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Or use a slightly bigger Phanteks case, like Pro or Luxe.
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Hehe, sometimes Aesthetics > Function when it comes to builds tongue.gif
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Lian Li is overpriced and overrated.
    
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get the luxe. love mine
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Hehe, sometimes Aesthetics > Function when it comes to builds tongue.gif

I know that all too well.....I have a Luxe, which fits all of my loop with ease. I also have an Evolv ATX which fits neither of my usual rads comfortably (Nemesis GTX360 and 280mm U60) while maintaining HDD space, plus separate Photon 170 and D5 (also a reeeeeealllly fun fit with a front rad). Brain says "move your build into the Luxe, it will only cost you $25 for some tubing". Plus, my Luxe is white, and I have all white Monsoon fittings. Simple, right? Then why did I just buy an MMRS res/pump combo with all the goodies and a 360GTS so I could keep the build in the Evolv ATX? That isn't a rhetorical question, btw, I'm hoping someone has an answer that isn't "because you are completely out of your mind". tongue.gif
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I know that all too well.....I have a Luxe, which fits all of my loop with ease. I also have an Evolv ATX which fits neither of my usual rads comfortably (Nemesis GTX360 and 280mm U60) while maintaining HDD space, plus separate Photon 170 and D5 (also a reeeeeealllly fun fit with a front rad). Brain says "move your build into the Luxe, it will only cost you $25 for some tubing". Plus, my Luxe is white, and I have all white Monsoon fittings. Simple, right? Then why did I just buy an MMRS res/pump combo with all the goodies and a 360GTS so I could keep the build in the Evolv ATX? That isn't a rhetorical question, btw, I'm hoping someone has an answer that isn't "because you are completely out of your mind". tongue.gif

Because despite it's shortcomings the Evolv ATX is a really cool case, and sometimes that is the only reason you need.
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Do you think it's possible to cut a 3.5" rectangle in the 5.25" bay cover?

If yes, then how would you go about it?
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post #12548 of 19129
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I know that all too well.....I have a Luxe, which fits all of my loop with ease. I also have an Evolv ATX which fits neither of my usual rads comfortably (Nemesis GTX360 and 280mm U60) while maintaining HDD space, plus separate Photon 170 and D5 (also a reeeeeealllly fun fit with a front rad). Brain says "move your build into the Luxe, it will only cost you $25 for some tubing". Plus, my Luxe is white, and I have all white Monsoon fittings. Simple, right? Then why did I just buy an MMRS res/pump combo with all the goodies and a 360GTS so I could keep the build in the Evolv ATX? That isn't a rhetorical question, btw, I'm hoping someone has an answer that isn't "because you are completely out of your mind". tongue.gif
to save yourself the hassle of switching to a new case AGAIN and youre probably attached to its sleekness by now......its kinda like i always ask WHY when i see a 1000 dollar car with 5k worth of rims and 1k worth of rubber on them.... but the owner like it so why not :0
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I know that all too well.....I have a Luxe, which fits all of my loop with ease. I also have an Evolv ATX which fits neither of my usual rads comfortably (Nemesis GTX360 and 280mm U60) while maintaining HDD space, plus separate Photon 170 and D5 (also a reeeeeealllly fun fit with a front rad). Brain says "move your build into the Luxe, it will only cost you $25 for some tubing". Plus, my Luxe is white, and I have all white Monsoon fittings. Simple, right? Then why did I just buy an MMRS res/pump combo with all the goodies and a 360GTS so I could keep the build in the Evolv ATX? That isn't a rhetorical question, btw, I'm hoping someone has an answer that isn't "because you are completely out of your mind". tongue.gif
Sorry, and I know others have answered trying to help you with this dilemma, but your are a raving lunatic. Takes one to know one. tongue.gif

I'm in similar dilemma. I know the Luxe cools better has easy access, filters can all be easily accessed and cleaned without moving case (by taping bottom filters together), looks great, etc.
And the Evolv needs more top venting, has no bottom venting and has to be moved to access bottom filter.
But the Evolv just keeps right on begging me to use it instead of Luxe. blushsmiley.gif
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.......and it's a far better looking case than Luxe wink.gif Although, Luxe is pretty good looking too. It's such a shame that Evolv ATX have so many restrictions in favor of good looks and that premium feel, such a shame... In the end I might get something else like MasterCase Pro 5 or something from Swedish Case Mafia smile.gif
    
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