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Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Blackout - Mini ITX Conversion.

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Hopefully it fits, I did have to cut about 1/4 inch off the top/front of the DR Pro find to get it to clear the QI charger in the A1+.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Blackout - Mini ITX Conversion.

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Odd I don't recall having any issues? There might have been a little ram pressure, but install the ram then install the heatsink.

If it wasn't such a pain in the *** I'd take a picture for you :(

Comment reply on seanchu88's Completed Build: Inwin A1 Black Ice

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

It looks like my CPU is mounted about 1/2" higher than yours... I ordered a new motherboard... Effing itx systems...

Comment reply on seanchu88's Completed Build: Inwin A1 Black Ice

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

You have any issues with the dark rock hitting the QI charger up top? Thats what I'm battling now... I can't get everything lined up to mount the motherboard.

Comment reply on seanchu88's Completed Build: Inwin A1 Black Ice

  • 6 months ago
  • 3 points

The DR Pro is a 163mm cooler, case is rated at 160mm cooler height. Any issues with the fit?

Just picked up an Inwin A1 plus, gunna put a 3900x with a DRP4 and my 2080ti!

Excited!

Comment reply on nanoevil's Completed Build: PC GREY BAE - Raijintek Ophion

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Dude! I love that you 3d Printed your SFX adapter!!! I had an extra one laying around, but I've printed them before!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

I have several of these too:

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820331049&Description=480gb%20ssd&cm_re=480gb_ssd-_-20-331-049-_-Product

They have better reviews, and they're a little cheaper.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 10 months ago
  • 2 points

Its a 2 slot card (Gigabyte 1080ti Gaming)

I had a 2.5 slot card (Aorus 1080ti) that would not fit due to the height of the card. I couldnt not test the thickness.

There is close to 1/2 inch between the graphics card and the glass.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh yeah, I bet your top fans, PSU and SSD's will be fine :) Make sure you upload your build so I can see it when you're done!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 10 months ago
  • 2 points

Spire should fit, 70mm height as case supports 90mm max. Atx psu will fit, I used one at first but cable management is a pain. The supported location for a 2nd disk (HDD or SSD) is in the lower fan location, which I dont recommend. You'll want all 3 fans for cooling. Ive seen people doubling ssds with double sided tape in the 1 supported location under the front case shroud. You shouldn't have an issue putting 2 in front if they're 7mm ssds. Example here: https://m.imgur.com/gallery/yRlYOub

Hope that helps.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

I'll do it when I get home from work, and update this post!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Naw a 15mm is sufficated by the side panel. RJK is coming out with mesh sides, I'll buy them when available.

I replaced the stock cryorig fan with a 15mm noctua and it's amazing quieter and better temps!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

CPU, thanks I've updated the description.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Newegg. Looks like it's out of stock but check often!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Client Custom: Gamer / Cad Machine

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Can you test the power supply to make sure it works? Did the EVGA come with a power on tester?

If that works I'd just straight up RMA the motherboard. :(

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Client Custom: Gamer / Cad Machine

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Naw it was pretty simple and straight forward. Booted the first attempt.

What video card and processor do you have?

And obvious question, did you flip the switch on the power supply? :)

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah! I'll do that tomorrow. I had to do a quick build, and upload :) It'll also look a bit different with the noctua fan on that heatsink instead of the default cryorig one.

Comment reply on TheRealWalkerIGP's Completed Build: Gaming Rig 1st Custom Build

  • 12 months ago
  • 4 points

I'm confused about your fan setup. Your bottom three fans are pushing air into the PSU compartment. Meaning the cooler air coming from the front fans are immediately being ejected out of the main compartment.

Your Video card fan pushes air towards the heat sink, which is the opposite direction of your bottom fans, meaning they're fighting for the same air.

I mean, they look great, but I don't think they're adding much value to your cooling and/or its just very inefficient.

Comment reply on Jbock's Completed Build: Smaug - the Smallest Dragon

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

1070ti and 1080 are great for high frame rate 1080p gaming!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Idles around 40c, 20 min synthetic load hit 75c

Unit is fairly loud, however under a desk it wouldnt be very loud at all. (Update, there are 2 CPU fan headers, Header 1 has a nice silent fan curve, Header 2 is 100% all the time. Moved to header 1 and the thing is dead silent!)

UserBenchmarks: Game 18%, Desk 69%, Work 43% CPU: Intel Core i3-8300 - 81.8% GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i3) - 9% SSD: Mushkin MKNSSDSR500GB-D8 500GB - 86.9% RAM: G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C16 1x16GB - 46% MBD: Asrock H310M-STX

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Please post your build when you get it! I'd love to see it!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Its a bare bones kit. Search "Deskmini" on newegg, you'll find it!

