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Hi - yes it was my first adventure into lighting the case, it was tricky but very doable using the shapes of the ally case frame - just loving this case - I have been building PC's for 24 years but this one gave me the shot in the arm unlike any other smile.gif
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Sweet baby bump jesus. I finally managed to snag an 830.

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I've never seen one with a solid front panel like that. That's pretty neat.

I love my Stacker and have yet to see anything under $4-500 that comes near it in build quality and features. It's pretty dated on cable management and watercooling but it is doable.
 
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Sweet baby bump jesus. I finally managed to snag an 830.

Is that brand new? The only ones I've seen w/ a clean front panel are the Smooth Creations versions that came fully airbrushed. Nice purchase. thumb.gif



I just started working on my 830 again a few weeks ago. Turning it in to a very clean 2P server. Worklog if anyone is interested.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1594903/queen-of-dreams-ocd-esxi-server/0_20


Pic of how the interior looks at the moment.
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post #84 of 105
I'll have to get pictures of mine up one of these days. I'm going to be redoing the loop soonish.

@lowfat I think you're missing most of your case tongue.gif
 
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post #85 of 105
Once I finish modding the interior and paint the exterior I'll put it back together.
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post #86 of 105
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Originally Posted by G3RG View Post

I've never seen one with a solid front panel like that. That's pretty neat.

I love my Stacker and have yet to see anything under $4-500 that comes near it in build quality and features. It's pretty dated on cable management and watercooling but it is doable.

I haven't either. That front door on these cases are super thick and heavy. And yeah, I own a few Lian Lis that are built great, but the Stacker 830 has thicker aluminum. In my opinion, the appearance of the case easily makes up for dated cable management and other lacking features VS todays cases. thumb.gif

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Is that brand new? The only ones I've seen w/ a clean front panel are the Smooth Creations versions that came fully airbrushed. Nice purchase. thumb.gif

Thanks lowfat! I actually really love your builds. Seeing your builds cleanliness began to make me prefer neatly showing my cables instead of hiding them. tongue.gif

The case is new. I've wanted a Stacker for a looooong time. But when they came out, I was still a student in uni and essentially didn't have the money for one lol. Finding this was fantastic. Your new build looks great as usual. I saw your other one a few pages back which was painted gray I believe. I would paint mine, but I just can't find myself to tear it down just yet. I actually put it back in the box and hid the box in the corner, and I don't know when I'll actually use the case. laughingsmiley.gif
post #87 of 105
I was so excited when they announced the new stacker line, and then so depressed when I saw how low quality they were. Looks like they don't even sell them anymore.
 
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post #88 of 105
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I was so excited when they announced the new stacker line, and then so depressed when I saw how low quality they were. Looks like they don't even sell them anymore.

As was I. The CM rep was pumping it up hard saying how awesome it was. Then actual pictures were released and it wasn't anywhere close to the originals.
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post #89 of 105
Can anyone confirm the motherboard standoff length/thread size for the Stacker 830?
post #90 of 105
Just finding this site, I've got 2 Stackers, their old ones. Ones in use and the other is currently under some major mods. Took out half the front facing bays and installed a side mount, slide out 3.5 cage. Was waiting on funds to get new guts for it when I heard about AMD's new AM4 Motherboards and Zen processors. Looks like I have more time to play with it seeing how those havn't hit the market yet. That's cool though, still haven't got it painted, got a real pretty Metallic Blue picked out. Will be water cooled, have a SSD, for now a nVidia 670 card, and maybe some blue lighting.

well, gonna go back to Page one and start checing thinks out, will post some pix when I have 'em ! biggrin.gif
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