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post #21 of 29
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Originally Posted by drunkenvalley View Post
For Sandy Bridge at least the motherboard cut-out is entirely misplaced in the HAF-X, while the Level 10 GT has a good bit of extra space.
You simply cannot make the above statement for a whole architecture mate.
Motherboard manufacturers position the cpu to their liking or to their design at least.

Take for example the two following x58 mobo images.
In the evga case one would have a problem with the cut out on any given case.
I pretty sure you can find respective examples in the sandy family of boards.


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post #22 of 29
What sort of silly remark is that?

The Level 10 GT's physical cut-out is distinctly larger. It can cater to a wider range of CPUs. The HAF X did not do this, and it has a direct result failed with the standard Sandy Bridge CPU placement.

If the HAF X allows you to mount the backplate then so will the Level 10 GT. But the reverse is not going to always hold true. No big mystery there.
post #23 of 29
Building my first water-cooled system on the Level 10GT and did so because it DOESN'T look like any other computer case I have used in the past (and I am coming from the most excellent Corsair 800D.) The case is easily modded, has plenty of what I needed, and it just looks cool. While it technically is still a big rectangle - it's like a average girl against a smokin' hot girl in my opinion - both females, just in WAY different leagues looks-wise. For me the looks of the case were just as important as the function (this is an OC forum for us idiots that build insane systems to play games.)
   
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post #24 of 29
You say it's easy to mod. I can't say I'm sure I'd agree on that part. o.o

May be. But I haven't gotten this impression from working with it myself. There's several pieces that I reckon would be a pain to remove. c_c;
post #25 of 29
I have stripped all the pieces off I need with only two remaining - I don't have a need to remove those, but could at this stage of destruction dismantling. Although most of the modding I am doing is in the interior as I love the exterior looks.
   
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post #26 of 29
New avatar showed yet? No? Odd.

Anyway, please give some pictures of your Level 10 GT when you're getting there! :3

Here's some of mine. Though I've since replaced the NH-D14 with a Corsair H80 that I got cheap, and as a result could finally fit in my GTX 470 as well (semi triple-slotter).



The build was at the time of picture...
Intel i5 2500k @ 3.3 Ghz
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Level 10 GT

Still trying to figure out where the heck they hid the multiplier for this particular mobo.
Edited by drunkenvalley - 10/10/11 at 2:52pm
post #27 of 29
Looking great!

Here's my build log - CLICKY

I have it completely apart as I am sleeving all my wiring, redoing the water lines, and other stuff mentioned in my build log (I think I am going black tubing - not digging the white and blue the more I stare at it.)
   
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post #28 of 29
Why not graphics on the 240x120 and the CPU+RAM on the 120x120? The latter really doesn't produce so much heat as to warrant the 240mm. o.o
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