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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #7531 of 28613
i tried a rampage ii extreme in my scout...returned it because the fit was too tight, made wire mangement impossible for me...
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post #7532 of 28613
So I am now at the stage where I have to start cutting a few more wire-management cutouts in the 5.25" bay for the 24 pin power, the HDD x 2 and DVD drive power, and the SATA cables.


I also need to redrill the double HDD mounting holes so I can flip them around and have the SATA and power facing the front of the case.












I also have a few things inbound. I have 3 140mm Xigmatek case fans, 3 Scythe bay rafters (I need one to mount an external 2.5" HDD adapter) and a momentary switch to make into an eject button for the DVD tray. I am not into lighted cases, so I was thinking of turning the fan LED switch into the DVD tray eject button.
Edited by ericeod - 3/30/10 at 10:39am
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post #7533 of 28613
wow thats a very good job, how easy is it to remove the hdd bay?
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post #7534 of 28613
really easy, 8 rivets and out
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post #7535 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by clee413 View Post
If it's not too much to ask, could you provide a "mini-work log" reply here of removing the HDD cage? Maybe some pictures, of the tougher areas, and what tools were needed?

I am seriously considering removing the HDD cage, but I am inexperienced in modifications in removing parts as such.

Thanks in advance

Quote:
Originally Posted by antipesto93 View Post
wow thats a very good job, how easy is it to remove the hdd bay?


Sorry to make this a quick relpy without too much detail, but I am running out the door. So to answer your question about the removal of the HDD cage, it is pretty easy if you have a drill and a diaganal cutter (dikes). You can use a drill with a bit that it just smaller then the diameter of the rivet's head, then drill it out slowly. What will happen is you will pop off the rivet head, and it will fall right out. But I found with these rivets, you can just cut the opposite size as close to the metal frame as possible.

I don't have any pics of removing the rivets unfortuantely, but here is a video showing you how it is done (with the smaller rivets, you do not need a chisel to knock off the heads):




These are the diaganal cutters I used (they are about 8" long):



There are only 4 rivets holding the cage to the floor of the case (easy to drill out), and there are 4 rivelts holding the HDD cage to the 5.25" bay cage. These where hard to reach with a drill, so I just used the diaganal cutters.
Edited by ericeod - 3/30/10 at 10:51am
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post #7536 of 28613
COOLER MASTER SUPPORT IS AWESOME!

I filed for an RMA for the fan thinking hey I might as well get it for free.
So its been a little over a week since I filed and wondered if they acknowledged so I used there live chat feature and my fan is shipping this friday.

So thats a thumbs up on cooler masters part.
Free shipping and a free fan! Can you say AWESOME?!?!

They told me they are sending me a red led fan instead so even better ;D
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post #7537 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by ericeod View Post
I also need to redrill the double HDD mounting holes so I can flip them around and have the SATA and power facing the front of the case.
I had tried doing that a few weeks ago only to find that I had to move the cage back to accomodate 90-degree angled SATA cables from pushing up against the front windowed panel. By doing so, the space between the HD cage and the rear floor (that the mobo attaches to) was very tight. I have an EVGA mobo with the SATA plugs flat and stacked 2 per row. I could not fit the SATA cables through this space.

I noticed that your SATA plugs are also flat and stacked. Please let me know how you work this out.

After removing the rivets, drilling new holes, re-rivitting, I had to do everything all over to get the HD cage back to where it was. Kinda sucked lols.
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post #7538 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Enigma8750 View Post
Another Idea for water cooling is MLbrottan's build.. He put a Triple Rad in his.

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That is the sweet sauce.

[edit]

I tried searching for this case and the author in this thread but didn't come across anything. Any infos? Is everything internal or are there rads sticking out the back or something? I'm assuming the lower cage is gone for space and all the HDs are in the upper 5.25s?
Edited by the.ronin - 3/30/10 at 11:34am
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post #7539 of 28613
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Originally Posted by the.ronin View Post
That is the sweet sauce.

[edit]

I tried searching for this case and the author in this thread but didn't come across anything. Any infos? Is everything internal or are there rads sticking out the back or something? I'm assuming the lower cage is gone for space and all the HDs are in the upper 5.25s?
The triple rad is in the front, I think the HDs are in the 5.25's and he has an external optical drive...AFAIK.
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post #7540 of 28613
ericeod I really love the way you mounted your HDDs. That is a really nice idea. Since you have eliminated your bottom drive bay I bet you could get a radiator down there.. Or at least create a cover to Hide your wires for cable management but add a 120 fan blowing up from the cover to force the hot air out. Maybe another 140.


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