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To return you have to click on the return button next to your order on their site... could always pretend it didn't work or I had no connection lol. But once again... I wouldn't be able to afford a new one frown.gif.

EDIT: left them a message on their facebook. They seem to have a tab their way more efficient than calling or email them. I'll also ask for shipping fees to be refunded. They took over a week instead of 48hours... I bet I can get them refunded and return the product at their cost tongue.gif.
Edited by steelkevin - 12/27/11 at 12:56pm
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Yes they sold a different item then showed in the picture. So it should be a pretty easy return. But if you don't plan to watercool then you may just want to keep it. On air it should be perfectly fine. May affect resell value a bit.

Just an fyi on the clear waterblock thing. When you insert your card into your rig you can only see the small edge of the waterblock. The "cool" side is upside down and not shown. So you really don't gain a whole lot from an acrylic block. Just thought I would put that out there.

Heres a couple shots of num's rig and as you can see you have to really look to even know they are acrylic.

P1020428.jpg

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Edited by lightsout - 12/27/11 at 1:03pm
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Is it hard to strip the phantom chassi? I'm thinking of respraying my own case biggrin.gif

Just need a rivet gun and some rivets,a drill and you can basically tear the whole case down to nothing.Not easy but its not super hard.Just takes patience
   
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What if I decide to ask K.3nny how he got L.E.Ds there for his pink rig tongue.gif ?

That's mainly why I want them acrylic, to put some nice L.E.Ds there. Looked great on his 3 cards wink.gif.

Otherwise I'd want to go for a regular nickel one. Would look somehow "cleaner" to me. And yeah, can't tell wether they're acrylic or not on your photos, you're right.


Never understood why the "cool part" isn't on the visible side btw... would look so much better. And when watercooling I wouldn't need to waste money in backplates to make it all look neat tongue.gif.
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What if I decide to ask K.3nny how he got L.E.Ds there for his pink rig tongue.gif ?

That's mainly why I want them acrylic, to put some nice L.E.Ds there. Looked great on his 3 cards wink.gif.

Otherwise I'd want to go for a regular nickel one. Would look somehow "cleaner" to me. And yeah, can't tell wether they're acrylic or not on your photos, you're right.


Never understood why the "cool part" isn't on the visible side btw... would look so much better. And when watercooling I wouldn't need to waste money in backplates to make it all look neat tongue.gif.

I agree it sucks but thats just how the card is laid out. They do look sweet with blocks on. I didn't think about the LED thing. Kennys card do look awesome!
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You have to carefully drill out holes for the leds in your block. BTW that voids the warranty. frown.gif
 
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I want to add a front fan and another top fan...will the 200mm bitfeninx fit the top? and what about the front?
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The bit fenix will fit, you might have to use cable ties though. For the front almost any 140/120mm fan will fit.
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I quit like the shape of your Window. But what bother me the most was that fan on the Side.

I am using that to get airflow over the video cards and keep them somewhat cool.
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I quit like the shape of your Window. But what bother me the most was that fan on the Side.

I am using that to get airflow over the video cards and keep them somewhat cool.
Lawndart

Thats what sucks about the side fan, it helps a lot for airflow but looks pretty ugly when installed. You have to pick between looks or function.
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