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Originally Posted by barracks510 View Post

Have you considered a 90 degree mobo rotation? I think it would look better.


Yes I have, . . .

For the full 10 nanoseconds that it took for my brain to bring up an image of a Silverstone.

I'm still not over the night terrors it caused, even after all these months. . . .


You can make an argument for a rotated, (cables up) mobo for one specific installation criteria, and that's it.

If you have the pc located on the floor, and need cables to reach up to the desktop area, especially with multi monitor setups requiring longer cable runs, top connections certainly facilitate that, as well as increasing their accessability.

With the pc at desktop level, having cables spawning out of the top and dribbling down, can't look like anything but shiiiite, and it would kill off good usable rad space in my setup.


I edited out the original last part of this post as given additional information, I just don't think it was applicable in this case.


Darlene
Edited by IT Diva - 1/26/13 at 12:59pm
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^ harsh. He was only voicing an opinion which you must be inviting by starting this thread in the first place...

Case looks good though, nice that you've got the breathing space for so much more radiator length. Will be interested to see how the rest of the space is used!
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^ harsh. He was only voicing an opinion which you must be inviting by starting this thread in the first place...

Case looks good though, nice that you've got the breathing space for so much more radiator length. Will be interested to see how the rest of the space is used!


In all fairness, given his previous posts in this thread and some others, (I went and looked at his postings listing) it's not an out of line reply. His questions / remarks are more than a bit trollish sounding.

Now the game changer here, is that he's a 12 year old seventh grader, and given that, he's well ahead of most other 12 y.o. seventh graders as he's working diligently on his own project with a very limited budget.

In light of that, what comes off as trollish, is more likely youthfull exuberance, and that I can endorse more than decry.

There's a number of youngsters here on OCN, not even old enough to drive, with decently done builds to the credit. They are the future of our hobby.

Barracks510, anytime you have a question, go ahead and ask it, and I'll do my best to answer in an understanding way.


Good luck dude, stay with your build.


Anyone else wanting to visit his buildlog and offer a pat on the back for wanting to mod at 12 years old, here it is:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1337993/project-arc


Darlene
Edited by IT Diva - 1/26/13 at 12:47pm
post #364 of 990
I like it!! Almost looks like you won't have room for the modular power supply cables though. Look forward to seeing what it all looks like when it's done.
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Great Mod! Maybe I missed this but, where does the second power supply go? and what are you going to do with the empty area in the middle?
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That's incredible and everything I was hoping it would be.
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haha whoa was not expecting this when i clicked on this thread biggrin.gif subbed and cant wait for more
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Great Mod! Maybe I missed this but, where does the second power supply go? and what are you going to do with the empty area in the middle?

Below the optical bays, mounted with the same plastic sliders that the switch 810 uses for the HDD cages:






As far as the big open space in the middle, it should be well filled with 3 of these 400mm resevoirs and 3 of these dual D5 pump setups:












Which actually, looks like it's going to be a tight squeeze.

Darlene
Edited by IT Diva - 2/2/13 at 4:54pm
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Below the optical bays, mounted with the same plastic sliders that the switch 810 uses for the HDD cages:
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As far as the big open space in the middle, it should be well filled with 3 of these 400mm resevoirs and 3 of these dual D5 pump setups:
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Which actually, looks like it's going to be a tight squeeze.

Darlene
Love the second PSU mounted on the front, and the pumps look absolutely great!
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