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post #311 of 1907
Hey, anyone think of a clever idea to cover the second CPU hole? That's a lot of space to deal with wires, but I don't want them just hanging out there, and I doubt there are rubber grommets that big. Maybe form a piece of sheet metal to set inside it? Problem is I have zero tools for metalworking. Group think tank powers ACTIVATE!
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post #312 of 1907
eerrrmmm top of my head.

plastic mold to fit, candle wax brick. mesh cut to size then coated with something to fill holes, cut a dvd case and paint it, stick an ipod nano in there ^_^!

your best bet for a cheap and simple semi nice low skill level look would be imo, paper glued together in the shape of the slot for thickness, bluetac or super glue etc etc then just stick it in!
if you make it thick enough you can just tap it to the back frame of the case

I dont know I can think off 1000s all depends on the look u want i was just going to fire up some aluminum and attach it to the slot then sand it down but if you dont have the tools its a big problem!
post #313 of 1907
N00b question, but how do I remove the right side panel? confused.gif

Are there some hidden screws? Because the thumb screws aren't the only things holding it in place..
post #314 of 1907
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Originally Posted by giecsar;14475719 
N00b question, but how do I remove the right side panel? confused.gif

the same way....
     
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post #315 of 1907
It should just slide off after the two thumb screws. The problem is getting it back on
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post #316 of 1907
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It should just slide off after the two thumb screws. The problem is getting it back on, at least for me >.<</div>

It won't even bulge. I removed all thumb screws but it's still very securely attached to the case..

EDIT: I did it... it seems my case has been put together a bit too well in the factory. I also had an EXTREMELY difficult time removing 3 of the 4 screws of the 140mm fan, they were incredibly overtightened. In the end I threw them away and put new ones, because the heads were ruined..

Edited by giecsar - 8/5/11 at 10:56am
post #317 of 1907
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I also had an EXTREMELY difficult time removing 3 of the 4 screws of the 140mm fan, they were incredibly overtightened. In the end I threw them away and put new ones, because the heads were ruined..

Happened to me on my old Apevia...*sigh*...I know the feeling, glad you managed to get it off though. I hate dealing with it, so I haven't used the 5.25" bay anchors on that side, I just stick one thumb screw in the windowed side and let it be; not like it's going anywhere. Also I think it looks better than the plasticky pieces biggrin.gif
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post #318 of 1907
Hey guys

I was wondering if anyone could tell me how many fans the base of the case and front can support?

Ive decided to buy some other things and leave the water cooling till a later date still going to buy the case but smile.gif hopefully it will cool my 580 sli better then this phantom!
post #319 of 1907
The front doesn't have any dedicated mounting hardware for fans, but the fans go on the front of HDD bays. The bottom can take 2x 120mm (maybe 140mm) without a PSU, 3 if you put the PSU up top
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post #320 of 1907
So I can have 120.2 fans in the front on the HDD bays, another 2 on the base and 200m on the side and 200.2 in the roof correct?
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