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post #12821 of 22193
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Thanks TCO,

Actually, this pic I somehow missed a few posts back is what tells it best:
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


The plate is right at the middle of the 4th bay up.

He might could get a 360 in there with the fitting bosses at the bottom, but it would take some inverted U loops to be able to use pass thrus.

Also, since a 360 above the plate with a 120 below kills using a 480 up top, while the other way around doesn't, I don't understand wanting the 360 above the plate.

D.

There is not way your putting a 480 on the top rack and a 360mm above the Midplate (Unless you were using a Slim 360mm [ 35mm possibly] )

So Diva... Are we still on for that Cup of Coffee? wubsmiley.gif



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post #12822 of 22193
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Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

Thanks TCO,

Actually, this pic I somehow missed a few posts back is what tells it best:
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


The plate is right at the middle of the 4th bay up.

He might could get a 360 in there with the fitting bosses at the bottom, but it would take some inverted U loops to be able to use pass thrus.

Also, since a 360 above the plate with a 120 below kills using a 480 up top, while the other way around doesn't, I don't understand wanting the 360 above the plate.

D.

There is not way your putting a 480 on the top rack and a 360mm above the Midplate (Unless you were using a Slim 360mm [ 35mm possibly] )

So Diva... Are we still on for that Cup of Coffee? wubsmiley.gif



TCO



I'm ready for a belt of Fireball and a coke to wash it down with, . . . care to hoist one with me smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif . . . ohhh, better make yours a straight coke thumb.gif

D.
post #12823 of 22193
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I've already talked to her about the quality, manufacturing, ect. She doesn't care, it's the most I've ever spent in a computer part, and even though I've saved up all my dough for it she still says no. I have had bad grades this year, straight B"s last semester and 2 Cs, 1 A, and 3 Bs... Maybe it's my grades?

As a parent, yes bring all your grades up! I think that would help tremendously. I tell my son, I don't mind how much time he spends on his iPhone, computer, watching sports as long as he has straight A's. If his grades start to slip he losses those privileges. thumb.gif
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post #12824 of 22193
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I'm ready for a belt of Fireball and a coke to wash it down with, . . . care to hoist one with me smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif . . . ohhh, better make yours a straight coke thumb.gif

D.

wheee.gif Ill make that a straight mountain dew and a shot of Love from you and we have a Date biggrin.gif

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wheee.gif Ill make that a straight mountain dew and a shot of Love from you and we have a Date biggrin.gif

TCO

Lol
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post #12826 of 22193
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I've already talked to her about the quality, manufacturing, ect. She doesn't care, it's the most I've ever spent in a computer part, and even though I've saved up all my dough for it she still says no. I have had bad grades this year, straight B"s last semester and 2 Cs, 1 A, and 3 Bs... Maybe it's my grades?


My recommendation, get your school stuff going first. With stellar grades, who knows, your mom may end up funding some of your build(?). Nice reward but you gotta earn it , even though you may have some money available. Have you considered the total cost? Components, gpu, cpu, mb, ram, water cooling, cl accessories, monitor, etc.?

In the end, its up to you, but remember, at this time in your life, there's a lot of learning to do and "teenage dreams" are not priorities for parents.
post #12827 of 22193
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Lol

I mean, If the Diva wants me to have energy for our "computer Building" all night wink.gif Im going to need some Mountain Dew biggrin.gif
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My recommendation, get your school stuff going first. With stellar grades, who knows, your mom may end up funding some of your build(?). Nice reward but you gotta earn it , even though you may have some money available. Have you considered the total cost? Components, gpu, cpu, mb, ram, water cooling, cl accessories, monitor, etc.?

In the end, its up to you, but remember, at this time in your life, there's a lot of learning to do and "teenage dreams" are not priorities for parents.

I finished high school, But College... Yea...... About that.... I decided to work crap jobs for a while until I signed up for the Navy. thumb.gif Grades are more important than a Computer Case. If momma ain't happy.... No One will be happy. That's a promise.

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I mean, If the Diva wants me to have energy for our "computer Building" all night wink.gif Im going to need some Mountain Dew biggrin.gif
I finished high school, But College... Yea...... About that.... I decided to work crap jobs for a while until I signed up for the Navy. thumb.gif Grades are more important than a Computer Case. If momma ain't happy.... No One will be happy. That's a promise.

TCO

@ AlltheGHz. 2 words for you..

Delayed gratification!
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@ AlltheGHz. 2 words for you..

Delayed gratification!

It's only a matter of time biggrin.gif At least we all know that. If he is to have a Caselabs case, then that is what will happen in due time.

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Not sure that's the most efficient way to go . . . .

From looking at some pics, it looks like there are 9 bays above the midplate and 4 below. . . . looking at others, it looks like 9 1/2 above and 3 1/2 below

Hopefully TCO or another SMA8 owner will chime in to say definitively whether the midplate is exactly at the break line between the lower 4 and upper 9 flex bays, or at the lower 3.5 / upper 9.5 point.

A 360 takes 9 bays, plus some encroachment into the 10th.

If you put it with the fittings to the top, you'll probably manage to squeeze it in with the fittings above the top of the flex bay opening.

You would want a 120 X 1 below the plate.

If you put fittings at the bottom, they'll likely encroach below the midplate, but it might work if it's a short end tank rad like HWL.

The downside to the 360 above the midplate, is that it kills being able to use a 480 up top, unless you go with the really ugly 120mm extended top and mount the rad and all the fans above the top chassis panel.

If you go with a 360 starting from the bottom up, with fittings at the bottom, you'll have 4 bays above the rad, use a 120 X 1 above the rad for the 4th fan, and can still fit a 480 in the top and an Aquaero in the very top flex bay.

Go with the better looking 39mm extended top if you want P-P fans on the top 480, or a little more clearance below it if using just a single set of fans above.


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When it comes to the 360 in the front, and the compatibility of a 480 up top, it looks like it will fit to me. It seems like people say it won't fit when you run the front radiator in push pull. I'm just running push. I think I will order the 31mm too, so that way, if there is a compatibility issue, I could run the 480 in pull.

This is all because I currently own an RX360. I'm planning on putting my RX240 with the PSU.

Now, I think I will order the SMA8 with the 120.3 front flex bay, and an additional 120.1 for the bottom chamber to blow fresh air in. I will order the case before I order the other radiators, because if it doesn't work with the 360 in the front, I might put it in the bottom chamber with the PSU and put my RX240 in the front. Hopefully my Corsair AX860 will be enough (and last a while) for my Titan X setup.
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ASUS PB278Q EVGA 1300 G2 Caselabs SMA8 2x XSPC 270 Photon D5 PWM Sleeved 
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Corsair Link Commander Mini 28x Primochill Revolver Fittings XSPC RX480 V3 Black Ice Nemesis 560GTS 
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XSPC RX240 V3 XSPC RX360 V3 2x EK-FC Titan X Waterblock Nickel - Acetal 2x EK-FC Titan X Backplate - Red 
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12x Corsair SP120 Quiet Edition 
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