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post #71 of 1907
I'll have some up as soon as I get the processor to finish the build, several of the parts are in my sig rig (mainly the GPU and PSU). That could be a week or two, though :/

If you use a molex for your fan controller it will control all of them on that channel. I might end up doing that.
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post #72 of 1907
What do you mean? If I connect that 6th fan header to a fan controller it'll be controllable? Does that mean I could also do that by connecting to my motherboard instead? Since I don't want or have a fan controller.

Also...what's the point of connecting the two fan mount PCBs?
Edited by geoxile - 6/25/11 at 3:11pm
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post #73 of 1907
The PCBs are simply there for organization. You can connect your fans to those instead of having a bunch going to the power supply. The molex is used for powering the fans, and you may be able to use the 3pin behind it - I'm not sure of that. If you connect the power supply to the fan controller, then the fan controller to the connector powering the fans, you will be able to control all of the fans on that PCB. They are easily removable.
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post #74 of 1907
Guess I'm going to need a fan controller soon as the case fans are pretty damn loud.

But I have a question...

How is a single channel from a controller going to power so many fans? Most controllers seem to feed only 10-15W through a single channel.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=52_87_137&products_id=28501

Think that'll work?
Edited by geoxile - 6/26/11 at 12:17am
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post #75 of 1907
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Originally Posted by ThaSpacePope;13995461 
Any chance you could take pics with the side panel on? Haven't seen one of those yet.

Sure thing, I'll upload two or three pictures of it tomorrow.

Interesting that others thought the case fans were loud. Do you have the windowed version or the non?
And how load is loud to you guys? Just curious as I sleep in the same room as the computer, and the loudest part is always my 4890 with that god awful squirrel-cage fan.
Edit: I noticed that it quiets down a tad when I slow down the giant side panel fan.
Edited by dude120 - 6/26/11 at 1:08am
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post #76 of 1907
Are your fans controlled via motherboard or controller? Mine's just running from the PCB. Connecting the fan header to the motherboard did nothing -_-

They're not the loudest things, but over my previous build they're noticeable.
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post #77 of 1907
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Originally Posted by geoxile;14009317 
Are your fans controlled via motherboard or controller? Mine's just running from the PCB. Connecting the fan header to the motherboard did nothing -_-

They're not the loudest things, but over my previous build they're noticeable.

Ah. Most of mine are connected to a controller, those that aren't are connected to the motherboard. You should be able to tweak default fan speed in the bios. I'm not sure how you'd connect the header to the motherboard..I'll test it out tomorrow. But getting a fan controller is a definite plus. As for the USB 3 thing, its no problem at all, as I have fans up there, and the cable is slipped through the rubber grommets at the top and hidden by the fan nearest to it, for the most part. It not too big of a thing for me at the moment. tongue.gif
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Hey about that SSD you said you lodged on the backside, how did you set it up as a boot drive? I know it's a bit off topic but I need some help from a fellow Elysium owner :x
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post #79 of 1907
Quote:
Originally Posted by geoxile;14012173 
Hey about that SSD you said you lodged on the backside, how did you set it up as a boot drive? I know it's a bit off topic but I need some help from a fellow Elysium owner :x
http://www.overclock.net/ssd/664738-how-setup-ssd-boot-drive-secondary.html

That's for if you're running an HDD & SSD combo setup.
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post #80 of 1907
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot;14012201 
http://www.overclock.net/ssd/664738-how-setup-ssd-boot-drive-secondary.html

That's for if you're running an HDD & SSD combo setup.

So that's the only way for Windows to recognize the HDD? Will programs and stuff recognize it when installing and such? Like Steam

Can't seem to enter Safemode. F8 prompts the BIOS to ask which drive to boot from or to enter BIOS, but it won't enter the advanced boot menu -_-
Edited by geoxile - 6/26/11 at 12:11pm
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