or the size of the whole unit. After reading through the reviews, I know that it is just not possible to use a liquid cooling system in this particular case. I am hoping that the NH-U14S will fit, and be sufficient for my hardware. :crazy:

Edit: According to the Noctua website, the NH-U12S is compatible with the motherboard I plan to purchase. Will the 120mm version provide enough cooling for an LGA 2011 i7 3930k? Or should I risk purchasing the 140mm cooler, though it may not fit in the case?
 
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Found this in the reviews of the ARK IPC-4U600 rackmount case I've been looking at:

"IMPORTANT: There's about 145mm of room for your CPU heatsink. I wouldn't get anything larger than 140mm if you want to play it safe. The one I got was 152mm and I got it on, but it pushes the lid up a couple mm. Of course, this probably applies to all 4U cases, not just this one."

Noctua doesn't manufacture any low-profile heat-sinks that I can find that are compatible with an LGA 2011 socket mobo. I did find the R17 after A LOT of googling about rackmount DAW workstations:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835114120

Not the greatest reviews on it, but I'm running out of options at this point...
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What is this then? http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=productview&products_id=67&lng=en&set=1
125mm tall, so it will fit - price is reasonable and customer reviews are good - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835608042
3 customers with 5 eggs report it fits well on socket 2011 in a 4U case.
Thanks! I'll check that one out too.

It doesn't have a compatibility chart on their website, like most of their cooling units, but I'll do some more research on it.
 

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Thanks! I'll check that one out too.

It doesn't have a compatibility chart on their website, like most of their cooling units, but I'll do some more research on it.
I found it when I was looking for a cooler for a heavy duty workstation I am helping a friend build. Went to the products screen, clicked on the cpu coolers (servers and workstations) and it took me right to a choice of 4 coolers. 2 were for AMD and 2 for Intel. The one I linked has a larger 120mm version, but it is 158mm tall instead of 125mm. OK for standard cases, but not for rack mount.
 
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Thanks! I'll check that one out too.

It doesn't have a compatibility chart on their website, like most of their cooling units, but I'll do some more research on it.
CouchKing

Here is a link I have used for many years regarding Heat Sinks and their performance / specifications.

They also do testing ... of all types of CPU coolers air and H2O

http://www.frostytech.com/
 
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