Completed The MI-6 Microtower Case: Performance in 6.7L

firewolfy

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Here are some more ideas I have been chewing on. Let me know if you see anything beautiful, thx!







 

Boil

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Can we see front left-aligned I/O with a Hutzy XS-esque vent pattern, but with your current LARGE cutouts & honeycomb mesh backing…?
 

firewolfy

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With swappable/customizable front panels, can't people just get a front panel without IO? I thought that was one of the major selling points of this case.

Good point, thx for that. Have to think about how to put that power button back on the back of the case, for those who wouldn't want anything on the front.
 

Kmpkt

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Don't you already have a cut out for it on the back? If you don't, you could just have it standard on the back and optional on the front. If people are really worried about having an unfilled bulgin hole on the back of the case, I'm sure a simple black rubber plug could be sourced to ship with the case for next to nothing.
 

NRG

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No preference on the I/O side, So long as it's not in the middle! And those vents look a lot better :)
 

Boil

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No preference on the I/O side, So long as it's not in the middle! And those vents look a lot better :)

Left-aligned (I am assuming) is because that is the side with the GPU; so, the clearance is there…
 

firewolfy

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Yes, putting it over on the gpu side means the cpu side is clear for easy cabling and psu connections.
 

exodus

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I still vote for no front plugs. But this new design look good as well. But i think if the USB port could be placed for i e. on the left side of the case, it would look a a lot better with just power and audio plugs in the front.If those have to be in the front. Those would also match nicely with the front screws. it's the USB ports that looks ugly as hell. USB ports could be put on the top front also.