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Hi everyone smile.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Let me join your club smile.gif
I had so much pleasure to work woth this baby. I moved from my old bitfenix prodigy to 540 and dont regret at all smile.gif Im so happy with it smile.gif
The only thing I dont like is an acrylic window... h8 acrylic windows.. It is the dust magnet and scratches so fast. Im planning to throw away this side panel and put there a full sized smoked glass since there is nothing to hide in 540. Had anyone did that allready? Idk what mounting mechanism to use in 540 for a full size glass... :/

also,
Im think of covering case with black brushed aluminium vinyl wrap. Maybe this is a bad idea, but what if? biggrin.gif Did someone tried this? Or other vinyl wrap for exterior of the case? smile.gif

Here is my 540 biggrin.gif
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old case is now a magazine stand biggrin.gif

Nice build thumb.gif Vinyl - I think this is a great idea wink.gif I'm doing the same (different color) as a part of my 540 refresh - I will wrap all panels, excluding front grills, which will remain black. Some of the elements will require good technique and a lot of patience, but I hope it is doable with good results. I'm just waiting for the vinyl to start (I hope the second shop will not tell me again they ran out of stock after confirming the order) smile.gif
   
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post #3622 of 12452
Finally took some decent shots of the rig -

Didn't take any of the rear compartment since the cable management is not done yet.









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post #3623 of 12452
Is there a rubber grommet that fits the opening below the motherboard tray? And does anyone sell replacements for the rubber grommets in colors other than black? I'd like to add a rubber grommet to the one opening that doesn't have one, and I was also thinking about replacing all the rubber grommets with some that match my color scheme. I don't think painting the grommets would work out too well though.
     
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post #3624 of 12452
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Is there a rubber grommet that fits the opening below the motherboard tray? And does anyone sell replacements for the rubber grommets in colors other than black? I'd like to add a rubber grommet to the one opening that doesn't have one, and I was also thinking about replacing all the rubber grommets with some that match my color scheme. I don't think painting the grommets would work out too well though.

No that is where the sata and power connectors for HDD/SSD are located. You can get some U channel for it but they are so small it would be pointless.
post #3625 of 12452
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No that is where the sata and power connectors for HDD/SSD are located. You can get some U channel for it but they are so small it would be pointless.

I hadn't considered the adapters for the hot-swap bays. Thanks for pointing that out. Guess I'll put my modding cap on and try some ideas.

I don't know why that opening bothers me so much, but I'm determined to find a way to cover it up. Maybe I'll try some kind of mod using one of those stringy brush-like door sweeps then.
     
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Guys, i saw some people putting casters instead of the feet. How did they do that? Are the feet removable in some way without modding the case?
post #3627 of 12452
Can this case be set on it's side (with the window on top)? It would fit my desk space much better. What does the bottom look like and is there any issue with the side being downwards?
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Coldzero needs to make a shroud to cover the HDD brackets hmmmmmm
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Hey guys, loving the case so far but really disappointed with my fan noise. I have switched over to SP120's. One on top, one in the back, two on the heatsink, then I have the three fans that came with the case (one on top, two in front). The issue isn't the fans, it's more of the vibration I'm getting from them on the case. Ive tried tightening and loosening them, but doesn't seem to help. I have all of the non-heatsink fans hooked up to an NZXT Sentry II fan controller. Whether I run at 40% or 90%, it always creates a lot of vibration noise. When I turn them all off, my heatsink fans sound like they are pulsating. Any other options? Someone mentioned regulating the voltage that goes to the fans, but not sure how to do that. Also,, there seems to be mixed reviews on the rubber grommets. Any other advice is appreciated!
    
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post #3630 of 12452
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Coldzero needs to make a shroud to cover the HDD brackets hmmmmmm

I was thinking of putting a black sheet of acrylic across the whole base to cover it. Remove the feet and put new feet on the side (so that the airflow for power supply is enabled).

It would look much nicer with window up, like my HAF-XB only slicker.

Also the top dual fan mounts, is there clearance for a push pull 240 rad with fans internally? I'd like to save the front fan mounts for air circulation to the gpu's


It would look like this set up.

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Edited by Robilar - 12/3/13 at 10:30am
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