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Originally Posted by sdmf74 View Post

You had me worried for a minute I thought their was a newer better case out replacing my SM8 that's getting delivered tomorrow. I dont see that as an upgrade, not big on the whole flat mobo tray thing, maybe for a second build or something. I'm still having trouble grasping the reverse ATX idea as well, but I think it's awesome that caselabs has so many options so every build is unique.

Reverse ATX is my preferred layout. So much easier cable management wise, GPUS cool more efficiently, and it looks awesome.
post #8502 of 22420
I remember how easy the Silverstone FT02 was to wire up. Everything except for the sata drives was super close. I assume it's much like doing the reverse ATX option on my SM8. It's hard to go wrong with the SM8, it's a classic.
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post #8503 of 22420
Why would reverse ATX be inherently easier to cable manage?
post #8504 of 22420
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Originally Posted by geggeg View Post

Why would reverse ATX be inherently easier to cable manage?

Your 24 Pin and CPU cables are closer to the bottom of the chassis (assuming your psu is on the bottom) , making smaller runs and lessens wire clutter.
post #8505 of 22420
It just looks backwards to me, pun intended
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post #8506 of 22420
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

Your 24 Pin and CPU cables are closer to the bottom of the chassis (assuming your psu is on the bottom) , making smaller runs and lessens wire clutter.

Never thought of that, Think I'll do that when I clean my loops sometime next month.
post #8507 of 22420
Additionally, it shows off the sexy GPU blocks you bought, rather than hiding them and making you show off a backplate.
post #8508 of 22420
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

Reverse ATX is my preferred layout. So much easier cable management wise, GPUS cool more efficiently, and it looks awesome.

Can you explain this part too about the graphic cards?
post #8509 of 22420
Approximately how many cases has Caselabs sold so far in 2014?
post #8510 of 22420
Not likely going to share that level of information.
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