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Just curious, why do you have the gpu on the second pci-e slot? 1st slot is for better performance (according to Asus)

And what AIO cooler is that?

That is Asetek LCLC. Im using it only temporary.
I didn't noticed any downgrade in second pcie slot smile.gif Btw GPU is one of the things i must change frown.gif

Postman bring today two things for my WC.




Bitfenix Recon



Double 240mm Ek rad. Im still waiting for coolant.
post #6872 of 10491
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I don't even remember what page i started posting at. I know i spent a good month reading through this entire thread before i was caught up tho tongue.gif

I was here when OP used to be a regular poster wink.gif
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Yeah, you were one of the main guys in this thread that helped people by the time i finally registered an account on OCN so i could start posting in here :thumb:

 

You, Sascha, DGeorge, Vaporizer, & Wermad <===At least the main people that helped me out alot

    
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Gotta keep the knowledge flowing.
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I couldn't figure out why you guys were talking about the page numbers being in the 490's when I see this is page 230. Then I remembered that I changed it so that I can view more posts per page. Still pretty impressive for this case being out a good year now! I know I'll be sticking with it for quite some time!
Edited by Lareson - 1/23/14 at 5:48pm
post #6876 of 10491
impressive that there are 6876(+1) posts for this case!
post #6877 of 10491
I am quite happy with this inexpensive case as well.

There are only two things that would make me change at the moment.

A new HAF XB that got rid of the removable hard drive bays and put in standard 5.25" bays. Optional fan mounts in the side doors would be a nice option as well.

A Corsair Air 540 with a finished bottom so that it could be side aligned with a finished look all the way around.

Seeing as neither of those is likely to happen, I'm good thumb.gif
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post #6878 of 10491

I think stock fanmounts in the side panels would be counter-intuitive to the HAF in the HAF XB :p

 

Keep in mind that the case is designed with terrific front => back airflow. The top fanmount already messes with that. Side mounts would completely negate it and it wouldn't be a "HAF" XB anymore.

 

Don't get me wrong, it's a great option for watercoolers and i would've bought that extra panel the day it was released. Just think that CM releases enough cases that the HAF series needs to stay focused on air-flow/direction.

 

I'm currently trying to plan out an idea to completely remove the mobo support rails and make a mobo tray out of acrylic that hugs my mobo a little more and frees up some more room on the sides. Right now it's just an idea and dunno how much i'll bring to reality, which is why i'm not typing this in my build log right now :D

    
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post #6879 of 10491
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I think stock fanmounts in the side panels would be counter-intuitive to the HAF in the HAF XB tongue.gif

Keep in mind that the case is designed with terrific front => back airflow. The top fanmount already messes with that. Side mounts would completely negate it and it wouldn't be a "HAF" XB anymore.

Don't get me wrong, it's a great option for watercoolers and i would've bought that extra panel the day it was released. Just think that CM releases enough cases that the HAF series needs to stay focused on air-flow/direction.

I'm currently trying to plan out an idea to completely remove the mobo support rails and make a mobo tray out of acrylic that hugs my mobo a little more and frees up some more room on the sides. Right now it's just an idea and dunno how much i'll bring to reality, which is why i'm not typing this in my build log right now biggrin.gif

But I see it.... And I'll hold you to it!
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post #6880 of 10491

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh :mad:


Lol, nah I've actually been thinking of different ways to do it for a while. I'm pretty positive about making a mobo tray out of acrylic. I just gotta figure out the mounting and a cpl of other details. I really want it to still be removable.

The mobo tray only sits like 8mm above the 5.25 cages, so if i used thick acrylic, it should be possible to make it stable. Maybe some aluminum angle under the pci slots could keep it a removeable tray. Still thinking about it :thinking:

    
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