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post #11 of 29
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thats nice lookin set up. heres a pic of mine but im still workin on it.
One thing I will state with that setup is your gonna have a ton of "negative" air pressure in the case. With those two big GPUs, along with the top 200mm big boy fan and rear exhaust fan, that single inake fan isn't gonna be able to put enough air back in that case, so its gonna try to "suck" extra air from every hole and crevice to balance out the pressure

Not only will your temps be poor as a result, but its gonna pull in dust from everywhere. Trust me, learned this the hard way.

Because of those two hot GPU's, 4 filled ram slots and that massive CPU cooler, A quick, easy and free cooling change would be to flip the 200mm fan on top to "intake" mod rather then exhaust. Dust might be an issue but that way, you will create "positive" pressure inside the case and thus it will vent out through the cases air gaps. This positive pressure air flow will help cool your HDD's as well

I can't tell by the pic, but if so, I would also highly suggest you rotate that Corsair 750watt so the 120mm fan is on top as its getting sufficated by facing the bottom of the case, so it won't work well and your PSU temps will suffer also.
Edited by 1ceTr0n - 10/22/11 at 11:33pm
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post #12 of 29
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I'm throwing this out there right now..... Make it a double wide LOL

Eh no, im not feeling that ambitious lol!
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post #13 of 29
eh, I tried lol. Nightfire looks amazing BTW.
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Gonna call up Antec on monday and see what I can find out
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post #15 of 29
funny you mentioned positive air pressure. i just got done reading a long thread on this.beleave it or not, i dont have temp issues at all. but i'm looking into a new front fan and will be running the 200mm in as well. thanks for the info though.
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post #16 of 29
love my p180 mini. not the most practical case in the world but I love it just the same.
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post #17 of 29
Nice! I love my P180 Mini.

Was looking about putting a Kuhler 920 in mine. Maybe this one accounts for users who want to implement the Antec watercooling solutions. I would definitely make the upgrade for something like that.


EDIT: Definitely not seeing any of that when I go there....weird.
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post #18 of 29
Since the new quarter is coming up and do you guys think Antec will start making new cases again for 2012? Huge improvements from Antec Darkfleet to 1200 cases? I personally love to see a huge change improvement for gamers with Dark Fleets and 1200. I wanna see Antec 1300!
post #19 of 29
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Etc.
While very true, I'd just like to point out that Sandy Bridge won't see high temperatures from RAM to be the slightest worry.

Additionally, hard drives don't see any benefit from high or low temperatures as long as they're not melting or freezing outright.

But the rest of the system is still very much in need of cooling, indeed.
post #20 of 29
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Since the new quarter is coming up and do you guys think Antec will start making new cases again for 2012? Huge improvements from Antec Darkfleet to 1200 cases? I personally love to see a huge change improvement for gamers with Dark Fleets and 1200. I wanna see Antec 1300!
That would be excellent, I'm a big fan of Antec. I would, however, like to see an Antec full tower that can more easily fit a large rad or two. I'm thinking about going the LWC route later on but my 1200 (from what I've seen) isn't the friendliest for that. TBH, I'd just be glad to see anything new they put out!
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