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I'm thinking perhaps an 80mm monsta with one fan mounted internally and the other mounted on the outside.
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Here's a pic i took a while back when i was doing some measuring. It's a RIVE. It should give you some perspective. That's a UT60 with P/P

 

 

Edit: Here, this one's relevant too

 

That's the dimm slot to the rad, 40.52mm

 

Even if rad sticks out over the cpu, it should still clear most blocks i think


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Hey guys, can anyone tell me briefly what the difference is between the Evo model and the original XB model?
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I noticed it, I just figured its the same back plate as what would be in another computer made by CM and they just pulled it and used it on the XB. This could be why it has the extra 2 holes and being that gravity would hold down the bracket and anything attached to it, it only needed 2 rivets to be secure. This saves on having to use more rivets (consider 2 x 100,000 cases is alot of saved rivets) and not having to produce a specific PCI back plate, just use one already on the floor, would mean money saved off the bottom line.

Truthfully, I'd imagine our case has several parts reused off of various other PCs, the x-board, HDD bays, 5.25 drive bays, etc... this could be part of the reason a new production case came out so cheap. I fully expected it to be $150-$200 range when it released, not $99!!!
HMM bruh u got a really good point their u know. i wondered the same when i saw the case for 99.99... because this case has soo much awesome features PLUS the ability for water cooling and hold a full atx system all in a lil BOX LOL
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Hey guys, can anyone tell me briefly what the difference is between the Evo model and the original XB model?
HEY bro sup smile.gif , Ok the differences..
Thats about it i guess i wanted to get a EVO but i got a XB and converted it to a evo smile.gif
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Ah thanks, awesome smile.gif
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Ah thanks, awesome smile.gif
ARE u thinking of getting this case ??
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ARE u thinking of getting this case ??

No he just asked because he would never get the case....... wink.gif
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I'm considering replacing my p183 with it since it's kept in a pretty awkward place, and the xb would fit a lot better. smile.gif

One other question while I'm at it, how would you guys rate the stock dust filtering of the case?
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If you set it up as designed, the front filter works very well. A brush of the hand across the front will clean off quite a bit of dust. I have not yet disconnected and taken it outside to blow it out and see how much made it through though.
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