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post #11 of 34
Depends on the case. i mean in some cases the bottom looks great and makes sense and in other cases the top looks great and makes sense. i mean i would pick a case based on where the psu was mounted. but i guess if i had 2 decide i would go with the bottom.
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post #12 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cacophony View Post
I like prefer mine on the top, though most cases do bottom now.
Yeah and with short cables that had to reach the top of the mobo i had massiv fun. The cables reached hardly the top. And this was with a small Antec 300.
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post #13 of 34
prefer it on the bottom ive hade a heavy psu fall and damage a motherboard when i was striping a old pc
    
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post #14 of 34
Bottom. Like sex it's less work.
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post #15 of 34
I prefer bottom mounted, but have one issue...

Why can't PSU manufacturers realise that when the case is bottom mounted the Sata connectors are all upside down....

With my HX750 I tried the drives upside down in my CM690 but now I've ended up using the normal Molex cable with molex to sata converters.
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post #16 of 34
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for those of you who like bottom, why is the cpu power cord so friggin short???
post #17 of 34
definitely on the bottom, looks more tidy too!
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post #18 of 34
Top, I hate the idea of any heat from the PSU flowing up to my GPU and CPU.
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post #19 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by DarthBaiter View Post
Top, I hate the idea of any heat from the PSU flowing up to my GPU and CPU.
You can just flip it upside down and i actually think it's intended to work that way.
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post #20 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cacophony View Post
for those of you who like bottom, why is the cpu power cord so friggin short???
Mine was long enough to go around the back of my case, plus I got an extension with my HAF X...which I didn't use. Some PSU's are designed to go either way and they take that into account.


Quote:
Originally Posted by Ocnewb View Post
You can just flip it upside down and i actually think it's intended to work that way.
Bottom mount cases usually have a opening on the bottom so u can flip it.
Edited by huhh - 5/24/11 at 12:09pm
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