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Well the 240 has to be in the front. You could fit a 280 in the base if you relocated the PSU (but where?). So then a side mounted 280 in the door?

I'm cheating a bit - I'm designing a pedestal wink.gif
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Ah I thought you'd push long enough for 360 support.

If the 5 slot comes to pass, it will smile.gif
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NOOOOOO....

Stay small. biggrin.gif

Pedestal sold separately?

Thanks - thumb.gif
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The thought has crossed my mind wink.gif One more reason why I need a series name tongue.gif Because of the longer board length, I'll probably have to add an inch or so to the length - not so much for drive cages, I'm going to give up on that, but to make sure there is enough room for "normal" bay devices.

Thanks Jim, make it happen! smile.gif
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I'm cheating a bit - I'm designing a pedestal wink.gif

A pedestal? Do you by any chance want us to come up with a name for that as well? = )
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I'm cheating a bit - I'm designing a pedestal wink.gif
If the 5 slot comes to pass, it will smile.gif

Ah that makes more sense, I thought you really had defied physics for a second. For the S5 if you grow the PSU compartment a bit you might be able to fit a rad in there too.
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NOOOOOO....

Stay small. biggrin.gif

Pedestal sold separately?

Thanks - thumb.gif

Yeah the pedestals are always sold separately for more $$$, bear in mind most existing pedestals are similar to the cost of this case hahaha.
     
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NOOOOOO....

Stay small. biggrin.gif

Pedestal sold separately?

Thanks - thumb.gif

Yes, it will be a separate purchase. I know we would have the new case out for 5 minutes before I'd get "Are you making a pedestal for it?" biggrin.gif
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I'm cheating a bit - I'm designing a pedestal wink.gif
If the 5 slot comes to pass, it will smile.gif


I've been looking into cases and components for a watercooled build and was close to pulling the trigger on an SM5, but I'm liking the pedestal + 5-slot combination a lot more.

I can put dual rads (I can, right?) in the pedestal, one on the flex bays, and have windows left, right, and top, and it'll look awesome from every angle.
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When can we expect this case to be released. because im intrested on purchasing
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amazing, i pref this motherboard mounting cus it just feels stupid to make large heavy rectangles balance on 2 connecting sides
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We're running the next prototype (in white) today. Hopefully we'll have them on the site by March 1st smile.gif
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