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All GPU's with front facing power ports look are hard to do IMO. But especially the ones like on my GTX680s. I miss having cards that had the power connectors that went to the side of the card. Looks 11ty times cleaner.
As for those cases? Not a fan at all. Well the exterior looks good but the interior is too open and it is HPTX. HTPX cases are awful IMO unless you actually use an SR-2/SR-X. They have too much empty space.

Off the side? You mean off the rear? I suppose that's the side when it's installed, but facing towards the front of the case you mean?

I think it's nice it comes with black interior already, and at least they thought of cable management by putting the holes there.

Didn't realize they were HPTX, but that makes sense why the one that looks like mine, has no room for PSU up top but seems to be same size overall.
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post #182 of 1227
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All GPU's with front facing power ports look are hard to do IMO. But especially the ones like on my GTX680s. I miss having cards that had the power connectors that went to the side of the card. Looks 11ty times cleaner.
As for those cases? Not a fan at all. Well the exterior looks good but the interior is too open and it is HPTX. HTPX cases are awful IMO unless you actually use an SR-2/SR-X. They have too much empty space.

i agree. when i plan on buying a case i dont want to much empty space. That leads to long cables and bad cable placement. using my 7f for my CHV, and my v1200 for my z9pe-d8. They are just the right size.
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Off the side? You mean off the rear? I suppose that's the side when it's installed, but facing towards the front of the case you mean?
I think it's nice it comes with black interior already, and at least they thought of cable management by putting the holes there.
Didn't realize they were HPTX, but that makes sense why the one that looks like mine, has no room for PSU up top but seems to be same size overall.

By front facing I mean like the GTX680. By side I mean cards like the GTX460 which come off the right hand side.

As for cable management holes, I hate them. They are ok if you really don't care much about cable management. But for building a high end rig w/ everything sleeved I don't think they should exist. It disappoints me that Lian Li is starting to use holes and grommets in their cases now. frown.gif
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i agree. when i plan on buying a case i dont want to much empty space. That leads to long cables and bad cable placement. using my 7f for my CHV, and my v1200 for my z9pe-d8. They are just the right size.

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By front facing I mean like the GTX680. By side I mean cards like the GTX460 which come off the right hand side.
As for cable management holes, I hate them. They are ok if you really don't care much about cable management. But for building a high end rig w/ everything sleeved I don't think they should exist. It disappoints me that Lian Li is starting to use holes and grommets in their cases now. frown.gif
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That's what I figured you meant.

That's true, but in my case since I'm using an ATX board it's a long run for the 24 pin, hence the plan of filling the gap with a 250 advanced.
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That's what I figured you meant.
That's true, but in my case since I'm using an ATX board it's a long run for the 24 pin, hence the plan of filling the gap with a 250 advanced.

In a full tower case you can get away w/ an ATX board if you are using a tube reservoir right next to the board. Having a clean sleeved 24-pin over top a tube reservoir FTMFW. thumb.gif
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post #186 of 1227
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In a full tower case you can get away w/ an ATX board if you are using a tube reservoir right next to the board. Having a clean sleeved 24-pin over top a tube reservoir FTMFW. thumb.gif

That's the plan.

I've got two HP ZR2740W's w/ Monoprice stands here, trying to trade them off...I'm in discussion with some one to try and get a batch of stuff, including two 35x, a Koolance res that looks to be proper size for my case, Koolance 3/8id 5/8od black compressions (will this size work with tubing sleeving?), and some cable management clips.

Then all I'll need is the GPU block (which I'm working on trading for right now too), sleeving, and rads/fans.
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Where did you get these wire clip thingies?
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wow... i wish i knew about those before....

how well do they hold on? as in do they do well under a little bend.
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God bless you lowfat !
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