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Meh... I kinda want those PCI slots on. I'll try removing the HDD cage.
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Think about it. How often to do actually see those PCI slot covers? Depends on where your system is located of course but it really opens up the amount of warm air the can escape out the back. When you're going for a quiet gaming system temps will always be higher. wink.gif
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post #1812 of 2110
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Meh... I kinda want those PCI slots on. I'll try removing the HDD cage.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Think about it. How often to do actually see those PCI slot covers? Depends on where your system is located of course but it really opens up the amount of warm air the can escape out the back. When you're going for a quiet gaming system temps will always be higher. wink.gif

Yea but more dust and spiders will get.

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Yea but more dust and spiders will get.

Not at all because the air is coming out of the back. Unless you keep your computer off all the time rolleyes.gif
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Yea but more dust and spiders will get.

Not at all because the air is coming out of the back. Unless you keep your computer off all the time rolleyes.gif

Well it's off for the night.

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post #1815 of 2110
Hey let them spideys have a cozy cave to sleep in, don'tt be so mean biggrin.gif
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Hey let them spideys have a cozy cave to sleep in, don'tt be so mean biggrin.gif

Lol!
post #1817 of 2110
I'm considering building a glass case/test bench thing.
Any suggestions for a good air cooling layout in a small footprint that would work with a horizontal mobo tray? (I need to be able to use it as a test bench too and it would be matx)
post #1818 of 2110
@eBombzor
*What speed are you running your case fans?
*Removing the PCI covers will either let air in or push air out. Either way you GPU may run cooler. If it lets air in scouring pads from cheap shop make great filters. Similar to these
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10-X-HEAVY-DUTY-GREEN-SCOURING-PADS-/130847209226?pt=UK_Kitchen_Accessories&hash=item1e7719f70a
*Move your HDD up into optical bay and remove both HDD cages.
post #1819 of 2110
Or velcro the hdd's vertically on both sides of the case, leaving space for air to pass through. Velcro ssd somehwere else if need be.
He may have a use for a 5.25 fan too...
post #1820 of 2110
Many ways to secure them. Velcro will isolate HDD vibration noise too. wink.gif

R4 uses 140mm fans.

Helped a mate setup a 3750K @ 4.5GHz under SA SB-E Extreme and VTX3D Radeon HD 7950 X-Edition V3 w/cover & fans removed & 2x Arctic F12 TC fans. This is in an R4 w/ 3x TY-147 intake fans and everything is below 60c at full load. 2x front TY-147 are PWM controlled by CPU and bottom TY-147 is PWM controlled by GPU. Case is silent even when CPU is full load. When gaming you can hear GPU but not near as loud as it was stock and 10c cooler than stock.
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