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As you can see, we have the best case on the market from our fellow friend Case Labs. Anyways, he's told some of us that the TX10 is partially a test case to see what people want in the 2nd generation M8/M10. On the TX10, you have the dual 5.25 bays feature which will be tested (its on all of the T series cases I believe). Anyways, I just wanted to put together a wish list of what people wanted. Our little present back to Case Labs . I'll first ask if you guys like the idea of dual 5.25 bays. I'm on the add it side. Makes the case more functional. Enjoy!

-USB 3.0
-Removable Dust Filters
-Removable BackPlate (back side of case removable)
-Front Mount Space for PSU backplate
-Different Colored Aluminum
-Tower Cases
-Better Cable Management
-Cable Holes in motherboard tray
-Horizontal motherboard tray
-Small window over ventilation option
-Dual 5.25 bay rows
-built in fan connectors
-bobh3501's post
-3rd row of fan mounts on the PSU/Hard Drive side
-stealth optical drive/optical drive cover
Edited by HybridCore - 8/11/11 at 8:33am
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Although I see where it would make it functional it would be an increase in footprint right? This would change the outward appearance alot on the case - I know if you are moving up into the T series that might be fine and dandy.

But for me THE big reason I liked the M8/M10 was the footprint was not as large as some cases and actually not much larger than a standard full size ATX while still providing buckets of internal volume.

I haven't had mines delivered yet so I might come back and edit this thought/post in the near future
    
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post #3 of 137
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I don't think the dual 5.25 bays will do too much. You're basically putting two mid towers together since the length will be the same. As you can see, the 5.25 bays would only lengthen the case to a standard ATX length.
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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post
I don't think the dual 5.25 bays will do too much. You're basically putting two mid towers together since the length will be the same. As you can see, the 5.25 bays would only lengthen the case to a standard ATX length.
Probably - I'll modify my comment after my M8 arrives and I can take a better look at it

Thanks for starting the thread btw!
    
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post #5 of 137
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bump

How about a nice simple lines theme like the MurderBox version of the TJ07? That makes the case look really clean.
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post #7 of 137
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I thought this thread would fill up with posts pretty quickly since everybody loves the M8/M10 and obviously wants the best to be better. I wonder if Case Labs has a step-up program for these cases when the revision comes out (if there is ever a revision).
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post #8 of 137
I'm waiting on USB3 for motherboard not the one that goes out of the case and into a USB port. Also removable dust filters would be awesome. Looks can also be improved a bit but I cannot image how.

I'm gonna wait for the next gen M10 to buy your case. The case as it is looks awesome and much better than any case I've seen lately for watercooling.
Edited by royalkilla408 - 3/28/11 at 2:12am
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post #10 of 137
This really doesn't need to be brought up. CaseLabs has indicated that USB 3.0 may be coming down the line and they don't have an economical way of provided dust filters at current time.
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