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Ahh so two 120.4 radiators in bottom isn't physically possible (unless you plan on running a computer without a PSU)

Tha would definately be the ecological way to go. biggrin.gif
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The difference in surface area between a 560 + 360 and two 480's is less than 5%, I've never really liked the idea of having the PSU in the Flex-Bays, since it will never "look right", but I'll listen to any feedback on that.
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Is the SMH10 or the Merlin looking to be released first? You have my attention again Jimbo! thumb.gif

I honestly agree with you on the PSU and flex bay. It probably wouldn't look right, especially since it needs to be plugged in externally.

However, it would be extremely ideal to keep it out of the radiator compartment. Perhaps even an extended top just for a horizontally mounted PSU for those who desire it - but that defeats the purpose of the SMH10. Does anyone have more comments/suggestions on this?

My goal here is to fit two 480s down bottom.
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The SMH10 is already done. I just need to get some production time to finish it off. Merlin is on hold at the moment, while I deal with other issues frown.gif
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A 480 can be top mounted on the SMH10 if needed, by using the 120mm top cover.
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A 480 can be top mounted on the SMH10 if needed, by using the 120mm top cover.

:O

What are the dimensions of the SMH10 without the top and how long before I can buy one!? Do you have pictures yet!? biggrin.gif
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The SMH10 is 25.75" high (not counting case feet/casters) and the 120mm top cover adds 4.19" to that.
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I don't want to turn this into an SMH thread but I didn't want to make an entire thread just for a couple of questions.

So from what I gather this SMH will be able to fit one 480 radiator on the bottom and one 360 radiator with a PSU? Not a complaint but more of a curiosity: it will not be able to fit two 480 radiators on the bottom since that's the only location for the PSU?

However, I could fit a 480 radiator up top if I wanted to with the 120mm top (which probably won't fit under my desk unfortunately).

Also, does the SMH support ATX motherboards such as the Rampage III Extreme?
Edited by xyeLz - 4/24/12 at 1:24pm
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I don't want to turn this into an SMH thread but I didn't want to make an entire thread just for a couple of questions.
So from what I gather this SMH will be able to fit one 480 radiator on the bottom and one 360 radiator with a PSU? Not a complaint but more of a curiosity: it will not be able to fit two 480 radiators on the bottom since that's the only location for the PSU?
However, I could fit a 480 radiator up top if I wanted to with the 120mm top (which probably won't fit under my desk unfortunately).
Also, does the SMH support ATX motherboards such as the Rampage III Extreme?

Yes this is correct, although the bottom 480 could be a 560 if you want. ATX is supported yes.
     
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Blessing and a curse!

I'm thrilled that there's a smaller version of the STH just about ready to go but I'm sad I can't fit a second 480 radiator down there just cause of something small like a PSU. Nobody's fault but my own though - I love symmetry.

Anyone have any ideas to get by this? Probably not...quite a weird request right?
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