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definitely in the market for a new big boy case and was checking this out....

excited to see how this progresses
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I try and look at the case but my eyes only see the couch, pillow, and kitty.

Also a disney character sock [IMG class=inlineimg]/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif[/IMG]
Haha we took photos in my office so that's why the Hello Kitty stuff was there (*aesthetic*)

And that sock has stitch on it. 🙂

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definitely in the market for a new big boy case and was checking this out....

excited to see how this progresses
Hey! I helped neurotix with putting this build together. He should be replying soon but I can say that it was a bit more advanced of a build than our others we've done. It looks dope complete so stay tuned!

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Haha we took photos in my office so that's why the Hello Kitty stuff was there (*aesthetic*)

And that sock has stitch on it. 🙂



Hey! I helped neurotix with putting this build together. He should be replying soon but I can say that it was a bit more advanced of a build than our others we've done. It looks dope complete so stay tuned!
W00T sammiches im excited

with the case whats teh build quality like (sorry havent heard of this brand) and is it easy to build in (ie: placement etc etc)
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Quote: Originally Posted by mechavore884 View Post
W00T sammiches im excited

with the case whats teh build quality like (sorry havent heard of this brand) and is it easy to build in (ie: placement etc etc)
Watch the LTT review I posted. Cables need to be flat mounted on the rear side of the case and theres like... ~10mm clearance or something. It has a crazy cover for the holes you put your 24 pin through, SATA through, usb 3.0 through etc., that also acts as a gpu support. Cables have to be flat here as well, where they go through the cover to the board. My gpus are quite large and deeper than most so I an going to dremel off plastic on said cover because currently theres a clearance issue with the back of my top 1080 ti FTW3. The fans it comes with connect to a fairly large fan controller, using proprietary cables, that then can connect to RGB/PWM on your board.

It includes 4 rgb fans and 2 led strips, has a wireless remote that can do colored patterns and brightness. It attaches to the back of the case magnetically. It is also possible to control brightness, fan speed, and speed of the RGB leds. It works with Asus Aura Sync, MSI mystic fusion (?) and whatever Gigabyte calls their RGB. You can press the power button on the remote to switch between the case rgb controller or your boards, or off. Just make sure your board has the newer Digital RGB, with 5v (NOT R,G,B and Ground) as this is what the case controller connects to. and TIn my case, since I have 7 AI-AUREOLA fans it has 9 small wires coming out of it that are fairly long to manage. On top of wires for 3 hdds, a ssd and 2 GPUs. In a midtower...

I'd rate the build difficulty a 8/10. If you just used SSDs (it can mount 3 in the back), one card, and a full loop or something it might be easier. (It can fit 2x 360mm rads and quite thick too, but the front one must be exhausting air and you remount fans inside the front panel, with the rad on the inside.)

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Quote: Originally Posted by mechavore884 View Post
W00T sammiches im excited

with the case whats teh build quality like (sorry havent heard of this brand) and is it easy to build in (ie: placement etc etc)
What would you be planning to put in this case, jc? Quality is pretty good. On par with the name brand. I'd say it's comparable to my v71 in quality if not a smige better but it is a pain in the booty to cable manage as neuro said.

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Ok, ze build ist done.

Time to document ze processes. This will hopefully serve to demonstrate how to document a PC build. And give me some VB code/BBcode practice. 23 year old HTML skillz

My comments will be above the images.

Here is the old build. The graphics cards have been removed. I was getting sick of the Corsair 780T that was a red/black theme. This case has many issues/problems.

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GPUs are out and clean. So are the HDDs.

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Test fitting the board. Wow, that tolerance.

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Arctics new AIO. Looks good. It's thick.

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The bottom mounting holes for the bottommost HDD. I like the rubber grommets. Getting the drive in was not easy; a two person job imo.

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Tray holder for the hard drive.

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Sighs. I could probably repair this with a soldering iron and wire stripper. I swear I didn't do this. I'll just not use it.

