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post #14481 of 16063
Hi friends!

I have 2 questions for you so you can help me to decide to buy or not to buy one FD R5 biggrin.gif

Here they go ...

1) i have one Lamptron FC5 v3 fan controller. Will it fit on the R5 and the case front door will close?
Need to know if it is compatible with the R5 door?

2) what's the space in cm, between the top of the board and the top of the case?
Need to know if my BlackIce GTX 240mm red + 120mm fans will fit well without overlapping the mother board!

Thank you thumb.gif
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post #14482 of 16063
Is anyone making a power supply cover for the Define S? I know mtrapuzz did one but are there anyone else making them? Maybe one with SSD mounts and cable cutouts on top like the NZXT cases?
post #14483 of 16063
Quote:
Originally Posted by jvidia View Post

Hi friends!

I have 2 questions for you so you can help me to decide to buy or not to buy one FD R5 biggrin.gif

Here they go ...

1) i have one Lamptron FC5 v3 fan controller. Will it fit on the R5 and the case front door will close?
Need to know if it is compatible with the R5 door?

2) what's the space in cm, between the top of the board and the top of the case?
Need to know if my BlackIce GTX 240mm red + 120mm fans will fit well without overlapping the mother board!

Thank you thumb.gif


I used magicool radiator pro which is 46mm thick with 25mm fans on it, this how it looked like:



hope this helps
post #14484 of 16063
Jesus Christ doh.gif

Didn't realized that there is so little space over the motherboard.

My Black Ice GTX240 from HardwareLabs has 54mm of thickness redface.gif

54mm+25mm from the fans will get me into almost 8cm !!! Definitively I need to go for a full tower frown.gif

Any recommendations on a full tower from Fractal?

At the moment I'm looking at the Corsair Obsidian 750D that has more of upper clearance.
Edited by jvidia - 7/20/16 at 12:25pm
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Black Ice GTX 240 radiator Primochill Advanced LRT Black 7/16" - 5/8" tube Noctua NF-F12 "Linus Tech Tips Special Edition"... Be Quiet! Shadow Wings SW1 1500rpm - 120mm (3@c... 
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post #14485 of 16063
Well, I've added some sleeved cable extensions, it's *just* a little bit tidier, but there's a bunch of cables at the bottom and on the backside I'm not 100% happy with yet. I will need to try again with more focus on maximizing airflow and cable management.

Also, there's so much free space (great for airflow) but I'm feeling like it is calling for water cooling. The Nano S is begging for a pump / res combo and a front mounted rad. Maybe a GPU block on the Nano with a back plate, and of course a proper CPU block.





The H55 is a holdover from my previous attempt at an HTPC build in the Node 202. It's doing great with the 6600K on the ROG Maximus VIII Impact. But we all know this isn't permanent.
post #14486 of 16063
I which there whose an Define S XL mad.gif

Why in hell is so difficult to find a good large case ready for water cooling out of the box?!

Love the Define S outer looks, love the inner open space, love the solution for the disks on the back of the motherboard, love the WC support but .... why the hell don't it has more clearance over the motherboard?! WHY !!! madsmiley.png

If it was taller by some miserable 5 centimeters it all would have looked allot better and the top radiators wouldn't have to be packet over the mobo.
Edited by jvidia - 7/20/16 at 4:00pm
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Samsung EVO 850 250GB Samsung F3 HD103SJ 1TB Plextor PX-890SA EK-Supremacy EVO Acetal/Nickel cpu block 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-ACF Black 7/16" - 5/8" fittings EK-XRES 140 reservoir EK-D5 Vario Motor (12V DC pump) EK-Ekoolant CLEAR 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GTX 240 radiator Primochill Advanced LRT Black 7/16" - 5/8" tube Noctua NF-F12 "Linus Tech Tips Special Edition"... Be Quiet! Shadow Wings SW1 1500rpm - 120mm (3@c... 
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EK-ACF Black 7/16" - 5/8" fittings EK-XRES 140 reservoir EK-D5 Vario Motor (12V DC pump) EK-Ekoolant CLEAR 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GTX 240 radiator Primochill Advanced LRT Black 7/16" - 5/8" tube Noctua NF-F12 "Linus Tech Tips Special Edition"... Be Quiet! Shadow Wings SW1 1500rpm - 120mm (3@c... 
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post #14487 of 16063
Quote:
Originally Posted by jvidia View Post

I which there whose an Define S XL mad.gif

Why in hell is so difficult to find a good large case ready for water cooling out of the box?!

Love the Define S outer looks, love the inner open space, love the solution for the disks on the back of the motherboard, love the WC support but .... why the hell don't it has more clearance over the motherboard?! WHY !!! madsmiley.png

If it was taller by some miserable 5 centimeters it all would have looked allot better and the top radiators wouldn't have to be packet over the mobo.

Not sure if this was in response to my post (probably not) but that is the Nano S. It might look like a Define S because I have an SFX-L power supply installed.

But now that you mention it, a Define Nano S XL...now *there's* an idea. rolleyes.gif
post #14488 of 16063
No It was only me crying out loud redface.gif

I noticed you have the Nano S thumb.gif

Noticed another thing that disables me from buying the Define S .... it has only USB 3.0 and my motherboard only has USB 2.0 connectors mad.gif
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Samsung EVO 850 250GB Samsung F3 HD103SJ 1TB Plextor PX-890SA EK-Supremacy EVO Acetal/Nickel cpu block 
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EK-ACF Black 7/16" - 5/8" fittings EK-XRES 140 reservoir EK-D5 Vario Motor (12V DC pump) EK-Ekoolant CLEAR 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GTX 240 radiator Primochill Advanced LRT Black 7/16" - 5/8" tube Noctua NF-F12 "Linus Tech Tips Special Edition"... Be Quiet! Shadow Wings SW1 1500rpm - 120mm (3@c... 
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post #14489 of 16063
Perhaps an HW upgrade is more necessary than a new big case.
post #14490 of 16063
Nope! My hardware if enough thumb.gif

Just found that a converter cable from usb 2 -> usb 3 exists:




Anyone tested one?
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung EVO 850 250GB Samsung F3 HD103SJ 1TB Plextor PX-890SA EK-Supremacy EVO Acetal/Nickel cpu block 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-ACF Black 7/16" - 5/8" fittings EK-XRES 140 reservoir EK-D5 Vario Motor (12V DC pump) EK-Ekoolant CLEAR 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GTX 240 radiator Primochill Advanced LRT Black 7/16" - 5/8" tube Noctua NF-F12 "Linus Tech Tips Special Edition"... Be Quiet! Shadow Wings SW1 1500rpm - 120mm (3@c... 
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Samsung EVO 850 250GB Samsung F3 HD103SJ 1TB Plextor PX-890SA EK-Supremacy EVO Acetal/Nickel cpu block 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-ACF Black 7/16" - 5/8" fittings EK-XRES 140 reservoir EK-D5 Vario Motor (12V DC pump) EK-Ekoolant CLEAR 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GTX 240 radiator Primochill Advanced LRT Black 7/16" - 5/8" tube Noctua NF-F12 "Linus Tech Tips Special Edition"... Be Quiet! Shadow Wings SW1 1500rpm - 120mm (3@c... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Pro x64 Dell UltraSharp U2410 24" IPS 16:10 DELL KB212-B USB Corsair Pro HX650W 
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