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As requested.

Thank you! Did you just drill out the rivots rivets?

Must have been so tired to misspell rivet. rolleyes.gif
Edited by Kokin - 8/20/12 at 12:14am
    
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post #992 of 11736
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Thank you! Did you just drill out the rivots?
Yea, there are three on the front and two on the sides, same top and bottom so ten rivets total. Though i haven't put new rivets in the front only the sides as it doesn't seem to need them structurally and i wasn't sure i would have it apart again for other reasons. Anyway, after removing the rivets can can literally just flip in upside down, 5.25" bay included.
post #993 of 11736
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Yea, there are three on the front and two on the sides, same top and bottom so ten rivets total. Though i haven't put new rivets in the front only the sides as it doesn't seem to need them structurally and i wasn't sure i would have it apart again for other reasons. Anyway, after removing the rivets can can literally just flip in upside down, 5.25" bay included.

That looks verrry nice, man. I wish I thought of that when we built my friend's Prodigy. drool.gif
post #994 of 11736
Installing Thermal right's Silver Arrow on Bitfenix Prodigy means that you have to remove also the rear fan? (like phanteks pe) or not?

( unlike noctua dh14 where rear fan has not to be removed) (asus p8z77-i)..

Removing the rear fan ( if i get silver arrow) compromises the thermal efficiency of prodigy??
post #995 of 11736
Dude, you do not have to remove the rear fan if you use the Phanteks PE. Since the PE comes with two nice 140 mm fans it makes sense to replace the rear fan with one of the Phanteks fans though.

I explained this to you before and you said I "made it clear" to you, didn't you? Take a look at the photos again please:

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post #996 of 11736
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Im going to buy my Prodigy this fortnight, il post photos when i purchase it biggrin.gif
you just posted this so you could say fortnight rolleyes.gifbiggrin.gif
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post #997 of 11736
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Dude, you do not have to remove the rear fan if you use the Phanteks PE. Since the PE comes with two nice 140 mm fans it makes sense to replace the rear fan with one of the Phanteks fans though.
I explained this to you before and you said I "made it clear" to you, didn't you? Take a look at the photos again please:

Thats a Snug Fit rolleyes.gif
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It is and allows for perfect air flow for that matter. You will have to use the ASUS P8Z77-I deluxe to make it fit.
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post #999 of 11736
Hm what i meant was that phantek pe comes with 2 fans. The rear fan of prodigy was replaced by one of phanteks...

You really made that perfectly clear to me smile.gif

Noctua dh14 that also has two fans, can be installed with the rear fan of bitfenix in place...

I think that to install Silver arrow one has to remove rear prodigy fan...

Thats what i meant wink.gif
post #1000 of 11736
So you are looking for a twin tower cooler which allows to keep the rear case fan AND still leaves enough clearance to install another fan between that rear case fan and the CPU cooler? Why would you want a second fan next to the case fan? This can actually hamper the performance of each single fan.

I believe what you really should be looking for is a twin tower cooler which allows you to install its two complementary fans in the middle of the cooler and next to the optical disc drive bay. That would be the real problem, to install such a cooler with three fans (one of them being the rear case fan) AND keep the drive bay.

I couldn't do it but I feel comfortable with no HDD cages that a 200 mm front case fan does the job.
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