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post #1 of 10
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Anybody who owns one of these bad boys please answer the following:

1. Will it fit a 8800GTX in it?

2. What are ambient temps like?

3. Will a Tuniq Tower fit in?

4. How easy is cable managment in it?

5. Is it worth ~£190?

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1. Not sure- I would think it would fit, but that's just me. There is plenty of room, about 5 inches past the motherboard before you hit the 5.25 bays.

2. Ambient temps are good, I am running a TEC through it so it doesn't make a difference. My northbridge sits at 44C all day long though, if that's any indication.

3. No comment- Not sure.

4. Cable management is very good. You can't turn the hard drives the opposite way though, the connections hit the rear side panel.

5. Yes, absolutely.
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Thought I'd give you some images You can see all of them here.


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burn could you do me a favour and take some measurments to see if it will fit a tuniq and 8800GTX?
    
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How long are each?
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A 8800GTX will fit. It just barely fits in my P180. But that case has alot more room. And I would say a Tuniq would as well, as Lian Li's tend to be rather wide.
    
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thanks atomic, im still not sure between this and the akasa Mirage
    
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the what who? whats a akasa Mirage?'
    
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1. Will it fit a 8800GTX in it?

i believe so, dont know the measurements of the card but its a long case and very spacious.

2. What are ambient temps like?

i dont know exactly, but my tuniq tower cools my CPU very very well in this case. I rearranged my fans a bit and can definitely say that their is a lot of air flow.

3. Will a Tuniq Tower fit in?

yep, have one in mine right now. however I had to mount the top fan on the outside of the case rather than on the inside.

4. How easy is cable managment in it?

very easy, ill post a picture of mine. I did fairly well without cutting a single hole of my own.

5. Is it worth ~£190?

its the best case i've had.



things i did that improved the airflow were to take off the filter on the exhaust fan and screw the grill to the exterior side, and do the same for the top fan after mounting the fan on outside the case. I also took the fan out of the airbox and rubber banded it to the 5.25inch bays (now its blowing over my cards and my mobo).
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Akasa Eclipse review(Basically a mirage without the front door)-www.hexus.net
    
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