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All you need to remember is it takes a bit of time (45 - 60 mins for me) to route wiring and everything, but once done, it was well worth it.All aevmJan 28, 2008, 10:52 PM The P182 needs a PSU with longer cables than average. OpenSauce Over several years of PC building I've gone off cases with doors, as they always end up broken, and/or optical drives getting accidently ejected when door shut and stressing drive Anyone planning on running a high-power setup should take a good look at this kind of PSU, as I’m afraid that stock supplies just aren’t up to the task of powering http://macland.net/power-supply/power-supply-from-case.php

Compiler, Jan 16, 2009 #7 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. It construction was so flimsy that I was able to bend one of the side panels about as easily as a piece of cardboard. Terms and conditions apply. This sucker is reviewed at jonnyguru.com also.By systemlord at 2008-01-27 mike99Jan 28, 2008, 4:27 PM The Ultra X3 is Tier 2, which is fine. check my blog

Antec power supply questions Appropriate power supply? I was wondering whether it was apt to turn the supply upside down so that the fan was facing upwards (hence expelling air upwards rather than down straight onto the bottom it would be nice to see when the data drive(s) are accessed visually as i can't hear them :) usb top over is a welcomed change as is the idea of

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  2. eckJan 28, 2008, 10:43 PM One thing to keep in mind: if you get a power supply that's longer than the standard ATX form factor, you're going to have trouble installing
  3. I've studied the P182 from every side since i really wanted to buy one.
  4. solved EVGA W1 500W or Antec vp500p V2 500w power supply?
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  6. Like you said, the case is sturdy, I ended up drilling a hole in the side for 120 mm fan and it is still rock solid.
  7. Your only other option is to cut a hole at the bottom of the case and mount it fan-down.
  8. Thermochill recommends "pull pull" over "push pull" for their discontinued, more constricted WC radiators, so a better pull on my TRUE might also help.

My life is infinitely better now. That gives the owner flexibility in finding a PSU that fits with the requirements.For my new computer, I choose a 380W Seasonic S12-II based on recommendations in a local forum. Attention to detail There's a lot of smart solutions in this box. You should hear a click and the door will swing open.

RD RAM, a really big hit with users and let’s not forget the ever popular BTX case and PSU spec. Posted on 2009-06-26 13:01:08 PCC-Matt ts pretty easy to remove the filter once you've done it a few times. On a related note, after being mostly away from PC building for a few years due to work/move/starting grad school/engagement I'd like to say that P182 is a pleasure to work http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/248099-28-antec-p182-question-power-supply If you decide to mount it "fan up" the following rule is mandatory - never to be broken. 1) Upon removing the side panel of the PC for any reason.

The problem with inverting the PSU for me would be that I'd need to get extension cables for some of the power connectors, since they're coming out of one side of Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem? Sell on Amazon Image Unavailable Image not available forColor: Antec P182 Advanced Super Mid Tower ATX Case (Black/Stainless Steel Trim) by Antec 3.3 out of 5 stars 27 customer reviews Currently But if you take advantage of the fan/brace being removed to install a longer PSU, shipping starts to become a worry and the lack of the wrap could become an issue.

So, if you’re currently housing your hardware in a noisy, flimsy, underpowered stock case then why not do yourself and your system a favour and upgrade today?

Share Facebook Twitter GN85, Dec 8, 2008 GN85, Dec 8, 2008 #1 Dec 8, 2008 #2 BillR Born Again Cynic Messages: 28,374 Joined: Feb 17, 2002 Nope, don't flip it. jbz7890, Dec 8, 2008 jbz7890, Dec 8, 2008 #5 Dec 8, 2008 #6 MrLoLeR Limp Gawd Messages: 190 Joined: Jun 28, 2008 And of course, if it made you more comfortable, Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse5.0 out of 5 starsThe Best Case EverByDavid-kim T.

Pandabear24, Jan 16, 2009 #5 BG-0 Joined: Dec 31, 1969 Messages: 6,922 Where ever there is more clearance, so the fan has more room to exhaust the air. http://macland.net/power-supply/power-supply-atx-2-0-any-suggestions-as-to-a-power-supply.php Mike. The P182 however does much better cooling the RAM and PSU under both idle and load. More resources See also ASUS P8Z77-V PRO APPROPRIATE POWER SUPPLY REQUIREMENT Question about Antec power supplies What power supply would be appropriate?

if case is placed on the floor with carpet, I'd have it facing inward. The original ATX (1995) spec called for reversed airflow by having the PSU pull air into the case. Case is nice and heavy, not like those cheap ones where everything is bendable and gives you...Read morePublished on January 1, 2009 by CK5.0 out of 5 starsA Massive, Quiet, CaseThis have a peek here At load, all the temperatures except the CPU were within our margin of error.

Posted on 2010-11-16 11:15:35 beau710 Thank you, for answering. nick Posted on 2010-05-06 18:03:03 Eric Garay Read through that P182 vs P183 article once again. Moran5.0 out of 5 starsTerrific CaseThis is a fantastic, roomy, well cooled case.

Such test will ONLY be done after all parts are secured and the machine given a good "shake" to make sure there are no loose parts.

Add to List Sorry, there was a problem. It always gets me when people point at the silly tier rankings, as opposed to data on how the power supply performs in various test conditions. Unless you are going SLI, a GOOD 550/600W should be fine. But darn, it is one quiet cool case.Read morePublished on December 31, 2008 by Dan Lebryk5.0 out of 5 starsVery near perfectThis case has a lot going for it.

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Separating the air that flows through the power supply from the air in the rest of the box ensures that the power supply's fan doesn't have to run at top speed That allows you a lot of space to maneuver around when working on your case. Check This Out The buttons are exposed, and you can see when the filters need to be vacuumed.

I chose the P182 because it looks simple and refined, but all their cases are similarly well designed and constructed. My power supply has a fan on the bottom. In addition, there is an external fan control on the rear panel for the fans in the upper chamber. The P182 truly is the new standard by which all other performance cases will be measured.

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Arguments can be made for or against the aesthetics of the redesign, but it is really up to personal preference. Last time I checked .... I say you leave it the way it should be, the ones that built it weren't dumb, you know...