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Yes, remove the front panel, two screws and you're done for fan controller. A couple more for the hot swap. Took me all but 7 minutes tops. thumb.gif
@ Tom114, I got my 650D on sale for $170. Definitely worth the $$$.

Dang it Sol you beat me on the response biggrin.gifwink.gif
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Dang it Sol you beat me on the response biggrin.gifwink.gif

Lol, I seize the moment when I can.thumb.gif
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Lol, I seize the moment when I can.thumb.gif

HAHA yeah I guess so biggrin.gif

Hey so quick question, where did you get the Silver Arrow and do you prefer that over liquid cooling?
post #3644 of 4826
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Originally Posted by solsamurai View Post

Yes, remove the front panel, two screws and you're done for fan controller. A couple more for the hot swap. Took me all but 7 minutes tops. thumb.gif
@ Tom114, I got my 650D on sale for $170. Definitely worth the $$$.

Thanks for the quick reply. Is it possible to remove it with the front panel semi off haha. I just realize I have the xspc bay reservoir so I can't take the front plate off fully without draining my system first
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The Lian Li front panel installed on my case. Had to shave the plastic ever so slightly to fit it in but it does fit.

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post #3646 of 4826
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Thanks for the quick reply. Is it possible to remove it with the front panel semi off haha. I just realize I have the xspc bay reservoir so I can't take the front plate off fully without draining my system first

For the hot swap I'd say it's possible depending on how large the reservoir is. The same may not be possible with the fan controller. It's tucked pretty far up in there, lol.
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For the hot swap I'd say it's possible depending on how large the reservoir is. The same may not be possible with the fan controller. It's tucked pretty far up in there, lol.

I actually got them out! Thanks for all the help from everyone in this thread. Now cable management will be way easier to try to tidy up. I'm just waiting for some fan extension wires to come in before I start ziptieing everything down to the case thumb.gif
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I actually got them out! Thanks for all the help from everyone in this thread. Now cable management will be way easier to try to tidy up. I'm just waiting for some fan extension wires to come in before I start ziptieing everything down to the case thumb.gif

Sounds good. Pic when you're done! thumb.gif
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Which 120mm front fan adapter needs the least amount of work? I don't own a dremel, nor do I trust myself with one!
I see alot of Lian-Li's but I can't find any without the whole HDD-case bay, OR is my Google-Fu horrible?
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Which 120mm front fan adapter needs the least amount of work? I don't own a dremel, nor do I trust myself with one!
I see alot of Lian-Li's but I can't find any without the whole HDD-case bay, OR is my Google-Fu horrible?

I believe this CoolerMaster HDD bay adapter is the most "plug and play" of all for this case. I have seen people using this for the extra 120mm airflow up top. I personally grabbed this Xigmatek adapter, but it required the dremel and 600T front mesh (see my pics) to make it work - which you stated you don't want to do.

I would go for the CoolerMaster I linked above for quick and easy airflow from the 120mm. It may not look quite as nice, but airflow is airflow =)

edits: bad links, fixed em
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