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Thanks...the blonde nurse that pulled out the stitches was, well, for a lack of a better term, stunning...lol.
I have just had a very similar incident for want of a better word. Having just had a hernia repair I was required to have a pre admission consult to ascertain how and what would be done. Well I could not believe it when I was presented with the most drop dead gorgeous female Dr. She was pushing and prodding and feeling things all the while with my jocks down around my ankles with me trying to think of anything else but what she was doing, but it did not take long for nature to takes it course or rear it's ugly head so to speak. She did not bat an eyelid and carried on with her exam, her only comment was "well that still works OK". I was so embarrassed, I still have not told the wife about it and probably never will haha.

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Hot chicks touching your junk...what's the world expect?
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Hope this case shows up today!

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I have a few questions regarding the pedestal with the PSU mounts. If I were to put my PSU in the pedestal how would I route the cables to the main case? Is there a new bottom plate that has a hole for the cables to go behind the motherboard like the routing on the STH10? Or would I have to cut my own in either the case floor behind the motherboard or the fan covers on the floor of the case? Also can you fit a 140.2 rad and a long PSU (AX1200) on the same side and still have room for cables?

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MCAT scores were released today. I scored above the 90th percentile. As a reward, I will finally be ordering myself an SM8. biggrin.gif
    
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I have a few questions regarding the pedestal with the PSU mounts. If I were to put my PSU in the pedestal how would I route the cables to the main case? Is there a new bottom plate that has a hole for the cables to go behind the motherboard like the routing on the STH10? Or would I have to cut my own in either the case floor behind the motherboard or the fan covers on the floor of the case? Also can you fit a 140.2 rad and a long PSU (AX1200) on the same side and still have room for cables?

Thanks in advance!

That's a good first question. From what I've seen from pictures, the SM8 pedestal has no 'top' floor, so I'd imagine that you'd have to run the cables thru the fan cover hole or holes.

Looking at the STH10, there are 2 holes below the mobo tray, on the floor plate - not sure how any cabling could be run behind the mobo ... without using the right panel's grommets to get behind the mobo.

As for the fitting of a 280 rad and that long PSU - most 280 rads are around 320mm in length. That PSU is 185mm in length. The case depth is 568mm, so take off 10 - 15mm for internal depth, leaves 50 - 55mm - 2 inches of space, just enuf to stuff that PSU's cabling. Whether the fan covers are aligned to take advantage of that 2" leftover space, I dunno.

Mebbe someone will pop up with an answer and proof. For the time being, here's the CL SM8 picture with a 240 rad and an AX 1200 psu installed. I think that's a 240 rad, looks to be a gap of about 2" between it and the PSU. Hmmm ...

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The cables would be run through one of the bottom fan holes. It woudl be pretty easy to cut a hole in one of the cover plates to dress up the appearance a bit. We may eventually come out with one ourselves if enough people ask for it.
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That's a good first question. From what I've seen from pictures, the SM8 pedestal has no 'top' floor, so I'd imagine that you'd have to run the cables thru the fan cover hole or holes.

Looking at the STH10, there are 2 holes below the mobo tray, on the floor plate - not sure how any cabling could be run behind the mobo ... without using the right panel's grommets to get behind the mobo.

As for the fitting of a 280 rad and that long PSU - most 280 rads are around 320mm in length. That PSU is 185mm in length. The case depth is 568mm, so take off 10 - 15mm for internal depth, leaves 50 - 55mm - 2 inches of space, just enuf to stuff that PSU's cabling. Whether the fan covers are aligned to take advantage of that 2" leftover space, I dunno.

Mebbe someone will pop up with an answer and proof. For the time being, here's the CL SM8 picture with a 240 rad and an AX 1200 psu installed. I think that's a 240 rad, looks to be a gap of about 2" between it and the PSU. Hmmm ...


I've never noticed the holes in the floor of the main chamber of the STH10 before... I always assumed that the cables were run behind the motherboard tray. There seems to be a gap that looks big enough between the bottom chamber and the space behind the motherboard tray. You learn something new everyday!

Now that I think I've gotten everything straight here is my idea. Currently I have an SM8 which I am going to be putting a water loop into. Im going to get the pedestal to put 2 rads and my PSU in. On one side of the pedestal I will have the 120.4 rad. That's pretty simple. On the other side, the one directly under the motherboard tray (standard positioned tray BTW), I would like to have my AX1200 and a rad. I heard a rumor somewhere that a 140.2 might fit and I was just looking for confirmation. From what you've shown me and from what I can see currently in the bottom of my case (the fan covers, my PSU, and the way they line up), a 140.2 might not leave enough space for cables so sticking with a 120.2 is probably the best idea and I doubt I would see any difference in temps. The cables from the PSU will come up from the two rearmost fan hole covers (I have the 120.4 floor) and then get tucked behind the motherboard tray to keep everything neat. I know that it might be a tight turn to get the cables to come up from the rearmost fan hole cover but I think it needs to happen for aesthetic balance. Too many cables coming up through the second cover might throw off the looks. I'll be sure to post pictures once I have all the hardware in front of me! Thanks again for your help thumb.gif

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The cables would be run through one of the bottom fan holes. It woudl be pretty easy to cut a hole in one of the cover plates to dress up the appearance a bit. We may eventually come out with one ourselves if enough people ask for it.

Id certainly be interested and Im sure there are others especially since you're now offering the PSU mounts. Thanks!
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I am also in need of wanting to put my sea sonic 1000w + 120.2 + 120.4 in my future sm8 pedestal.
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I've been looking at this case for a while and I'm now really close to pulling the trigger on it. Before I do, I would like to know if there are any pictures of the SM8 with the 31mm top cover fitted? I'm looking to fit two radiators; one up top and one at the front and the extra breathing space should improve airflow.

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