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Seriously <3 CaseLabs
I've forgotten how bad most cases are because I'm so spoiled.

I was never happy with most cases. Now the SM8 is pricy, however any buyers remorse fades fast as you inspect its high quality. Your wallet recovers. What your left with the last case you'll ever need. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but I like the simple square looks. It's built well, it's modular, and all the details are designed with a water cooling system builder in mind. The SM8 is a great case as long as you can afford to be part of the club. Even if you can't, it just might be worth stretching for.
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Can I assume correctly that the MAC-102 HDD cage fits the flexbay in the SM8? I'm thinking of going this route to take care of some of the wiring tangle I have with 2 HDD's and 3 SSD's on the side panel.
In the future I may get another pedestal, but for now I'm looking for a cleaner solution for wiring my drives.

Pondering if I can fit all 5 drives in the cage? (2xHDD's & 3 SSD's) or (3xHDD's & 2 SSD's) since I have one HDD with no home.
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Of course it fits, it also holds a fan
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Can I assume correctly that the MAC-102 HDD cage fits the flexbay in the SM8? I'm thinking of going this route to take care of some of the wiring tangle I have with 2 HDD's and 3 SSD's on the side panel.
In the future I may get another pedestal, but for now I'm looking for a cleaner solution for wiring my drives.
Pondering if I can fit all 5 drives in the cage? (2xHDD's & 3 SSD's) or (3xHDD's & 2 SSD's) since I have one HDD with no home.

All Flex-Bay accessories will fit in the Flex-Bay regardless of the case. The only limitation would be some of the Flex-Bay radiator mounts taking up more bays than the case has.

Yes you can fit all of those drives in the HDD cage, but you would need 1 or 2 of the SSD mounts (each SSD mount holds 2 SSDs and each SSD mount takes up one space in the HDD cage) http://www.caselabs-store.com/ssd-mounting-kit/


Edited by Kevin_CL - 11/13/12 at 9:20am
post #495 of 753
All you Merlin lovers might be interested in the Merlin preview that Derick and I did:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1326764/caselabs-merlin-preview-photo-and-video-shoot/0_50
     
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post #496 of 753
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Of course it fits, it also holds a fan

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Originally Posted by Kevin_CL View Post

All Flex-Bay accessories will fit in the Flex-Bay regardless of the case. The only limitation would be some of the Flex-Bay radiator mounts taking up more bays than the case has.
Yes you can fit all of those drives in the HDD cage, but you would need 1 or 2 of the SSD mounts (each SSD mount holds 2 SSDs and each SSD mount takes up one space in the HDD cage) http://www.caselabs-store.com/ssd-mounting-kit/

Thanks.
post #497 of 753
My SM8 has arrived, I just had time to have a quick look inside the box before I had to go on a business trip mad.gif

What I have already seen has by far exceeded my expectations, can't wait to be back and put it together.


Great product and great service, definitely worth any penny spent. thumb.gif
post #498 of 753
Just sent another email to CS at caselabs dot net, I am actually willing to pay for the shipping to Australia this time. I just hope I get a reply back before my wallet realises what I have done.
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Just sent another email to CS at caselabs dot net, I am actually willing to pay for the shipping to Australia this time. I just hope I get a reply back before my wallet realises what I have done.

Hurry up! I sent the invoice I promise it wont find out!!! tongue.gif
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I click on the Pay now button in PayPal, what have I done to my poor wallet?

And I thought the Steam sales were bad for my wallet...
Edited by Skitzo_Zac - 11/14/12 at 4:36pm
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