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post #1501 of 2032
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So my case arrived, built it and I am so happy biggrin.gif Might start a build log now biggrin.gif

I did have some issues though. 2 of the corners in my case were bent. got 1 pic of it :/ http://i.imgur.com/nf8b8Gk.jpg
Did lead to one of the screws being a tad misaligned, took a bit of force to get it to align so I could get the corner screw in.
A bit of a shame.
One question actually, is the center hole in the bottom 4 corners supposed to the threaded to allow you to screw in the legs?
you can see it in the pics as well.

Sometimes it seems not matter how much we do, FedEx finds a way to bang things around mad.gif The tabs are actually pretty easy to get back into position though. If you have a problem with it, please contact out customer service department at CS@CaseLabs.net. The center holes are not supposed to be threaded. They are clearance holes for attaching the pedestal.
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post #1502 of 2032
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I will be getting an s5 for an itx build. These cases are just absolutely beautiful!

If you go itx you should consider the S3 instead of the S5 thumb.gif
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post #1503 of 2032
I don't think I could do all I want to do with an s3 unless I added a pedestal and I just like the look of the little cases better without a pesastal. That is why I was looking at the s5 instead.
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post #1504 of 2032
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I don't think I could do all I want to do with an s3 unless I added a pedestal and I just like the look of the little cases better without a pesastal. That is why I was looking at the s5 instead.

Great explanation biggrin.gifthumb.gif
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post #1505 of 2032
Just wanted to post some pics of my build so far. A BIG THANKS to everyone at Caselabs for there awsome job on my Mercury S8.thumb.gif

So far i have...

2 Swiftech MCP655 pumps
2 Alphacool NexXxoS UT60 Full Copper 360mm - White Special Edition
1 CORSAIR AX1200i
6 Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PL-PS 120mm x 25mm

Future plans for this build include...

ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition
Intel Core i7-3930K Sandy Bridge-E
2 EVGA SuperClocked 03G-P4-2783-KR GeForce GTX 780 3GB
CORSAIR AX series AX860 (in the pedestal)
EK Waterblocks for the MB and GPU.



















post #1506 of 2032
XNine comes over to shoot an unboxing video...and he trashes my shop! lachen.gif

Seriously though...Had a great time with XNine shooting the unboxing/assembly video for the S8...Should have it up in a few days or so. thumb.gif





Have to have some hardware pr0n



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post #1507 of 2032
Love your office/workshop/studio room LRT.
post #1508 of 2032
Thanks cpachris! It's been about 6 months getting it together. Still have a few tools that I am waiting on to arrive...but after that, I'll be done setting it up for the next couple of years I think. thumb.gif
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post #1509 of 2032
Well, you shouldn't invite seedy people over from Aurora. You know how ghetto we can be tongue.gif

It was fun. The S8 is really phenomenal. I can't believe how much stuff can fit inside a standard model (no extended top, no pedestal). We measured and there's 150mm clearance from the top of the GPU to the top of the case/bottom of the drop in rad mount, enough for a monsta in push/pull for sure, and then some to allow for tubing.
post #1510 of 2032
can't wait to see the video. really nice workshop.
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