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Originally Posted by t77snapshot View Post

If you want an even easier mod, just use the stock psu bracket with longer screws/ spacers. wink.gif Your psu will be visible from the outside, but it's the cheapest route to go.


Here is an example of the screw/ spacers config I am thinking of:
(picture not related to psu config)

Yeah, spacers is what I was thinking. I don't know if I feel ambitious enough to bend metal, though. Sorry for wussing out of that.

I don't think there will be a problem with the fan, seeing how the size diff does offset the fan further into the case already. I really only need spacers the size of the difference between the 850 and the 1200 to get back to normal.

Thank you guys for being so helpful. :-)

Hey, by the way, motherboard standoffs are 6-32s, right? If I have a glut of those, I already have my spacers! :-)
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post #1752 of 10491
That look kinda fugly IMO.
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Ordered a backplate for my titan, should I leave it black or coat it with some orange?

Some pinstriping would be cool.
 
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Sorry for rezing this post back from more than a month or so, but I had questions about an alternative to this picture.

I'm already a member of this fine brotherhood, BTW. And thanks to erzu for posting this very image. It's exactly what I needed.

If it's going to be that cramped and I don't want to gut the docks, is there an alternative PSU bracket that could extend further out the back to accommodate an AX1200? Otherwise, I'm considering a Cooler Master of the same wattage but in a smaller profile closer to the Corsair TX850 I have.

Perhaps I need a trip to the hardware store to see if I could attach risers to the current bracket and extend it that way. Anyone have experience with that?

Lian Li psu bracket, but you have to drill 4 holes on the sides

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the lan li psu bracket have the lips and holes on the side but the haf xb have them top and bottom . it would be harder to mod the lan li then make one from scratch ,....
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the lan li psu bracket have the lips and holes on the side but the haf xb have them top and bottom . it would be harder to mod the lan li then make one from scratch ,....

I assume he meant drill the holes into the case to accommodate the lian li bracket
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Lian Li psu bracket, but you have to drill 4 holes on the sides


Yeah, that was what I initially Googled, too. I figure I COULD do that if I really wanted to.
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