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post #2871 of 4397
Just bought a Thermalright Silver Arrow off SVC for 15% off.

And some cables to aid in cable management.

Within the week I'll have an updated interior shot of my case nicely cleaned up.

Not to mention I'll be putting an AP-14 on the hard drive cage and swapping the Magma on the bottom for another AP-14
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post #2872 of 4397
Darn...I wish you had a Classified motherboard so I could see how the clearance would be since I was thinking of improving my CPU cooling. I'm currently waiting for something to beat it so I can retire my Xigmatek Dark Knight on my backup computer.
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post #2873 of 4397
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Originally Posted by ttoadd.nz View Post
I just purchased a used ATCS 840 for $265 NZD, about $200 USD. They still retail here in NZ for over $400 ($310 USD).
Wow, that's even worse (marginally) than where I live. I bought a new ATCS 840 for ~ $290 + $15 s&h (delivered to my door) = $305. Thought that was a record.

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Originally Posted by ttoadd.nz View Post
What mods should I do for cable management purposes etc? I have a dremel handy.

Thanks fellas.
One thing that will definitely help is to make a second hole in the MB tray, beneath the existing hole, same size or maybe smaller -- for the SATA cables, and for the PCI-E power cables to your graphics card(s).
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post #2874 of 4397
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Wow, that's even worse (marginally) than where I live. I bought a new ATCS 840 for ~ $290 + $15 s&h (delivered to my door) = $305. Thought that was a record.


One thing that will definitely help is to make a second hole in the MB tray, beneath the existing hole, same size or maybe smaller -- for the SATA cables, and for the PCI-E power cables to your graphics card(s).

Yea I know, tell me about it! I really like the Tj07 but they're like $600 NZD, a used case is even rarer than a new one tho. It was a toss up between the 840 or a new HAF X for my budget. In the end I'd rather a used 840! The 800D while is a very nice case just wasnt worth it I thought. Basically any full tower case in NZ demands a premium, so we are pretty unlucky being so far from anything....

Yea I've been scouring this thread looking for what ppl have done with this case, that is a really good idea, real easy too! I saw some pages back someone just painted the mobo tray black and left the rest aluminum, it looked pretty good IMO. Not sure if painting the entire chassis or not at this stage.
    
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post #2875 of 4397
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I would put a vertical hole below the stock hole on the motherboard tray. And a horizontal one along the bottom (SATA, USB, front panel connectors, etc).
Yep this will be done! Cheers!
    
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post #2876 of 4397
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Originally Posted by Siegfried262 View Post
Just bought a Thermalright Silver Arrow off SVC for 15% off.

And some cables to aid in cable management.

Within the week I'll have an updated interior shot of my case nicely cleaned up.

Not to mention I'll be putting an AP-14 on the hard drive cage and swapping the Magma on the bottom for another AP-14
I would suggest getting 2 low RPM silent fans for the HDD cage. A gentle typhoon is overkill for that.

Use a GT for the rear GPU duct.
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post #2877 of 4397
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Originally Posted by DCP23 View Post
Wow, that's even worse (marginally) than where I live. I bought a new ATCS 840 for ~ $290 + $15 s&h (delivered to my door) = $305. Thought that was a record.



One thing that will definitely help is to make a second hole in the MB tray, beneath the existing hole, same size or maybe smaller -- for the SATA cables, and for the PCI-E power cables to your graphics card(s).
I bought mine from the CM refurbished range (but good as new) for the equivalent of $295 shipped via sea to my country.
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post #2879 of 4397
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Originally Posted by SadSoul View Post
I would suggest getting 2 low RPM silent fans for the HDD cage. A gentle typhoon is overkill for that.

Use a GT for the rear GPU duct.
We'll see how it goes, but the Gentle Typhoons will be part of the spares once I stop using the H50 so I may as well put them to use

Especially considering the low noise signature. Amazing considering they spin at 1450rpm.
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post #2880 of 4397
Why no considering Cooler Master R4 Fans? I have five of them, imho they are a very good product, very great air flow and low noise, with led or without led, I'll think about it!
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