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you've gotten onto territory i know nothing about. I'm sitting back and learning from you and tc.
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??? It seems like I have higher idle + load temps... this is quite odd. One thing i will try is taking off the duct and placing a 200mm or 230mm on the hard drive cage and ziptieng it
    
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I ziptied a spare 200mm to the HDD cage and took out the friggen duct... temps soon..
Edited by Butter on Toast - 7/21/11 at 1:09pm
    
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Temps are higher -.-' I think the problem with setting up a fan in front of the HDD cage unless it has very good CFM and static pressure is that you are bringing hot HDD Air towards the PC parts.... grr... I will test with a gentle typhoon.
    
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Apologies for multi-post xD

Conclusion:
If you own a HAF X, do not have SLI, and have a huge card, do not install any front ducting.
Tomorrow I will do a super duper uber test with all 3 setups:
Duct w/ fan
200mm fan
no duct or fan
    
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Butter, you got odd results, haha, or maybe it's because of the DirectCU II cooler, who knows ? Perhaps the air is thrown all over the place :/

Update :

Good news ! My extra set of PSU cables are on the way I'll soon be able to begin to sleeve those pesky/ugly cables The carbon arrived also, now I need to decide where to put it so it'll enhance the overall look of my build.

Enough blabbering, MOAR pics


My color theme


My first sleeving job


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post #127 of 165
Only 3 pics?
Son, I am disappoint :/
@TC:
Maybe you can try ziptieing a 200mm fan to your HDD cage? What fan is in your duct?
    
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I would kill for that camera.
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Originally Posted by Butter on Toast View Post
Only 3 pics?
Son, I am disappoint :/
@TC:
Maybe you can try ziptieing a 200mm fan to your HDD cage? What fan is in your duct?
I'm good with my temps for now
The fan inside the duct is a Noctua NF-S12B FLX for now, but I'm waiting on some Gentle Typhoon AP-15s ( there's a shortage at the moment )

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I would kill for that camera.
It's just a 50D, you can find one for pretty cheap on Ebay ( 500-600$ is a good price ). Lenses are another story though, but you keep them for a long long time
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post #130 of 165
I love your skills with your camera makes me all jelly!

What is that chair/table/anyting is below the cables/fan controller it looks sexy as well
Edited by Casz - 7/23/11 at 2:29pm
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