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awesome. it might be a little hard to fit that 400mm Rad up on top of the case where the 200's go. but you could easily do push pull on it and that would be insane!!! (with a little modding of course)
i'm going to be doing my cutting today hopefully, if you check out my build log sometime you can see how i got it to fit underneath! (the HAF X and HAF 932 share the same case structure and parts on the inside)

Yeah but that's what a dremel is for smile.gif The top 5.25" bay can be modified without taking out the full support. I checked it last night and it looks like while it will be a tight fit it would work. That push-pull config is going to be sweet. I'm still contemplating the 200mm's I'm going to use for the push. Need low noise, high quality, low(er) RPM due to the fpi of the Phobya 400. Currently I've got the BitFenix Spectre LED 200's in sight. Dunno yet.

Additionally, not sure if I want a huge resevoir in the front. A Swiftech Microres can be used and tucked away nicely without taking up 2 bays and would give a cleaner look. Res really doesn't cool per se, just keeps more fluid available. It's another head scratcher at the moment.

Ordered 2 more WD HDD's and they're on the way. I'm also thinking about placement of the SDD drives using the UNdesign X-bracket to mount them instead of the bays. Just antoher thought.

Right now, biggest thought is on the watercooling setup and the components I'm gonna use. That is on the horizon real soon.
     
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GTX-480 arrived from DarkRyder's sale. Gotta say, this thing is HUGE.
     
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Two WD 1TB HDD's ordered and on the way! Woohoo. Almost done with the build. Just need to secure the two SDD's, power supply, and graphics card and it's set!
     
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holy cow. how many data drives are you getting?
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There will be one primary SSD for the boot ~180-240GB, another SSD for the Adobe Photoshop cache probably around 60GB or so. The 4 - 1TB Western Digitals are going to be for storage and will be on a Raid 1+0.
     
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Index added.

4x Kaze 3000's should have arrived last night. Was disappointed I didn't get to work on the push/pull of the H-100 for the CPU Cooler frown.gif

Both WD 1TB HDD's are in shipping smile.gif

Received the I/O plate for the Crosshair V Formula yesterday. smile.gif
     
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Update:
Installed the HDD's last night along with the I/O plate.
Started designing lighting setup and what I'm going to do with it

Coming:
water blocks
video cards
reservoir/pump/radiator purchases

ETA to completion:
End of August.

That is all.
     
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at the rate my build is going... you might finish your whole computer before i even get mine up and running! tongue.gif
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Not a race man tongue.gif
I'm just getting my components together as there are some wanting to see it built.
Just getting it as it comes but I have the components pretty much picked out.

After components are put together I still have some mods to complete:
1. Sleeve the power supply (buy power supply first!)
2. Setup lighting and wiring within the case with controllers (I shoulda been an Electrical Engineer)
3. Route the WC setup (this is gonna be fun)
4. Pray it doesn't blow up (big one).
     
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Not a race man tongue.gif
I'm just getting my components together as there are some wanting to see it built.
Just getting it as it comes but I have the components pretty much picked out.
After components are put together I still have some mods to complete:
1. Sleeve the power supply (buy power supply first!)
2. Setup lighting and wiring within the case with controllers (I shoulda been an Electrical Engineer)
3. Route the WC setup (this is gonna be fun)
4. Pray it doesn't blow up (big one).

do lots of this. i forgot and look where it put me
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