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after the Vortez review and pics.,....... i've decided to dremel the bracket just for my two cards in SLI so it can still be installed so it'll cover the grommets. and the res will be under the rear fan....biggrin.gif
now....still waiting on the release....
How long are your cards?

I'm hoping to mod my reservoir bracket to fit my 292mm card.. time will tell.

Specs say 257mm reservoir bracket installed w/ cover, 277mm reservoir bracket installed w/o cover, 350mm no reservoir bracket, 390mm HDD cages in front position and 515mm no HDD cage..

Vortex review says
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With the bracket/cover taken out of the case, cards up to 11.5” will fit inside Primo before the card touches the HDD cage
Did Phanteks change things or is Vortex mistaken?
Edited by doyll - 9/18/13 at 4:03pm
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How long are your cards?

I'm hoping to mod my reservoir bracket to fit my 292mm card.. time will tell.

Specs say 257mm reservoir bracket installed w/ cover, 277mm reservoir bracket installed w/o cover, 350mm no reservoir bracket, 390mm HDD cages in front position and 515mm no HDD cage..

Vortex review says
Did Phanteks change things or is Vortex mistaken?

It's safe to say that Vortez is mistaken when they wrote "With the bracket/cover taken out of the case, cards up to 11.5” will fit inside Primo before the card touches the HDD cage. – the HDD cage can also be taken out, allowing unlimited space for anything currently on the market.". The picture they have right under that shows there's 13" and then some because they are holding a 12" ruler with an inch or more on the end of it past the 12" mark and though you can't see the HDD cages in the pic, or know what position they are in, the ruler is not hitting them.

Just look at it, the ruler they are holding shows that 11.5" is somewhere about the middle of the bracket with the cover on. . .

LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01

Phanteks' specs say there's 13.78" or "350 mm (no reservoir bracket)" and 15.35" or "390 mm (HDD cages in front position)". So, unless I'm mistaken and there's some super long GPU out there I've never heard of, there's plenty of "space for anything currently on the market" with the HDD cages intact.

Also, the sentence after the picture: "Graphics cards over 9.5” will require bracket/cover to be removed" is a little misleading. The image doesn't show the res bracket with the cover off in which the recess in the bracket would have been 277mm / 10.9" which, although it would have been a tight fit, it should definitely have fit their 10.8" / 274mm XFX HD 7970 DD (my source for the length is Newegg. The Vortez article says their card is "10.5") without having to remove the res bracket entirely like they did.

In the first Monstermawd vid w/ Jesse they showed that with the cover off it's just shy of 11" before a card would hit the res bracket (which agrees w/ Phanteks' specs of 277mm = 10.9")

LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01

^ That's their "11" " graphic they put up in the video. Here's a link to that video at that part:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=CIpoC65bpX4#t=832

Also see right after that part Jesse and Bill show that a 10.5" Titan will fit. It's a little tight, but they hadn't removed the expansion slots and it still fit in there.

When it comes to the length of card that will fit the case, looks like Vortez got it all wrong, in every instance making it seem like the case won't fit cards that it will.. They got the lengths wrong in a couple places, both in what will fit with the bracket in place with the cover removed and what will fit with the bracket removed entirely, even implied you might have to remove the HDD cages for long cards. lol.

What's more, for their build they took the whole bracket out when they shouldn't have had to for that card and implied that their card wouldn't fit with it in, and they even downplayed the length of their 10.8" card by more than a 1/4" inferring that it's a 10.5" card and it won't fit with the res bracket on - cover off - when a 10.9" card should fit.

If I was Phanteks who supplied them an early case for a review I'd be all over them to correct it.
Edited by Unicr0nhunter - 9/18/13 at 6:56pm
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Interesting...How do you plan to fix the thing on the back of the board?

I'm going to lap my cpu the ek supremacy block and x heatsink and either thread the heatsink and use it as a backplate with thermal pads in-between or get some longer screws and bolt it in place, don't know the easiest most effective way yet, but the holes on the mb, block and heatsink do align so it should be doable.. smile.gif
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Interesting...How do you plan to fix the thing on the back of the board?

I'm going to lap my cpu the ek supremacy block and x heatsink and either thread the heatsink and use it as a backplate with thermal pads in-between or get some longer screws and bolt it in place, don't know the easiest most effective way yet, but the holes on the mb, block and heatsink do align so it should be doable.. smile.gif
Don't lap your waterblock from what I've read waterblock manufacturers are giving their waterblocks a specific bow to accommodate the CPU. Lapping could potentially produce worse temperatures and get rid of your warranty. I'd shoot either derrick or the ek rep here with a pm asking them to clarify it. I think I remember them conforming that lapping now will do more harm then good but it doesn't hurt to check with them
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either that or a cooljag, have to see where ill order my new wc gear from tongue.gif

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Interesting...How do you plan to fix the thing on the back of the board?

It requires drilling out the original cpu back plate, from what I understand...



I have one of these in my box-o-stuff waiting for pickup at PPC... I'm still educating my self on how to properly install it... Iv'e only seen one person do it here on OCN, and i can no longer find the post.

I'm also not even positive if i'll have enough space in the back of the 900D to install it. tongue.gif

I keep finding video's of people who are using them on the top of the CPU, but i swear they can also be attached to the back of the mobo.
Edited by skupples - 9/18/13 at 6:00pm
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Don't lap your waterblock from what I've read waterblock manufacturers are giving their waterblocks a specific bow to accommodate the CPU. Lapping could potentially produce worse temperatures and get rid of your warranty. I'd shoot either derrick or the ek rep here with a pm asking them to clarify it. I think I remember them conforming that lapping now will do more harm then good but it doesn't hurt to check with them

As said, I don't know the easiest most effective way yet tongue.gif but tnx for warning me
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I'm curious. Aren't those blower-style fans loud? The ones I've looked at the specs on all seem like they are pretty high rpm but don't list a dBa. Just looking at them seems like they'd probably roar like a tiny leaf blower.
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It requires drilling out the original cpu back plate, from what I understand...



I have one of these in my box-o-stuff waiting for pickup at PPC... I'm still educating my self on how to properly install it... Iv'e only seen one person do it here on OCN, and i can no longer find the post.

I'm also not even positive if i'll have enough space in the back of the 900D to install it. tongue.gif

I keep finding video's of people who are using them on the top of the CPU, but i swear they can also be attached to the back of the mobo.

Here's the link to how a german dude did it in his 900D with a RIVE
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I'm curious. Aren't those blower-style fans loud? The ones I've looked at the specs on all seem like they are pretty high rpm but don't list a dBa. Just looking at them seems like they'd probably roar like a tiny leaf blower.

the blower from dynatron is <45db, id rather go with a passive one then or get another fan
Edited by Roxycon - 9/18/13 at 7:10pm
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I'm curious. Aren't those blower-style fans loud? The ones I've looked at the specs on all seem like they are pretty high rpm but don't list a dBa. Just looking at them seems like they'd probably roar like a tiny leaf blower.

Yeah, they are loud, but the higher end ones have PWM control & from what I remember of some one else doing this, they were able to drill out screw blanks in the motherboard to fit it on the back.
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Sorry i haven't read all the reviews and the whole thread but what kind of thickness of rads can we put in here? I'm thinking of putting a 480mm rad in the top and buttom and just leaving the front of the case open. Anything else i should know about the case?
Edited by air tree - 9/19/13 at 6:49am
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