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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #6491 of 28613
Ok guys what do you think of this baby: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817194039

I'm thinking of replacing the somewhat 80+ Chieftec I have with this one, that way I'll have the power to run 2 of the new graphics cards when they come out. If you haven't seen them, someone must have heard me asking why the keep going longer because the Nvidia Fermi 480 card is supposed to be really wide but no longer that 11 inches, that way they keep from running into the drive bays.
Oh, then I see that PSU and think I'll get it for sure and my next issue of Maximum PC comes out and has new Enermax Gold+ PSU's in an advert but they don't show one that goes to 1000W.
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....seem's to show a LOT, (too many, IMHO), of negative's for review's of there . . .

my 2 on this . . .


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post #6493 of 28613
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Here's my shot of how it looks so far. Seems like I have too much stuff for it to look cool the way it did in the pic I chose it from.
Attachment 145420

The dock doesn't seem to like Gadgets either.
Oh, gimme a break!! Look at that little picture. How do you guys get huge pics that are only 1172K in size. I take a snip from the screen and it's 4Mb and it's 1900x1080- that's 1080P BTW. I had to shrink it down 3 times before it would upload. Will someone please clue me in.

@ Enigma, Love the redneck cooler BTW, I was thinking that if I added another pump and some long lines I could put a Radiator in the crawl space when we get the house.
You don't necessarily have to resize it, just decrease the quality when you save it. Take a screenshot, open up your favorite image editing program, paste, then save as a jpeg, but decrease the quality a bit.
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post #6494 of 28613
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....seem's to show a LOT, (too many, IMHO), of negative's for review's of there . . .

my 2 on this . . .


mr-Charles .

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Yeah, but you have to read those things because one guy is complaining because his rebate hasn't come and there are at least 2 that had DOA problems but I couldn't really find any that had a signifigant problem due to the PSU.
Then I went to the Enermax website and did a double take because there are actually 2 almost identical supplies there. One is labeled as SLI and one Crossfire. I went back to the Egg and there they are, one of each both the same price but seperated by another listing. I shot off an e-mail to Enermax saying WTH? Then I saw it, on the Eggs site, the SLI has 8ea 6+2 connectors and 16 SATA connectors. The Crossfire has 6ea 6+2 connectors and 12 SATA connectors. I guess this is in keeping with the fact that there are a few SLI motherboards that will hold 4 Vid Cards but the most any ATI board will hold is 3 Vid Cards.
The same kind of bias that shows when you buy an Evga board, they have SLI connectors for 3 or 4 cards but only Crossfire connectors for 2 cards.
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post #6495 of 28613
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For anyone interested I found templates for 80,92,120,140mm fan cut outs. Just make sure to not print them in anything except 1:1 scale.

http://www.mnpctech.3dpixelnet.com/p...plates_rv2.pdf
These may have been helpfull before, but I ended up using an old CD. They're 120 mm in diameter. I cut out the bullseye and honey comb grill on the front 140 mm fan. I tried to heat up a razor as someone suggested, but I quickly noticed that this would take way to long, so I grabbed one of these metal wire cutter tools. Not sure if that's the correct name, but here's some picturs of the result and how I mounted the top 120 mm fan.

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140 mm:



120 mm:



Bullseye:



Final Result:



Now I just have to do the top 140 mm exhaust and get some u-channel molding to clean it up a bit. Thoughts?
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post #6496 of 28613
Hey Rom! It's a little rough cut but waaaayyyy better than my first case cut. Plus if you add the U-channel it should not only look cleaner but the air movement will smooth out.
I like the way the red/green looks with the spin on it. Give us a shot with the side on, unless you're doing something to that too, then I'll wait 'till it's done.

@ Gang. You know there's only been one female/ girl on here that I saw in the whole history of the thread, Jennifer24. Do you think it's because the ladies get thier guy to do it or because they are happy with it the way it came and they don't want to ruin anything.
Oh, about the PSU, never mind, in the time I was looking it over (2 1/2 days) they went from having a lot of both models to having only the SLI model and not very many of them left! If you didn't see them it was a $299- 80+ Silver that came out to $219- with free shipping so I snatched one. Now I have to find some adapters in the 50+ pages of "cables" the Egg has.
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post #6497 of 28613
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These may have been helpfull before, but I ended up using an old CD. They're 120 mm in diameter. I cut out the bullseye and honey comb grill on the front 140 mm fan. I tried to heat up a razor as someone suggested, but I quickly noticed that this would take way to long, so I grabbed one of these metal wire cutter tools. Not sure if that's the correct name, but here's some picturs of the result and how I mounted the top 120 mm fan.

Tool:




Now I just have to do the top 140 mm exhaust and get some u-channel molding to clean it up a bit. Thoughts?
Tin snips work great, just gotta bend the uneven grill so its kinda flat, then uchannel, nice.

Oh ya i love the green and red, one color is kinda boring hehe. rep+
Edited by imh073p - 3/10/10 at 9:20pm
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Now I just have to do the top 140 mm exhaust and get some u-channel molding to clean it up a bit. Thoughts?
That u channel stuff is one of the best invention since the wheel!
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That's what I need to do is cut out my front grills. Plastic & metal.
Well, this might be kind of big is size. I tryed that 'RockerDock' but I was having trouble w/ a few of my win.gadgets. They working better now w/ 'ObjectDock' instead. Anyone got any Idea why?? I put CPUID in the pic. A little messing around w/ the Bios..
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That's what I need to do is cut out my front grills. Plastic & metal.
Well, this might be kind of big is size. I tryed that 'RockerDock' but I was having trouble w/ a few of my win.gadgets. They working better now w/ 'ObjectDock' instead. Anyone got any Idea why?? I put CPUID in the pic. A little messing around w/ the Bios..
Probably because Object Dock is a premium program and Rocket Dock is free. You know, money to pay someone to work out the bugs.
    
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