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That's crazy, I also chopped a hole in the bottom of the case to fit my front rad, EK XTX 240, and lopped a couple of 5.25" bays out as well.

Great minds and all that biggrin.gif

Yeah, it's a tight fit.

On other thing that bugged me was the unfinished look when the top panel is removed for top rad operation, so I cut the center out of the panel leaving just a frame of plastic. Then sprayed some screen wire flat black and glued it to the bottom of the panel.
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Looks awesome wolfs, glad to see it finally complete. 4000th post drunken.gif
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Originally Posted by GnarlyCharlie View Post

That's crazy, I also chopped a hole in the bottom of the case to fit my front rad, EK XTX 240, and lopped a couple of 5.25" bays out as well.

Great minds and all that biggrin.gif

Yeah, it's a tight fit.

On other thing that bugged me was the unfinished look when the top panel is removed for top rad operation, so I cut the center out of the panel leaving just a frame of plastic. Then sprayed some screen wire flat black and glued it to the bottom of the panel.
I like those EK rads! I'd happily use them in a build. Do you have a pic of what you did to the top of your case? I'm curious as to how it turned out.
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Looks awesome wolfs, glad to see it finally complete. 4000th post drunken.gif
Thanks, man!! You've been along for the entire ride! I'm glad PC Face received your 4000th post. cheers.gif
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A photographer I ain't biggrin.gif




Raw cutout, frame with screen, frame in place.

Right now I'm cutting a hole in the front aluminum cover for the BluRay player to fit through, to keep the tray from accidentally popping out into the back of the latched cover.
Edited by GnarlyCharlie - 7/12/15 at 7:28pm
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I meant to tell you that I may have to steal that idea! I love how clean that looks compared to how it is without the plastic cover and screen. thumb.gif +1
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It actually looks better in person, the flash exposes more of what's under the screen than you normally see.
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Well, I old my dual 780 Ti SCs for the beastly 980 Ti Classified. I had to tear down my loop, installed the Classy with the stock shroud, and installed an H100i GTX on the CPU. All of this temporary, of course! I'm in the process of picking up a block for the Classy and then I'll completely redo the loop...AGAIN. biggrin.gif
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