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was there space to populate the fan slot directly above the phanteks?

There is only space for a fan with a 20 mm frame height. The 25 mm standard frame height won't fit with the Phanteks PE anymore. There is a Yate Loon 120x120x20 mm.
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and did the phanteks' fan bracket touch your backplate?


Sorry, I don't understand.
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post #32 of 42
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Originally Posted by Zboy View Post

was there space to populate the fan slot directly above the phanteks?

There is only space for a fan with a 20 mm frame height. The 25 mm standard frame height won't fit with the Phanteks PE anymore. There is a Yate Loon 120x120x20 mm.
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and did the phanteks' fan bracket touch your backplate?


Sorry, I don't understand.

sorry - did the fan clip on the cooler touch the backplate of your gpu
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post #33 of 42
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No, there was still some clearance left.
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post #34 of 42
I have been looking for non watercooled prodigy builds and so far this is the best I have seen. I am inspired and will pattern the hardware from this. I have questions though. I don't build my own PC or have much knowledge about components so please bear with my questions.

1) Are the fans of the Phanteks cooler function as outtake since they are adjacent to the vent? Or do they push heat inside the case and the warm air passively goes out through the top vent?

2) What modifications (if there are) were done such that the HDD and the SSD are "standing" adjacent to the PSU cage?

Thanks!
post #35 of 42
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The Phanteks fans can be mounted so that they would either push of pull. In my case the rear fan is pulling warm air away from the CPU cooler and pushes it out of the case.

No modifications are necessary in order to mount the SSDs as shown. The Prodigy already comes with mounting holes in that spot.
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post #36 of 42
Thank you! Couple of questions. If i would take out the optical drive bay and install the Phanteks cooler 180degrees from the way you installed it, would the stock case fan fit? I'm thinking of setting both Phanteks fans in push (towards the vent) and the stock fan as outtake. Do you think it would make a difference in temperatures?
post #37 of 42
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Yes, the stock case fan would fit as well - the frames are all 25 mm.

It would make a slight difference. My best guess is that you will see about 2 K lower temperatures under load and 1 K better at idle. Again it is just my guess as I did not test that setup. But it is possible albeit unnecessary with such a strong cooler.
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post #38 of 42
Thank you, you've been really helpful!
post #39 of 42
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You're welcome, have fun with your build and post up some photos!
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post #40 of 42
Very nice. Clean builds in the Prodigy looks amazing!
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