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Can you guys make a case that isnt $200+ that holds like an M-atx. Or at least make an ITX case that isnt the size of my full-tower? Not that I'm against your cases, I love them, but not everyone who wants one of your cases needs support for 2x 360mm rads on their ITX system. 1 would do wink.gif
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I've been trying to piece together the parts on Caselabs site for SMA8 build but I'm not finding all the mounts / parts I'm looking for or else none that specifically mention SMA8 compatibility.

Will the 140.3 radiator side mount listed for the SM8 work with the SMA8, also do I need to get anything else with it or it bolts right to the case? Also looking for a 140.2 radiator side mount and 140.3 front flex bay radiator mount compatible with the SMA8. I thought I had seen some of these mentioned or listed before but can't find them now.

Was going to try to go with a 140.3 rad in the bottom on one side, 140.2 on the other and 140.3 in the front. If I can't fit the 140.2 on the other side of the bottom then just the 2 140.3's, one in bottom one in front.

Any help is appreciated, I had jumped on here previously asking questions but never pulled the trigger, looking to do so now though. Thanks.
No, the SM8 140.3 rad mount is a "Drop-In Mount" to be used on the chassis top.
If you want to put a 420mm and a 240mm radiator in the lower chamber, use the 140.4 and 120.4 and put the rad it in the holes you want.
As for the flex bay, they are all compatible in case using flex bay, which is all, right? There doesn't seem to be a 140.3 flex bay mount, only 120.2/3/4 and 140.2. (SMA8 radiator mounts

You could put the 420 and 280 rads in lower chamber and a 240 up front still.
About the same I will do (a 480 on a side, 360 the other side with power supply next to it and a 240 in front).
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Can you guys make a case that isnt $200+ that holds like an M-atx. Or at least make an ITX case that isnt the size of my full-tower? Not that I'm against your cases, I love them, but not everyone who wants one of your cases needs support for 2x 360mm rads on their ITX system. 1 would do wink.gif
Not really the place to ask that, imo.
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Thanks Kimir,

I guess I was thinking of a 140.2 in the front I was looking at previously since there is no 140.3 option but I do see the picture posted that looks like 140.3 in the fron of the case but I see a break inbetween the 140.2 on top and 140.1 on the bottom, so it must be a 140.2 rad on top and a 140.1 rad or fan on the bottom. If those are 140's then it would seem a 140.3 would fit in the front they just haven't made a mount for it. I've already got 140 rads so wanted to try to fit them all and not have to buy new / different ones / 120 ones.

Well I guess this is where I arrived the last time, can't fit both the 140.3 rads I already have with the current radiator mount options.
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Thanks Akira

i have a million of idea in my head and i changed my plan every hour

but really want keep it simple,
still not sure if i go bending or angle fittings
if i use hard or flex tubing in botom chamber
and just for fun , i need to travel for job, i will be out of town for minimum a month

I understand you at 100%

I'm in the same state with my S8....the ideas are slowly taking place but not enough to start a build log biggrin.gif
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Received mine today ! wheee.gifwheee.gif
dat package size lol, yep the case is big too smile.gif

Everything on the bed, muahahah





For comparison purpose, Fractal R4 next to the SMA8


I must say, that build quality and care put into the packaging of each parts, you guys thumb.gif

edit: oh btw, the case was really easy to put together, shame on those youtuber that have hard time figuring what goes where. tongue.gif
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People say that the Define R4 build quality is awesome, can you give a comparison between it and the SMA8?
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People say that the Define R4 build quality is awesome, can you give a comparison between it and the SMA8?
The Fractal R4 build quality is good, but Caselabs doesn't play in the same court (as you can see with the price).
My R4 is less good than my R3 was, the color of the plastic front bezel and paint are not equal (the plastic is yellow-ish while the pain is blue-ish) and when you move the HDD bracket like I did, the entire case twist easily lol.
The SMA8 is sturdy yet light, paint job is amazing (I only have a minor impact on the front, top right in the corner). It even smell quality (I mean literally biggrin.gif)

Both are not really comparable, they are like a Renault and a McLAREN. redface.gif
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something waiting for me in front of the door

YESSSSSS!!!!

its Huge but I love it






the Usual pics of the Box,



















Now, I can start build
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Damn that look good with the motherboard white shield! thumb.gif
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something waiting for me in front of the door

YESSSSSS!!!!

its Huge but I love it






the Usual pics of the Box,



















Now, I can start build
Why do you get to do so many awesome builds?
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