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Originally Posted by ciarlatano View Post

Review is up at Hi Tech Legion, btw: http://www.hitechlegion.com/reviews/cases/36778-phanteks-enthoo-primo

So you didnt use inverters for the cathodes?
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post #182 of 18650
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Yeah I love the look of the brushed black (anodized?) aluminum, but it's apparently very unforgiving for fingerprints. I've seen the same complaints about other cases like Lian Li's that I assume are similar to the enthoo primo.

Anyone know what's the best way to clean fingerprints off of it? A google finds suggestions like soap and water or alcohol. but no one ever seems particularly happy with anything.

Microfiber cleaning cloth
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post #183 of 18650
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Microfiber cleaning cloth

This, plus I try to always wear the blue rubber surgical gloves when ever i'm poking around.

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why is i've spell check flagged.
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post #184 of 18650
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Review is up at Hi Tech Legion, btw: http://www.hitechlegion.com/reviews/cases/36778-phanteks-enthoo-primo

Perhaps I'm just spoiled to the video case reviews that Linus of LinusTechTips does but I was not a fan of this video. Yeah, you got a nice view of the case but the reviewer himself didn't have that great of skills on camera. I felt like the entire video was mostly just a regurgitation of all the information we already knew. The video felt more like an advertisement rather than an actual review. A lot of features were shown and talked about but very little was mentioned about the quality of the case and its components/features. The static camera placement was pretty jarring, as well. Perhaps if he got someone to be his cameraman to help him out, things would be a lot more enjoyable to watch.
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This, plus I try to always wear the blue rubber surgical gloves when ever i'm poking around.

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why is i've spell check flagged.

I've not i've
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post #186 of 18650
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So you didnt use inverters for the cathodes?

I did use an inverter. The LED switch has a 4-pin molex with only 12V coming off it. I powered the inverter directly from there.
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Originally Posted by ciarlatano View Post

I did use an inverter. The LED switch has a 4-pin molex with only 12V coming off it. I powered the inverter directly from there.

Great review mate., glad to see someone else put a custom loop in this case for a review.
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Originally Posted by jassilamba View Post

Great review mate., glad to see someone else put a custom loop in this case for a review.

Thanks, much appreciated. Enjoyed yours, as well.

Frankly, I was totally "***?????" on all of the early reviews that only did air cooling. It's like doing a review of a Lamborghini and never taking it out of a 25 MPH school zone......

Although someone is bound to do a review if it using an AiO as "liquid cooling", and that will totally send me off the deep end. tongue.gif
post #189 of 18650
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Originally Posted by ciarlatano View Post

Thanks, much appreciated. Enjoyed yours, as well.

Frankly, I was totally "***?????" on all of the early reviews that only did air cooling. It's like doing a review of a Lamborghini and never taking it out of a 25 MPH school zone......

Although someone is bound to do a review if it using an AiO as "liquid cooling", and that will totally send me off the deep end. tongue.gif

The feeling is mutual regarding the AiOs. The moment I saw your review I was like, thank god, finally someone thought about reviewing a product for what its meant for.

Nothing wrong in air cooling build/review but at least do a good job of cable management at-least.
post #190 of 18650
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Originally Posted by jassilamba View Post

The feeling is mutual regarding the AiOs. The moment I saw your review I was like, thank god, finally someone thought about reviewing a product for what its meant for.

Nothing wrong in air cooling build/review but at least do a good job of cable management at-least.

I wasn't going there....but since you did.....stuffing the cables in the space in front of the PSU is just an insult to the designers and all at Phanteks. The cable routing is so incredibly easy and quick on the Enthoo that there is just no excuse. I freely admit that I don't pay as much attention to cable routing as I should, even in my reviews, but some of what I saw was unforgivable.

AiOs in general leave me simply shaking my head....but, that is a discussion for a different thread.

And a big thanks for posting up the LED size lying behind the trim, as well as all of the info in your FAQ. It's a huge help for prospective and soon to be owners.
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