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There is about 1.50" (38mm) of clearance behind the MB tray for cable management. Should be enough wink.gif
Yes, we are planning on extended top covers (which would allow two 480's in the case plus a 240 in the Flex-Bays. There will also be a pedestal which will probably be similar in design as the one for the SMH10/STH10. I'm not sure if it will be ready at launch though.
Sounds great! One thing I was thinking when I first saw the STH10 waas that if there was a few millimeters over 40mm of space behind the mobo tray, you could have a few 40mm fans to cool the HDDs a bit, since they can run pretty hot if there's no airflow at all.
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Hmmm... It's just that 40mm fans are notoriously noisy and push so little air. I think I'd rather design some kind of a side duct for a 120mm fan thinking.gif
Edited by Jim-CL - 8/16/12 at 9:04am
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Side duct would be a good idea. But to be honest, even 1cfm would be way better than 0 tongue.gif
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Wheres SM5 pictures? frown.gif
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Wheres SM5 pictures? frown.gif

He just wants to tease us frown.gif
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These are just teaser pics of prototypes... And I dont think the SM5 prototype is even done yet.
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These are just teaser pics of prototypes... And I dont think the SM5 prototype is even done yet.
NOOOOOOOO!!!! Sad panda!
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He just wants to tease us frown.gif
I only sometimes like a tease, but this is too much for me.

Haha thanks guys!
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The SM8 is on deck 1st. Once it's ready to ship, work will begin on the SM5.
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Are there any plans on making the case twice as fat to be like a larger mATX cube? If this has already been answered, I apologize in advance!
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Are there any plans on making the case twice as fat to be like a larger mATX cube? If this has already been answered, I apologize in advance!

Probably not. We looked into an mATX variant of the M8 and there wasn't enough interest.
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