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post #5111 of 7172
The case is designed to have an SSD and one 3.5 hard hard drive under the tall drive cage, but you could place the SSD just about anywhere as may here have done: beside the upper optical drive bays, on top of the top optical drive device, on the rear of the motherboard tray. Lots of options.

If you use the hard drive cage for your remaining hard drives, there may be a problem with the height of your HyperX RAM heatsinks being too tall and hitting the cage. UPDATE: Standard HyperX RAM heatsinks are not much taller than the RAM circuit board so you should be fine to use the hard drive cage. Only Kingston's Predator and Beast heatsinks are significantly tall.

The Noctua U12S is 125 mm wide so this should not interfere with the back of your graphics card if it is in PCI-E slot #1. Also it is only 158 mm tall so that's fine too. With a fan attached, the total width increases from 45 mm to 71 mm (extra 1 mm for the fan clip). The review on Silent PC Review found that even in a "push" configuration there was no interference with any of the RAM slots.

Good luck and post some pictures!
Edited by Qrash - 9/20/13 at 8:18am
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post #5112 of 7172
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Originally Posted by Indigo340 View Post

I was lucky enough to get one from someone who reviews PC hardware so mine was fairly cheap as it had been 'tested'.

It's a very good little case and really nice to build a system into, I'm sure you will be happy with it. thumb.gif

thats how i got my motherboard also tongue.gif ... the only bad thing theres no warranty
post #5113 of 7172
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UPDATE: Standard HyperX RAM heatsinks are not much taller than the RAM circuit board so you should be fine to use the hard drive cage. Only Kingston's Predator and Beast heatsinks are significantly tall.

This is correct. I painted my case to match the Predator colors but can't live without the HD cage. So I'm using 32GB of HyperX Black instead. Still runs like a champ and you can't see the RAM behind the cage anyway.
post #5114 of 7172
guys, so I have just built my first tj08-e powered htpc/steambox. My specs go like this:
Cpu: i5 3570k
Mobo: asrock z77 pro4-m
Ram: corsair vengeance ddr3 1600mhz
Gpu: gigabyte hd7970 wf3
Ssd: SanDisk ultra plus 128gb
Hdd: seagate barracuda 2tb
Case: silverstone tj08-e
psu: Tagan easycon xl 700w
Optical: Generic dvd drive
Hsf: cm hyper 212 evo
Os: windows 7 pro 64bit

My question is... what next? Obviously I have installed steam, but how do I mould a great htpc out of this pc. Xbmc? Vlc? Wmc? Plex?I want to stream what I can and download most of my tv shows/movies, both English and Chinese but there are so many ways to go about it. I'd just like some expert tips and advice please. The build is running through a 55 inch samsung smart tv series 7.

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post #5115 of 7172
Couple more q's to add:
1. Can anyone recommend a good wireless gaming keyboard and mouse combo?
2. Sound cuts in and out on video (youtube, dvdrips) but not on games. Fix suggestions?
3. VLC playback is stuttering on hd movies. Do I need to change any particular settings to make the tv and pc play nice?
Thanks in advance guys!

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post #5116 of 7172
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Originally Posted by pandasouljah View Post

Couple more q's to add:
1. Can anyone recommend a good wireless gaming keyboard and mouse combo?
2. Sound cuts in and out on video (youtube, dvdrips) but not on games. Fix suggestions?
3. VLC playback is stuttering on hd movies. Do I need to change any particular settings to make the tv and pc play nice?
Thanks in advance guys!

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Another update. This time changed budget cooler to megahalems silver, and replaced enermax fans with 2 gelids slim.







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Still looks great. The Prolimatech Megahalems is an older cooler, but definitely a good one, especially when it first came out. I swapped mine for an H80i to take a baby step into watercooling.

BTW, what is the cat's name? Can't have a photo like that without giving the cat a mention!
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Great cat mod! What screws did you use to fit him to the case? Great colour too, perfect match. Have you put blue LED's in his eyes to match the case also? smile.gif
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Another update. This time changed budget cooler to megahalems silver, and replaced enermax fans with 2 gelids slim. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)






Love the simplicity and clean look of your build. Well done. thumb.gif
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