DAN A4-SFX: The smallest gaming case in the world

Discussion in 'Small Form Factor Systems' started by dondan, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. dglow

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    Has somebody shown it's possible to have both?
     
  2. Cody Spring

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    Over in the HSLP-48 thread, galletabah was talking about how he was able to accomplish having both in the v1 by removing the left clip for the side panel and drilling 4 extra holes. The picture that was included: https://i.imgur.com/sxiw8Yt.jpg
     
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  3. galletabah

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    only 4 holes, enough room for air in bottom
     
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    Dammit. Got excited over that, but it turns out the 46.3mm dimension is only the interior heat column - as per the Coolermaster site, the total height is 74.5mm.
    http://www.coolermaster.com/cooling/cpu-air-cooler/masterair-g100m/
     
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    Hi! Any update on shipping dates for Kickstarter backers?
     
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    Greetings all. I'm anticipating arrival of an A4 v2, and am planning my cooling for this new case.

    It's only recently that I've read about the air turbulence problem. Which coolers does this impact? It sounds like the C7 is problematic – what about the LP53+Noctua combination?
     
  9. Min Ahn

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    dondan

    I really do not prefer to be spamming the same question multiple times but it was never answered once.

    Q. When will OcUK get the stock of V2?

    Caesking not only received the stocks already but also completed in delivering them to pre-orderers. But what's the delay for OcUK if they haven't received it yet?
     
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    No turbulence with the LP53 and Noctua slim, using it myself.
     
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  11. Cody Spring

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    As far as what's been said so far, the only ones who received their order from CaseKing are those who ordered a DAN Case before the v2 kickstarter went live. As for the rest of the orders for CaseKing, and for OcUK, they may receive them earlier but are instructed not to send them out until the 15th. I know we are all excited about the case, but at this point backers aren't even getting them yet, so repeating questions like this is meaningless, he is likely busy getting everything in order. I ordered mine from OcUK as well, and am expecting/hoping to receive it sometime between the 20th-31st.
     
  12. lappenlappen

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    Removing the plastic connectors at the bottom makes the AIO fit inside the case, wasn't aware of a USB route mod will have to check that if i can solve my issues. For now im going with the fan outside the case / sidepanel open case mod :)
    Putting the fan inside the case seems to be difficult, touches the blades not sure if it's due to my mobo having the ram slots vertical/blocking the CPU making the AIO hoses more difficult to route, the judge had the slots horizontal dondan any experience with this setup?


     
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  13. Min Ahn

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    Thanks for the comment. The reason why I spoke up is that he hasn't posted any clear announcement which I think is necessary. It's almost half way through January and I think it's about time he makes an official update with the progress.
    Even the kickstarter backers seemed to be confused now days (check the comment section on kickstarter).
    Dodging questions with ambiguous answers disappoints me personally...
     
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    Does anyone know what the internal width of the case is?
    - Specifically, the case is 112mm wide, but what space is left after the frame and protrusions are taken into account.
     
  15. Silencer373

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    A4-sfx is Aluminium... thus the case is anodizing available isn't it?
    My V2 is comming but mine is Black 'painted'
    so, I can't do this.
    I am ncase M1 user, so i am so sick of lian-li hair line.

    I hope to seeing anodized A4-sfx... macbook like surface.

    Dondan, can I buy parts of A4?
     
  16. RedSawn

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    So it begins.
     
  17. Dianbobo

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    Just got my shipping confirmation, thanks Dan!
     
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  18. Min Ahn

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    Where did you make the purchase?
     
  19. Necere

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    Both the A4 and M1 use the same finish, which is Lian Li's standard in-house brushed and anodized. What you want is a sandblasted and anodized finish, which would have to be outsourced and would carry a significant premium if dondan wanted to offer it. We looked into it early on for the M1, but I didn't feel the relatively minor difference in appearance justified the added cost. Also the silver sandblasted, in particular, didn't look that great to my eye.
     
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  20. Bump_eD

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    I think its funny that some people don't have the patience to wait, if you want your case to arrive quick complain to customs because they can take their sweet time. my v1 case only took like 4 days to my local airport but stayed in customs for over a month...
     
  21. RedSawn

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    Kickstarter? I was in the 300s if backer number mattered for dispatch order
     
  22. CLOUDZZ

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    What region are you?? Europe??
     
  23. RedSawn

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    Yeah, UK
     
  24. jenosmaverick

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    Ughhh seems the closest one to Germany gets the cases first again. I guess I have to wait for a month or two since I'm from the other side of the globe :(
     
  25. RedSawn

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    Looks like it. That's what Dan said on the Kickstarter's comments for anyone who hadn't checked in. At least knowing it'll move out on Tuesday means I can stop obsessing over the tracking link for the rest of this week at least
     
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  26. PrinceOfTheStarlight

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    Hi everyone,

    I have finally built my new PC. The Cooljag Falcon was not easy to prepare and to mount but the result is here.

    20180113_163407.jpg

    Specs :
    - Dan A4-SFX Black
    - Be Quiet SFX-L Power 600W
    - Asus ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING + Adafruit Aluminum SMT Heat Sinks
    - Intel i7-8700K delidded - Der8auer Pro Edition
    - Crucial DDR4 2 x 16 Go 2400 MHz CL17 ECC DR X8 VLP (CT16G4XFD824A)
    - Samsung Serie 960 PRO M.2 PCIe NVMe - 512 Go
    - Crucial MX500 - 1 To
    - Cooljag Falcon 2 + Noctua NF-A12x15 PWM
    - EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti FTW2 GAMING iCX - 8 Go

    The system is very silent, Thanks to Dondan and the members for their great ideas.
    Cheers.
     

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  27. dondan

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    Looks great :)
    Temp results on the CPU?
     
  28. gffermari

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    Prince, give us some temps please.

    By the way, today i received the shipping information.
     
  29. Naytokai

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    Oh yeah same thing. Really excited to recive the case ;). My components are waiting.
     
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    When is the EVGA SFX-L psu based on the SuperFlower Design coming out?
     
  31. PrinceOfTheStarlight

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    Hi,
    I used prime95 with the Small FTTs test settings and I ran a test for 20 min.
    I have never used prime95 before, so I can test other settings if you need it.

    My Temperatures :
    - room : 19°C
    - CPU idle : 32°C
    - CPU prime95 : 72°C
     

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    Any other good cpu fans other than noctua? Would like a black one for an all black out build. If only Cryorig released their c7 copper already.
     
  33. D10S

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    ;)
    (A4 is coming to me!)
    :)
     
  34. jenosmaverick

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    But wouldn't painting fans lower performance? :eek:
     
  35. Pr0Pain

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    If you turn the rad around 180 so the fittings are facing the mobo, you get alot more tubing to route how you want it. Plus the tubing is no longer blocking the fan airflow.
     
  36. lappenlappen

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    Those 20cm bringing it nearer the mobo will add to the same amount of tubing that need to be routed/stuffed somewhere else but I will try, ty for the suggestion :)
     
  37. Chapeau

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    Potentially - but the paint coating on a fan is extremely thin. So unless you manage to get it into the bearing you should be ok.
    (I've painted fans before with no ill effect)
     
  38. jenosmaverick

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    Do I need to use a specific paint or a simple spary paint will do? Sorry am just a newb at building pc. Stuck with laptops for almost a decade.
     
  39. mazadr

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    nice... OCUK has started shipping cases and they have still few on stock
     
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  40. milky81

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    Recieved my shipping information mail the 13th. No statusupdates on the tracking site yet though (delivery to Sweden).