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You won't be able to fit in a H50/70 (or any other 120mm rad) without either leaving the sidepanel off or cutting up the FT03. Most of the air coolers (if not all) will fit tho.

From my exp the GPU tends to get very hot without a custom fan profile(I keep it at 45% fan speed to maintain GPU under 70c). I can imagine this to be even worse with Matx SLI/CFX.

If you need any other interior details i'll gladly provide.

PS: I'm selling mine too
Aye I figured cooling the GPU would be my biggest problem, but hey, it's not like my p183 is any better at that..

And I guess I'm just weird but I hate keeping my computer on the floor.. Plus the FT03 looks so damn sexy it could double up as an ornament ;o

Mind if I ask why you're selling yours Problame?
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post #12 of 24
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Aye I figured cooling the GPU would be my biggest problem, but hey, it's not like my p183 is any better at that..

And I guess I'm just weird but I hate keeping my computer on the floor.. Plus the FT03 looks so damn sexy it could double up as an ornament ;o

Mind if I ask why you're selling yours Problame?
No doubt about it, the case does look sexy. I made the mistake by thinking I could transplant my rig into this case when I found out my ECO ALC wouldn't fit properly. I mounted it with the sidepanel off but it really ruins the looks

So, it's using a hyper212+ for now but it's not what I want (temps are ~10c higher). I gonna rebuild a XPS case to transplant my rig again
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post #14 of 24
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Awesome list mia, thanks alot for that!

Will no doubt help me.
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Me likey.

Too bad there's hardly any room for water cooling components.
    
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Me likey.

Too bad there's hardly any room for water cooling components.
True, there is really none what so ever; that is why I went with pretty extreme air cooling and controllers. I keep it turned down 98% of the time and temps stay between 28C (idle) to 48C (gaming). I only turn it up for benches.
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True, there is really none what so ever; that is why I went with pretty extreme air cooling and controllers. I keep it turned down 98% of the time and temps stay between 28C (idle) to 48C (gaming). I only turn it up for benches.
Very cool. Keep us posted on the build, man!

Lots of pics, please.
    
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post #18 of 24
JiminyBillyBob probably has a case already but I wanted to correct my earlier statement; It's possible to fit a 120mm LCLC in a FT03 without modding the FT03 or leaving fans out
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post #19 of 24
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Good to hear that Problame, thanks for the info!

I still haven't ordered a case, the FT03 looks the best atm, but since there's no reseller for it in my country, I'd have to import it on my own, and it would end up costing close to 290usd arrived at my door so I wanna make sure the choice is right
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post #20 of 24
ft03 for sure. It has great cooling as well. and the vertical orientation does work with vapor chamber cards, although my AXP cooler in vertical does very well too. Ive only heard good things about the ft03
    
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