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So.... I don't know if I'm crazy... or just now noticing this.... but is the spacing in the top of the design going to allow for either a 240 / 280 radiator mounted topside OR an optical drive, not both?

I don't know if I missed this in the discussion!

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If you plan to use an ODD with two radiators, put it in the bottom bay. As for using a 240 + 240 or 240 + 280 - a lot will depend on how thick the radiators are and whether they will be P/P. I plan to use two 240's with a fan controller in the top bay. I'll use an external ODD wink.gif
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post #73 of 1735
Might be a dumb question but I am drawing a blank about what ODD stands for?

Also, will there be a small pedestal for this and an extended top like all your other cases?

I also cant tell if the mobo tray slides out for a work station.
post #74 of 1735
My second sig rig, "The Unknown Soldier", is planned around your case, as a goal for me, so that was the idea...
A Thermaltake 2.0 240 in the top, in push-only, and leave the bottom open, since I'll only have the two HDDs in the bays, and swing some fans in front for some throughput circulation.

I see what you're asking, and no, I'm a very (lazy) novice watercooler, and I am still only comfortable with all-in-ones, so that's what I'll start with, so only the one 240 from the TT factory system.
This case will allow me to work on not being such a pansy about the custom setups, though. Hopefully down the road I will see a Aquacomputer setup in it!

Obviously not too sure yet!

EDIT:

Of course, since I only use the ODD for installations and the occasional archaic CD burn... maybe it's time to let this go the way you are thinking, and do the external (self-contained) ODD thing... HMM. thinking.gif
AND you bring up the point that I'm going to have a fan controller as well... RATS. rolleyes.gif
Edited by Thrasher1016 - 2/20/13 at 8:33am
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Optical disk drive.
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Optical disk drive.
Are ancient, I know. tongue.gif
 
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Optical disk drive.

thanks!

I have one in my current rig...but only time it is used is for installed windows for a reformat....
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I need to check this part of the forum more often. School is keeping me too busy. frown.gif
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post #79 of 1735
One small suggestion and you may already be doing this.

But, on the top next to the rad would be a great place for a res/pump combo so maybe adding some gromets there to the back of the case above the expansion slots will add some additional flexibility.
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ALRIGHTY THEN, can we give you money yet? redface.gif

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