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Feliz Natal Pedros. We're just getting up here but you must be well through your day.

Thanks for your experience of the UD3R vs UD7. I really would like the 7 or the 5 but may not be able to get either.

Now I say this w/o wanting to shock you all but I won't be overclocking. Yes, yes, it's true. I am not a gamer. I want a solid machine for business. Some number crunching, some CAD maybe even 3D, some photo editing but probably not video (but who knows). Reliable, quiet, cool, moderate power consumption.

So I've taken the design philosophy that running a natively fast processor w/o pushing it generates less heat because it is using less energy thus needs lees active cooling which means less noise (one of the things that attracted me to this case in the first place). But I have just enough "custom" ideas about system components that I'll build this thing instead of more easily buying an off the shelf system. Well plus seeing some of the awesome work in this club I'll just enjoy the building.

So w/o overclocking do you think the UD3R will be as reliable as UD5 or UD7?
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Hey guys,
I cant seem to find this case anywhere online. Is Cooler Master updating the case or something?

bump for my question!
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bump for my question!

Its a legacy item at this point, being its nearly 3 years old. Your best bet is Ebay, or the marketplace. I did find one new on google shopping, not sure if your interested, or if its a reputable seller.


http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=atcs+840&hl=en&prmd=imvns&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&biw=1680&bih=858&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=3971616999069924208&sa=X&ei=jtf3TpP3Kers0gGMiKmUAg&ved=0CF4QxBUwAA

There were rumors of a newer version of the 840, but nothing ever came of it to my knowledge, which is truly sad. I really love my 840, its mammoth, but it has a classic, refined look to it.

Good luck in your search with finding one my friend biggrin.gif
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Its a legacy item at this point, being its nearly 3 years old. Your best bet is Ebay, or the marketplace. I did find one new on google shopping, not sure if your interested, or if its a reputable seller.
http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=atcs+840&hl=en&prmd=imvns&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&biw=1680&bih=858&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=3971616999069924208&sa=X&ei=jtf3TpP3Kers0gGMiKmUAg&ved=0CF4QxBUwAA
There were rumors of a newer version of the 840, but nothing ever came of it to my knowledge, which is truly sad. I really love my 840, its mammoth, but it has a classic, refined look to it.
Good luck in your search with finding one my friend biggrin.gif

thanks +rep. I had hoped they would be making a revision or update to it since its so nice aesthetically. trumps cases even from today frown.gif so sad
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There was supposedly a new revision shown behind closed doors at COMPUTEX but I cannot verify that. More likely they will have it at CES, and provided I get things in order by the time the event starts I can attend and verify everything in person. Whether or not I can pass it along here, I don't know, but I'll try. tongue.gif

Also, bad news: I attempted to install my new Samsung 830 on its included bracket by mounting said bracket (for 2.5-3.5" conversion) on one of the trays, and the back pair of bottom screws necessary for mounting the drive to the bracket caused the cross bar of the tray to flex just enough to push out the retention pins, preventing the tray from being reinstalled in the case. I fell back to using my Icy Dock as I did with my first SSD and it fits as it did before; the only reason I didn't do that to start with was because I was wary of its external connectors not having clip locks for the cables, making it easy to accidentally remove them if working around it.
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There was supposedly a new revision shown behind closed doors at COMPUTEX but I cannot verify that. More likely they will have it at CES, and provided I get things in order by the time the event starts I can attend and verify everything in person. Whether or not I can pass it along here, I don't know, but I'll try. tongue.gif

thanks Chunky Chimp! Could you let me know when computex was and when CES is? SO I can get a little mental timeframe going on smile.gif In regards to my question.. does anyone know of a case similar in style to the ATCS 840 in case for whatever reason I need a case before the revision comes?
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thanks Chunky Chimp! Could you let me know when computex was and when CES is? SO I can get a little mental timeframe going on smile.gif In regards to my question.. does anyone know of a case similar in style to the ATCS 840 in case for whatever reason I need a case before the revision comes?

The only other case I am aware of that is visually striking similar to the ATCS 840 is the Corsair 800D, however from what I understand, there are quite a few design flaws with that case. Things I didnt know of until I watched a couple of video reviews. The 650d is also a nice case, unfortunately though, none of them compare to the 840 IMO.
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thanks Chunky Chimp! Could you let me know when computex was and when CES is?

CES goes from January 10th to the 14th, I think. COMPUTEX was back in early June.
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CES goes from January 10th to the 14th, I think. COMPUTEX was back in early June.

Sweet, double sweet that we have an inside source of info biggrin.gif.

Cant wait to hear of your adventures. Will there be video footage of said adventure?
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I've had a Kodak Zi6 for a while now so yes, I'll try to get some video that isn't horribly laden with background noise. It'll be easier than trying to get good photos, anyway, and the actual press sites will do that better.
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