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What are the main differences between the Mini and Midi?

To be honest, not a whole lot. Besides the small size difference, the Midi supports ATX, mATX, and mITX boards, 8 HDDs, 7+1 expansion slots, and more 140mm fans.

The Mini only supports mATX and mITX boards, 6 HDDs, 4+1 expansion slots, and 120mm fans except for the top and side fans (140mm).

Both have USB 3.0 support on the front panel, removable/rotatable hard drive cage, and should have room to go water if wanted. Other than that, they are quite similar cases- both kickass thumb.gif
    
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post #1072 of 16134
Got my window mod in smile.gif Just waiting for my Lutro extensions to arrive in a day or 2. biggrin.gif

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post #1073 of 16134
Very nice window- I wish FD had an option for windowed side panels, but I don't mind doing a bit of modding rolleyes.gif
    
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post #1074 of 16134
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Got my window mod in smile.gif Just waiting for my Lutro extensions to arrive in a day or 2. biggrin.gif
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Hey i was wondering ho you did that and what is the rubber thing you used around the cut out edges?
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post #1075 of 16134
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Hey i was wondering ho you did that and what is the rubber thing you used around the cut out edges?

Not really pointed to me, but you can cut window with dremel, jigsaw, angle grinder or water jet cutter to name a few ways. And the "rubber thing" is u-channel molding.
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Not really pointed to me, but you can cut window with dremel, jigsaw, angle grinder or water jet cutter to name a few ways. And the "rubber thing" is u-channel molding.

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post #1077 of 16134
use set square to measure out everything. I made sure I do not see the HDD bays, and leave enough metal around the hole so that you can stick the acrylic behind it.

I use 4010 3M tape to tape the acrylic.
Used a dremel and jigsaw to cut it out. then hand-filed the edges down. Youtube, basic case mods window and watch the one by mnpc. steps are there.

The window size I used is 10inch by 12 inch. and I used the tape as a template to do the rounded edges. You wanna leave half an inch at least around the edge of the hole.
    
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I wish their was a pace that could add a custom window for you.
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I wish their was a pace that could add a custom window for you.

http://www.mnpctech.com --- will mod your panel at their facility


http://www.frozencpu.com --- has pre-made side panels for SPECIFIC models
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post #1080 of 16134
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use set square to measure out everything. I made sure I do not see the HDD bays, and leave enough metal around the hole so that you can stick the acrylic behind it.
I use 4010 3M tape to tape the acrylic.
Used a dremel and jigsaw to cut it out. then hand-filed the edges down. Youtube, basic case mods window and watch the one by mnpc. steps are there.
The window size I used is 10inch by 12 inch. and I used the tape as a template to do the rounded edges. You wanna leave half an inch at least around the edge of the hole.

thanks rep+
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