Nope the front ports are audio, us 3.0 and USB type c 3.1

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Its a bare bones kit. Search "Deskmini" on newegg, you'll find it!

It'd make an AWESOME server, granted it only fits 2.5" drives. It'd pair nicely with a NAS. :)

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

It's on the motherboard it's a DC input PSU, external brick.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Ya I did some searching and didn't see anything, but then again my post didn't show on the search either. Soooo.... :)

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Maybe from other manufacturer adoption. I could see that.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! I've been watching them for a while, finally was able to grab one, its wayyy wayy smaller than I expected. About the size of an ATX PSU.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Asrock (link in build list) has them on newegg. It includes case, mobo and power supply. Sorry, that makes it sound like I bought a retail board. Its a bare bones. I've not seen any STX mobos alone either.

They have 3 models:

intel CPU video (630 if you get the 8th gen version) - $157 (ish)

1060 6gb $599 at the time of writing this $799 retail

and 1080 for $1499, $1529 normally.

Search "DESKMINI" on newegg, you'll find them.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! It's a fun build, if you ever need a cheap simple small oc I recommend it!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 3 points

Ah no! I heard rumors a while back they were contemplating it, but I haven't seen one come to market. A 2400g in one of these would be awesome!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Super Tiny PC - STX, the new ITX

  • 13 months ago
  • 3 points

I have a cryorig c7 it's in a friend's PC, when I get it back I'll test and report back :)

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Checking back on this after looking. No it can't be oriented down as it hits the bottom of the case, it extends a little more than 1/4 of an inch past the board in its current config.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Finally built my Dream Machine!

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Lol, didnt take it as an insult, I'm just messy. If I don't clean it piles up! It looks pristine at least 2 days a year!

Also, why no build?!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

When oriented towards the back of the case (right in the images) the cooler doesn't sit flush on the CPU. I didn't try "up" or "down" since its pretty long it hangs over the back of the motherboard. The 2nd reason I went with an SFX power supply is because the cooler would hit the PSU and couldn't be oriented this way.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Finally built my Dream Machine!

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

:( I have to clean it like every 3 weeks. Thanks!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: PC for my office

  • 13 months ago
  • 4 points

Not as much as you'd think. I drive destiny at 2560 x 1080 with over 150 fps.

The 8350k has a base clock of 4.0ghz, which gives it a 25% faster single core speed over the Ryzen 1700. Since 90% of games at most take advantage of 4 cores (some games going to 6 and fewer going to 8) Its a great all around CPU with excellent gaming capabilities.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

The only other thing I might try is maybe putting another space on the glass holding stand offs to give you extra space to pull air in.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

I really like it. Its my first "SFF" case, though I know there are many others out there smaller. It was a pain to cable, I started with an ATX power supply then swapped with an SFX. I heard they're going to come out with mesh sides (maybe) I would swap for those, even with the gap around the glass it gets warm. I drop 10 degrees by removing the sides.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Finally built my Dream Machine!

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

I'll come back and update the thread with temps when these finally come into stock and I can snag them.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm so torn, having both a full ATX with maxes specs, and an ITX. I don't know which one is my favorite! All based on the use case I guess.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Finally built my Dream Machine!

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

But why, what?

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Finally built my Dream Machine!

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

I actually went with this 360 in particular because its expandable. I'm going to drop in a 9900k and 2080ti under water shortly and I won't have to change my radiator.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Finally built my Dream Machine!

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Man you gotta get an SSD! Even if it's a small one. 120gb and 240gb are so cheap now!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Finally built my Dream Machine!

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

It's completely silent until you launch a game, then it ramps up. With headphones in you can't tell at all, though.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

I haven't yet. It performs well enough. I can stream at 1080/60 and get 120+ fps so I haven't really pushed more performance. I can play with it though and let you know my thoughts!

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Finally built my Dream Machine!

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Nope looks like it's stuck at 16x9 and you waste half the monitor.

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Finally built my Dream Machine!

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes 49", I'll try overwatch and let you know :)

Comment reply on MklRbr's Completed Build: Awesome little power build

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Lian LI has an itx with a handle, but it couldnt handle the length of my 1080. I have a BF Prodigy as my server case and its WAY huge, like 3x bigger than this. I really like the looks, even though I have to wipe it down often. :)

Also, I don't transport it too much. I'm in my 30's with kids, so it probably sounds like I do more than I actually do! :)

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