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Originally Posted by fleetfeather View Post

Are there any Core 500 owners lurking in here? I require a measurement smile.gif

I'll see what I can do, whats up?
post #13802 of 15848
Wanted some nice LEDs to make seeing into my case (Define S) a little easier. Found this kit for around US$20 and decided what the heck and bought it.















The kit included 2 LED RGB strips ,installed one in the floor and the other in the roof. Cable management was also simple enough, one lead of each of the LED strips, another lead for the IR receiver and another for power, most of which is hidden behind the mobo tray. IR receiver has to be kept up front because line of sight is needed.

Remote allows for choice of 16 different colors, however i will probably leave it at white to match up with my keyboard and mouse. It also allows options such as flash, strobe, fade and smooth transitions. Also allows to adjust the brightness as well as to turn off and on.
Very pleased with the results, biggest problem now is to keep the remote safe from the kids.
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post #13803 of 15848
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I'll see what I can do, whats up?


I was wondering how strict the "100mm" radiator+fan clearance is when using an ATX PSU.

I have an Alphacool Monsta rad (86mm thick) and a pair of AP-15 fans (25mm) thick, which might be able to be squeezed in if Fractal Design have been conservative with their "100mm clearance" specification

Any chance someone could get a ruler out and double check the clearance between the inside of the top panel, and the top of their ATX PSU?

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post #13804 of 15848
Guys, will a node 804 + H220x have clearance issues with GSkill Trident Z ram? I need to mount the H220x in the top mobo side.
post #13805 of 15848
All the water setups, lol. Nice to see air once and a while. wink.gif
post #13806 of 15848
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Originally Posted by fleetfeather View Post

I was wondering how strict the "100mm" radiator+fan clearance is when using an ATX PSU.

I have an Alphacool Monsta rad (86mm thick) and a pair of AP-15 fans (25mm) thick, which might be able to be squeezed in if Fractal Design have been conservative with their "100mm clearance" specification

Any chance someone could get a ruler out and double check the clearance between the inside of the top panel, and the top of their ATX PSU?

smile.gif

Sorry I'm using a SFX-L for my PSU.
post #13807 of 15848
How do you get that video card to be at that angle? Do you have some close up of that... thanks
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Sneak peek! Almost finish my first water cooling/case mod build in the Fractal Define S


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post #13808 of 15848
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How do you get that video card to be at that angle? Do you have some close up of that... thanks

From what it looks like he is using an extender with the card flipped and case modding to hold the card in place. But yeah better explanation probably coming from the builder soon.
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post #13809 of 15848
So I built a Core 500 up. It was my first mini-itx build, and man... it was really hard.

http://pcpartpicker.com/b/svr7YJ

Took me two days to complete. The biggest challenge was fitting the cooler, which was also my least-researched part. But I got it for a good deal and thought, "Why not?" Why not indeed.... gods.

Fitting an H80i GT into the core 500 is possible, but I do not recommend it.
post #13810 of 15848
I have an R5 and I'm thinking about putting a radiator up top but deciding on what size.

Would a 420 fit well? Would the EK CE fit with fans in push?
Other 420s to consider?

Would I be better off with a 360 and moving it all the way to the side to avoid contact with the motherboard?
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