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Hi my fellow modders,

Think you have heard of this new case(s) from Cooler Master: The HAF Stacker
This combines the HAF and the Stacker series and has a nice and new concept: modular cases
The case is designed so that can be used to create different configurations. The various housings combined with each other
This time I will use all 3 parts to build a case that is somewhat larger than normal.

I will also make use of the fact that there is a great competition going on. Presented by ..... Cooler Master.
Because they have again the confidence in me to work with this brand new case, I will try to do a Cooler Master casemod competition theme. This will include logos, shapes, little advertising and some updates on this event.
I will NOT participate this year because of the sponsored case;)

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So if you like to win beautiful prizes... Come on and participate!!!

How it all began:

Sometimes I have a lot of respect for the postal guys. The 3 packages

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Larger then my son

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Unboxing.

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These are the different modular cases:

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Once stacked ... BIG smile.gif

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First some detail shots.

The 925:

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Inside:

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More parts soon!!!
Edited by kier - 8/10/14 at 11:06am
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Saw the pics for this on Facebook yesterday and spent most of the day looking for it, now I refresh the Unanswered posts and find it! thumb.gif subbed thumb.gif
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Thanks wink.gif
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Love yours sons shirt, looks cool. I've never been a huge fan of CoolerMaster products, so I challenge you to convince me otherwise. The concept of this case is rather creative, I look forward to seeing what you do with it. If you need any work done on AutoCad or the like, feel free to ask. Subbed.
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Thanks Fremish, i'll keep it in mind thumb.gif

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Update!!!

First some pictures from the two parts I have received also...

The 915F where the PSU is mounted at the front

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The 915R is for the PSU at the back

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And some pictures outside

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Time to stack all

915R placed beneath

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915F on top

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Pretty BIG!!!

Time for some modding I think.

This time a little different kind of modding. I rotated the case, so it becoming a kind of ghetto blaster.

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I have slightly modified the connection strips so it become all the same on both sides. and removed the unnecessary stuff... maybe placed back later.

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Looks nice all ready

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Placed the original modo tray back under a small angle

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Did some cutouts on both sides

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Removed some steel from the top

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And placed the tray again

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There will be other hardware but this is for measurments.

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Placed some acrylic underneath the motherboard tray for mounting some great products....But more on this later.

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Thanks for your attention wink.gif
Edited by kier - 8/10/14 at 11:06am
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This looks great, interested in seeing more.
    
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Update!!!

All the beautiful products have come in the past few weeks for this build. Therefore a major update with everything. There will be 2 updates this weekend, because it's a lot smile.gif

First, there was a nice package from Cooler Master

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Including pretty amazing fans: The newJetFlow's 120

Because I'm still not sure which color I'm going to use, I have requested three available colors

JetFlow 120 white

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Some specs from these great fans:
  • LED Color: Dark (No LED) / Red / Blue / White
  • Dimensions: 120 x 120 x 25 mm / 4.7 x 4.7 x 1 inch
  • Fan Speed: 800-2000 RPM (PWM) ± 10%; w/ silent adapter: 1600/1200 RPM (fixed)
  • Air Flow: 95 CFM ± 10%
  • Air Pressure: 2.72 mmH2O ± 10%
  • Life Expectancy 160,000 hrs
  • Noise Level: 19 dBA (1200 RPM with included silent mode adapter)
  • 28 dBA (1600 RPM with included silent mode adapter)
  • 12-36 dBA (PWM)
  • Bearing Type POM Bearing - CM 4th Gen. bearing (*POM: Polyoxymethelene)
  • Connector: 4-Pin (PWM)
  • Voltage: 12 VDC
  • Current: 0.4A
  • Power Consumption: 4.8W

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Shock-absorbing feet

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Also in red

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And without LED, all black

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Comes with 2 adapters: 1 for 1600 RPM (28 dBA) and 1 for 1200 RPM (19 dBA)

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Power on

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More about the Cooler Master box later wink.gif

Also EKWB is helping me with this build, so also a nice EKWB box:

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With lots of lovely products

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First, I have requested two beautiful radiators : De EK-CoolStream RAD XT (480)

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Looks very good with the new Cooler Master JetFlow's

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This set will be placed on both sides of the HAF Stacker, like this:

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For this my good friend Pascal and I made 2 beautiful covers:

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With nice looking bevel edges

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Thanks Pascal van Veen, another piece of art man.

