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post #1001 of 28613
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I'm doing this mod, don't see any reason why it wouldn't work. Just run one of the two little plugs from the switch to the terminal block, cutting the plug off in the process of course. Then follow the normal steps to wire up all your lights to that block, switch should operate them just fine.

If you're wondering about how many lights you can run off that switch, keep in mind the switch grabs its power from a molex rail...so keep that in mind. You don't want to overload that rail elsewhere.
Coolies, will give it a shot and see what happens. Would it matter on the cathodes with which wires go where?...because both of mine are white...

Your Scout is looking smexi, the psu is looking good

Just need to do a 'little' cable tidying now, hehe
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http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon...review-test/10

Says the 5870 is 28cm/11in

Another pic I found.

From left to right - 4870, GTX 295 single PCB, 4870X2, 5870

Dayummmmmm, the 5870 makes the rest look tiny

Ain't the 4870 cute compared to the rest
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Coolies, will give it a shot and see what happens. Would it matter on the cathodes with which wires go where?...because both of mine are white...

Your Scout is looking smexi, the psu is looking good

Just need to do a 'little' cable tidying now, hehe
I'm not sure what the polarities are on the cables for the cathodes, generally the wire that has a rib or line on it is ground, so you may want to take a closer look.
 
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There is one problem you might run into if you use the switch for the cold cathodes and the leds. I think that the switch actually provides power to the leds. if so you would also have to provide the power to the Cold Cathodes as well. If this is the case you will be pulling too much power from your top switch.

I actually added a switch in that little hole that is in the pull handle side of the window panel. There is a hole under that handle that you pull that panel off with. your cold Cathode switch will fit that hole if you add two small screw holes on the top and bottom of the hole. I did that and you cant see the switch for the Cold cathodes unless you know where they are because they are hidden under that hand access bend on the window panel.. It works great.
    
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post #1005 of 28613
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There is one problem you might run into if you use the switch for the cold cathodes and the leds. I think that the switch actually provides power to the leds. if so you would also have to provide the power to the Cold Cathodes as well. If this is the case you will be pulling too much power from your top switch.

I actually added a switch in that little hole that is in the pull handle side of the window panel. There is a hole under that handle that you pull that panel off with. your cold Cathode switch will fit that hole if you add two small screw holes on the top and bottom of the hole. I did that and you cant see the switch for the Cold cathodes unless you know where they are because they are hidden under that hand access bend on the window panel.. It works great.
If they cut the molex plugs off the line to the cathode switch and run them to a terminal block, as well as run the other lines(minus molex plugs) from the other lights to the terminal block...it will work. It will be just like hooking them up to a molex rail except you're not using plugs, and there's now a switch in the line.
 
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Okay.. Here is the picture of the 285 just making it in the case.



Now here is the 4870 X 2 xfx in there.



That card might not fit if it's any bigger than these two cards.
    
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post #1007 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Enigma8750 View Post
There is one problem you might run into if you use the switch for the cold cathodes and the leds. I think that the switch actually provides power to the leds. if so you would also have to provide the power to the Cold Cathodes as well. If this is the case you will be pulling too much power from your top switch.

I actually added a switch in that little hole that is in the pull handle side of the window panel. There is a hole under that handle that you pull that panel off with. your cold Cathode switch will fit that hole if you add two small screw holes on the top and bottom of the hole. I did that and you cant see the switch for the Cold cathodes unless you know where they are because they are hidden under that hand access bend on the window panel.. It works great.
I just checked it now, and tried sticking the switch in there and it fits perfectly!!! awesome..thank you

I think I'm going to put the switch in the back like you've done (use that for uv lighting) and possibly add the rotary switch to the front i/o panel plus a 3 way switch

Something like this'ish

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post #1008 of 28613
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Okay.. Here is the picture of the 285 just making it in the case.



Now here is the 4870 X 2 xfx in there.



That card might not fit if it's any bigger than these two cards.
It would be a low blow if you purchased the 5870 and it didn't fit first time.

From the other thread, it looks hardcore and performs as well.
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post #1009 of 28613
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I just checked it now, and tried sticking the switch in there and it fits perfectly!!! awesome..thank you

I think I'm going to put the switch in the back like you've done (use that for uv lighting) and possibly add the rotary switch to the front i/o panel plus a 3 way switch

Something like this'ish

Meh, i got a bit ahead of myself...it fits in there, but I can use the switch , oh wells back to the drawing board
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post #1010 of 28613
The Dementions of theXFX 285 is 4.38" Height x 1.5" Thickness x 10.5" Length

or 26.7 X 11.2 X 3.8 cm. IF it is 1 mm larger than this it will NOT fit.
Edited by Enigma8750 - 9/22/09 at 10:27pm
    
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