1. #5861
    Well, put it up on Ebay or something. If you are going to get the Cosmos 2 anyway, which it seems you are leaning toward, you might as well get any money from it that you can.

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    Yeah. I think for now I'm going to just wait and see how I feel in a couple months or so when I have the money all set in stone and ready. Afterall I've put a lot of money into getting replacement fans for my HAF X and the Cosmos 2 doesn't support most of them, unfortunately.
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    Deltrus, I'm in your shoes right now. Just finished my new build (for the most part) and not really happy with my HAF X ><

    So when it comes time to upgrade my girlfriends guess who's getting a HAF X! lol

    Tomorrow my HDD comes in and will do some rewiring then post some pics finally!

  4. #5864
    It will work itself out Deltrus. Maybe when you are ready to switch it up the price of the Cosmos 2 will be lower or you can get a nice rebate with it, or both.

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    Perhaps.

    @googz, I wish it was just a case of not liking the HAF X. =S Mine personally is faulty, my graphics card only has one screw holding it in while my sound card is only held in via sitting in the PCIe slot. x_X
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    Was yours one of the ones that had the ATX holes improperly aligned?

    I'm not happy with the quality really. My 960 from back when is looks and feels solid... I'm just not getting that with the HAF X.

    2 of my 5.25 covers were broke (all good cause they're being used anyways)
    The slider on the top panel just feels cheap.
    The tooless 5.25 mechanism is good, but needs work as both of my optical drives were very lose (they're screwed in now)
    There's a gap down both sides of the top panel allowing light from my fans to escape.

    Overall I'm happy with it, but there's a lot of little things that will continue to bug me. Was really thinking of going with the 800D, but didn't like the air intake options it has.

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    Delt get my case ... becuase its orange and black ... !!!! also its bigger than the HAF X

    TOTALLY WORTH IT !

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    Quote Originally Posted by googz View Post
    Was yours one of the ones that had the ATX holes improperly aligned?
    I don't think that's the problem, the problem is the PCI bracket screw holes not lining up and thus expansion cards can't be properly screwed in without them popping a bit out of their PCIe lanes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    All of this being true - I can't help but look at most of NZXT's cases and thinking if you were to drop it (typically we don't, but example!) it would just break apart into a bunch of pieces. x_x
    thats true lol. my NZXT phantom im about to replace if i pick it up on the wrong angles i rip the while plastic panels off lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sizzlinsauce View Post
    thats true lol. my NZXT phantom im about to replace if i pick it up on the wrong angles i rip the while plastic panels off lol.
    ouch, seems a lot of cases these days are designed by an art designer and not a computer builder (TT Level 10) and the ones that look really cool are most often junk

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    That hasn't been my experience with the "Classic" series NZXT cases.

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    NZXT Gamma/Classic has always been one of the best sub-$50 cases out there, no doubt about it.

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    Alright, back on track please. Discussion regarding cases can be had elsewhere :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    I don't think that's the problem, the problem is the PCI bracket screw holes not lining up and thus expansion cards can't be properly screwed in without them popping a bit out of their PCIe lanes.
    My old CM690 has the same issue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Asera View Post
    My old CM690 has the same issue.
    at the risk of a infraction myself, I think the mod above you wants the topic, back on topic.

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    I bought these with the watercooling stuff, mostly to see the effect.



    The effect was rather nonexistent. Boo. Or maybe they're supposed to bring out the reaction from the other stuff in the machine, being "UV" light.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danjal View Post
    at the risk of a infraction myself, I think the mod above you wants the topic, back on topic.
    I quoted that post on the page before, didn't see the post on this page. :P

    Anyway, I'll have pictures of a new system in the coming weeks. Starting an HTPC project!

    The effect was rather nonexistent. Boo. Or maybe they're supposed to bring out the reaction from the other stuff in the machine, being "UV" light.
    Well, considering the UV spectrum isn't visible to humans...
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    So here's the tubing I'll be using, placed on top of my case. As you can see, it doesn't show its UV blue with the fan's blue LED much, if at all.



    Threw the UV LED up via the eSATA port (removed cable due to not functioning) though...



    And zing! Well, okay, not quite as impressive still as I'd hoped.



    Threw towel on the edge to see if it showed better in the darker area. Kind of, I guess?



    Unrelated picture of the sidefan's mesh.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    I bought these with the watercooling stuff, mostly to see the effect.



    The effect was rather nonexistent. Boo. Or maybe they're supposed to bring out the reaction from the other stuff in the machine, being "UV" light.
    You need to insert those kind of lights in acrylic blocks, most acrylic blocks or parts have a whole to fit a light and it lights the whole part up. UV lights arn't like that you need to buy 12" cathodes or something, if you get 2-4 you can light up your whole tubing and it looks really nice.

    LED fans won't light up your UV parts.. you need cold cathodes like this http://dazmode.com/store/index.php?m...oducts_id=1638

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j54kd_4jkno this video shows the effect at the end

    plus, your using clear tubing so I don't think it's UV reactive.

    picture of what your lights would do on a acrylic block http://i43.tinypic.com/2jecz7r.jpg
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    My tubes are in fact UV reactive, or labeled as such. :U

    See the blue lighting effect on the tubes there? That's not the LED. The LED are more... purple. Violet, I guess the name of the color is? Either way, the tubes didn't light up as that, but instead as a really distinct blue.
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