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Definately not the larger side panel. I want to be able to take it off when i need to. And the front sidebays probably wouldn't work. To mount it there i would have to turn the radiator so tight that i don't think the lines would bend that much.

I'm just going to put it in the top front fanbay. I will have to have 2 fans in front of the radiator and 1 behind. If it causes too much noise i will just gut the middle one. But i will most definately keep an eye on CPU temps for awhile.

It's mocked up in place right now and seems like it's going to fit pretty well there. Just have to see how the 2 fans in front are going to work.
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Ive just got the case yesterday... i see that quite many people put their PSU on top.. is it better?biggrin.gif
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post #2223 of 3183
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Originally Posted by SimpleAndClean View Post

Ive just got the case yesterday... i see that quite many people put their PSU on top.. is it better?biggrin.gif

I have mine on bottom. I went too many years with my PSU being on top. I needed the change biggrin.gif

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Ive just got the case yesterday... i see that quite many people put their PSU on top.. is it better?biggrin.gif

Mine's on the bottom to use those 2 fanbays.
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I honestly haven't a clue what these go for anymore.

So, I face myself with another Lanboy Air, my first one was a crazy slick gaming rig with workstation capabilities for school. However I rekon this one will be far more extensive in the way of modding the case, including a completely custom backpanel. It'll also serve a completely different purpose then most LBA rigs. Lets just say, I'll need 4 Antec 620s...

Lookout for Project FIONA in the coming weeks/months.
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post #2227 of 3183
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I have mine on bottom. I went too many years with my PSU being on top. I needed the change biggrin.gif

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Originally Posted by SniperTeamTango View Post

Mine's on the bottom to use those 2 fanbays.

sounds good... thumb.gif i had my psu on top for 10yrs or so as well last time.. tongue.gif

im just loving this case so much that im sure i will use it for the next 10yrs.. biggrin.gif
Edited by SimpleAndClean - 8/10/12 at 12:33am
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Its a great case I honestly have never had such a source of endless enjoyment as my main rig. All the tinkering, retrofits, mods, everything has just been an amazing experience and I look forward to any more opportunities to work on it.
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post #2229 of 3183

I am loving the case too however I did move some fans around and add some more and the plastic fan mounts on the side panels broke off. I have two broken fan mounts now so be careful. I was using the provided screws too.

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Definately not the larger side panel. I want to be able to take it off when i need to. And the front sidebays probably wouldn't work. To mount it there i would have to turn the radiator so tight that i don't think the lines would bend that much.
I'm just going to put it in the top front fanbay. I will have to have 2 fans in front of the radiator and 1 behind. If it causes too much noise i will just gut the middle one. But i will most definately keep an eye on CPU temps for awhile.
It's mocked up in place right now and seems like it's going to fit pretty well there. Just have to see how the 2 fans in front are going to work.

I had mine mounted like so:


EDIT: What kind of paint do you guys normally choose to use? I've been looking at flat colors for my planned mod.
Edited by Caples - 8/11/12 at 9:35am
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