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I was wondering if they switched around the connectors for those of us that have power supplies on the bottom of our case? I have the 1000HX and it was designed for the top of the case. It seems like most gaming cases are at the bottom now!
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post #2 of 24
Power supplies weren't designed for top or bottom (that's what she said), they work fine either way. Only thing that changes is the position of the stickers
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Well the SATA connections are made if it was installed at the top. Because they only connect one way. If you have one you would know what Im talking about. Thx.
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post #4 of 24
what is the problem with it being on the bottom? from the pictures I could I find it looks like it would work better on the bottom
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post #5 of 24
my friend has his mounts in the bottom of his HAF 932 case and it seems to be just fine with the connectors.
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post #6 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by SAMOEDADDY View Post
Well the SATA connections are made if it was installed at the top. Because they only connect one way. If you have one you would know what Im talking about. Thx.
What?
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post #7 of 24
You know 750W would run your rig perfectly.

No such thing as a PSU that's "designed" for running in any specific place, you just flip it over. That's how it works, common sense, no?
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post #8 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Reflux View Post
You know 750W would run your rig perfectly.

No such thing as a PSU that's "designed" for running in any specific place, you just flip it over. That's how it works, common sense, no?
No no no no!

You need the Austrailian electrical gremlins if you run your PSU upside down.
post #9 of 24
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I guess I am not explaingin myself good. if you stretch out the cables the connectors are in a specific order. Because the SATA connection is a specific way, when the PSU is on bottom the cables have to be inverted. So instead of just ending straight down and attaching to each device you have to actually invert the connection which causes it to have to do a loop. I honestly didnt think it was difficult to explain. LOL
I know there is someone out there that knows what I am talking about.

When you are doing cable managment this cause it to not lay as nice.
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post #10 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by SAMOEDADDY View Post
Well the SATA connections are made if it was installed at the top. Because they only connect one way. If you have one you would know what Im talking about. Thx.
I think you might be the one who doesn't know what they are talking about. I myself had a HX1000 and was using it on a coolermaster cosmos 1000. Everything was fine with me. Check out my old rig:
http://www.techpowerup.com/gallery/2274.html
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