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hey Raging clue..  I cant wait to see your build and put you on the Roster dude.

Yeah I'll get some pics up, but it's nothing special.

I said "F it" on cable management since I don't plan on having a window anyway.

Another thing I messed up on was that it didn't occur to me if you turn the drive bay brackets so that the fans are in front instead, then you're going to have a whale of a time inserting and removing drive bays because of all the cables and headers running up through there. In fact, at that point it becomes more efficient from an effort standpoint to just remove the drive bracket itself and pull the whole thing out the front of the case.
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Actually one thing I was wondering about was if anyone knew what a good way to stabilize the bottom filter is.... What I mean by that is now that I have 2x120 down there, they tend to slightly vibrate the metal (of course). The filter fits very loosely in its tracks, and so there are times where it buzzes or rattles... Maybe placing some rubber grommets between the fans and the base of the cage would fix it? I dunno....
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Jorge1.jpg

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your right i have the same vibrating issue with the bottom psu dust filter
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Actually one thing I was wondering about was if anyone knew what a good way to stabilize the bottom filter is.... What I mean by that is now that I have 2x120 down there, they tend to slightly vibrate the metal (of course). The filter fits very loosely in its tracks, and so there are times where it buzzes or rattles... Maybe placing some rubber grommets between the fans and the base of the cage would fix it? I dunno....

You could spray some rubber coating on the case
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Get ready for some crappy pics! Also, you don't need to tell me I didn't do a good job of prettying up the cable management. I already know because I decided prettiness wasn't important as long as nothing was snagging or drooping into dangerous territory.

675
Red outside.


450
Blue inside.


573
A good shot showing just how much thickness can be had with rad and push/pull on the bottom.... All I've got down there already is a couple 120x25mm fans.


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A bad shot of the little bit of space left between the fans and the VRM HS / RAM.
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Originally Posted by raging_clue View Post

Actually one thing I was wondering about was if anyone knew what a good way to stabilize the bottom filter is.... What I mean by that is now that I have 2x120 down there, they tend to slightly vibrate the metal (of course). The filter fits very loosely in its tracks, and so there are times where it buzzes or rattles... Maybe placing some rubber grommets between the fans and the base of the cage would fix it? I dunno....


 I would just put Electrical black Tape on the edges to increase the thickness and stop vibration.

 

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Originally Posted by remorseless View Post

Jorge1.jpg

Jorge2.jpg

your right i have the same vibrating issue with the bottom psu dust filter


 Nice pictures..  Black electrical tape for you too

 



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Originally Posted by raging_clue View Post

Get ready for some crappy pics! Also, you don't need to tell me I didn't do a good job of prettying up the cable management. I already know because I decided prettiness wasn't important as long as nothing was snagging or drooping into dangerous territory.

675
Red outside.


450
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573
A good shot showing just how much thickness can be had with rad and push/pull on the bottom.... All I've got down there already is a couple 120x25mm fans.


281
A bad shot of the little bit of space left between the fans and the VRM HS / RAM.


I have mobo envy..  Thanks for the upload..  I need that..  and don;t worry about the wire management.  You cant see through the panel anyway.
 

 

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Pretty sure I want this.

However the HAF-932 with USB 3.0 is up for like 130$ on Newegg. Really like the Storm Trooper though.

Also really interested in putting a fan on the side door. I mean I think that'd be a great place for a intake fan. Cool the GPu and whatnot. Other than that the case has enough fans. Any suggestions, and advice on how that would work?

I would also like advice on push / pull. My current case is some 60$ Antec I got in like 2005 from Circuit City. It has one fan in the back...which is dead. I leave the case open and use a huge box fan to help air flow.

There are alot of guides, but suggestions for this case? Thanks.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185059

This fan looks nice, is 10$.

But I hear -amazing- things bout the Noctua:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835608004

15$ more, though.
Edited by Mkilbride - 12/10/11 at 6:31am
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I would go with the Scythe, there is not a big enough difference between the fans for the $. I would have the MB control them, being on the side panel they really don't need to push a lot of air to cool the GPU.
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I would go with the Scythe, there is not a big enough difference between the fans for the $. I would have the MB control them, being on the side panel they really don't need to push a lot of air to cool the GPU.


 I agree GoodInk.  Here is another great site to see before you make up your mind.   FANS 120 X 120  Performance-pcs 120 X 120

 


Edited by unimatrixzero - 12/10/11 at 2:35pm
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Alright. Sounds good to me. Nice and cheap, but probably louder; not an issue though.
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