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post #391 of 11740
Oh that's a nice one -- and not too expensive. Thanks!
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post #392 of 11740
I've been thinking about a NAS build myself and have been eyeing that gem...
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post #393 of 11740
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Edited by zzzz - 7/25/12 at 8:03pm
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Getting closer...

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post #395 of 11740
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Originally Posted by zzzz View Post

But I think it does relate to this case because some backplates, if not all??, are not able to have enough clearance from the case tray to the back of the MB, thus not allowing the MB to mount correctly and then requiring modding the tray with a cutout for relief. I think it would be good fro everyone considering this case and certain MB's as to what will not work without mods.
the case tray is a cutout. there are no issues with cooler backplates fitting in the cases. the issue is them interfering with the motherboards
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post #396 of 11740
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the case tray is a cutout. there are no issues with cooler backplates fitting in the cases. the issue is them interfering with the motherboards
Not true. Quite a few cooler backplates are thicker than the standoffs in this case allow which makes the motherboard sit higher than the standoffs, and causes the back of the board to rise in the air a little when you actually push the IO into it's proper place.



Also, does anyone with a prodigy happen to use an AC Xcellero Extreme on their gpu? I'm wanting to put a quieter, better performing cooler on my 7970 but i'm afraid if I do, I won't be able to fit it inside the case. I've been thinking about and planning a water loop for a while but after some more thought I think i'm going to go the H100 route instead, but still would like to find a better cooler for my gpu if possible. If it fits I think that cooler would be perfect for this case since the card is right next to a vented panel and the cooler would be able to push all the hot air directly out of the case instead of up into the case as it would in my HAF-X.
post #397 of 11740
do you have the case, shiveron? because there are no reports of a cooler backplate having an issue with the case that I've seen.
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post #398 of 11740
Not yet. I'm still waiting, as I ordered in Black.

Just search through some build logs in the small form factor boards and you'll find a few that show issues with their mounting.

Here's a pic from MrBean's build log showing what i'm talking about.
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It apparently is stressing the hell outta my family that I don't have a case for mine yet, because I use it without the case. I found this amusing.
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post #400 of 11740
Alright got my parts ordered, should be here Tuesday and my case should be shipping out from Newegg on the 24th!

Parts list (some new some transferred)
  • Intel i7 2700K
  • ASRock Z77E ITX Motherboard
  • PNY GTX 460 1GB (will be replaced with GTX 670 4Gb in a few weeks)
  • 2x 4Gb DDR3 1600 G.Skill RAM
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  • PC Power and Cooling 600 Watt Modular PSU
  • Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro CPU Cooler (Corsair H80 Equivalent)
  • BitFenix Spectre Orange LED 230mm fan
  • Black BitFenix Prodigy


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