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Just ordered an X9 Snow edition, should be here before the end of the week.

Starting to think about what I want to put in it, any recomendations on white 480mm Rad's, the XSPC RX480 V3 looks pretty good, but seems to be very little stock anywhere.
post #3082 of 4203
I have 3 XSPC RX480s in my X9!thumb.gif
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Alphacool and hardware labs have a few white rads on ppcs. There's also some white rads available on amazon from titan rig.
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post #3084 of 4203
Just wanted to point something out for those of you who have the Core X9 and had the same complaint as I did about the side panels. The perforated side panel which shipped with the case felt flimsy to me (for that matter, so did the windowed panel.)

I recently ordered a replacement perforated side panel to replace the windowed panel (for two perforated side panels and no window) and I can't believe how much better quality the replacement panel is. The sheet metal feels like it must have twice the thickness as before. It honestly just feels more "substantial" than the stock panel, and for that reason I'm tempted to buy another to replace the original perforated panel.

It's sad this is the case with this case, however (no pun intended.) Shouldn't have to spend $40 including shipping to get a side panel that doesn't rattle when there are HDD's installed in the case.
post #3085 of 4203
Hey Everyone,

So I have to make a decision.

The Core X5 has started to come up on local computer shops sites and im not sure between this and the Core X9

I can get the X5 for $201, and the X9 for $247

Because I want to have all 3 external bays filled, I dont think I can have 360mm Rads in the X5, but I think the X9 may be a bit big

Any other things worth noting between the two cases other than the size
post #3086 of 4203
Hi everyone,

I've been lurking this thread for sometime and have been inspired from some of the images posted up here, I just finished my newest computer and thought I'd put it out there for the world to see.

This is my second X9 build and I really like the case.




I haven't braved the hardline tubing quite yet, but I feel that'll be my next project as I have to do something with my old parts right? lol

Look forward to seeing more modifications of the X9!

Lem
post #3087 of 4203
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Hi everyone,

I've been lurking this thread for sometime and have been inspired from some of the images posted up here, I just finished my newest computer and thought I'd put it out there for the world to see.

This is my second X9 build and I really like the case.
pics (Click to show)


I haven't braved the hardline tubing quite yet, but I feel that'll be my next project as I have to do something with my old parts right? lol

Look forward to seeing more modifications of the X9!

Lem

Very well done! I find your layout very aesthetically pleasing. smile.gif
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post #3088 of 4203
Got my case:





Starting to plan out stuff to inside it, got my CPU/GPU block, pump and res sorted. Still trying to source the Rad's I'm after, but every where seems to be out of stock. Also I forgot how damn expensive fittings are 8-(

Can anyone post photos of how they have linked two Radiators together at the top of the case, I'm thinking to 90 degree fittings and an extender between them?
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Got my case:
poor cat (Click to show)



Starting to plan out stuff to inside it, got my CPU/GPU block, pump and res sorted. Still trying to source the Rad's I'm after, but every where seems to be out of stock. Also I forgot how damn expensive fittings are 8-(

Can anyone post photos of how they have linked two Radiators together at the top of the case, I'm thinking to 90 degree fittings and an extender between them?

That works, or you could instead connect a CPU/GPU in between - especially if you use QD fittings - that eases maintenance by a lot from my experience.
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Got my case:
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Starting to plan out stuff to inside it, got my CPU/GPU block, pump and res sorted. Still trying to source the Rad's I'm after, but every where seems to be out of stock. Also I forgot how damn expensive fittings are 8-(

Can anyone post photos of how they have linked two Radiators together at the top of the case, I'm thinking to 90 degree fittings and an extender between them?

That works, or you could instead connect a CPU/GPU in between - especially if you use QD fittings - that eases maintenance by a lot from my experience.

Mine is pump/res combo in between the two rads.
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