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    Dimastech Benches

    I've looked at a lot of builds with this bench and I absolutely adore it, almost every single flavor too. However, when I try to find a place to buy it, all I can find is the direct retailer (ITALY!!) that sells it for close to 300 USD! Is there a place in the US that sells this bench for cheaper? Otherwise, is there another bench that holds a 360 rad and can hold up some pots for DICE?
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    Just look at it as an investment. I bought one from Dimas in late August 2010 and absolutely luv it. Best $350 i ever spent. Purchased quite a few extra accessories too, and those flex fans are great.
    Last edited by Kensek; 02-18-2011 at 09:05 PM.

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    Danger den torture rack is what I use on my bench and can easilymhold my dual 480s .. 360s no issue..

    Another thing I find funny is AMD/Intel would snipe any of our Moms on a grocery run if it meant good quarterly results, and you are forever whining about what feser did?

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    Johnny, could you link the DD Rack you're using? The ones that I find only support 240s and don't look like they could ever support a subzero pot.
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    Aquatunig us sells the easy for about a hundred iirc

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottALot View Post
    I've looked at a lot of builds with this bench and I absolutely adore it, almost every single flavor too. However, when I try to find a place to buy it, all I can find is the direct retailer (ITALY!!) that sells it for close to 300 USD! Is there a place in the US that sells this bench for cheaper? Otherwise, is there another bench that holds a 360 rad and can hold up some pots for DICE?
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    Build your own out of wood.

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    Performance-PC's sells a Tecnofront HWD. It isn't all that bad for the price. I've used 2 3x120mm radiators on the bottom without any real issues.

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    I built two different benches out of wood and they worked great. The most solid test bench I've seen to date.


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    Quote Originally Posted by bobisgod View Post
    Aquatunig us sells the easy for about a hundred iirc
    ooh! That I will have to really consider!

    Quote Originally Posted by OgaiB View Post
    Does that support a 360 rad? It looks like some stuff would be in the way...

    Quote Originally Posted by BlueAqua View Post
    Build your own out of wood.
    :P If I had the proper tools, I wouldn't have this thread haha

    Quote Originally Posted by spotswood View Post
    Even I wouldn't build one out of wood.



    But it would be a big one.
    Yeah that's a bit too big for my taste... it's nice, but I'm not exactly SR-2 ready financially haha
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    Quote Originally Posted by lowfat View Post
    Performance-PC's sells a Tecnofront HWD. It isn't all that bad for the price. I've used 2 3x120mm radiators on the bottom without any real issues.
    I like the Bancetto a little more than that one, I can't really pick out why.

    Quote Originally Posted by BlueAqua View Post
    I built two different benches out of wood and they worked great. The most solid test bench I've seen to date.
    Yeah I wasn't really doubting that, I just don't have the proper equipment to make something like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottALot View Post
    I like the Bancetto a little more than that one, I can't really pick out why.
    The Microcool definitetely looks better but I don't think you would be able to fit 2 radiators + everything else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lowfat View Post
    The Microcool definitetely looks better but I don't think you would be able to fit 2 radiators + everything else.
    That's true, but while the Technofront has the room for all of that, it doesn't look very modular... also I want to keep it a little shorter for the subzero stuff... don't want any heavy pots stressing the multiple levels.
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    I think I can sum up what I want... it doesn't necessarily have to be a bench.

    I want the space so I don't have to worry about adding, for example, a second loop. (MAJOR)
    I want it to look good by itself.
    I want it to be able to maintain its looks with hardware installed.
    I want the hardware to be able to be put in and taken out easily so I can do benching.

    I have a HAF 932 that, while it does look great with and without hardware, is not big enough for my ideas and hardware is pretty hard to get out of there.
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    Just get a radiator bracket and mod a tortue rack and wolla your set.. not all that hard mate..

    Another thing I find funny is AMD/Intel would snipe any of our Moms on a grocery run if it meant good quarterly results, and you are forever whining about what feser did?

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    I dunno, I kinda like the DD Box, but its size is small for my taste.
    But my feeling right now is ...

    Gaaah I'm so confused right now, I don't know what I want!
    What I do know is that the Banchetto and Dimastech Easy are both major contenders, but I just wish there was some case (not bench) that was big enough and slick enough so that I could do the things I want to do easily.

    It's like I want the Lian Li PC-P80's look of the case, Corsair 800D's water-cooling friendly design, Cooler Master ATCS 840's look with hardware, and Mountain Mods Pinnacle's size.

    *awaits master sketch-up artist to fly in*
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottALot View Post
    I dunno, I kinda like the DD Box, but its size is small for my taste.
    But my feeling right now is ...

    Gaaah I'm so confused right now, I don't know what I want!
    What I do know is that the Banchetto and Dimastech Easy are both major contenders, but I just wish there was some case (not bench) that was big enough and slick enough so that I could do the things I want to do easily.

    It's like I want the Lian Li PC-P80's look of the case, Corsair 800D's water-cooling friendly design, Cooler Master ATCS 840's look with hardware, and Mountain Mods Pinnacle's size.

    *awaits master sketch-up artist to fly in*
    Bench is a bench dude, if he wants it for aesthetics get a full case

    Another thing I find funny is AMD/Intel would snipe any of our Moms on a grocery run if it meant good quarterly results, and you are forever whining about what feser did?

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    Honestly, I'd rather get the Easy because it's cheap and then save up for a custom case... I'm somewhat disappointed that Mountain Mods can't make anything better than a case with 90 degree angles galore. Imagine a PC-P80 that is a tad bigger, bottom-mounted PSU, black (anodized/powder coated) interior, and more water-cooling friendly.
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    I think I know what I'm going to do. I'm going to get a Dimastech bench and turn my HAF 932 into a radbox... that is, if the side panel can hold one of these puppies: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11...?tl=g30c95s570

    It'll probably end up being a dual-loop box, with some light mods here and there.
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    what version you have been looking for ? Easy or EasyHard?

    we're taking other 2 months of low ship cost to USA/CANADA until the distributor get some pieces...

    send me a PM for getting a detailed quote, we've also special offers on custom colors..remained stock..

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    I wish I could see an outline on exactly what the differences are between each one, but I think I want the EasyHard. I'll shoot you a PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueAqua View Post
    I built two different benches out of wood and they worked great. The most solid test bench I've seen to date.
    Didn't quote image... I remember that SS Phase unit
    Still have it, need to try it on SB still.

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    Yeah I haven't had enough courage to place an order yet because it's so hard to make up my mind with all the choices.
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    The thread linked in his sig shows both easy and hard with many pics.
    Quote Originally Posted by ScottALot View Post
    I wish I could see an outline on exactly what the differences are between each one, but I think I want the EasyHard. I'll shoot you a PM.
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