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Hard drives are all in place. I like.

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Table with stuff and tools.

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Meanwhile, in the other room; Bridgypoo had been helping me break down the old case. As well as start putting stuff in the new one.

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Alright, everything is out, cleaned, and the components are in place. The AIO was very difficult to get in and clear the EPS connectors on my motherboard. Time to wire manage.

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@Bridgypoo deserves the utmost respect for pulling this off in this case. It should not really be possible to put this much hardware into a case this small designed like this. I helped some too but this is the result of probably 12 hrs of wire management on her part over 3 days. Any "snakes nests" or whatever you want to say, are essentially unavoidable with the room behind the psu and on the left side. Thank you sweetie.

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Looks good, ne? ね? いいですよ。

Here it is, assembled. The work in wire management was definitely worth the uberclean look, and postmodernist industrial design.


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If you want clean don't plug in anything. I can do without top panel USB and audio. I usually have my speakers, or headphones connected to the rear of the board. This board also has USB-C, so I can connect that to my LG Ultrawide to connect my keyboard and moyse to. Consequently, I think I have 11 USB ports of various speeds from 2.0 to 3.2 on the rear anyway.

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Indeed, you have roughly 10mm to mount cabling in on the rear. Although, there are plentiful tie-down points everywhere to assist you. We used a combination of black zipties, and black wire twist-ties (like the ones on a bag of bread). This was a very difficult build; I would think even those that do full custom loops and clean cable management might give up and return this case, with that much room to work in. Indeed, the new AI Crystal M (I think?) midtower
advertises that it has 30mm space behind the rear tempered glass. It cannot hold a 360mm radiator in the top, however. anidees is a made-up word from "an idea", and they take feedback (on German forums perhaps? Facebook? No idea, never seen any support from them here) from their customers to integrate into new designs. Personally, I would recommend taking a look at the AI Crystal M. Or for a competitor, the Lian Li 011 Dynamic XL Der8auer edition looks good.


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Logitech G230 red
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Respawn Black/Gray Racing Chair
CPU
i5-7600k 5GHz 1.32v
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ASUS ROG Z270H Strix
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Sapphire R9 380X Nitro 1200/1500mhz
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G.skill Ripjaws4 DDR4-3000 CAS15
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Cooler Master
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Polk Audio PSW-505 300w subwoofer, replaced woofer with CT SOUNDS TROPO 12" 4Ω DVC car sub wired in series, 8Ω, 300w
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Here are some more photos of the system, off, with all dust and fingerprints removed. Protip: if building in tempered glass, buy a small box of disposable rubber gloves to handle the glass with and remove it before building. You can get them at Walgreens, CVS, etc. probably near stuff like bandages. You need the ones they use at the doctors office. These panels are very difficult to clean dust and fingerprints off of once they are on; I used Windex on a papertowel but the paper towel left much residue. Afterward, buffing it with a microfiber cloth removed most of the remaining dust and residue. I'd suggest wearing these surgical gloves while handling the glass, period, so as to avoid cleaning when your build is finished.

Socket area.

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Unfortunately, I was forced to grind down some plastic on this removable cover, that acts as a GPU sag brace. It got scratched in the process so I tried painting it wirh model paint. It ended up being glossy. It only looks bad with the system on, if I put all the LEDs to white. In any other color or combination of colors, it looks ok and you cant tell there is anything wrong with the cover. I emailed anidees to ask them to send me a replacement cover- preferably one with the GPU sag brace plastic rails grinded down already. We'll see if this is possible or not.

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My Asus motherboard uses a very similar looking powder coat gray paint on the rear I/O shield. Didn't expect it to be pretty close to matching.

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Remember that LED strip on the back? Well, the effect isnt really as I thought. I was hoping it would light up the cable management from inside. This didn't turn out, but its ok as it sort of is visible and lights up the wall behind the system, which is neat.

