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Hi all, I need some conformation on whether or not this case can handle the hardware I plan in putting in it, Is it able to put in a 60mm rad in the top(360)? and is able to add a 60mm 240 in the bottom?
Are you talking about the shinobi xl? If so yes it will, its made for watercooling in mind.
60mm rad with 25mm fans won't fit IIRC. The clearance is something like 80mm.
post #582 of 796
Yep, but you can just go with the Alphacool XT45. Outperforms most 60mm rads. You can also cut the support braces out of the top panel and fit fans under that, giving you push/pull with a 45.

The front rad can be a large as your heart's desire. You can put a 360mm in the front even. I have a Monsta 240mm in the front, but it did require shaving off a bit of the bottom of the optical bay.

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would it be hard to cut out the support bars?
Edited by jaheermk - 11/3/12 at 7:57pm
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Nah, they're just plastic.
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Hey I'm just wondering whether the Raider will support CrossFire 7950/7970s with the top HDD cage removed? Length-wise they should fit, but I'm unable to tell if there'll be any obstruction from the pieces of metal that jut out from the 5.25" bays/from the bottom HDD cage (for the thumbscrews to hold the top HDD cage in place).
Tossing up between the BitFenix Raider or a Fractal Design Arc Midi for a new build... But can't quite decide which one to take, but I do know the Arc Midi will do CrossFire in the future without any problems.
Kinda stumped on this issue, would be awesome if you were able to help me on it since you seem to be one of the few people who actually own a Raider. tongue.gif

They will fit, it will just be a bit tighter than other longer cases.



My reference 7970 doesn't quite reach the HDD cages. I'm pretty sure even the triple slot cards will fit with air coolers.
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post #586 of 796
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They will fit, it will just be a bit tighter than other longer cases.

My reference 7970 doesn't quite reach the HDD cages. I'm pretty sure even the triple slot cards will fit with air coolers.

Awesome thanks.

Was just worried that the mounting mechanism for the top hard drive cage would get in the way due to how the metal juts out. Was told by BitFenix support though that the case will take graphics cards up to 10.5" long with the top hard drive installed, but then your reference 7970 doesn't even quite reach. :/ Just to clarify, you have this version of the HD7970, right?

Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions so far, makes deciding on a new case easier for me. smile.gif
post #587 of 796
Hey guys, I have been wanting to buy a Shinobi XL Window, and have been looking at ways to mod it. I have decided I want to paint the mesh parts that run along the sides of the top part of the case. Is there any way to take the mesh pieces out at all? Also, the rivet looking things on the window I wanted to paint... Can you take them off? One last thing is the brushed aluminum BitFenix Logo, i was going to paint... Is any of this even possible? Thanks in advance, and if you can think of anything else that would look good, let me know. biggrin.gif
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Just picked up this guy:

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(Bitfenix Survivor in white).

I personally plan to make a large window in the left-side panel, but I was wondering if Bitfenix has any plans of introducing these meshed panels for these cases?

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My guess is no, as it's an older case, but still, those would be very nice indeed!
   
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post #589 of 796
I've always been a big fan of the Survivor. I'm a sucker for anything with a handle.

I would love to see a side mesh, as most reviewers stated that airflow/temps were the cases biggest flaw. I'm sure if you upgrade the front and roof fans to Spectre Pros that should fix the issue.
   
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post #590 of 796
Finally got my BitFenix Raider.

I've been lusting over this thing since it came out. I replaced my old Antec 100 with it.

I love it so much.

I got it on Monday and transferred all of my components that night.

Here are some quick iPad shots. I'll take out my 30D later and take proper beauty shots.






I also got two extra Spectre fans for it. one 120mm for the bottom and one 200mm for the top.

Thanks for this beautiful case guys. thumb.gif
     
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