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Savage, do you think a 140mm fan/flex bay would would with that 560 and a thick 56mm rad on the other side? I already have an AF140 so if just use thy instead of wasting money on an AF120

I'm not 100% sure but I don't see why not. I mean the fan is enclosed in the flex bay housing so it shouldn't matter if it's a 120 or 140.

I didn't think about it because in mine I've got the single 120 fan in the bottom and 120 fans in the main area in a push-pull on a 240mm radiator. I wanted all of the fans to look the same from the front so I used all 120mm.
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I'm not 100% sure but I don't see why not. I mean the fan is enclosed in the flex bay housing so it shouldn't matter if it's a 120 or 140.

I didn't think about it because in mine I've got the single 120 fan in the bottom and 120 fans in the main area in a push-pull on a 240mm radiator. I wanted all of the fans to look the same from the front so I used all 120mm.
I know the 120 uses 3 slots and the 140 uses 4, but does anyone know if they use the same "housing" and have the same width across? Does that make sense? Also, will 4 slots fit beneath the midplate? Would a 140 even work in the bottom compartment lol? If not, I might not even worry about it since the passive exhausts via grommets holes and through the back of the case should be enough.
    
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I know the 120 uses 3 slots and the 140 uses 4, but does anyone know if they use the same "housing" and have the same width across? Does that make sense? Also, will 4 slots fit beneath the midplate? Would a 140 even work in the bottom compartment lol? If not, I might not even worry about it since the passive exhausts via grommets holes and through the back of the case should be enough.

That makes perfect sense. Good question. But I just don't know.
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That makes perfect sense. Good question. But I just don't know.
I emailed KC and asked about a 140 with all the rads I'm using and he just said "A" fan will work with a 560 and 360. I emailed him back and asked him about the 140 specially. I should receive a response within a few hours. Thanks for the help.
    
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And in case you're interested here's a quick phone pic of mine finished (?):

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Hey guys, you think I should throw my current 4790k in my upcoming SMA8 build, or should I upgrade to x99 or skylake? rolleyes.gif I feel like a new case deserves some new hardware biggrin.gif
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Hey guys, you think I should throw my current 4790k in my upcoming SMA8 build, or should I upgrade to x99 or skylake? rolleyes.gif I feel like a new case deserves some new hardware biggrin.gif
Its farly easy to change parts down the road, so maybe finish the build with good water parts first, then upgrade your hardware.
But of course, if money is not a problem, upgrade away biggrin.gif
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Hey guys, you think I should throw my current 4790k in my upcoming SMA8 build, or should I upgrade to x99 or skylake? rolleyes.gif I feel like a new case deserves some new hardware biggrin.gif
4790k it's not even a year old yet. I would keep the 4790k. No need for X99 (assuming gaming only?). I'm throwing my 4770k in my sma8 next week smile.gif
    
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post #15260 of 22265
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4790k it's not even a year old yet. I would keep the 4790k. No need for X99 (assuming gaming only?). I'm throwing my 4770k in my sma8 next week smile.gif

Hmm... I guess you guys are right, and yes I only game, and stream from time to time. I just hope it will last me a while, as I intend to keep this machine running for a while.
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