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Anyone know what day next week they'll be releasing this? (Gotta have my paypal armed tongue.gif )
    
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post #772 of 1735
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Anyone know what day next week they'll be releasing this? (Gotta have my paypal armed tongue.gif )

Depends on if additional adjustments are needed. It's been delayed for three weeks now, so it gets here when it gets here.
The sooner the better for me, because they can then get started on the S5.
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I'm sure they're going crazy already, but due to both things that they've noticed with the prototypes, and things mentioned on this thread I think they will probably delay at least another week. I can totally understand the impatience (as I'm struggling with it myself to some extent) but just think how much worse it would be to get one right now, that might be partially incompatible with accessories for it down the road.

Ironically, I think the S5 will happen quicker since the really difficult stuff will have been taken care of during the S3 development cycle.

Could be wrong on that though - I'm always amazed at how application development for something that seemed 'cut and paste' from a prior project actually winds up being more 'cuss and spit' once it's under way.
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Been going back and forth, testing my games and I don't think I can live with just a single PCIe slot. Most games run fine on a single Titan, but there is just one game where the IQ is so much improved with SLI (Warframe at 8x SGSSAA) that it's worth dealing with the issues that come with a multi-gpu set-up. So I'm hoping we get a quick peek of the upcoming S5 so I can get my parts list together.

Also with the wider and longer dimension of the S5, I'm hoping we get a way to mount 2 x 360 rads at the bottom pedestal style (facing out to the sides), without actually using a pedestal, and an alternate mounting point for the PSU (maybe at the top, or a flex bay), this way I'll be able to use windows all the way around.
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Also with the wider and longer dimension of the S5, I'm hoping we get a way to mount 2 x 360 rads at the bottom pedestal style (facing out to the sides), without actually using a pedestal, and an alternate mounting point for the PSU (maybe at the top, or a flex bay), this way I'll be able to use windows all the way around.

Good ideas.
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I put together a quick comparison to other SFF cases. Please don't hesitate to correct me if I made a mistake.


http://www.sizeasy.com/page/size_comparison/36658-Fortress-FT03-vs-Bitfenix-Prodigy-vs-CaseLabs-Mercury-S3-vs-Sugo-SG02
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Tasty looking blocks Stren, I like the no circle design. thumbsupsmiley.png
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Tasty looking blocks Stren, I like the no circle design. thumbsupsmiley.png

I actually like the circle design /alone
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Weekend update:

The S3 revisions have been completed... whew!! Besides the parts that were directly affected, there's also the "if you change A, then you have to change B, then C..." In the end, almost every freaking part and accessory got touched tongue.gif I know we sort of "disappeared" over the last few days, but it's because we were trying to cram a month of work into a week and I think the results were definitely worth it biggrin.gif The good news is that the stage is set to get the S5 going without too many complications - I hope tongue.gif
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I actually like the circle design /alone

They still offer it

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Weekend update:

The S3 revisions have been completed... whew!! Besides the parts that were directly affected, there's also the "if you change A, then you have to change B, then C..." In the end, almost every freaking part and accessory got touched tongue.gif I know we sort of "disappeared" over the last few days, but it's because we were trying to cram a month of work into a week and I think the results were definitely worth it biggrin.gif The good news is that the stage is set to get the S5 going without too many complications - I hope tongue.gif

Yay!
     
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