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Magnum STH10 VS TH10(w/ bottom mounted pedestal)

Setup:

Single CPU
Single GPU
Single Tesla, that two watercooled cards total with CPU.
Motherboard cooling, eATX or bigger
4-8 2.5 SSD's
8-12 HDD's
Reservoir/pump bay combo
120.4 or 140.4 Rad
Top mounted PSU


Im wanting a bottom mounted 120.4 or 140.4 radiator, a reverse motherboard tray, most of the plumbing on the bottom, and SSD's/HDD's away from the plumbing.

Thoughts?
KS
Edited by knightsilver - 5/9/13 at 1:00pm
post #2 of 10
Both cases are up to the job but the TH10/Ped combo might have the edge here because it would probably result in a cleaner looking build with all those drives. The main MB compartment could be kept as minimal as you like with the drives and rads tucked out of sight wink.gif
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With the TH10 reverse, could I use the Flex-Bay Mac-162 in the now mobotray side?

Id be using a dual 5.25 Res/pump combo, on the botton section of the now mobotray side. And using the 120.4 or 140.4 rad on the very botton inside the pedestal.

My goal here is to keep this build super duper clean and sleek, Im planning on spending some good cash on custom cable management too.

thanks,
KS
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Every time I read any thread like this, no matter how short, I mentally add a little money to the "eventually going to buy a caselabs case" pot. It's got a ways to go yet, but damn do I want one biggrin.gif
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My 2nd post Mr.Caselabes?
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Sorry about that...redface.gif M-F always seems to be an endless chain of meetings, phone calls, vendor problems, production issues...rolleyes.gif

The weekends are the closest thing I have to safe haven biggrin.gif

The Flex-Bays (5.25" bays) are always on the same side as the MB, so they move to the right side on a reverse case. No problem using a MAC-162 mount.
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Id just use 4 mac-101's on the "now" PSU side to get me my 16 drives?

Thanks, just wanting to go super clean this build, and my first water build too.

And for the now mobo side, with a mac-162. Id want to use the res/pump combo on the bottom side:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/16942/ex-res-421/XSPC_Twin_D5_Dual_525_Bay_Clear_Reservoir_-_w_Dual_MCP655_Series_Pumps_Installed.html?tl=g30c97s152#blank


And a hot-swap bay on the upper end "top"

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10593/cpa-327/Lian_Li_EX-H22B_SATA_Hot_Swap_HD_Cage_-_Dual_35_Drives_-_Black.html?tl=g12c273s677#blank

Let me know if ya follow, what Im wanting to do here. Wife does tell me alot, to "Honey, can you explain that again?"

KS
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That should all work - just make sure that the 360 isn't unusually long (so that it will fit in 9 bays) thumb.gif
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post #9 of 10
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The rad would go in the bottom mounted pedestal on the reverse mobo side. And the hdd/ssd's would go in the now PSU side.

I should really learn some basic Sketchup, sometimes words just dont cut it, lol.

KS
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Originally Posted by Quadricwan View Post

Every time I read any thread like this, no matter how short, I mentally add a little money to the "eventually going to buy a caselabs case" pot. It's got a ways to go yet, but damn do I want one biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Quadricwan View Post

Every time I read any thread like this, no matter how short, I mentally add a little money to the "eventually going to buy a caselabs case" pot. It's got a ways to go yet, but damn do I want one biggrin.gif

Just do it!!! I don't know why you have not?? I don't understand spending money over and over on inferior cases when you can get one and expand it as needed??
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