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Old October 12, 2010, 05:17 PM
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That's what I did back then, but I mounted the GPUs top-side. Damn I miss that XLR8 GX2.

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Old October 12, 2010, 05:18 PM
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that's true. Also, no case can offer best cooling then a test bench ahahah

True, 3.0's test bench with the GX2's was unriviled in terms of cooling potential.

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Old October 12, 2010, 05:19 PM
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That's what I did back then, but I mounted the GPUs top-side. Damn I miss that XLR8 GX2.

Ahhhh there it is, nice Ninja 3.0. I actually miss it too, LL is taking good care of it though. Thats why I have an XL8R GTX465, I love the design, and PNY's support.

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that is pure art.

so basically that thermaltake case at 135$ is the best bang per buck if you want that much room?
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Old October 13, 2010, 03:20 PM
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That's what I did back then, but I mounted the GPUs top-side. Damn I miss that XLR8 GX2.
Though I'd love to do something like that, my baby tends to think of my things as his "bitches" and I'm afraid he'll find a way to spill OJ, milk or even worse, exercise unabated wanton destruction on it regardless where I try to hide it.

I'm now leaning towards the Lian Li PC-P50WB which is the PC-K62's brother, the only difference is the aluminum build of the P50 + the K62s rotated drive cage. It's more practical to get the K62 I know, and the best solution is to get the bigger Xaser VI really, but the P50 is just so elegant looking while being slOtty at the same time. I'm a sucker for such things so I'm sold. I just hope the 460's won't roast, otherwise I might have to punch a hole in the window for an additional fan or get the aftermarket sidepanel that Lancool/Lian-Li sells.

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Old October 13, 2010, 04:06 PM
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If you had some extra money, I would suggest talking to MnPCTech about a 1 off. You can have it customized more to your liking. Like I said though, it could cost you a bit more,
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Old October 13, 2010, 04:16 PM
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How about something like this?
MountainMods.com-Computer Cases-Pinnacle-Pinnacle 24 - CYO

along with one of these:
MountainMods.com-Computer Cases-Parts-Motherboard Parts-Modular Motherboard Tray 10 PCI (XL-ATX)

Shouldn't cost a fortune for shipping and C$ is almost at par.......was just a thought :)
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Old October 18, 2010, 02:29 PM
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It might get too expensive with mountain mods or mnpctech. I need 2 of these + one more that should be larger, so I need to save on money as much as I can. I have an "ongoing" theme of Nina, Pinta (caravels) and Sta. Maria (Nao) that I plan to complete within a timeline of 6-12 months. No. I absolutely will not put sails on them.

I still haven't decided yet, but I'm also considering the Raven RV02. Granted it's a bit fugly and looks more like a dreadnought than a caravel, I really like the cooling efficiency though. There's supposed to be a newer revision RV02-E and I mailed Silverstone and supposedly it will come out November. That's what they say anyhow, but a quick search in the net will yield people who asked in July and Silverstone said never, somebody asked in August and Silverstone says September and now I ask and they say November, so it might never actually come out. Ah well, I like Silverstone anyhow. A few months back, I tore a hole on my LC20's top panel out of sheer stupidity and their sales department sent me a replacement absolutely free disregarding that it was my own fault.
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Old November 2, 2010, 02:26 PM
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Anybody know a store (in Canada) to get windowed sidepanels with 2x140mm fan slots for the PC-K62? Metal I can do, but with acrylic I could never get clean cuts. So I'll just buy one. Problem is, I can't seem to find them anywhere here. -_-'
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