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How many 5.25'' bay drives and 3.25'' harddisks you have?

If you can fit them into the three 5.25'' bays, then you can simply remove the two removable HDD cages of Lian Li PC-9F Black. And then, you can fit RX240 into the space.
Member Strobe has done it here:- (posts #12 and #13)
http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...t-240-a-2.html

This case costs US$140 @ Newegg.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112304

An alternative is Lian Li PC-K9 (K9X for black interior) for US$110.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112336

I think both cases fit your requirement of no LEDs, no windows sleek look.
I have the PC-9F. Is there anywhere that I can buy a new top panel that has no blowholes at all? I want to mod it to allow for 2x120mm on the roof.

I could always remove the HDD cage and buy another small lian li cage and put it by the PSU. I would need a smaller PSU though...
Edited by NguyenAdam - 10/7/11 at 11:54am
    
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I've seen some great CM 690/690 II builds that are WCed. SpiderM0nkey's Viper is one. I remember seeing a great one in one of the Cooler Master Mod comps. I think it was called Angel or something.
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post #14 of 34
What about the Bitfenix Shinobi, I think the design is very well done, very understated while looking beautiful at the same time...and it's cheap. You should be able to fit a 240 rad up top easily.
    
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I think you should go for the arc midi. Can't think of anything that size which will fit the RX240 as easily
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I might see how it goes in my PC-9F first. I'm leaning towards the Midi or the 600T.
    
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post #18 of 34
You need PC-9F info ?

I got some of that =D It has changed a few times, Started out as just air cooling w/ a ven-x, then went to a rx240 kit, then black tubing, then mcp655-b w/ swiftech res. The resevoir has a fill top on the top of the case that I mounted using a hole punch kit made for sheet metal.

Sorry for the dusty pics, but I don't have any current ones and those were taken short notice for a member at hardforum about 6 months ago.

Windows is just 5mm acrylic from frozen cpu cut w/ a jigsaw.

I don't think you'll fit a 240 on the top due to the clearance issues with the motherboard capacitors and the motherboard itself. Using 140mm fan in the top I actually had to slightly notch out some plastic on the fan housing to stop it from pushing against a capacitor.

4x ap-15 gentletyphoons intake through the rad, 120mm high speed yate in the rear, and a 140mm high speed in the top on rubber spacers to keep things quiet.

Using the Rad as an intake w/ the SLI 460s works absolutely fine as long as it balanced, AP-15s run at ~1000rpm each, and the rear 120mm yate runs at ~1500rpm and the 140mm is around 1300-1400rpm. Very quiet and everything stays cold.

The 460s idle around 30-33C and load up at 68-71C, even with a GT440 in the bottom running my accessory display and my HDTV at the same time.











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Edited by rmp459 - 10/13/11 at 1:15pm
    
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Can you take some better pictures if you can?
    
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Can you take some better pictures if you can?
Only have a point and shoot but anything specific?
    
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