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Super clean!! Is that a complete build?

Some people tend to cheat take pics and you look and theirs no sata cables plugged in or front panel connectors and such.
post #92 of 10491
It worked! I was able to transplant a 3.5" HDD tray from an old HP into the XB chassis. Its mounted exactly where the original 2.5" tray was located. I had to drill 3 holes in the floor to secure it (one was already there). I was also able to bend all the front mesh metal tabs 180deg and now the front bezel fits flush as intended with the 140mm fans. Job done. thumb.gif
 
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post #93 of 10491
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Originally Posted by BVM View Post

It worked! I was able to transplant a 3.5" HDD tray from an old HP into the XB chassis. Its mounted exactly where the original 2.5" tray was located. I had to drill 3 holes in the floor to secure it (one was already there). I was also able to bend all the front mesh metal tabs 180deg and now the front bezel fits flush as intended with the 140mm fans. Job done. thumb.gif

Any pics? Love to see.
 
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post #94 of 10491
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Hello everyone, Welcome to the HAF-XB Clubhouse @ OCN!!!

I have been reading all of your posts and there is some excellent info in here for present/ future owners of this great case. I updated the list with our newest members, pm me if I missed anyone? Also if you would like your name (in the OP) linked to a picture of your rig, just post em' up and I'll do the rest!

Thank you, thumb.gif

~T77~


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Sig rig mocked up. I have a new SSD coming so I am waiting to do the final assembly. And yes, the flush mount bracket I made will only work with normal sized PSU's.


Your linked name in the OP has been updated, btw would you like me to change it to your latest LED picture? They are both great shots so it's up to you. smile.gif
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post #95 of 10491
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Hello everyone, Welcome to the HAF-XB Clubhouse @ OCN!!!
I have been reading all of your posts and there is some excellent info in here for present/ future owners of this great case. I updated the list with our newest members, pm me if I missed anyone? Also if you would like your name (in the OP) linked to a picture of your rig, just post em' up and I'll do the rest!
Thank you, thumb.gif
~T77~

Your linked name in the OP has been updated, btw would you like me to change it to your latest LED picture? They are both great shots so it's up to you. smile.gif

Yes please. It's a better pic I think. thumb.gif Thanks.
Edited by Ramsey77 - 11/30/12 at 1:56am
 
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post #96 of 10491
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Here is my front panel. As you can see, with surgeon-like precision, I trimmed down those plastic tabs, and bent the small steel(?) tabs in the opposite direction. 140s fit just fine.
I wouldn't recommend doing this, though. Best to mount them on the inside, space permitting, or stick to 120s.

low finish mad.gif
post #97 of 10491

When I get my chance I'm going to try to see if "my method" of getting 140mm fans without cutting the front  panel will work - it has not been suggested or thought up yet (I think) but won't tell till I try.

 

I will comment on this when the time comes within a week or less time.

post #98 of 10491
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Super clean!! Is that a complete build?
Some people tend to cheat take pics and you look and theirs no sata cables plugged in or front panel connectors and such.

its a 90% complete build the last 10% is just aesthetics with the fan replacements and minor lighting. all my cables are plugged in.
post #99 of 10491
Thats awesome.. thanks t77 for the XBuildOTM. thumb.gif Not that I deserve it, these guys in here take it to a whole different level.

Here come the pics!
















Edited by BVM - 11/30/12 at 8:24am
 
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post #100 of 10491
Mine should be here early next week biggrin.gif . What are some good low noise/high CFM 140mm fans for the front?
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