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Old 03-06-2013, 04:50 PM   #21
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With no internal optical drive you could concievably make that first kit work for just a CPU. Your PSU would be pulling air off the top of your MOBO and exausting it out of the case. You could fit an AIO water cooler in this, you could also use a couple 80mm-92mm fans on the side panel vents check out these two goof balls review of this it will be good for you.
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Old 03-06-2013, 05:10 PM   #22
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Yes, saw that vid earlier which made me decide to buy that fully modular PSU to get rid of that cable mess. Also the psu fan doesn't spin on this one until it loads over 20% of it's capacity.
But are any of those kits any good?
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IF you are using the CPU at stock speeds you should be fine, don't ignore the video review completely. When goofball1 tells goofball2 that the thermaltake water cooling kit installed is his actual kit and it works very well.

I would caution you that those stupid little 60mm fans will not be able to supply/evacuate air fast enough for that 120mm AIO kit unless they are secretly the descendants of general electric turbofans. Me being me I would find a way to supply additional air to that radiator/fan from the side holes/reverse the top fan, SOMEWHERE. ALSO having the two small fans as intakes and the top as exaust means the little fans will suck the hot air off the back (PSUEXAUST) and blow it through the case.
I have to say If I built this it would BE mini ITX, I would NOT try a microATX here, not enough space for a real cooler, that or I would CUT A SIDE HOLE allowing a 120mm intake for an all-in-one CPU water cooler.

Edit: My opinion here is that if you build a mini itx just go get a miniITX tower and leave this oddly sized thing for people who only want to watch netflix on their CRT tv and still play music off their zune. If you want a micro ATX this thing WILL BARELY have enough airflow for anything more powerful than an i5 because watercooling is nearly a requirement to keep it cool.

Edit 2: Take me with a grain of salt I haven't done any PC engineering in 10 years, and I havent been an electronics engineer since the mid 90s... I can and will modify almost anything but to me that case looks like a bad idea, I do like the modular PSU though.

BTW Check this out I think this is what the goofballs are using on that ITX board.
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Old 03-14-2013, 08:58 AM   #24
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Well, i like the looks of the case and im willing to atleast try and see if i can make things work, If not i will change to another case.

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Ended up buying the Alphacool kit.
Should i use push or pull with the radiator or push/pull?.
Also what fans are recommended for this?

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