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840 Pro arrived... time to get busy. Doing a fresh instal & cable reroute. Cue the A-Team theme music.....

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post #1142 of 10499
Quote:
Originally Posted by BVM View Post

840 Pro arrived... time to get busy. Doing a fresh instal & cable reroute. Cue the A-Team theme music.....

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Look forward to seeing your re-finished HAF XB build.

post #1143 of 10499
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Originally Posted by nickt1862 View Post

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Look forward to seeing your re-finished HAF XB build.

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post #1144 of 10499
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Originally Posted by Lareson View Post

this case is too big for a lone mATX board.

I beg to differ. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by erichamby View Post

A G8 wasn't a by Pontiac it was by Holden.. Thats why it was so good.

Holden didn't make a G8, Holden made a Commodore. tongue.gif ....and Holden is a General Motors product (and superior to anything the General offers stateside, which is sad).
It was still the best Pontiac ever, regardless of who drew up the blueprints.
Edited by Ramsey77 - 2/15/13 at 7:23pm
 
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post #1145 of 10499
I want to buy the cooler master haf xb, but am wondering if there is a way to purchase it with the window top? I've seen unboxing's and they have the window on it already, not the mesh. If anyone can please let me know that would be awesome.
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post #1146 of 10499
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lareson View Post

this case is too big for a lone mATX board.


Whats that supposed to mean?


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post #1147 of 10499
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Originally Posted by CM MR HAF View Post

Hi Guys,

Do you guys want a bigger HAF Xb? or a smaller one. With the HAF Xb we designed it to be big enough for water cooling, but not as tiny as possible. We could have made it about 1cm smaller on each dimension without much issue. Reason we made it bigger are for those of you with big american hands and overwattage power supplies.

We also didn't think people would use it as their primary system so we only put in 2 3.5" drive bays. A survey we did with testbench users showed they used 1 hard drive and 1 SSD so we adjusted accordingly.


1. Nice assumption. A lot of "americans" have tiny hands

2. Why would people "not" wanna use this case for a primary system? I'm failing to understand your logic here Coolermaster. Sounds like your testbench was not very realistic to me.

3. Oh, and not giving the Hot swap bay a SATA power connector was just a piss poor idea. Molex is dying out, SATA connector would have saved you from these fried Hard drive issues cause nimrods somehow plug in the molex backwards which would have been impossible with SATA.

4. We could have used a few more CM's of rear length for large PSU's so we don't have that rear PSU bracket sticking out

5. 2.5'' SSD cage shoulda been a 3.5'' cage with 2.5'' adapters.

6. A REAL removable front filter panel would have been really nice
post #1148 of 10499
LOL Nice touch with the A-team link!

Still getting everything installed. I did manage to run a bench mark. Not bad thumb.gif



Also, the wiring is SO much better this time. I am very pleased how it turned out this go 'round.
 
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post #1149 of 10499
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I beg to differ. biggrin.gif
Holden didn't make a G8, Holden made a Commodore. tongue.gif ....and Holden is a General Motors product (and superior to anything the General offers stateside, which is sad).
It was still the best Pontiac ever, regardless of who drew up the blueprints.

Its gonna be even better once I get a maggie installed. Nothing like a bolt on 140whp. thumb.gif

Side note.. sooooooooo tired.

Also, my 1988 Fiero GT w/ 14k miles and a 500whp L67 swap aint too shabby either! wink.gif
 
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post #1150 of 10499
looking forward to get my haf xb biggrin.gif. It's gonna be a silent build with black and white colors, i have a sabertooth z77 motherboard and I'm gonna put an h100 with sp120 quiet fans in it, some black patriot ram or hyperx beast (if i can afford), and a 3570k oc ofc thumb.gif. I'll post pics when i get it wink.gif
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