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Very nice job man... loving it! thumb.gif Keep posting the updates
My build is getting a bit extreme...but hey...are we not extremist? biggrin.gif


for your top rad, are you using the original mount? i had to to shift my rad away from the original mount because of my mofset heatsink! frown.gif
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for your top rad, are you using the original mount? i had to to shift my rad away from the original mount because of my mofset heatsink! frown.gif
Yes sir, XSPC ES240 fit perfectly. I may replace it with a 360 later on. Depends on how satisfied I am with the temps.
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PVC.... wont know how will it handle the heat... but worth the try....

Both are always an option. I have some white vinyl that I'm just about to wrap my GPU shroud in, which will have enough spare for this. May pick one up Monday and give it a go.
If covering them doesn't work, the pictures I've seen with the plates removed look sweet anyway!
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I used contact paper to cover the yellow.
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Wow... thats looks sweet! I think i'm sold on a new board smile.gif
Edited by Demiise - 5/11/13 at 11:35am
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Another question - is the 5.25 cage extremely tight for everything, or did I just pick the wrong components:

1) NZXT Fan Controller is difficult to slide in (but doable)

2) Swiftech Maelstrom Dual Bay reservoir/pump is really tough to get in, and virtually impossible to easily slide out partway to refill the res.

So far, I've popped the rivets on the crossbar at the top of the cage, thinking that might give a little more play. Helped a smidge. Now filing down little indents in the front of the cage to see if that helps.

While I am determined to make it work, it does t seem like it should be this difficult tongue.gif
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Another question - is the 5.25 cage extremely tight for everything, or did I just pick the wrong components:

1) NZXT Fan Controller is difficult to slide in (but doable)

2) Swiftech Maelstrom Dual Bay reservoir/pump is really tough to get in, and virtually impossible to easily slide out partway to refill the res.

So far, I've popped the rivets on the crossbar at the top of the cage, thinking that might give a little more play. Helped a smidge. Now filing down little indents in the front of the cage to see if that helps.

While I am determined to make it work, it does t seem like it should be this difficult tongue.gif
I have NZXT Sentry 2 fan controller but I put mine at the back, inside the case because all 5.25" bays are full. I have enough space behind the res/pump, so I put it there though. So, it should slide in easily if I put it at "proper" location, at least for Sentry 2 fan controller.
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I have XSPC dual bay res/pump & I need to cut the front "fins" in the 5.25" bay to allow it to slide in easily.
Edited by kizwan - 5/11/13 at 1:53pm
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I have XSPC dual bay res/pump & I need to cut the front "fins" in the 5.25" bay to allow it to slide in easily.
I had the same problem with the XSPC dual bay res. I just folded the front fins/sliders down a bit. I feel that the bays are a little too snug for most components because my optical is a tight fit too.
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I had the same problem with the XSPC dual bay res. I just folded the front fins/sliders down a bit. I feel that the bays are a little too snug for most components because my optical is a tight fit too.

i did the same thing. didn't have any problems with other optical drives because i have none. I prefer a tight fitting rather than a loose one...
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I had the same problem with the XSPC dual bay res. I just folded the front fins/sliders down a bit. I feel that the bays are a little too snug for most components because my optical is a tight fit too.


Yeah, my optical also tight fit but more like "easy to slide" tight fit which probably the reason I didn't noticed it until now. tongue.gif When you mention like that I'm now remember that I need to find right angle to slide in my optical drive & I need to use little push to slide it in. It's no too tight which is why I didn't really pay attention to it but slightly tight compared to other casing I own before.
Edited by kizwan - 5/12/13 at 7:00am
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Thanks for the responses, guys. I do prefer the bay devices to fit flush against the case, so this is a better problem to have then large gaps. I think I've figured out the issue with the Maelstrom Bay Res/Pump.
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