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post #1 of 15
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I recommend trying Google Sketchup, its relatively easy to use / figure out and gives you good idea about placement of certain case components.

Here is what I made after an hour of using it.

post #2 of 15
you need intake fans to face the exhaust
thats alot of negative pressure in there
post #3 of 15
Dual 360 rads?

You need more airflow into the case.
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Yeah this is just a rough design. For my next computer i want to delve into water cooling. Obviously i need to do some more research but I just wanted to let other people know about this, because It's awesome.


EDIT: im gonna wc my gpus (either SLI or crossfire) and cpu / chipset
post #5 of 15
What are the dimensions?

I use SketchUp on a daily basis, lots of case designs (20+). You may need to rethink the layout a bit....mind you the concept is good, the practicality of your implication just needs adjusted.
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Wow! You guys with your CAD skills impress me... I suck.. even with a doofus-proof program like Sketchup. The best I can do is boxes with some holes.

Nice design.

(Skullz mentioned negative-pressure... may want to heed the Mans notation).

One of the most important things to remember (at least for me) is that like War, no plan survives contact... be flexable and have redundant back-up plans.

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What he said!
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post #8 of 15
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22" tall, 24" long, 9.5" wide, kinda big, but i wasnt exactly sure the dimensions of the radiators with fans attached.
post #9 of 15
... not to mention there are hundreds of already completed parts on the web. Just do a google search of sketch up models and you will see.
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Erm...wheres the PSU?
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