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post #1791 of 3785
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Originally Posted by McGee-zax;14798316 
Overall I'm very happy with this case, it's a snug fit with no wasted space... love it! plan on liquid cooling later on, tried lining up an EK 360 rad and seems it might fit in length, but in thickness not so sure, however a slim Swiftech 360 with low profile fans look like it will definitely fit.

Look over my build log to see a 360 rad up top. I have the a05n not the F version but you should still be able to judge rad thickness.

The rad in mine is a black ice SR1 and the link to the log is a page or so back.
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post #1792 of 3785
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Originally Posted by Skuloth;14799629 
Look over my build log to see a 360 rad up top. I have the a05n not the F version but you should still be able to judge rad thickness.

The rad in mine is a black ice SR1 and the link to the log is a page or so back.

Thanks, your build is okay i guess, but after working with many Lian Li cases a tip is to never cut the chassis, plus your radiator is offset so can't really tell.
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post #1793 of 3785
Finished my Silver A05FN, thought I'd post some pics. I like the FN because it's relatively easy to reverse the airflow for front to back and not have any dead spots.
I reversed the direction of my PSU fan to exhaust and made a shroud out of of a Kazi Slim fan. It's 12mm thick which is the perfect height for the PSU to rest about a millimeter above the bottom vent. The exhaust goes right out the bottom. The case PSU bracket is 13mm high and is adjustable.
I upped the CFM on the front fan and installed a top 140mm. The top and rear exhaust are balanced to the front intake.
For those of you who wondered if the Lian Li casters would go on these cases the answer is yes! I removed the brake on my set.
I was most recently using a Lian Li PC-9FB which has excellent cooling. The cooling on this A05FN is almost as good!
I'm running a stock i5 2500k with an Asus P8P67 Pro. Oh, thats a Lian Li filter on the front intake.
Also I removed the Hdd cage. You have to drill out the rivets but it separates nicely from the fan mount.
Edited by mothman - 9/3/11 at 6:20pm
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Couple more pics:
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post #1795 of 3785
Hi everyone,
I'm looking at getting an A05 here and it looks like I might do it sooner than later in the case the inverted version is discontinued.

I have a water cooling idea in mind but it has to be in the inverted version. If I order and get a standard upright, my plans will be ruined.

Is my understanding correct in that the A05NB is inverted and A05FNB is standard?
I'm sure it has been discussed ad nauseum here but confirmation would be awesome.

TIA

EDIT:
Sorry I know it is correct. Sorry for wasting your time. smile.gif
Anyways, I will be joining your ranks quickly as I will order this weekend.
Edited by Ovlazek - 9/3/11 at 6:50pm
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post #1796 of 3785
yes, A05NB is inverted, FNB is standard.
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post #1797 of 3785
Is the NB being replaced by the FNB or are there just going to be two different versions of the A05 now?
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post #1798 of 3785
FNB replaces NB. I got mine just a few weeks before they changed them over. smile.gif
post #1799 of 3785
Same here. I love the NB, I dont really like the FNB. I dont like where the front panel stuff is mounted it detracts from the front of the case imo. Along with how much I love the inverted style of the NB including how I can fit a 360 rad in the top with zero problems
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post #1800 of 3785
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Originally Posted by Ovlazek;14814574 
Is the NB being replaced by the FNB or are there just going to be two different versions of the A05 now?

you can find the a05nb on amazon from SilverPCs almost all the time. they always seem to list one in stock. great seller too.
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