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Just snagged myself this case for 100$ + taxes yesterday. Installed my FX6100, Enermax TB Silence fans, drives, H100 cooling unit and pulled all those ****ty fans out.

Gotta say, this is EXTENSIVE for the amount of detail and time it took me to set it up (literally took twice the time to set it up due to the size issues)

I'll post up pics later, you can add me to the list.


Enermax fans are RED LED, and i will be installing my blue cathodes tonight (trying to find out how to make it work with the onboard switch still, but i don't think i can provide enough power to the inverter with that switch)

I have to say, its a SICK case. the case now weighs in at 75 lbs with all my gear in it. (will be less in about a month when i upgrade all my drives and toss out my 1TB drives.
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Originally Posted by js593 View Post

Just snagged myself this case for 100$ + taxes yesterday. Installed my FX6100, Enermax TB Silence fans, drives, H100 cooling unit and pulled all those ****ty fans out.

Gotta say, this is EXTENSIVE for the amount of detail and time it took me to set it up (literally took twice the time to set it up due to the size issues)

I'll post up pics later, you can add me to the list.


Enermax fans are RED LED, and i will be installing my blue cathodes tonight (trying to find out how to make it work with the onboard switch still, but i don't think i can provide enough power to the inverter with that switch)

I have to say, its a SICK case. the case now weighs in at 75 lbs with all my gear in it. (will be less in about a month when i upgrade all my drives and toss out my 1TB drives.


DON"T CONNECT THE CCFL's TO THE SWICTH! They pull to much power and will burn it out. LED's are fine but not CCFL's.

 

Great price BTW, where did you find it?

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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

Vote Stryker!

http://www.overclock.net/t/1322140/lan-gaming-cases

Voted for our brother!
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post #5335 of 12497
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

Vote Stryker!

http://www.overclock.net/t/1322140/lan-gaming-cases

Done!
post #5336 of 12497
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

DON"T CONNECT THE CCFL's TO THE SWICTH! They pull to much power and will burn it out. LED's are fine but not CCFL's.

Great price BTW, where did you find it?

I got it from Memory Express. they have a price match policy that gives you an additional 25% off the difference.

Their cost was originally 170, discounted from the 140 i found from NCIX, minus the 15$ MIR. WAY ahead of the game.

If you cant connect the Cathodes to the switch, what kind of switch and switch location would you recommend? Mine doesn't have the Esata port, so i was debating on dremeling that out and putting in a 12V switch that would fit. Comments/ Concerns?
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I have all my lights wired to the switch on the top but i use a solid state relay to help take the draw away from the switch itself. I also dont use crappy ccfl's but I have a ton of LED's and all my fans are off the controller as well
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I have all my lights wired to the switch on the top but i use a solid state relay to help take the draw away from the switch itself. I also dont use crappy ccfl's but I have a ton of LED's and all my fans are off the controller as well

Depending on the CCFL's your currently using, some of them draw next to no power. If thats not a current option to hook up to the connectors, what would be? I have some Molex 2 wire LED bars (5 LED's per bar) lying around, would that be ok to use instead of the cathodes on the master switch?
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any suggestion for good 120mm case fan with bright red led??
Edited by WivZ - 11/16/12 at 9:07am
post #5340 of 12497
After some playing around - I thought i would let some people know of some interesting results.

I have purchased a ****load of fans in the past, and i got to put them to use with this new case.

Ive tried the following

Corsair AF series
Enermax TB silence
Noctua 120mm
Bitfenix 120MM spectre Pro's

Ive measured by cooling properties in the BIOS, and the Enermax gave me the best results.

CPU FX6100 (overclocked to 3.9)
Motherboard M5A97 EVO
16GB DDR3 1600
Nvidia 480GTX (Zotac)

CPU stayed at a steady 30 degrees on partial load (33 degrees full load) with Enermax's
around 4-5 degrees higher with any other fan including the Noctua's.
Motherboard sensor clocked in at a steady 30 degrees full load
Case temp was around 15 degrees

You may ask... "why the hell do you have so many fans..."

I had a 690 II advanced that had some serious issues cooling my stuff cause it was crammed. Airflow really sucked with the H100 because of the restriction right above the radiator (under the top cover, modded to fit)

the 690 also had a wierd airflow chart, it wouldn't always go front to back, and due to the lack of intake fans, I also used the rear as an intake due to heat issues caused by the lack of space.

Cable management was terrible too, there was just so many cables, and not enough room for them behind the panel.

The Bitfenix ones, they are nice and quiet, but didn't push the airflow i wanted. (with the HDD cages, they really got restricted and pushed back out the front)
Noctuas were nice, but not nice enough. They were really quiet, but they didnt push the airflow i wanted as well.
Corsair... too noisy.

The Enermax fans blew it all out of the water. I'll be ordering the rest in the next few days.
Red LED fans, on blue cathodes. Puts a nice touch to the case.

Will post pics later.
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i7-3610QM 630M 8GB DDR3 120GB SSD 
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Diablo 3 SteelSeries AC97 7.1 //HDMI 
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i7-3610QM 630M 8GB DDR3 120GB SSD 
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