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Good mod (+rep).

Feedback:
1) Have you tried doing a cross tying up of the zip ties? Perhaps this method will offer better contact pressure? See pic 1.

2) Is pic 2 below shows the current airflow? If so, the H50 is not going to be very happy.
Using the side panel fan as intake to feed air (for thermal dilution) to the H50 push fan might alleviate its unhappiness a little.

An alternate airflow pattern is shown in pic 3. This setup involves using PCI slot extractors/fans to remove those hot air.
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Originally Posted by windfire;15285674 
Good mod (+rep).

Feedback:
1) Have you tried doing a cross tying up of the zip ties? Perhaps this method will offer better contact pressure? See pic 1.

2) Is pic 2 below shows the current airflow? If so, the H50 is not going to be very happy.
Using the side panel fan as intake to feed air (for thermal dilution) to the H50 push fan might alleviate its unhappiness a little.

An alternate airflow pattern is shown in pic 3. This setup involves using PCI slot extractors/fans to remove those hot air.

Thanks for the info!
The airflow is as in PIC 2.
The CPU typically peaks out at 55-57c at 3.6ghz OC stressed.
There is a side fan on the Tempest EVO as well.

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post #13 of 348
this is really cool no 900 core???? wink.gif
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Originally Posted by mannyfc;15286307 
this is really cool no 900 core???? wink.gif

Farthest I got stable was 850. I haven't really pushed it pass that. Im only running an 850 watt PSU so im a bit nervous to push it more without a bigger PSU.
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Really like this mod. Too bad about the fitting incident or whatever. I really don't like towers in general but that's a really nice case op.
    
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post #16 of 348
that looks terrific, love the zip-ties smile.gif
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Originally Posted by BigCactus;15350379 
Really like this mod. Too bad about the fitting incident or whatever. I really don't like towers in general but that's a really nice case op.

Thanks! Yeah the case is pretty cool. I'm always tearing into it. lol
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post #18 of 348
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Originally Posted by adjas;15351484 
that looks terrific, love the zip-ties smile.gif

They seem to work well. In would be happier with mod if the fittings were different so I could keep the gpu cover on. Would make for a much cleaner look.
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Great mod!

I would of never thought it would actually work nice work!
 
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Amazing!
So amazing, it was featured on the Antec fb page. Congrats biggrin.gif
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