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NightHawkRMX

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@NightHawkRMX , what case is that? I know it's not the Matrexx listed in the signature.
The case is a SAMA IM02 White. It's clearly inspired by a Cooler Master NR200 cosmetically, but it cost me about $60 and it overall feels much more premium than that. Excellent quality all around and very very good mechanical design.
I bet that was a real pain to work in with so little room. I understand the appeal of SFF systems, but give me a big case with plenty of room, any day. LOL.
I normally love huge towers too but I wanted to downsize. Chose MATX because it offers much more expandability than ITX at a lot lower cost. I wasn't really planning on something this small but this case ticked my boxes.

It's not as hard to build in as you would think. The entire top and bottom of the case snap on and off which is very helpful.

The only real issue I'm having is with the HX750i. Suprisingly it's length isn't an issue, however the flat extremely inflexible cables don't work well with the limited space between the mobo tray and reverse side panel.
 

NightHawkRMX

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I'm not sure what would be the best airflow config. The case came with an 80mm rear fan and I added 2 Arctic F12s below the GPU. I can only put 1 fan normal fan because of the power cable for the PSU. There are fan mounts at the front but the PSU fan is already there.

One side panel is mesh and other is tempered glass.

If my CPU cooler was shorter I could swap the mesh panel on this side and mount the GPU vertically. Or I could have installed the fan bracket to suck air in through the mesh panel, but that's not really an option at the moment.

I'll probably keep it as is for now.
 
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My new game and 3D work computer. I call it Deep Blue :)

Intel 12900KF
ASUS ROG Strix Z690-G Gaming
CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 32GB DDR5 5600
Super Flower Leadex V Gold PRO 1000W
SABRENT 2TB Rocket 4 Plus NVMe 4.0 Gen4
Crucial BX500 2TB 3D NAND SATA 2.5-Inch
EKWB EK-Quantum Velocity 2 water block
Zotac RTX 3090
EK-Quantum Vector 2 Xtreme RTX 3090 block
EK D5 Pump and rez
EK fittings
2 360 radiators
Lian li mini

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My new game and 3D work computer. I call it Deep Blue :)

Intel 12900KF
ASUS ROG Strix Z690-G Gaming
CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 32GB DDR5 5600
Super Flower Leadex V Gold PRO 1000W
SABRENT 2TB Rocket 4 Plus NVMe 4.0 Gen4
Crucial BX500 2TB 3D NAND SATA 2.5-Inch
EKWB EK-Quantum Velocity 2 water block
Zotac RTX 3090
EK-Quantum Vector 2 Xtreme RTX 3090 block
EK D5 Pump and rez
EK fittings
2 360 radiators
Lian li mini

https://photos.app.goo.gl/R6rDcLJjZeZKyKa89

https://photos.app.goo.gl/kg87zomoDYvXgdx27

https://photos.app.goo.gl/jDEWvUaF53fqSAJq8

https://photos.app.goo.gl/oFQ4eB5KGfaFcxFv7

https://photos.app.goo.gl/7nQM7KTU5gBLVfWT7
Very nice setup! EPIC!
 

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