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Love the case buy why spam 1 pic per post ever 2 mins?

I thought it would be easier in case someone had a question or comment on a particular part or step of the build. They could quote that one pic/replay and comment instead of a whole block of pics.
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that case is so pretty! heart.gif
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Awesome!
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Originally Posted by Ronsanut View Post

Phanteks PH-TC14PE is tall but the Merlin SM8 handles it with grace.....

Would you mind measuring the distance from the top of the heatsync (not the fan) and the edge of the case for me? I'm trying to do something similar.
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Would you mind measuring the distance from the top of the heatsync (not the fan) and the edge of the case for me? I'm trying to do something similar.

The distance from the raised part of the Phanteks heatsink where the log is to the case opening for the motherboard tray, as I have in my picture is a 1/2".
post #46 of 65
Looking good Ron! thumbsupsmiley.png God that PH-TC14PE is huge! thumbsupsmiley.png Love it! Can't wait to see this baby fired up and benched!thumb.gif
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post #47 of 65
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Got a replacement (new ?) sealed NZXT Hale 90 1000W PSU back within 10 days of the day I shipped the bad one out. Impressed !



Which looks better in the case ? The white NZXT ? or Black Corsair ?



Edited by Ronsanut - 10/24/12 at 8:20pm
post #48 of 65
The white NZXT, but even better when mounted with the fan downwards.

Some impressive stuff you have there.

In the top look you can see exactly how HUGE that cooler is. It covers more than half the mobo.

Good luck on your build thumb.gif
 
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post #49 of 65
How are you going to mount a blank cover over the front spot where the Aquero is? Don't the mounts use the holes that you have already taken for the Aquero mount? Or are you going to double them up?
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How are you going to mount a blank cover over the front spot where the Aquero is? Don't the mounts use the holes that you have already taken for the Aquero mount? Or are you going to double them up?


The panel mounts in front of the Aqauero and the threads on the panel go through the panel threads and then secure the Aquaero as well. Here are a few shots to show that the thread does go though> I think case Labs also provide some longer screws as well. Or I will use locktite to make sure they do not come off. Bu there are at least 3 or 4 threads into the pem nut.




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