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Just got my shipping notice. biggrin.gif I'll post up a few pics when it comes in. Also, probably do a build log of sorts.
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Looks good! Real good. Classy.
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post #274 of 753
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Originally Posted by bern43 View Post

Just got my shipping notice. biggrin.gif I'll post up a few pics when it comes in. Also, probably do a build log of sorts.

Great! I hope mine ships this week, I'm probably at the end of the list, MOL.
Also planning a build log, be interesting to see how these turn out.

I think I have enough accessory mounts ordered to give me a good start, but I'm pretty good at fab work and happen to have a decent size piece of aluminum and several pieces of acrylic should I find the need.
Only have an inkling of a plan for the build right now, although I already have the motherboard and cpu. PSU should be here tomorrow. Still trying to nail down the hardest part....sleeving colors! lol.
post #275 of 753
Got my tracking number! biggrin.gif:D:D Im doing a red, white (CaseLabs matte white to be specific), and blue build and it's fitting that the case is made in the USA. thumb.gif
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Got my tracking number! biggrin.gif:D:D Im doing a red, white (CaseLabs matte white to be specific), and blue build and it's fitting that the case is made in the USA. thumb.gif

Sounds nice man! I'm doing a matte black & yellow.
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The SM8 kept me a little busier than expected. As soon as I have more concrete info/pictures of the SM5, I'll post them wink.gif
Thanks
Will the SM5 be a smaller case?
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Will the SM5 be a smaller case?

In a word - yes - mATX - Here's the info on the Merlin line

http://www.overclock.net/t/1184977/caselabs-merlin-sm8-update-see-new-thread-sm8-product-launch#post_15951863
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Great! I hope mine ships this week, I'm probably at the end of the list, MOL.
Also planning a build log, be interesting to see how these turn out.
I think I have enough accessory mounts ordered to give me a good start, but I'm pretty good at fab work and happen to have a decent size piece of aluminum and several pieces of acrylic should I find the need.
Only have an inkling of a plan for the build right now, although I already have the motherboard and cpu. PSU should be here tomorrow. Still trying to nail down the hardest part....sleeving colors! lol.

My new PSU should arrive this week too. I'm going with a black matte and red build. Told myself I would just move my current parts to the new case. Should have known better. A few days later I have a bunch of new parts on order.
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I'm really curious to see how people set theirs up. I think I would go for mounting the PSU on the top with a 140.3 on bottom and a 240 in the front or something like that....
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