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Do any Midi owners have side panels that are a SOB to take off?

my mini can be really hard to take off at times, other times is goes right on.... never really been sure why.
    
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post #2692 of 16135
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Do any Midi owners have side panels that are a SOB to take off?

I do but I put that down to my case being only a few weeks old, I'm ok with it as I want to to stay put when it's in place - Just a bit of hassle as I keep moding all the time, so have both sides of at the mo' for ease.


Side note: @Everyone,
I know its be mentioned on this thread about the FD Adjust 108 fan controller, but I just got an email reply from FD, saying it will be available in the UK in 6-8 weeks with a price of £20-25. I really like the simplicity of it and that is controls 6 individual fans. However I like this one too BitFenix Recon I like that it can do a lot more and is available now in the UK for £28.99 to pre-order for delivery in a week or so, but it only controls 5 fans and it has the soft rubber front.
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I'm hoping FD will release a mesh fan controller.
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post #2694 of 16135
Mine..

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post #2695 of 16135
THIS is the fractal design core 1000 modded...

can anyone try this mod im not sure it will dent the side panel on the left when putting the wires of the PSU.....rolleyes.gif



http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg809/scaled.php?server=809&filename=img9912b.jpg&res=medium

http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg825/scaled.php?server=825&filename=gedc0896.jpg&res=medium

maybe only a generic psu will survive at that cable management mod ..

or maybe sleeved modular PSU..
Edited by tambok2012 - 5/30/12 at 9:37pm
post #2696 of 16135
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Hi, The quick answer is no, sorry. As the Core 1000 only supports CPU coolers with height of 135mm. You might squeeze it in there with no fans, but you would be better of with a different cooler that can fit and use fans too.

135 of height seem a bit exaggerated, on this article they say that they fit a 159 and it is touching the panel so i was thinking about 150-155 heatsink or something.

http://www.anandtech.com/Show/Index/5736?cPage=5&all=False&sort=0&page=3&slug=fractal-design-core-1000-how-little-is-too-little
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Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo is by no means an extravagant cooler or even one of the largest ones on the market, but its 159mm height caused the tops of the heatpipes to press against the side panel, bowing it outward a little. I was still able to secure the panel.

the Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme seem like a winner for me dont like the noctua color frown.gif
Edited by pokpok - 5/30/12 at 10:11pm
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T-minus 5-working days until touchdown. weather is good, T12 afterburn sequence is go...

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...the Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme seem like a winner for me dont like the noctua color frown.gif

Regarding the Core 1000, what's wrong with Noctua heatsinks?
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post #2699 of 16135
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Regarding the Core 1000, what's wrong with Noctua heatsinks?

Nothing i just said i don't like the color (personal preference)
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Nothing i just said i don't like the color (personal preference)

Simple solution...Buy different fans & sell the Noctua fans thumb.gif
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