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this is what they suggested you do
470
remove rear pci e slots
remove rear honey comb mesh
and everything else intake
biggrin.gif
wind tunnel ?
correct me if i'm wrong guys ?

Looks good, I'd avoid the low intake and better put that fan as a mid case fan, attached to the hdd cage, to better aid the wint tunnel effect.
post #1442 of 2110
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Originally Posted by SuperDeo View Post

this is what they suggested you do
470
remove rear pci e slots
remove rear honey comb mesh
and everything else intake
biggrin.gif
wind tunnel ?
correct me if i'm wrong guys ?

Looks good, I'd avoid the low intake and better put that fan as a mid case fan, attached to the hdd cage, to better aid the wint tunnel effect.

I was actually going to ask about that. The lower fan doesn't seem to do much, so I guess I will remove it. At tips for mounting to the hdd cage?
post #1443 of 2110
It has screws for a fan there, if I recall correctly.

If not, zipties are friendly and always handy...
post #1444 of 2110
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So would you recommend just flipping over the top 200mm fan or making some kind other configuration up there?
this is what they suggested you do
470
remove rear pci e slots
remove rear honey comb mesh
and everything else intake
biggrin.gif
wind tunnel ?
correct me if i'm wrong guys ?

This part looks good. Move that top fan as far forward as you can. Don't worry about screw holes. You can use double-sided Velcro and stick it up with that. You can buy industrial strength Velcro now. Added bonus: the Velcro thatch attenuates vibrations.

 

Ditto attaching a fan to your HD cage.

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post #1445 of 2110
I actually use silicone mounting pins on all of my case fans, but I'll give that a shot. Thanks everyone! (I'll hand out rep when I get to a pc)
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i will put a fan by hdd cage too than biggrin.gif
    
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I actually use silicone mounting pins on all of my case fans, but I'll give that a shot. Thanks everyone! (I'll hand out rep when I get to a pc)


I use these. But if you need to put a fan where there are no screw holes, don't bother drilling. Velcro.

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post #1448 of 2110
I have my setup using dryer hoses blowing AC air into the bottom case fans to suck in the cold air and 3 fans in the top taking out air and one in the back taking out air.So to me this set up works great because the fans are all helping each other get cold air in the whole case.So my load temps are very low I have been folding for almost 3 days straight 24/7 and my temps are 50 51 49 52 on avg on the CPU at 1.40 volts at 4.7 GHz.
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post #1449 of 2110
How do you guys see the new Bitfenix Shinobi XL working best?
Would it be enough with its three 230mm fans (two top) intake + one bottom 120/140mm intake and eventually one extra fan internal? rolleyes.gif

http://content.hwigroup.net/images/products/xl/148550-5.jpg
http://content.hwigroup.net/images/products/xl/148550-9.jpg
http://content.hwigroup.net/images/products/xl/148550-3.jpg

I have to do a positive pressure setup on that case for a friend and he doesn't want any visible modifications (except for the rear grill cut, maybe) smile.gif
Edited by arrow0309 - 6/20/12 at 1:27am
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No front fan? confused.gif
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