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Flaw in Thi-Chi case

Last response: in Components
January 22, 2006 6:10:51 PM

ok i am putting to gether my new money pit
ThermalTake Tai Chi Aluminum ATX Case (VB5000SNS)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ - Dual-Core - Socket 939 CPU
2048 MB ddr ram kingston
2 each Western Digital 250GB Caviar SE16 SATA2 Hard Drive 7200 RPM 16MB
BFG GeForce 7800 GTX OC H2O 256MB GDDR3 DVI, PCI-E Video Card
Plextor PX-740A Internal E-IDE DVD+/-R/RW Drive – Black
Enermax Liberty 620W Power Supply 20/24pin

Black Ice XTREME-2 Radiator
2 each SilverStone SST-FM121 120mm Fans
Swiftech MCP655 Inline 12v 330GPH Pump
Swiftech Bay Reservoir High-Density Polyethylene
Swiftech APOGEE Extreme Performance Universal CPU Water block
Tygon Anti-Kink Tubing
Assorted plastic fittings and clamps

the problem is that I can not put the fan guards on the fan the radiator
when I do this and try and close the door it comes into full contact with the video card about 3/4 of the way closed if I leave the fan guards off it still comes into contact but just as the door is closed
this is not good and this is before I install a seond video card with the SLI bracket
now I have find a thinner rad
maybe thats why they have a cheep video card in the picures on there site
the case needs to be 2 inches wider

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January 22, 2006 6:32:54 PM

that wont work placing it at he back will cover up the connector to the video card
January 28, 2006 10:53:07 PM

ok I did some thing else but this form is too small to show so i bloged it at myspace Money Pit
warning this will take you away from toms hardware forms and into my blog
and I am not finished with my blog.
it's all about my new computer
January 28, 2006 11:02:12 PM

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800 - Dual-Core - Socket 939 CPU
OCZ 2048MB DDR2 PC2-5400 Gold GX XTC Dual Channel

AMD 939 boards use DDR2?
January 28, 2006 11:19:38 PM

yea thats a flaw in my ordering I had to change that to standatd ddr just yesterday

thanks for pointing that out
I will change it
January 31, 2006 12:02:24 PM

well its not my fault
I have ordered several parts and most of them are backordered
3 to 4 weeks there on line webpages say that the parts are in stock but the company says other things