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post #191 of 520
Hello
I've been sitting and staring hopelessly at my case while waiting for some parts to arrive (including an apogee drive ii which is only available in the us at the moment).

In the meantime, I've flipped the front panel, very easy as you said, and started sticking a few things inside. I think if I move a 240 rad right up to the back (fitting yet to be worked out) I can get a 200 rad in the front and a slim 180 fan, as well as keeping all of the space for the 5.25 bay down at the bottom. The top of the front fan may be obscured by the front rad at that point though. Probably not necessary to put all of that in, but after reading yours and other build logs and getting excited I kind of just ordered it all and now I want to try and make it all fit inside!

Anyway, sorry, I did not mean to talk about what I am doing in your thread.
It's a simple observation but it struck me that actually leaving the optical tray upside down would also serve the purpose of leaving some extra space for hiding cables (maybe including those awful front(side?) panel connectors), and maybe a floor for a res too. Did you try that? It's more of an aesthetic thing, and I don't know if 5.25 devices can fit upside down anyway.

Thanks, as you have given me some of the ideas for my build. Such an awesome little case. Looking forward to seeing what else you do.
Ben
post #192 of 520
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Hey there Ben! Sounds like you've got some really nice ideas for your Prodigy. Do you have a build log? Would really like to follow the progress of it! cheers.gif

As far as the 5.25" bay, I personally didn't try to turn the bracket upside down, however I saw that somebody else did it that way. I think I saw it in the Prodigy Club, but I'm not sure. I didn't do it because I have other plans that would have made doing it that way impossible
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I have just started one. It's not as slick as some other logs but hopefully will show the possibility of getting the 200 rad and 240 rad while keeping the optical bay. Thanks.
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Subbed! Thanks for subbing and helping with my build, as well.
 
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Just a question.....Where can I get 2 x 8GB sticks of that Samsung LP RAM that you guys love so much?
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Not sure, but I would check newegg. I'm using Corsair Vengeance LP memory that I got from Newegg
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Just a question.....Where can I get 2 x 8GB sticks of that Samsung LP RAM that you guys love so much?

Well, I got 2x4GB, but I got mine from Newegg, cheap!
 
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post #198 of 520
Looks like they do not have a 16GB kit. Nuts....

Back on topic though....how are the builds coming?
post #199 of 520
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Sunday I'll be posting an update. Have most of the major case mods completed on Yin...will be working on Yang this evening to finish it up...then on to hardware mods!
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I for one am looking in a forward-facing direction!
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