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Oh, wow, that sounds real exciting! biggrin.gif I have a 480 radiator (The Black Ice GTX 480) and would love to give the contest a shot, but I don't know if it would make sense for me to compare the Spectre Pro's to my ULTRA KAZES - I mean, one of the fans is made to strike a good balance between performance/noise and the other just goes all out with performance and is like bring-down-the-freaking-house-like-a-jet-engine loud regarding noise. In other words, they're pretty much two different kinds of fans for two different kinds of markets. Anyway, I hope everything works out for the best and good luck to anyone here who decides to try for a chance to review the fans!!!
 
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Gotten a shinobi black for my gf yesterday, and i got to say it is one of the best deals on the market. (on sale 55$ at Ncix).
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I'm thinking about grabbing the Bitfenix Colossus. For $160 at MicroCenter that's about the best price I've found so far. I'll have to pay tax but it will save on shipping and waiting for it to ship once I goto purchase it.

Anyone have any negatives about it? I'd be replacing an older Antec900 (Pre Antec 900 Black and V2)..
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Anyone knwo what the inside dimensions of the Shinobi case would be if I took out the HDD bays and Dvd bays? Looking for a case to mod to E-ATX for a mini project.
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Originally Posted by BritishBob View Post

Anyone knwo what the inside dimensions of the Shinobi case would be if I took out the HDD bays and Dvd bays? Looking for a case to mod to E-ATX for a mini project.

Don't waste your time. Your better off getting the Shinobi XL.
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Don't waste your time. Your better off getting the Shinobi XL.

No, becasue they cost more than £50. Kind of on a budget and the Shinobi is a nice 'box' no nasty looking internal structure.
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Just purchased the Raider hopefully it will be here by the end of the week. (:
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No, becasue they cost more than £50. Kind of on a budget and the Shinobi is a nice 'box' no nasty looking internal structure.

I don't think you should be throwing a E-atx into a $50 case... Would you put a Ford F450 400 horse power engine into a toyota camry's shell? Didn't think so...

BUT, if that's your personal preference....about 30cm (front to rear) by 38cm(floor to roof) on the motherboard tray itself where there is actually metal. (uneven metal due to the way it was designed for strength) You would have to remove the Optical Bays, the Hard drives, and place the power supply in a different place.....

I wouldn't recommend it. There's also not enough space for PCI slots.
My suggestion would to save up and increase your budget into later months. Use the motherboard box for now.
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I don't think you should be throwing a E-atx into a $50 case... Would you put a Ford F450 400 horse power engine into a toyota camry's shell? Didn't think so...
BUT, if that's your personal preference....about 30cm (front to rear) by 38cm(floor to roof) on the motherboard tray itself where there is actually metal. (uneven metal due to the way it was designed for strength) You would have to remove the Optical Bays, the Hard drives, and place the power supply in a different place.....
I wouldn't recommend it. There's also not enough space for PCI slots.
My suggestion would to save up and increase your budget into later months. Use the motherboard box for now.

Won't come with one. It's for 603/604 socket xeons. Depending on what i can get on ebay. I proberbly won't be using the defult mouting anyway, looking into long screws with ruber spaces and drinning a few holes in the mobo tray. The PSU will always have to move, and i doubt i will use a optical drive once it's set up. The bottom right of the board is fairly clear, so i was going to mount the HDD's in front of that, if i can afford a RAID controller, i will stack 4*3.5" drives on top of each other, with rubber spaces to reduce noise+increase air flow.

That's the plan. I have found a ceap £35 case locally with a PSU as well. I will see how that goes. Should be fun.
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Finally got the MSI Z68MA-ED55 in and decided to put my new Rebel XS to use smile.gif The Shinobi is awesome for mATX boards!

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