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FDs only black? No they also have white and if you need a different color a can of spray paint etc. isn't that expensive. Bothered about warranty on a piece of metal that will what? I don't know. In such a case there is plastidip.

Agreed but most people aren't comfortable drilling their case rivets out, learning how to spray and seal the paint correctly etc. It's best to do the job properly for the best results or it will just look bad quite frankly.
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Yeah, some come in white, only reason I did not get a white one is because for some crazy reason they charged more for it on Amazon and Newegg.

So went with the windowless black one instead. As others have said, nothing some modding and spray can can't fix. biggrin.gif (Warning: Lady with power tools) tongue.gif I love my power tools, especially my new 20V drill. Need to find something big to build with it so far only used it to make drain holes in for my container garden.
 
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Here's my new build-in-progress with the Define S after a bit of modding. The PSU moved to the front so I could use both the bottom (280) and top (420) as exhaust, with the front just fans as intake, so no hot air gets blown back into the case. The radiators are GTS XFlows which are quite handy for running less tubing.
     
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post #14194 of 16291
Yup, still there are paint options that are all in one which I think most spray cans are anyway, of course having a friend in a car shop painting a car white with pro tools and pro paint etc. is better but then the default paint cases come with doesn't really look like expensive car paint, it's just some powder coat or what ever.

I got R4 Titanium exactly because it was the cheapest out of all the color options, though I would probably skip white anyway. I think the titanium version with painted front panel looks better than when the front panel is just the raw black unpainted plastic on black version.

New filter material coming in, finally bought it, couldn't stand seeing how much dust the FD filters let into the case especially the bottom one.

44TZL: angled powercord wink.gif I don't know if they still sell them much but I use one old one on my monitor.
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Here's my new build-in-progress with the Define S after a bit of modding. The PSU moved to the front so I could use both the bottom (280) and top (420) as exhaust, with the front just fans as intake, so no hot air gets blown back into the case. The radiators are GTS XFlows which are quite handy for running less tubing. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Interesting mod, are you able to close the back panel easily with the cables hooked up to the PSU?
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Interesting mod, are you able to close the back panel easily with the cables hooked up to the PSU?
Yes easily. But none of my psu cables used are of the 'bundled into a big round stiff bundle' variety.
     
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I'm going to cut away the res mounting portion of the define S tray to be able to mount a E-ATX board in the define S. By doing so the mobo wont have its right most screws holes filled, does this change anything no? As long as i support the mobo when connecting the 24 pin power cable right?
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Hi guys,

Does anyone know whether the H115i would fit mounted in the front of the Define Nano S along with a GTX1080?

Cheers
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I'm going to cut away the res mounting portion of the define S tray to be able to mount a E-ATX board in the define S. By doing so the mobo wont have its right most screws holes filled, does this change anything no? As long as i support the mobo when connecting the 24 pin power cable right?

Not sure, I plan to do that myself since I am trying to fit a RIVE BE into one. Just have yet to get my lazy butt around to cutting the case.

Plan to try this weekend to get time to do so since the weather being nice, but very hot. Just depends how much homework the Math teacher at the Uni going to give me tonight to do through the week and weekend. tongue.gif
 
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Did my cables today! Really happy how it turned out. biggrin.gif

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My NF-A14 Industrial 2000RPM for the CPU cooler and the black Chromax didn't come in time. Will add them latter on. The cables i use are the BitFenix Alchemy 2.0 CSR Kit Black and they're awesome! Really nice quality and easy to handle. Didn't use the included combs since it looks somewhat not good. The new fans are the NF-A14 Industrial 3000RPM, which are CHF5 cheaper than those 2000RPM and actually on stock... rolleyes.gif
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