Recent content by duynguyenle

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    Prototype SFFtime presents: MNLT - elegant vertical air tunnel case with excellent air cooling support and no riser

    What I'm thinking of is something along the lines of this: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32680575045.html or this: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005003091860602.html Of course the implementation will be key, and it will probably add a bit of cost to the case. I think it's one of those...
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    Prototype SFFtime presents: MNLT - elegant vertical air tunnel case with excellent air cooling support and no riser

    I second the idea of having some sort of Front/Side I/O, I think at the very least there should be a couple of USB Type A ports, (bonus if you could fit Type C and/or audio too). Since the case will be elevated and the bottom part is already gonna be used for cables, why not include cutouts...
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    Concept OMNI PLUGin 300 - Full feature Plugin DC-ATX

    I see, thanks for the clarification
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    Concept OMNI PLUGin 300 - Full feature Plugin DC-ATX

    I don't totally follow the arithmetic, the top post says 300W rated but here it says 375W (225 + 150), which one is correct (or are you offering multiple versions)?
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    Production SFFtime presents: N-ATX - 14 L case with ATX mbo and psu, 4-slot gpu and 360mm rad support!

    Having dabbled in custom mechanical keyboards, I've also had some stuff laser/waterjet cut in the past. Other reliable suppliers for this type of service includes Ponoko (US) and LaserBoost (Spanish but will ships to lots of places). Of course, it might be more cost effective if you can find a...
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    Production SFFtime presents: N-ATX - 14 L case with ATX mbo and psu, 4-slot gpu and 360mm rad support!

    What about Pelican cases? They've got quite a big range of sizes available so there must be one that's able to fit N-ATX along with cables and maybe a couple of peripherals Based on the dimensions, looks like these ones might do the trick: https://www.pelican.com/us/en/product/cases/air/1605...
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    Production SFFtime presents: N-ATX - 14 L case with ATX mbo and psu, 4-slot gpu and 360mm rad support!

    If I have to guess, I'd say it's to accommodate long graphics cards. Long PSUs (especially with the additional bulk of the Molex Micro-Fit connector housings) is gonna cut into the space for graphics cards. I'd say (a guess based on photos since I don't currently own a N-ATX) is that longer PSUs...
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    Prototype SF-ATX Aluminum mainstream case (CX2 using CNC)

    I've recently received my Salvo S700 case, based on the project description, it looks like this is gonna be along the same lines, but with more conventional layout (S700 is "semi-sandwich"). I think the price point is going to be very attractive, especially for people with ATX boards but still...
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    Production Aquanaut Combo/Extreme [Available] - Ultra Low Profile CPU Block & Pump Mount Combo

    No complaints from me! Given the packaging and volume constraints, the first Aquanaut is a good implementation of the concept, with all the tradeoffs being neccessary to get the pump down to that size. All I'm suggesting is that while you've still got the design in early stages, it would be good...
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    Production Aquanaut Combo/Extreme [Available] - Ultra Low Profile CPU Block & Pump Mount Combo

    I don't find any tests of anyone doing A-B testing regarding fin orientation on the same exact block, EK's promotional materials simply says it doesn't matter, but 1usmus has tested all the high performance blocks (real-world): the TechN, Heatkiller and Optimus (verticalfins) and the EK...
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    Production Aquanaut Combo/Extreme [Available] - Ultra Low Profile CPU Block & Pump Mount Combo

    One thing you must keep in mind is that for AMD CPUs, the fin direction have quite a large impact on cooling performance. The finstack should be running vertical (running parallel to the 'long side' of the AM4 mounting plate. In your latest render, it looks like the fins are running laterally...
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    Production Aquanaut Combo/Extreme [Available] - Ultra Low Profile CPU Block & Pump Mount Combo

    Some coolers on the market get around this issue by having fixed nuts on the CPU side, and fasteners are screwed into the cooler from the back of the motherboard. Could be one way around it. Obviously this means you need access to the back of the board if you want to remove/remount, but that's...
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    Production Aquanaut Combo/Extreme [Available] - Ultra Low Profile CPU Block & Pump Mount Combo

    It's a bit difficult to tell from the top-down render, is the new design still using the reversed flow path (DDC pump inlet pulling water from the coldplate finstack) or is it forward now? (i.e. the pump outlet running into the finstack). I think a big performance improvement could be gained by...
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    Production Aquanaut Combo/Extreme [Available] - Ultra Low Profile CPU Block & Pump Mount Combo

    The Koolance 20mm installed height is sometimes a hinderance, especially if you want to run a fitting directly into the Koolance fitting. It's just slightly too low to properly accommodate a compression fitting, so I think this Barrow copy can still have its uses.
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    Production SFFtime presents: P-ATX v2 - 10 L case with improved ATX, AIO and 3-slot support!

    Installing a 120mm slim behind the GPU in the little mount underneath the PSU should help a little bit with pulling the hot air out of the case?