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The case just arrived at my apartment (im home for christmas). So cant wait to get back and start my watercooled build in it!

Edit: A huge thanks to Kevin from CL. Great custumer service and able to answer all the questions one must have... So far I would give them 5/5 rating! (And i dont expect the case to let the rating drop in any way wink.gif)
Edited by foffer - 12/28/12 at 4:22am
post #622 of 753
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It uses 7 full bays. I am planning on looking at a version that would offset the radiator so it could fit in 6 bays.

Wow that would be awesome!
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Wow that would be awesome!
Just remember that the actual space it takes up will be determined by the radiator size. With 6 bays it would still either lap over into another bay or it could be placed at the top or at the bottom to take advantage of the unused space there.
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I went ahead and ordered the current 120.2 flex bay radiator mount, I think I can shift some things around and make it work out OK. thumb.gif

Thanks for shipping this out so fast. biggrin.gif
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Thanks for shipping this out so fast. biggrin.gif

No problem thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by foffer View Post

The case just arrived at my apartment (im home for christmas). So cant wait to get back and start my watercooled build in it!
Edit: A huge thanks to Kevin from CL. Great custumer service and able to answer all the questions one must have... So far I would give them 5/5 rating! (And i dont expect the case to let the rating drop in any way wink.gif)

You are too kind sir, thank you! biggrin.gif
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Just remember that the actual space it takes up will be determined by the radiator size. With 6 bays it would still either lap over into another bay or it could be placed at the top or at the bottom to take advantage of the unused space there.

Yeah. If I can figure out another option for my fan controller and pick up the bitpower 2x D5 kit with 250mm or 150mm res I would stick another 240 or a 360 in the front. If only you guys could put a bay drive in the extended top is that something that you would be able to do?
post #628 of 753
Any chance we can see the SM8 with the depth of the SM5?
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Probably not - too much overlap between cases. The depth of the SM5 is a little limiting. It's acceptable for an mATX case, but for something larger, I'm not sure how well it would work.
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I confirmed that you won't be charge any extra $$ via USPS wink.gif

My SM8 arrived just before x-mas and I had nothing extra to pay!
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Brokerage fees are distinct from duties (which are different). All shipping charges quoted through USPS or FedEx include any brokerage fees. They are just a part of international shipping frown.gif UPS is famous for billing the end user separately and "surprises" them with a bill for brokerage. It's one of many reasons why we don't use UPS.

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Hmm, maybe that's where I got confused (brokerage / duties). If you don't use UPS, I love you guys already (HATE those criminals)! smile.gif Maybe I'll have to get you guys to help me out with a quote on a Magnum! I spent a good 2 hours (on Xmas day no less) trying to figure out what all the options are for on those things. smile.gif Heck, I find it all so confusing that I can't even tell the difference between the Magnum M8 and MH10. If you guys have a boxing day or New Years special, my VISA is so screwed. biggrin.gif
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