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Originally Posted by Kokin View Post

They cut the bottom of the drive bay so it only acts as brackets. Some people like me have reversed the front panel to accomdate longer fan controllers, but that also means down sizing a second rad to a 120 or 140mm rad. I should have pictures a page or so back.

Awesome. Thanks for the tip.

I ended up drilling out the rivets, and flipping the front panel, cutting down the 5.25" bracket, and re-mounting it.

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post #2272 of 11741
^ Looks great!

It just makes more sense for the the front panel to be reversed, at least for someone who would be using a fan controller or ODD and also watercool.
    
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Unboxed the FCPU package today!! thumb.gif Got some awesome stuffs in it. I cant wait to set my loop for my Prodigy build!



More photos on my build log. Here! Check out the table of contents or just click the link for newest updates! Thanks!
   
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Will be ordering this today, and it should be less than two weeks from there. Wish me luck. biggrin.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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You could save money by buying Windows 8 for $15 USD. tongue.gif
     
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post #2276 of 11741
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Nice mod STT, I may be interested in a 2CM stand off since I forced my PSU into my Prodigy. lol tongue.gif

It is also possible to use some regular motherboard stand off's..

That What I did thumb.gif
post #2277 of 11741
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Originally Posted by Derek1387 View Post

I ended up drilling out the rivets, and flipping the front panel, cutting down the 5.25" bracket, and re-mounting it.

Worked for me, but what do you mean cut down the 5.25" bracket? Mine fitted fine reversed at the bottom.
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It is also possible to use some regular motherboard stand off's..
That What I did thumb.gif

Because regular mobo stand offs are totally over an inch in length (the standard is 1/8th) and made of metal with a diameter of over 1/4th. rolleyes.gifthumb.gif
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post #2279 of 11741
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Originally Posted by HuwSharpe View Post

Worked for me, but what do you mean cut down the 5.25" bracket? Mine fitted fine reversed at the bottom.

It fit, but the screw holes for mine wouldnt line up if i flipped the fan controller over, so I had to cut it down, and flip it, and drill new mounts on the front panel
post #2280 of 11741
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Originally Posted by SniperTeamTango View Post

Because regular mobo stand offs are totally over an inch in length (the standard is 1/8th) and made of metal with a diameter of over 1/4th. rolleyes.gifthumb.gif

Well, it happens that you can screw them together and make them as long as you wish rolleyes.gif
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