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Originally Posted by Astote-ap View Post

Anyone have recommendations for rads? I'd love to put a monsta with push pull in the bottom and probably using a rampage black edition mobo (mostly for colors/waterblock availability). and another rad up top.
Everyone seems to recommend on using 420 UT 60 on top and so you can utilize the stock fans so less money needed on fans . Don't see a problem in using a a monsta in in the bottom with push pull and you can still have a 240 rad on the side . That would be the way I would go but I already have a 480 UT 60 on hand so I'll be placing that on top , with a 480 monsta with push pull and a 240 XT 45 on the side not sure if a 240 UT 60 would fit on the side .
post #3702 of 18688
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Originally Posted by Griffenxz View Post

Everyone seems to recommend on using 420 UT 60 on top and so you can utilize the stock fans so less money needed on fans . Don't see a problem in using a a monsta in in the bottom with push pull and you can still have a 240 rad on the side . That would be the way I would go but I already have a 480 UT 60 on hand so I'll be placing that on top , with a 480 monsta with push pull and a 240 XT 45 on the side not sure if a 240 UT 60 would fit on the side .

I haven't noticed 'everyone' recommending that. If you do go that route just be aware that there is 70mm of clearance from the top of the mobo to the top of the case, and there is 43mm of offset for a 140mm-series rad (280, 420) and 53mm of offset for a 120mm-series rad (240, 360, 480).

Soooo, a 60mm thick rad will fit up top with just one set of fans on top of it, but if you run fans in push-pull the bottom set of fans will have to overhang the top of the mobo by ~15mm, so everything along the top of the mobo (heatsinks, ram, plugs/connectors/wires, etc) will need to be shorter than the offset clearances.

A 45mm thick rad with fans in push-pull will fit up top pretty much perfect without any overhang, but a thicker rad may pose some clearance issues, especially with a 140mm-series rad. It will depend on what mobo and how tall everything is along the top of it.

Astote-ap mentioned maybe getting a "rampage black edition mobo (mostly for colors/waterblock availability)". I have a RIVBE with XSPC's RIVBE waterblock set in my Enthoo Primo, and no way would an overhanging rad clear the fittings/tubing on the top waterblock. The thickest rad I can have up top in push-pull is 45mm. I've got a 480 XT45 up there in push-pull and it fits perfect.
post #3703 of 18688
I too have a 480 xt45 on top, but I'm using three of the original 140mm casefans with it thumb.gif if you really want a third big rad you could mount a 240 or 360 the way I did smile.gif
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post #3704 of 18688

I use the UT60 420 and can definitely see where it could be trouble with certain mother boards especially with full board water blocks but I have no issues with mine on a MSI G45 gaming mobo. Bought 3 extra 140mm Phanteks fans to cover push/pull and couldn't be happier. Phanteks will also ship you the rubber grommets to cover the supplied fans that lack them if you request them.

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XSPC Raystorm Pro Alphacool NexXxoS UT60 Full Copper 240mm radiator  Monsoon Series Two D5 Premium Dual Bay Reservoi... Phanteks PH-F140SP Case Fan 
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post #3705 of 18688
http://www.phanteks.com/Enthoo-Pro.html




Edited by liberato87 - 5/6/14 at 8:43am
post #3706 of 18688
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Nice find liberato87 thumb.gif

First written review I've seen
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cases/2014/05/06/phanteks-enthoo-pro-review/1

Window verson £89.99 (inc VAT)

But Antony completely missed the PWM fan hub. rolleyes.gif
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This isn't a case for anyone with sensitive ears, though, and there's definitely a case for Phanteks introducing a fan controller with future versions. It's not deafeningly loud but most of Corsair's recent cases in the similar price bracket are much quieter.
post #3707 of 18688
And here is the teased video from hardware canucks about the enthoo pro
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBhmn21ylkc
post #3708 of 18688
Very nice! This case looks great with lots of potential. The Pro is about one inch shorter than NZXT's new Phantom P240, bu I much prefer the Pro's styling and design.

One detail that really caught my attention is the use of screws rather than rivets thus making this a builders dream; especially for modders.

I've been looking forward to the Enthoo Luxe as well, just out of curiosity. It appears the Pro may be somewhat smaller, plus a lower price.

My main question is: Will the Pro come in white at a later date like the Primo? I've owned the black one since November, but the white one was so irresistible I just bought it. I believe the Luxe does/will come in white, too.

I love the fact that Phanteks is producing so many innovative cases. The innovative interiors matched with an class exterior design makes it difficult, at least for me, to decide which to buy.
post #3709 of 18688
Looked at the Pro but would rather have the Luxe
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post #3710 of 18688
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Looked at the Pro but would rather have the Luxe

I agree, especially the case lighting!
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