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CPU
Ryzen 9 3900X @ 4.5GHz CCD0 1.375v VID OC, 4.2GHz CCD1- 1900Mhz fclk/uclk
Motherboard
ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero BIOS 1201
GPU
EVGA GTX 1080ti FTW3 2025/5940MHz
GPU
EVGA GTX 1080ti FTW3 2025/5940MHz
GPU
EVGA RGB SLI HB Bridge
RAM
G.SKILL Flare X B-Die 3200 C14 @ 3800MHz C14-16-15-15-30-48 1T 1.475v GDM off
Hard Drive
Samsung 970 Evo 500GB m.2 2280 PCI-E NVMe SSD
Hard Drive
WD Black 2TB
Hard Drive
WD Blue 4TB
Hard Drive
WD Blue 6TB
Hard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo SATA 256GB
Power Supply
COOLERMASTER V1000 (Seasonic 1000w 80+ Gold)
Cooling
Arctic Cooling Liquid Freezer II 38mm 360mm AIO
Cooling
Anidées AI-AUREOLA RGB fans x7
Cooling
Prolimatech PK-3 Nano 30g tube
Case
Anidées AI CRYSTAL AR3 RGB Midtower
Operating System
Debian Linux 10
Operating System
Win10 X64 Pro 1903 (gaming only), stripped down, updates blocked, Firewalled.
Monitor
LG 34WN80C 34" 3440x1440 21:9 IPS, 300 nit, HDR
Keyboard
GMMK v2 104 key | Kailh Box Jades | HyperX PBT pudding (for now)
Keyboard
OCN Ducky DK1008 MX Blues
Keyboard
Corsair K70 Lux red led/MX Reds
Keyboard
Rosewill K85 RGB Kailh/Kaihua Blue switches
Keyboard
Ducky One 2 RGB fullsize
Keyboard
Doraemon keyboard- E-Element Z-88 RGB fullsize, Kailh Box White, Cherry Blue O-Rings, White/Baby blue generic Amazon Tai Hao caps
Mouse
CM MasterMouse MM520
Mousepad
SuTechSmart aka generic giant thicc cloth RGB mousepad at the top of the Amazon ranking. ($20)
Audio
Logitech G230 red
Audio
Logitech Z2300 2.1 120w 8" sub, w/ 40w satellites
Other
Phanteks RGB 5050/Digital RGB strips
Other
Respawn Black/Gray Racing Chair
CPU
i5-7600k 5GHz 1.32v
Motherboard
ASUS ROG Z270H Strix
GPU
Sapphire R9 380X Nitro 1200/1500mhz
RAM
G.skill Ripjaws4 DDR4-3000 CAS15
Hard Drive
Western Digital Caviar Blue 320gb
Hard Drive
Samsung 850 Evo 256gb
Power Supply
OCZ ModXStream Pro 500w
Cooling
Corsair H60/PK-3
Case
Thermaltake Core V71
Operating System
Win10 Home
Monitor
2x ASUS V236H 1080p
Keyboard
Corsair K70 Lux Blue LED Cherry MX Blue
Mouse
Cooler Master
Mouse
Thermaltake GAMMA
CPU
Raspberry Pi 3B
Optical Drive
DENON DCD-560 CD Player, dual integrated 20bit Burr Brown PCM61P DAC's
Operating System
Kodi 17.2
Monitor
ASUS V238H 23" 1080p 60 Hz
Audio
Pioneer SX-255R Receiver, 4x 100w
Audio
TECHNICS SB-A32 Floor Standers, 4x8" polyurethane woofers, 100w/cabinet, 1" His and 3" Midrange
Audio
Polk Audio PSW-505 300w subwoofer, replaced woofer with CT SOUNDS TROPO 12" 4Ω DVC car sub wired in series, 8Ω, 300w
Audio
Kenwood GE-4030 Stereo Graphic Equalizer
Audio
TECHNICS RS-T18 dual tape deck
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