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Swapped out my incredibly noisy 560 ti 448's for this bad boy biggrin.gif


There ya go! biggrin.gif I have much love for the 680 heart.gif

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On another note, while I wait for my Megahalems, RAM heatsinks..... I went out this morning and found some nice green RustOleum *cough* happens to match the Sniper 3 board perfectly *cough*

All my Corsair AF/SP fan rings have been painted....any other components I should paint in the case?......pictures incoming this week
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On another note, while I wait for my Megahalems, RAM heatsinks..... I went out this morning and found some nice green RustOleum *cough* happens to match the Sniper 3 board perfectly *cough*

Since I"m not painting my case (for now)--and I was really looking forward to doing that--I will now be waiting for photos of someone else painting stuff biggrin.gif *hint*
   
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post #6243 of 15850
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All my Corsair AF/SP fan rings have been painted....any other components I should paint in the case?......pictures incoming this week

I think that'll be good enough, since its such a bright color you don't want to overdo it. Keeping it subtle is the way to go. thumb.gif
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I think that'll be good enough, since its such a bright color you don't want to overdo it. Keeping it subtle is the way to go. thumb.gif

Well, all (7) rings are done, and sitting out in my garage. Waiting on my LP RAM heatsinks, I think I will paint the small metal clips and leave it at that smile.gif

The paint is glossy and looks much lighter that the saturation of the green on the board.....meh, still looks nice (and should follow the theme)
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Hey guys, I got a pretty big question. I just got my XL R2 yesterday and its a pretty sick case, and its HUGE. But I have a pretty huge problem with it as well. It appears as though either my mobo tray is too far back, or the PCI mount points are too far away from my mobo. What I mean is, when I try and plug in any of my PCI cards (GTX 470, X-fi or my gt 610) they don't really go 100% into the mobo. My X-fi does fit perfectly, prob because its only a 4x, but my two video cards just don't quite make it correctly. I was able to work it a bit and get my GTX 470 in pretty comfortably, but the GT 610 is still just in the slot, too the point where im surprsed the pins are making contact at all.

I think it could be easily fixed with mobo standoffs that are about 1/8 inch taller, anyone hear of this issue or know if there are longer standoffs I could buy. I really don't want to return this case to Fractal because rebuilding it in my old tower would be really annoying (the entire reason I switches was because I put a Antec kuhler 620 on my 470 and there wasn't really a rad mount on my old case)

I could try and bend the mobo tray, but that just won't ever be right... Any suggestions?
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I think that'll be good enough, since its such a bright color you don't want to overdo it. Keeping it subtle is the way to go. thumb.gif

Agreed.
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post #6247 of 15850
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There ya go! biggrin.gif I have much love for the 680 heart.gif

Oh man, I am already in love with my 680 too biggrin.gif

Case seems a little empty now running only one card lol.


Just a quick pic taken.



Gonna have to clean up my cabling... again... redface.gif
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post #6248 of 15850
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Oh man, I am already in love with my 680 too biggrin.gif

Case seems a little empty now running only one card lol.

That's its way of telling you to get a 2nd card biggrin.gif .....I had that EXACT ordeal some time ago.....
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*Painting is done*

Sorry for the poor lighting/quality of my phone tongue.gif




I hope it looks good with the board rolleyes.gif
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post #6250 of 15850
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Hey guys, I got a pretty big question. I just got my XL R2 yesterday and its a pretty sick case, and its HUGE. But I have a pretty huge problem with it as well. It appears as though either my mobo tray is too far back, or the PCI mount points are too far away from my mobo. What I mean is, when I try and plug in any of my PCI cards (GTX 470, X-fi or my gt 610) they don't really go 100% into the mobo. My X-fi does fit perfectly, prob because its only a 4x, but my two video cards just don't quite make it correctly. I was able to work it a bit and get my GTX 470 in pretty comfortably, but the GT 610 is still just in the slot, too the point where im surprsed the pins are making contact at all.

I think it could be easily fixed with mobo standoffs that are about 1/8 inch taller, anyone hear of this issue or know if there are longer standoffs I could buy. I really don't want to return this case to Fractal because rebuilding it in my old tower would be really annoying (the entire reason I switches was because I put a Antec kuhler 620 on my 470 and there wasn't really a rad mount on my old case)

I could try and bend the mobo tray, but that just won't ever be right... Any suggestions?

Was the packaging of your case damaged? Could the case have been bent in shipping? I'd contact Fractal Design and explain your situation, as I am unaware of different length standoffs...

I'm hoping to get that case myself - the reviews I've read have been great.

If you get a chance and don't mind helping a forum member out - could you tell me if a 200mm long PSU would still allow the bottom 140mm fan mount to be used?

I'm assuming you're using the TX750 Corsair PSU in yours - mine is a HX1000 and is 40mm longer.

I plan on moving the rear 140mm fan to the bottom for an extra intake because I have a H60 that I will use as a push/pull exhaust in the rear.
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