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post #411 of 4010
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If you want noise (and your finger cut off, Im serious leave the fan guards on) get you some vantec tornado's in 80mm size.... i had 3 of those suckers (pun intended) in an old "gamer" case when i first got started into PC's and might i tell you....


Those are shiny. My matx case from korea only takes two 60mm fans for entire thing which essentially makes it an oven

Getting two
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Just got the case. I got everything prepped last night so the only things in progress is the shroud mod and I have to mount my res.

First impressions :

Pros:

-quality is pretty good for this price bracket. Very similar to the v71.
-I luv the tons of space. And yes, the koolance bridge cleared the top Monsta with ~10mm of space wheee.gif.
-luv the fan mounting bracket for the odd. I decided to keep my fans @ 5v rather then using my trusty controller. I placed the TT 120 fan up front for more intake.


Cons:

-the instructions suck big time. The v71 was a bit better but still very lacking.
-had to scratch my head on setting up the side brackets. The picture in the small manual were useless. After 10 minutes, I got it figured out.
-The mb tray and rail support are a bit off. Not sure if it's the tray, the rails, or the slot mount. It tilts my cards about 2mm from the slots. Hopefully it's enough for the cards to kick in.

Shrouds barely grabbed for the mounting system. Unfortunately, it's missing some of the screws and standoffs. Shot koolance support an email about this. I can mount them for now using the screws I have.


More work to come. Log will be up soon.
post #413 of 4010
Just a quick start. Wont really be able to do much till April hopefully.

The idea for a front panel...



The results...



post #414 of 4010
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-The mb tray and rail support are a bit off. Not sure if it's the tray, the rails, or the slot mount. It tilts my cards about 2mm from the slots. Hopefully it's enough for the cards to kick in.
This one got me too, so you are not alone. Its like the side rails sag a bit in the middle, so when your cards are mounted and screwed in, they want to raise out of the back of the PCIE slot. Also had a hard time installing the hold down insert for the GPU tabs. I really had to put allot of pressure on it to get the screw holes to line up.
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Just a quick start. Wont really be able to do much till April hopefully.

The idea for a front panel...



The results...




Wow that kinda makes me want to scrap my colors and go for the clean black look with a bigger res than what I have ordered.
post #416 of 4010
Hey guys quick question.

How loud is the front 200mm fan that comes with the case.
I'm just planning out how to setup the case, I was thinking about putting a second Thermaltake 200mm fan in the front and just let them run at the full 800rpm, but if they're too loud I'll move the PWM fan hub from the Primo to the X9.

Thanks
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The front 200mm fan is hardly even noticeable
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The front 200mm fan is hardly even noticeable

Cool, thanks for that.
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Small update:

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Guys
Does anyone have a 3d model of the case?
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