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post #1181 of 7171
I've been reading people saying its best to use reference style cards that exhaust out of the case. Whats everyone's opinion on this?

I'm looking at getting a 580, and wondering if something like a lightning is a bad idea.
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post #1182 of 7171
I've wanted something like that for a while now, keeping noise down, but I just can't seem to logically justify it because it seems the blower style is the most efficient way. Aftermarket coolers would just trap warm air in the case without good ventilation. And seeing that your 120mm is in the LOWER rear of the case with all the warm air at the top just drifting around there.....
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post #1183 of 7171
Yah we'll see how it goes. I have been running my cpu at stock and honestly I haven't noticed any difference. So maybe a little extra heat in there won't really matter. Either way I got the card. So I will post results when I get it.
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post #1184 of 7171
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Originally Posted by aznofazns View Post

I'm considering buying these three items to add some stealthed, slot-loading sexiness to the TJ08-E I'm about to buy:
http://www.amazon.com/Silverstone-5-25-Inch-Converter-Slot-Load-FP58B/dp/B007C1KPQY
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260985555231#ht_4239wt_936
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812226004
Think they'll work as intended?

Let me know how it goes, i'm planning on using this for my build too (when i can afford it)

Just a heads up the bezel is over at Directron for $15
Edited by krkhans - 3/28/12 at 5:05pm
post #1185 of 7171
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Let me know how it goes, i'm planning on using this for my build too (when i can afford it)
Just a heads up the bezel is over at Directron for $15

Tax ends up making it more expensive than Amazon, actually. It won't be a while until I build the rig since the parts are shipping to my parents' house in Houston and finishing up school in Austin. I've pretty much just been dealhunting the past two weeks and ordering parts one by one. I may go back to Houston some time in April and I'll definitely make a build log when that time comes.
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Can someone do me a huge favor and measure from the bottom of the case to the first pci slot on the motherboard? Brownie points for measuring to the third pci slot (the one you would use for SLI or Xfire).

I will be using this case for myself or if the measurements are not right for my folks. Thanks in advance!
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post #1187 of 7171
Can anybody give me confirmation on whether or not this case will fit an HX850 (no optical drive)? I'm looking to get this case but having to take a $50+ hit on replacing my HX850 with an X650 would really suck.
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post #1188 of 7171
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Originally Posted by dizzy4 View Post

Can someone do me a huge favor and measure from the bottom of the case to the first pci slot on the motherboard? Brownie points for measuring to the third pci slot (the one you would use for SLI or Xfire).
I will be using this case for myself or if the measurements are not right for my folks. Thanks in advance!

From base of case to start of 1st PCI slot- 7 inch
From base of case to start of 3rd PCI slot around 8 and 3/8 inch to be accurate.
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post #1189 of 7171
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Can anybody give me confirmation on whether or not this case will fit an HX850 (no optical drive)? I'm looking to get this case but having to take a $50+ hit on replacing my HX850 with an X650 would really suck.

It will fit an hx 850 with optical drive I do believe. I have the hx 650 and I'm almost positive they are the same size.
post #1190 of 7171
ye it will fit smile.gif I have ax850 in it smile.gif perfect fit too smile.gif
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