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post #2741 of 3764
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Originally Posted by t0ph3rs View Post

I'm confused the 1080 ftw is down here as a no fit but the bigger strix fits? Can anyone clarify please.

The 1080 FTW requires ~2,33cm from the PCI bracket, but don't forget the cables ! + cables you reach about 3,50cm AT LEAST.

The 1080 Strix requires ~2,48cm but the power connectors are "in" the PCB, meaning it doesn't require extra room for cables !
Edited by A5T4R07H - 6/21/16 at 1:56am
post #2742 of 3764
Thank you very much.

Spanner in the works! Not sure which variant to go for now. Been putting money away for a card since I got my new build and my 660ti isnt cutting it!

Is the strix the go to now? I love evga...
Edited by t0ph3rs - 6/21/16 at 2:13am
post #2743 of 3764
For the bonus, see the difference?





I would say for the moment :
Asus Strix / Gigabyte G1 / EVGA Supercloked
Edited by A5T4R07H - 6/21/16 at 2:05am
post #2744 of 3764
Very helpful. Thanks I see now.

Now is it the same as previous gen where its all down to looks now as the coolers are pretty much the same?
post #2745 of 3764
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Originally Posted by t0ph3rs View Post

Very helpful. Thanks I see now.

Now is it the same as previous gen where its all down to looks now as the coolers are pretty much the same?

Yes and no ^^
For some cards, it remains the same, but for others it changes.

For example if I remember right, the Palit Jetstream doesn't fit anymore. PCB is approx same size, but it now has the same problem than the EVGA FTW: The power connectors are not "in" PCB anymore.

As promised earlier, I will post my "database bible" for 1070s / 1080s that fit or not, probably by tomorrow afternoon smile.gif
I will focus on the "popular" customs first, but if you have any particular card you would like me to include let me know!
post #2746 of 3764
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Originally Posted by CayuKid View Post

Hi Soprohero, were you able to measure the distance? My Gigabyte Xtreme is arriving tomorrow and there's no way I'm opening the box unless I know it's going to fit (Newegg return policy is pretty strict).

I asked gigabyte's technical support for the same measurement of the XTREME card (the distance between the two red lines).


Ok I just measured it for you. It was hard cuz i didnt really want to remove it form the case as i may have to mess with the cpu cooler radiator in order to do so. from the top of the IO plate to the top of the strix cooler it looked like to be pretty much exactly 1 inch, so about 25mm. I hope this helps.

I havent been following what the actual dimensions of the XTREME card is, but the eye test makes it look like its bigger than the Strix. But I def could be wrong.

Edit: So if the io plate is 110mm, this puts the strix at pretty much exactly what is stated on the box of 134mm height.
Edited by Soprohero - 6/21/16 at 3:35pm
post #2747 of 3764
Hey guys,
I'm new to this forum and I am glad to have picked up this bad boy of a case since I was looking for a SFF-esque chassis and the Corsair Air 240 caught my eye. I moved my components (other than the GPU and Network Adapter) from my old case (InWin G7 Black) to this case. The Computer was originally meant for gaming with a budget as I used to have an R9 280x

Specs
CPU - Intel i5-4670 Quad-Core
CPU Cooler - be quiet! Shadow Rock LP
PSU - Corsair VS650 (80+ Bronze)
Motherboard - Asus H81M-E
SSD - Samsung 850 Evo 250GB
HDD - WD Black 1TB (7,200 RPM)
RAM - Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (8 x 2) @ 1600 MHz
GPU - EVGA Nvidia GTX 1070 - Founder's Edition (PowerColor R9 280x)
Wireless Network Adapter - Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter
Custom Fans - 1x Corsair Air Series AF120 Performance Edition 63.5 CFM 120mm Fan, 1x Fractal Design FD-FAN-SSR3-80-WT 20.2 CFM 80mm Fan

Pictures

Front View - Previous


Front View - Current


Back View- (Horrendous Wiring)




Any suggestions on what to do next would be appreciated (i.e. tips on cable management, parts, cooling)


NB: Due to the price scalping of the 10 series here in the UK, the Founder's edition was picked over non-reference versions due to available non-reference versions at the time being more expensive (£410-470) than the FE counterpart (£399). I plan to Step up to either a 1070 or 1080(ti) with an ACX 3.0 Cooler, If thermals prove an advantage in temps and noise over FE and depending if money is available

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post #2748 of 3764
You created an airflow loop, in the upper right corner. That exhaust 120mm doesnt do anything good.

And the left open rear 80mm is a place where it will most probably will suck dust in. I would install a second 80mm, and ditch the 120mm above the cpu too.

I would move the above mentioned 120mm fan beside the psu, where it could be a filtered intake for the hdd compartement. You just need a fan grille, so that the cables dont interfere. A nice positive pressure in that chamber will cool the hdds good enough.
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post #2749 of 3764
Did anybody tried some other 1070s / 1080s?
post #2750 of 3764
What do you guys think about this airflow?



Front intake, top fan exhaust. CPU cooler pushes air out thru the 80mm spots.
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