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Quote:
Originally Posted by GoodInk;15608958 
FB it does have a rubber coating on the top and front, not sure how that will affect painting. I love your work and I would love to see what you would come up with!
Yes the top and front are rubber coated. Dont think paint would stick to it at all.
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Originally Posted by Jingiko;15609593 
Is it possible to fit a 360rad up top say XSPC RX360?

Im sure a 240 would fit, but I like them bulky radiators tongue.gif thanks in advance

No, a 360 wont fit. And a fat rad wont fit with push/pull, only one or the other. If you want a 360 rad you have to give up all the drive bays in the front.

Im going to use a 240 at the bottom, with a 120 stack on top of it, and another 240 at the top, all push/pull, and should be able to keep one of the drive bays to hold up to 4 HDDs. Just not sure what to do with my dual bay res, disc drive, and fan controller that are all 5.25, since there are only three bays.
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post #462 of 12421
What if you made a cut here mounted it like this?
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post #463 of 12421
CTM why not set it up like this with the top caddy removed?
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post #464 of 12421
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Originally Posted by GoodInk;15608958 
FB it does have a rubber coating on the top and front, not sure how that will affect painting. I love your work and I would love to see what you would come up with!

I'm sure it's just a rubberized paint and I should be able to strip in off. Of course I would leave it on the handle.
    
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post #465 of 12421
I think its an actual rubber piece that would be hard to remove unless you heat it up.

But I was only going for push and a thick radiator (none of those slim ones) so pretty much a 2.5inch radiator with 25mm fans.
    
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post #466 of 12421
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I just finished my build with an H-100 Corsair. here are the results.

The back support for the handle gets in the way of the Second 120 fan on the top. It would be possible to put in a 360 with some modding but you would only have room for 3 pullers on the bottom inside of the case and one or maybe 2 fans at the top. Probably a 92 mm fan in the front.. No much room on top. I did triple fan and it works good. I am push pull on the bottom and another pull in the front. But really good air flow.

The fan wires are easier than before but you will still have a little problem on that back panel unless you are a Wire Management Genius. But not even close to the problems we had with the Storm Scout.

The case comes with a 8 pin extension for the Mobo CPU connector but I didn't need it with the Corsair HX-1000.

I used lights from the local Advance Auto Parts.. The 24 inch which is 2x12 inch and bright. And one other set that I got off ebay. check under Christmas Leds. In red if you want. They are bright. and 12 volt.

There was as much room as in a Stacker.. ITs that same size.

All in all this is a very quiet case and very purdy.
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post #467 of 12421
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jingiko;15609593 
Is it possible to fit a 360rad up top say XSPC RX360?

Im sure a 240 would fit, but I like them bulky radiators tongue.gif thanks in advance

I put in a 240 and it was no mod at all.

The way to do it is to cut out your top for the 360

Then mount your push fans then the rad then the puller fan all on the inside of the case.. the handle on the top gets in the way really bad.. but I love the handle.. We may need to figure out a new way to mount that handle wide instead of long.

Even with 6 120 fans this thing is quiet.

I really don't know what the heck that guy was talking about that this case rattles. He must live in a vibrator factory. Mine is like smooth light hush hum.
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post #468 of 12421
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Originally Posted by unimatrixzero;15612737 
I put in a 240 and it was no mod at all.

The way to do it is to cut out your top for the 360

Then mount your push fans then the rad then the puller fan all on the inside of the case.. the handle on the top gets in the way really bad.. but I love the handle.. We may need to figure out a new way to mount that handle wide instead of long.

Even with 6 120 fans this thing is quiet.

I really don't know what the heck that guy was talking about that this case rattles. He must live in a vibrator factory. Mine is like smooth light hush hum.

Will the x-dock get in the way? I can't see how far back in it goes in any of the pics.
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post #469 of 12421
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by FannBlade;15610862 
I'm sure it's just a rubberized paint and I should be able to strip in off. Of course I would leave it on the handle.

It reminds me of the old rubberized interior on a 2001 Jetta. or an Audi interior. But a lot stronger. its on there solid. The rubberized handle is really thick. Like a grip on a motorcycle it gives on the bottom so you you hurt your hands..

I don't think the finish on the top is paint. It's almost like a mold on it. It really smooth and you could paint it with that plastic special paint. But if you just put a little black at your panel edges you can leave the top alone. It is very nice over all. I would give it a 9 out of 10. The handle needs to be reconfigured for more fans under the top cover. There is room if you didn't have that handle in the way.
we may see some guys actually axeing the handle in lue of a full 360 rad but you can do a full 360 inside the case.. And there is a place on the bottom for a 240 rad too.. But you have to take out your SSD holder and trash your Stash Drawer.. Where are my Roach clips gonna go then.

I was also thinking that the top SSD could be configured for an ignition key.

Simply put your OS on that SSD and plug it in when your home and hide it or take it with you when you're gone and no one can access the computer while you are away.
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post #470 of 12421
Thread Starter 
The X dock take 2 thirds of a SSD size.
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