For this cover I first pasted a layer of white vinyl and then black.

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EKWB radiator behind it with the JetFlow's

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Also, I requested two beautiful reservoirs. The EK-RES X3 400

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With mounting material

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And two extra multiport tops to try some things.

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Which will be placed like this

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Before the update is getting too big, I'll be posting the rest tomorrow. But one more thing ... I received a very nice tool from Mnpctech For my favorite tubing

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De Reamer

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A very nice tool to use internally and externally too deburr and ream edges

More tomorrow!!!!!
Edited by kier - 8/10/14 at 11:06am
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Update!!!

We go on with the EKWB box

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For this build I will use Acetal blocks. First the CPU block.... A EK-Supremacy

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And two beautiful RAM blocks, the EK-RAM Monarch X2

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Will be placed like this

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As you can see I'm going to use the 90 ° and 45 ° black EK-CSQ adapters this time.
The RAM blocks with adapters:

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The EK-CSQ 90° adapters:

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And the EK-CSQ 45° adapters:

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Also in this build I will use the EK-HD Adapter 10/12mm for the Acrylic tubes

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Female version: EK-HD Adapter Female 10/12mm

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Out of sight, I'll use flex tube with the EK-CSQ Fittingen

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Which then results in a picture like this:

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And yes ... a new motherboard. The ASUS Maximus Formula VI

Thank you ASUS for providing this beautiful motherboard

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The motherboard smile.gif

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With backplate

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Installed

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As for the GPUs, I'm going to use 2x ASUS GTX780 DCII

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On this two great waterblocks, the EK-FC780 GTX DCII

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Installed onto the GPUs

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With backplate

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Time to install both sides

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Unfortunately don't have enough matte black vinyl for the right cover, so can't finish this one yet.

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I did make a cover for reservoirs with black gloss vinyl.

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Further more made covers for the Mobo tray, sides and the top.

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Beneath the angled tray of the mobo I have a nice space for SSDs. So I cut a plate, made it black again and mounted the SSDs

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Just don't know yet whether I will place it in an angled or straight position.

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Placed the reservoirs again.

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Cut the top plate cut and made it black also

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+ A cover for the mobo tray with the size of the mobo cut out

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Installed it

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Placed the GPUs

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More next week wink.gif
Edited by kier - 8/10/14 at 11:06am
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Thanks. Today we continue to add some more colors, and a tricky part ... Tighten the acrylic tubes.

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Back to the sides. Regarding a wrong size radgrills from a previous build I still had some CNC milled radgrills. perfect and come in very handy.
Cant say this enough ... Never throw away stuff wink.gif

I placed them behind the fanholes and mounted the radiators on it.

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After some thinking regarding the colors, I decided to combine these colors.

Red and white Cooler Master's JetFlo

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Little bit darker

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Really great fans!! But will have to dim the airflow lol, now they almost blow the sides away smile.gif
Luckily I received last Friday the black vinyl, so the right side is also finished. Once both sides installed it looks pretty big now

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And turned the fans on again... enjoying the colors

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So did some thinking about the colors for the loops and going to let it flow just like the fans, outside red, inside white.

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In front of the SSDs, the reservoirs... like this:

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Placed the inlets horizonta and parallel to the reservoirs and just like the other tubes.

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Now the challenge. The acrylic tubes that all placed horizontally will need be tighten to something to continue connecting it. So after some brainstorming, I've made a piece of aluminum ​​with holes for tyraps and tighten the 4 tubes from the RAMs. And for the two tubes of the CPU I have cut an acrylic plate and also cut two holes in it.

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Placed a female EKWB HD adapter and a compression fitting.

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Unfortunately out of sight, but looks quite nice like this.

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For the two top connections I have made a similar plate.

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Measuring, drilling, sawing and filing, but I got them all right finally, and as solid as a rock.

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Next week more!!!
Edited by kier - 8/10/14 at 11:05am
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