DAN A4-SFX v4.1

alfista

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Hi All,
I have installed an HDPlex 400W DCATX inside my DAN A4 v4.1, but I have two questions.

First, even though the holes for placing the HDPlex are there, due to the power button's PCB the PSU cannot be properly installed. I'm not sure if I am missing something, but has anyone managed to install correctly?

Also, I don't know if the back plate in the red circle was supposed to come with he case (in my case it didn't), but I'm trying to find that accessory so that the power cord can be (un)plugged with removing the side panel. If someone has a .stl file so that I 3D print it, he/she mostly welcome!
 
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dondan

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You have to install the four included stand offs to mount the HDPLEX. For the bracket (red circle) this does come with the HDPlex in the past.
 
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nightshift

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Based on those pictures, the heatsink in itself takes up 2 slot and any fan can only be applied on top of that thickness. Maybe it will fit without some 3d-printed spacer if you want to go that route, but surely not without it.
 

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Where can I find the STL file for this mod? Thanks!
Also would love to know where the STL file for this mod is as well!

Also, what is the most slender GPU side spacer panel possible to fit this card? Would like to print one that would fit 2.5 slots instead of 3 slots (which there are stl files already floating around for).
 

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Here is a preview of the A4-SFX gpu_bracket to install bigger GPUs without the side panel. I do not have a 3D printer so maybe someone can test it?

-Just clip in the Slot distance part
-Remove the riser stand offs
- Screw in the right side riser holder with one of the old riser screws
- shift the left side riser holder on the riser itself
- move the riser inside the right holder
- Screw in the left side riser holder with one of the old riser screws
- Use the GPU slot cover to press in the GPU.


Download: https://dan-cases.com/downloads/gpu_bracket.STL

 
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Here is a preview of the A4-SFX gpu_bracket to install bigger GPUs without the side panel. I do not have a 3D printer so maybe someone can test it?

-Just clip in the Slot distance part
-Remove the riser stand offs
- Screw in the right side riser holder with one of the old riser screws
- shift the left side riser holder on the riser itself
- move the riser inside the right holder
- Screw in the left side riser holder with one of the old riser screws
- Use the GPU slot cover to press in the GPU.


Download: https://dan-cases.com/downloads/gpu_bracket.STL

Would this work for a V2?
 

dondan

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The current version "should" work with all rev. using 3M riser (v1,v2 & v4.1).

On ADT Riser it will not work (v4).

But keep in mind we are on a experimental level.
 
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yj668

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Upgraded fans to Chromax version. These have a wider RPM range and are better suited for silent PCs.

These RTX 3000 FE do have good airflow recirculation prevention compared to the 2000 FE that was also pushing air hard into the 645LT.





Build done up in late may thought I'd like to share this DAN A4 V4 build.

i7-9700K lapped IHS & die
ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming-ITX/ac
KLEVV Bolt X 3200MHz 16GB @ 3900MHz C18 2H Stressapptest
EVGA RTX 2070 Blower
Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB
Crucial P1 1000GB
Corsair SF750W Platinum
Asetek 645LT 92MM CLC
3x Noctua NF-A9x14 PWM

I have requested for a custom BIOS from ASRock back in early may (P4.00 based) with IA (Core) AC/DC control for adaptive mode (offset) based OCs. The checksums are in place obviously as with regular production BIOSes. Gigabyte/Asus has this option already exposed. As the default VIDs when used with positive offsets cause tremendous VID boosting and wild vCore fluctuations beyond what adaptive does.

Setting IA AC/DC value to 1 (by AMI Aptio V BIOS values) is the equivalent of setting 0.01 on asus

Use at your own risk.
Z390 Phantom Gaming-ITX_ac(P4.00B).zip



 
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