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post #51 of 83
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Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post

I mean really.. could we please have a refresh of the ATCS840? :|

I'm in the same boat. My last water cooled case was the ATCS 840 and loved every last bit of it.

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6,666 posts.. aaevil.gif
post #52 of 83
NCIX VIDEO REVIEW

Its growing on me quickly.
Edited by cayennemist - 11/13/12 at 3:50pm
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post #53 of 83
I just saw a picture of it with a mobo installed, and I'm thinking that my Maximus V Formula may be able to fit in it after all, with enough clearance for the molex power connector on the bottom of the board.




This is now very, very tempting...
post #54 of 83
While I completely agree that it is absolutely hideous looking on the outside, it looks like it would be a fantastic case to work in. It also looks like a case with a ton of modding potential. If you hate the looks, you can easily mod it to fit your style. I wouldn't be surprised to see some mods that mount a 240mm rad (or two) to the side panel(s). And look at all that room in the corner between the PSU, HDD, and ODD. You could just about stuff a mini-ITX board there if you wanted to make it absolutely absurd.
Edited by nubbinator - 11/13/12 at 11:23pm
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post #55 of 83
I'd imagine this being a decent looking case if someone where to think of a creative way to mod the front panel off and replace it with a metal material.
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post #56 of 83
I don't mind the looks. Could use another expansion slot, 240mm or 280mm fan mounts up top, and more hard drive bays. What I really want though is a bigger BitFenix Prodigy that supports mATX or ATX.
post #57 of 83
This is a really nice chassis but I'm still skeptical about the cooling if you have 3930k + CPU and CFX/SLI cards. The CPU rad will need to blow hot air into the chassis and into the GPUs as well... or having 200mm fan on top blow inward and the 240rad will blow outward at the front?
 
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post #58 of 83
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This is a really nice chassis but I'm still skeptical about the cooling if you have 3930k + CPU and CFX/SLI cards. The CPU rad will need to blow hot air into the chassis and into the GPUs as well... or having 200mm fan on top blow inward and the 240rad will blow outward at the front?

 

Side panels can suck air into the system, front can blow it out. As well as rear & top (if you don't add the window.)

 

It'll cool that kind of system just fine.

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post #59 of 83
If the front bezel wasn't so tacky (HAF Styling) then it would be a lot better. The construction, strength, layout, cable management, are all good.

It even has front facing Hot swap! thumb.gif Ill wait for the non HAF version.
Edited by cayennemist - 11/13/12 at 3:45pm
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I see a lot of modding potential. Someone make it happen! tongue.gif
    
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