Recent content by Neophyte

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    CPU FYI - Phanteks Evolv Shift Update

    I know. I was just repeating what I got when I asked about the low stock situation. I have since moved on to the Cooler Master NR200. Disappointing to me that I caught Phanteks between models here, but I'm happy with the case I built in. It's perfect for my needs, and I have some concerns...
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    Enclosure Coolermaster NR200

    I know. I was pretty resigned to getting something less than optimal until this came along. I guess my timing was just good. It should be worth the wait if it is what you want.
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    Enclosure Coolermaster NR200

    Out of curiosity, have you tried it without the bottom fans?
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    Enclosure Coolermaster NR200

    Seriously, if you want to spend $200+ on a case, why would you be on this thread? I just can't justify it, especially when Cooler Master has produced such a nice product here for $80/$100, which is why I assume most of us are on this thread. That it doesn't feel clever or special is precisely...
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    Enclosure Coolermaster NR200

    Fingers crossed for you. It is exactly the case I wanted. The moment Amazon started taking pre-orders, I jumped to get one. I didn't order the NR200P, though, which at the time was listed as coming in September. Amazon actually shipped mine out a day before their official "release date."...
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    Enclosure Coolermaster NR200

    Here are some pics of my build. Boring, I know, but there is still space for fans in the bottom, a radiator, more SSD's, etc. What I really wanted to show here is the cable management. It just came out so cleanly. There are so many well thought places to tie down cables in the case that with...
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    Motherboard NR200 basic build

    Neophyte submitted a new resource: NR200 basic build - NR200 Build - air cooled, mesh not TG Read more about this resource...
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    .STEP NR200 basic build 1

    These are pictures of my completed NR200 build. It is basic, with the stock fans, albeit the rear fan running as intake, but I took them to show the cable management opportunities in the case, which I think Cooler Master did a good job with.
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    Enclosure Coolermaster NR200

    Well, I can't help you there. I don't see how the top or bottom would be a good spot for a radiator with the GPU in the horizontal position. Eager to hear about your solution. I'm not so much into aesthetics, and am planning, at some point, to upgrade to a 240/280 radiator on the side panel...
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    Enclosure Coolermaster NR200

    I got mine last Monday. It is very easy to build in and the opportunities to tie down cables are everywhere. My build came out very clean. I am experimenting with just the stock cooling fans, and with no fans on the bottom my GPU seems to be doing fine cooling itself. CPU temps are fine as...
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    Log ITX Build Notes: Gigabite, Fractal Design, Asus, G.Skill, Arctic, Cooler Master

    Well, I built it without taking pics, and I'm too tired to do it now, but I'll take a pic of the final build. It went quite smoothly and cable management is really quite easy in this case with a tiny bit of planning. Other than perhaps regretting that I didn't go with a SFX power supply...
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    Log First SFF build - What could go wrong?

    ...making me thankful I went with NVidia.
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    Log ITX Build Notes: Gigabite, Fractal Design, Asus, G.Skill, Arctic, Cooler Master

    Amazon shipped my case a day early, Friday, so it'll be here Monday. Man, do I hate to wait. ;-) Looking forward to building my first sub 20l system. Will post details and pics here, mostly to show fit.
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    Log ITX Build Notes: Gigabite, Fractal Design, Asus, G.Skill, Arctic, Cooler Master

    OK, so the Arctic Liquid Freezer II is out, which I guess comes as no surprise to some. Here's the e-mail I received from Arctic support regarding clearance for those of you who are interested: "There should be 100mm height to allow proper bending of water tube. In his case, the radiator is on...
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    Log ITX Build Notes: Gigabite, Fractal Design, Asus, G.Skill, Arctic, Cooler Master

    Sweet, still waiting for mine, which is supposed to release and ship in the USA on 15 August. Looking forward to your thoughts on building in the case.