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I'd be surprised if I were the first to mention this, but you should consider making the 80mm roof a TEENY WEENSY bit taller (like 3 or 4mm) so you can fit a 60mm rad and 25mm fans up there.

LOVE the case though!
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Yup it's been mentioned here http://www.overclock.net/case-labs/1...ds-gentle.html and a couple of other places. I'm not sure if Jim has seen it though. I totally agree with this, a few more mm would be perfect as the rx360+GT-ap15 combo is so popular
     
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We came to the same conclusion when we came up with the original 82mm design, so we maxed everything out and came up with 85mm. To go bigger would be a pretty big cost bump and wreak havoc on shipping, so I don't see it happening soon.
Edited by Jim-CL - 10/6/11 at 5:16pm
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It's still great. Loving it regardless.
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We came to the same conclusion when we came up with the original 82mm design, so we maxed everything out and came up with 85mm. To go bigger would be a pretty big cost bump and wreak havoc on shipping, so I don't see it happening soon.
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Bummer
Well, with us, never say never but it's a lot bigger job than just making it a little taller. There are several things that would have to change at the same time for it to happen. We'll take another look at it when we design the extended cover for the STH10.
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Off topic, (it is my thread after all) but the other thing you might consider (and mb there is a reason for the current design) is to make the "jog" in the radiator side mount start further back. I'm talking about the 90 deg. bend in the side mount frame that off sets it into the case where it is mounted. There is an almost 1.5 inch solid panel in front of the radiator/reservoir that could be potentially be shortened to accommodate a fan mounted in the same position as the side mount.
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I am new in the CS gang here , and haven't bought my case ( yet....but very soon ) but I wanted to chime in on this. Isn't there some way you could make some custom little spacers that are about 5mm - 8mm tall for the top cover? You could maybe use something like some high density 3/8" thick foam to fill the gaps and make it look pretty?
    
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It's a little more complicated than that. Also, any solution we will have to be very clean since we'll held to a higher standard than an individual would (and rightfully so). I'm buried in stuff right now, but I'll take another look in a week or two and see if there is some way I can pull one more rabbit out of the hat
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