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post #701 of 796
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Originally Posted by bullethose View Post

my plans are simple a normal graphics card and a cpu with a bought heatsink fan an atx board no watercooling at the moment mad.gif.

Go for either personal preference or cost. The shinobi is a bit cheaper and will definitely fit those needs. If you want to spend a little more then go for the raider. Cable management in both are great so I'm sure you'll be happy with any of the 2
post #702 of 796
I figured I'd share my PC Mod with the Overclock.net Bitfenix Owners Lounge. (Tell me where else I should post..?)
Anyhow the basic specifications are as follows.

I call this PC the "Bio-Demon Mod".
Bio-Demon

Basic Specs (Does not include MODS):
Intel i7 3820 [Liquid Cooled]
Patriot [Limited Edition] 16GB 1866Mhz
EVGA X79 FTW Motherboard [Liquid Cooled]
[2X] EVGA GTX460 (SLi) [Liquid Cooled]
CoolerMaster Silent Pro 850W Power Supply
Bitfenix Shinobi Window Tower [M0D]
Samsung 470 Series 120GB SSD (Solid State Drive)

There is a lot more to this build, and I suppose only pictures can show.

Cable management actually looks a lot better now, I haven't taken pics of it.


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After I sell this build, I will be working on a Dragonball Z Themed Custom Gaming PC.
It'll be 2X better if not more, than the Bio-Demon.
post #703 of 796
I was interseted in purchasing a bitfenix shinobi. Can you fit an H110 if you mod out the HDD bays, but keep the cd bay? Or would you have to remove it?

For reference, the h110 is 312mm long. So is it 312mm from the bottom of the inside of the case to the bottom of the CD bay...
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post #704 of 796
just bought a bitfenix shinobi w/ window, it was $33AR shiped from tigerdirect. Going to tear out the window and cut one with cell cast acrylic instead of that cheap nasty plastic, using molding from bestbyte.com (guy who won mod of the month with that miltary phantom used that stuff, it worked well for me in another build too).

going to probably take a lot of modding to fit an h110 in the front but rip out hdd bays by popping the rivets, then pop off cd bay using rivet thing. Then, hide my molex cables behind the push/h110/pull hopefully.
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post #705 of 796
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Best thread I've ever made... Yes! bump

post #706 of 796
Some really great builds in here!

This may sound odd, but I cannot remember if I'm already a member or not... Or if I've posted in here before. But I do own a Shinobi XL White with the same tinted windowed side panel as you get on the Colossus. I'm planning on buying a 250 Gb. SSD for system, software and games. and a 2 m. NZXT green LED sleeve like this next month, and was planning on taking some pictures of the setup and parts, if you guys are interested smile.gif


Then I'd like to become a member, if I'm not already in the club smile.gif
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post #707 of 796
I have a dumb question - the front panel usb 3.0 on the bitfenix shinobi (same as the one used on outlaw or the upgrade kit), has a usb 3.0 header with a usb 2.0 coming off of it.

Do I need to plug that usb 2.0 into the mobo too, or is that just legacy support? I need to slow if I need to sleeve it or chop it off :X
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post #708 of 796
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Originally Posted by Belial View Post

I have a dumb question - the front panel usb 3.0 on the bitfenix shinobi (same as the one used on outlaw or the upgrade kit), has a usb 3.0 header with a usb 2.0 coming off of it.

Do I need to plug that usb 2.0 into the mobo too, or is that just legacy support? I need to slow if I need to sleeve it or chop it off :X

The Shinobi XL has the same. You only have to use either the USB 3 or USB 2 plug. I currently only use USB 2, because my motherboard has really bad USB 3 controllers and support.
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post #709 of 796
^ hmm interesting... You can't sleeve a USB 3.0 cord, but you can sleeve a usb 2.0 cord (paracord).

Maybe I'll intentionally opt to use the USB 2.0 instead of 3.0.... it's not like anything nowadays use 3.0 (and i can always swap it one day if it really mattered), besides external storage (and as a guy who uses a single 80gb ssd as their entire main storage for 3+ years, why would I care about 3.0).
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^ hmm interesting... You can't sleeve a USB 3.0 cord, but you can sleeve a usb 2.0 cord (paracord).

Maybe I'll intentionally opt to use the USB 2.0 instead of 3.0.... it's not like anything nowadays use 3.0 (and i can always swap it one day if it really mattered), besides external storage (and as a guy who uses a single 80gb ssd as their entire main storage for 3+ years, why would I care about 3.0).

To me USB 3 is just a gimmick. Every single instance I've tried with USB 3 devices have been nothing but disasppointment. But I have thought about if it's due to the controller in both my PC and the device connected.

Anyway, I think you could sleeve either of the cables? I don't believe that they are connected in anyway. Cut off the USB 2, and you can still use the USB 3 vice versa. But yeah, if you really haven't used more than 80 Gb. for your main storage, I don't think you're gonna miss a thing. I only use USB 2, beause I love how stable it is. Transfer speed is not a concern of mine smile.gif
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