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post #1821 of 3184
Hello all, new member here!

Oh boy, there's so awesome builds here, I feel akward posting my own! My rig might seem like pretty basic to you. Anyway, here goes;

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You can see the systems specs from my signature. Someone here mentioned feeling like he's all alone on air, no worries since I'm on all air too! Maybe I'll switch to water in the next big upgrade, we'll see. redface.gif

Hopefully I didn't post too many pictures or broke any other rule, bare with me since I'm new here.

Cheers!
post #1822 of 3184
Hey guys, i just bought this case like last night and im a bit confused about a couple of things.

I just found out that the rear facing fan actually blows air into the case.
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I installed my cpu cooler and made the air blow out and this is a massive cpu cooler and had a bit of trouble fitting it into my case. I was just gonna flip the rear fan so it just blows out but there must be a reason why it is like this? should i flip around the cpu cooler to blow the other way?

I7 930 using noctua dh-d14 cooler
idle temps 30degrees on a good day and 35 on the rest.
63 prime 95
48 gaming

I want to add extra fans in the future but i was maby also going to face the top ones to exhaust air... or should i intake?
i plan to oc my cpu in the future and just want the best cooling for all my parts.

Thanks for all your suggestions.
Edited by Funnysox - 4/16/12 at 5:32am
post #1823 of 3184
Wow, three new members in a day. It's all looking good guys. smile.gif Welcome to Lanboy Air club. I love the lighting on sectoid's rig.
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I want to add extra fans in the future but i was maby also going to face the top ones to exhaust air... or should i intake?
i plan to oc my cpu in the future and just want the best cooling for all my parts.

Antec recommends all fans to be as intake. Mines are all intake except the rear fans tho.
   
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post #1824 of 3184
oh wow great looking builds.Sectoid that is far from basic lol.
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post #1825 of 3184
Incredible builds guys. I don't think anyone should be ashamed of posting your rig. It excites me seeing new Lanboys all the time, the case by itself is incredible. I almost bought a second lanboy for my girlfriend as she loves mine to death.

Version 4 of my Lanboy will be in like a months time as I still have a long list of things I need to do to the phantom before I can give it 100% of my free time.
     
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post #1826 of 3184
Skizzo, Sectoid, if you're looking for a third front fan bay for whatever reason hit me up.

Funnysox, like the others said, all fans on the lanboy are suppose to be intake- unless it's a radiator fan. The negative air pressure expels dust and heat.

Thumbs up for the Barney colored lanboy!thumb.gif
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Thread Starter 
updated, welcome.

Pulled trigger on order for keystart and perf PC order. Its happening.
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post #1828 of 3184
Posted final pics of "LANBOY APOCALYPSE" PC and promoted your club and link on my blog, Thanks again guys! thumb.gif

http://www.mnpctech.com/casemodblog/2012/04/17/antec-lanboy-apocalypse-pc-case-mod/

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post #1829 of 3184
It's interesting and I'm sure you put a lot of work into it but as I said in the post on Antec's Facebook and I'll say again, That's barely Lan Boy. It's something else all together.

Weren't you trashing on the stock case in your review on your site and saying it was a terrible mistake, one of the ugliest and useless cases to date?
You may not get a warm reception here if that's how it is.
I could be mistaken, and I apologize if that's the case. It may have been another blog.
Edited by ShtKck - 4/17/12 at 7:31am
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post #1830 of 3184
So regarding this Lanboy Apocalypse... i just want to put my semi neutral opinion in smile.gif

I think they did an amazing mod job on it.

I heard they ripped it to shreds but i think they keep the general theme of the Lanboy which is open air fans and mesh biggrin.gif

So in that sense i commend them.

I then watched the video of them reviewing it.... and i have no idea why Antec would support them lol they completely gutted the lanboy and tore every little flaw apart in it's review.

I have many problems with the Lanboy, the need of slim fans, the wires, and just general little screw problems, but I've learned to love it biggrin.gif I believe that the Lanboy Air isn't the best case for the first time you build a computer, like me, because it certainly gave me a headache, but i think it's a great case and I really think the idea of an open air fan case is intuitive and a great idea.

I don't know if the Lanboy Apocalypse was building of that idea of open air, but i want to believe they were and if so i think they did a cool design and build. biggrin.gif

Overall I put most of my hate on Antec, people can review and do what they want to a case, but for a company to support a review that makes your case look bad, just doesn't make sense. I would hope Antec would take all problems and bad reviews into their thought process next time they make a case, but don't support bad reviews in the public eye Antec!!
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