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    Feedback The SFF.N Update Thread: Track our work!

    Whatever. It wasn't broken, IMO before, and I don't understand what the compelling reason to change was. The spareness and conciseness of the previous interface at all levels was its greatest strength. Again, the background images on the main forum page are hugely distracting, hinder...
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    Feedback The SFF.N Update Thread: Track our work!

    Haven't been here in some months, so I didn't see any advance notice or whatnot. Absolutely hate the redesign. I don't know why the technical changes couldn't have just been applied to the backend and kept the appearance and experience largely the same. My two cents...
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    SFF.Network Battle of the Boutiques Part 1: A4-SFX | S1 | SM550 | SM560

    Interesting comparison. Please note that the DAN A4 (at least my v1) also offers a spot immediately behind the faceplate above the power button to mount a 2.5" drive. I removed the drive tray below the PSU to gain additional room to stuff the PSU cables. Thanks, 3lfk1ng!
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    DAN A4-SFX

    You could put a notice in the Buy/Sell/Trade forum to try and get more traction. Please note the rules for doing so in advance, however.
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    Asus X470-I 2700x Dan case boot?

    This probably belongs in the General forum. Moderator?
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    DAN A4-SFX

    Reminder: Intel's TDP is officially at STOCK clocks. Restricting the power to 95W may reduce the available top end frequency under load, but will make it run cooler...
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    PURE PC 2.0 (e-atx + sli + 1500W @ 25 liters

    If I'm not mistaken, there is no SATA cable as the drive is NVME and slots right into the mobo (M.2 slot). Unless you're referring to the device plugged into the SATA port in the lower left of the photo.
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    How to mod the HDplex 160xt for a gtx 1060 3gb build?

    @Josh | NFC made a video posted here https://smallformfactor.net/forum/threads/stx160-0-the-most-powerful-atx-unit-in-the-world.934/page-18#post-40542 reviewing a custom unit with a socket CPU and 1060 running on 160W and talking a bit about the build. TL;DR: Use a higher rated PSU for this...
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    AMD Wraith spire fan on wraith stealth?

    @IntoxicatedPuma can you help? While we wait for IP to respond, I would say that based on AMDs likely need to control costs, the fans are probably the same.
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    Production Lazer3D LZ7 - Quiet Gaming Cube PC Case

    Reminds me of an inverted FT-03 mini (which is basically a SG-05 with the front on the bottom). The DSE Vertex concept is organized along similar lines, too. That being said, this one would be all acrylic, right?
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    Seasonic Focus SGX-650 (SFX-L)

    Nothing wrong with either company. I'd personally wait for an industry review to post before picking up the SeaSonic over the Corsair, but it seems from above that you might've already pre-ordered a 9900K, so apparently that's just me.
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    Tips on The smalest itx/sff cases

    If you already have 8600k and 1070ti, I don't know why you would "upgrade" as the cost/benefit ratio beyond what you already have is arguably poor. Unless somebody's holding a gun to your head forcing you to spend on new hardware, I advise you to sit tight and wait on 7nm GPUs and Intel to...
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    Need some advice

    Many of the Dells are custom motherboards designed for their cases only. Not saying you couldn't do it, but you may need to build a custom case to do it as they do not necessarily follow standard form factors and standoff placement.
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    DAN A4-SFX

    Best I can suggest is to put a USB cover on your front panel like this (not the cheapest one listed) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00W8YAWDQ/?tag=theminutiae-20 and maybe paint silver if you have a silver A4...
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    Noob Build

    Maybe ask questions in the NCases forums on the site to get a more focused audience for your question. Please also peruse the build logs section to see if anybody has built something close to what you are wanting to achieve.