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Originally Posted by fakeNis it as simple as unscrewing the top handles and bottom feet to remove them? or do u have to cut them off
Originally Posted by GeorgeStormCan you leave the top HDD cage in when using a longer gpu (such as the GTX570)
Because I saw a build where he did (whilst using a 6850), and wondered if that was luck, or a slightly off case.
Originally Posted by SpreadieIt looks great, but I think they've missed a trick. They could have put a front slot for a slimline optical drive at the very bottom of the case, thereby accommodating a 240mm rad and a bluray/dvd drive.
Originally Posted by CombatusIt purely depends how long the PCB and any shroud on the graphics card are. The PCB will need to be less than 180mm else it will foul the top 3.5in cage. However, as we found with the Zotac GTX 660 Ti, even though its shroud is longer than this, because it's raised away from the drive cages by the depth of the graphics card, it actually clears the front of the top 3.5in drive cage. However, as we said in the review, it does then overlap it, so you'd need to remove the graphics card in order to get the top 3.5in cage in and out...
Originally Posted by HustlerDon't think I could live with only 2 internal hard drive bays with a decent GPU installed.
Originally Posted by CombatusYou could in theory mount your SSD with some Velcro, meaning you've have two 3.5in bays (3 drives in total). But seeing as the most SATA ports mini-ITX boards have at the moment is four, this is all you'd be able to use anyway if you have an optical drive too.
Originally Posted by faugusztinLet's do the math :D.
Depth 34cm. Substract a standard 3cm radiator from it, that is 31cm. Substract a standard fan size from it, that is 31-2.5=28.5cm.
GTX690 is 28cm. So you got 0,5cm space left :D. That is if you will use a front mounted radiator. If not, then without issues, as your pump will probably fit fine bellow the card (see the pic of my Prodigy) :
Originally Posted by SpreadieThat looks pretty nifty! ;)
Got any more pics of the rig?
Originally Posted by faugusztin (not my work, i am only the customer who paid for it).
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