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So i am fed up with the terrible cable management and sheer weight of my Thermaltake Armor, and i am going to buy a CM Cosmos S.
I have a few questions though.

First, i have heard rumblings about tower CPU coolers like my TRUE having problems. Should i worry about my TRUE not fitting?

Second, how are the stock fans on the Cosmos S?

Lastly, who should i go to to get the interior painted black? im not a big fan of all black cases with a bland silver interior

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post #2 of 9

I am not sure about the true cooler but if it is like the v8 master cooler heat sink you would have to remove the 250mm side fan.
You could pain the interior yourself if you want.
I painted mine blue look at my profile and i have pics of my case.
Fans wise they work for me, but it is a matter of opinion.


cable management vid

for the heat sink problem you could make you own case window and add holes for some fans
Edited by Juggalo23451 - 12/18/08 at 3:04pm
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post #3 of 9
I have a cosmos S

The TRUE will not fit with the side fan mounted

max height of cpu cooler is 145mm

The cosmos S is not black. its more like a charcoal grey with silver trim.

Considering you won't be able to see the interior, its not really necessary to go powdercoat (although marcus did a beautiful one recently)

You could get the optional glass windowed door and then a TRUE would fit.

Wire management on the case is phenomenal (best of any case I've used)





Edited by Robilar - 12/18/08 at 3:03pm
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You will have to remove or mod the side fan if you want to put a TRUE in there, I have read a lot of reviews saying that it wont fit.
    
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post #5 of 9
Big uber-coolers (TRUE, S1283, etc) will not fit with the Cosmos side fan installed. It's a trade-off. The side fan does improve airflow for the whole system but you won't be able to use one of the top-notch coolers.

You can remove the side fan and all is well with your cooler. The stock fans are OK but I would recommend adding some of your own as well; mainly in the roof.
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Added some pics of mine above. I put in 8 red antec tri-cools

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On a side note, coolermaster is releasing a revised version of the cosmos S with the door fan moved to allow a tower cooler.

CM support indicated to me that they would be available in late december.
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On a side note, coolermaster is releasing a revised version of the cosmos S with the door fan moved to allow a tower cooler.

CM support indicated to me that they would be available in late december.
seeing as how its already the 18th, i think ill just wait for that.


thanks for the response guys.

does CD still do poweder-coating?
i heard he's closing up shop..
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He is not closing his shop i dont think. He is just going to stop selling computer parts.
His focus wants to be on custom computer making
Edited by Juggalo23451 - 12/18/08 at 3:12pm
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