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post #6741 of 13812
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Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

If you're having issues getting all your cables tidied up enough, and especially if you have a non-modular PSU, you could try this little trick I use:
It's just a small piece of aluminum flat stock, can be either 1/16" or 1/8", ( I use whatever I have handy in my scraps box) from any hardware store, with the ends cut on angle.
Lets you organize the unused cables and secure them so they don't all bunch up at the bottom.
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Great idea!

Oh Darlene, such great help you are here. Majority of your posts are helpful. I just wanted to say that I hope I can be as helpful as you one day. Unfortunately I am way further on the learning side then the teaching side right now biggrin.gif.
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Very useful tip Darlene!

Should get my new fittings today. Can hopefully install my FrozenQ res tomorrow or Sunday. Can't wait! biggrin.gif I also got my new FC5-V2 fan controller replacement. Can hopefully put that badf boy back in as well.
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post #6743 of 13812
Build log updated with all new parts being added very soon going to be working this whole weekend to finish all the modding and finally finish this build. This thing is going to be a beast.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1276326/build-log-amd-fx-8150-nzxt-switch-810-mod-ek-h30-360-ltx-advanced-liquid-cooling-kit-magma/20
post #6744 of 13812
I'm planning on getting a 810 but there's one thing I'm confused about. When putting a triple fan radiator on top, you have to get rid of your front case upper USB connectors/ power and led switches. Is this correct? And if so, what do people do with them? Just toss them away?
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post #6745 of 13812
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I'm planning on getting a 810 but there's one thing I'm confused about. When putting a triple fan radiator on top, you have to get rid of your front case upper USB connectors. Is this correct? And if so, what do people do with them? Just toss them away?

A 360mm rad or triple 120mm fan radiator will fit perfectly without having to remove the front usb connections. Took pictures so you can see for yourself.


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Thanks and rep but what about a 420mm?
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post #6747 of 13812
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Thanks and rep but what about a 420mm?

Not sure about that because I haven't tried it. However I don't think you can pull it off without modding a bit. Just looking at where it would connect it appears to be a really tight squeeze. I would stick with 120mm fan version just to be safe and not having to do any sort of modding. If your into modding go for it. Can't say its impossible with all the unique build logs I have seen for the switch. Like didn't think it was possible to fit a 360 rad in vertically in the front , but with modding anything is possible. I'm sure someone else can chime in that has actually used the 140mm fan flavor of radiators in the Switch 810.
post #6748 of 13812
420's will drop right in but some will not have native mounting holes as there is no standardized system yet for the 140mm fans. Minor modding may be required but some 420's will fit like the HWLabs Black Ice Stealth GT.
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Thanks and rep but what about a 420mm?

Im putting an ex420 in the top of mine and plan on retaining the usb ports as well as the top 5.25 bay. I'll post pics hopefully by the end of the weekend, but I'm certain it's doable. The question really comes down to the thickness of the radiator. If it's more the 55mm thick than there is a good chance it can interfere with the upper heatsinks on the top of the motherboard, but a 360 or 420 should be able to fit just fine in the top of the Switch.
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If it's more the 55mm thick than there is a good chance it can interfere with the upper heatsinks on the top of the motherboard, but a 360 or 420 should be able to fit just fine in the top of the Switch.

Correct. THis is why I chose the Alphacool NexXxoS XT45. I was originally going to go with the UT60 but the clearance was way too tight for my liking. Plus the XT45 operates slightly better with the lower speed fans. biggrin.gif
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