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Originally Posted by AlphaAngelNice review but I am more excited about the 380t, any chance of a preview/review soon?
Originally Posted by MiNiMaL_FuSSI think it's as ugly as hell the "traditional" way up, but I'd like to see what happens to the thermals if you flip it so that the window is on top, I think it looks much nicer like that!
Originally Posted by Omnituensbut with a half height rad+fans in the front what is the absolute max length of card you can have?
Originally Posted by AnfieldIt says 290mm max graphicscard length in both the review and on corsair site, however neither of them mention if that 290mm is measured when there are fans in the front or not.
So you have to assume the worst case, which means with a fan in the front you loose 25mm reducing the max length for the graphicscard to 265mm.
Then you loose 38mm for a rad.
So its 227mm max.
Meaning the Asus GTX760-DC2-2GD5 (not to be confused with other Asus GTX760 Cards) is the highest end Gpu that can be fitted if you want a 240 rad in the front. Luckily you can fit two of them (if you use a matx board) which leaves you with enough performance to run recent games at resolutions slightly above 1080p.
Originally Posted by AnfieldThat leads to just one problem, the front usb ports end up at the bottom, so its only an option if you place the case on top of something.
Pic from the Corsair site.
Originally Posted by SpreadieDid you go to the Corsair site?
Didn't spot the GTX 780 installed alongside a H100i with push/pull fans, which still had around 15mm-20mm clearance?
Originally Posted by jrs77Why all the fuss there?
Originally Posted by jrs77You don't put PC-cases on the floor anyways, but on the desk where they don't draw as much dust. On the desk tho, the USB-connections would be placed perfectly fine.
Originally Posted by SpreadieWhy are you deducting from the 290mm? I get that it doesn't state if the max length accounts for a rad and fan width,
Originally Posted by CombatusTrue but mine's always been on the floor - more desk space and less noise :D
Originally Posted by jrs77I've actually found the perfect place for my PC housed in a Define Mini... it sits behind the 24" TFT on my desk and isn't even visible this way, as there's speakers left and right to the TFT aswell. But then, I've a rather deep desk (90 cm), leaving ample of space infront of the TFT.
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