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Maybe you could provide us here photos of the front of the case without the front panel on concentrating on the PCB area, maybe we can see a possible "defect" as well as a photo of the back of the front panel where the power button and such are.

Also you can try a suggestion to see if there's an actual problem with the PCB itself, that is to disconnect the reset switch plug from the mobo header and see if that stops the problem.

I'll find out within the week when I do the transfer build on my brother's HAF XB case if the same happens with proven working no issue hardware components.  Hopefully others who have built their systems with this great case will be able to chime in.

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I have a similar issue,but mine happens when i remove or install the side panel on the left side. smile.gif

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Being I can't see from here biggrin.gif is there a wire possibly being pinched or making contact with such when you install that side panel?

thanks for all the replies. Just trying to find out if it's an isolated issue. I remember when I got my HAF-X people had issues with the front firewire or usb ports iirc. I was lucky and didn't. CM was good about it and sent out replacement front panels iirc. I was out of town from Thanksgiving till yesterday so I've been kinda busy, but will get some pics up soon. I'm here for the long haul though. Sold my HAF-X the day I got back.
post #42 of 10491


Got started on transferring parts. I wish this case was more Fan Controller friendly, but it's coming along nicely. I will post more pics tomorrow.
 
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Double post. Sorry.
Edited by Ramsey77 - 11/28/12 at 9:17pm
 
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Is there an easy way to remove the CM logo on the front panel? I'm thinking about trying to make it darker or paint it black.
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I just got mine powered up. I guess I mixed up my SATA connectors because now my RAID 0 isnt working. All my documents pics.. everything was moved there due to the small 240GB SSD. Trying to figure that one out right now.. Yep, pics of how I had it were on the stupid RAID.

Anyway, if you are running 140mm fans in the front, you have to trim the plastic lip just below the inner mesh. You'll know what I am talking about if you take off the front panel. My PSU is pretty snug in there. No way would I want it to set flush like the mod posted in this thread. You'd need a much shorter PSU than mine! And mine is modular as well. Pics later... lemme figure out my raid issue. Stupid stupid stupid!
 
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Whew! That was a close one. Apparently I used the Marvell 6G connectors for the RAID 0, Z68 6G for the SSD and the INTEL 3G for all the other SATA connectors. IIRC, funny thing was, the Marvell controller had better performance on the RAID side. Like nearly 2x the speed. 131 to 230 ish if I remember correctly. But I took a slight hit in the SSD. I cant remember exactly.

Anyway! Her she is... be nice, it was my first time smile.gif

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I was going to buy this case but it wont fit on my desk so I am passing it for now.

post #48 of 10491
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Whew! That was a close one. Apparently I used the Marvell 6G connectors for the RAID 0, Z68 6G for the SSD and the INTEL 3G for all the other SATA connectors. IIRC, funny thing was, the Marvell controller had better performance on the RAID side. Like nearly 2x the speed. 131 to 230 ish if I remember correctly. But I took a slight hit in the SSD. I cant remember exactly.
Anyway! Her she is... be nice, it was my first time smile.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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I see three 3.5" HDDs there...where did you put the third one?
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post #49 of 10491
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I just got mine powered up. I guess I mixed up my SATA connectors because now my RAID 0 isnt working. All my documents pics.. everything was moved there due to the small 240GB SSD. Trying to figure that one out right now.. Yep, pics of how I had it were on the stupid RAID.

Anyway, if you are running 140mm fans in the front, you have to trim the plastic lip just below the inner mesh. You'll know what I am talking about if you take off the front panel. My PSU is pretty snug in there. No way would I want it to set flush like the mod posted in this thread. You'd need a much shorter PSU than mine! And mine is modular as well. Pics later... lemme figure out my raid issue. Stupid stupid stupid!

I'm actually surprised that one even has to do that as the case is made to accomodate 140mm fans there.  Maybe it's your fans that have a "special" frame size?

 

I'm going to be putting Yate Loon 140mm fans in that spot.

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I was going to buy this case but it wont fit on my desk so I am passing it for now.

You should build a separate custom desk then.. wink.gif
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