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post #4161 of 5800
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Originally Posted by clamburglar View Post

if you have 2 Mechanical HDD and a SSD then you could do it only with the bottom hard drive cage. Have your regular HDDs in the cage and mount your SSD to the top of the cage.

Good idea! thumb.gif I will defiantly be doing this once i get my rig set up.
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post #4162 of 5800
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Not necessarily, There are many ways to setup the cages. Just a few options that where shown in the thread awhile back: if you have 2 Mechanical HDD and a SSD then you could do it only with the bottom hard drive cage. Have your regular HDDs in the cage and mount your SSD to the top of the cage. If you have more than 2 mechanical HDDs then you could do a bit of modding and put the top HDD cage on the bottom and have room to store up to 4 mechanical drives and 1 SSD.

i had that in mind too, but assuming you'd put the ssd in the bracket and in the cage. people are also using double sided tape to hold in their ssd's since there's no moving parts you could probably put them anywhere.
   
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post #4163 of 5800
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I'd have to echo the hesitation on the HDD choice.

If money is the real crunch, then a 1 TB of a better series would make more sense.

All spinners are suspect, but at least the WD Black has the best rep of the lot.

Start with a 1TB and add another when the need arises.


I'd also encourage your buddy to step up to a 7950 or 670 class GPU, sometimes just a few more dollars in the overall scheme of things pays significant dividends.


Darlene

Couldnt agree more about the gpu aspect. I pushed on a 7950 but he was ad-emit he didnt want to spend the extra, Dont worry being he is new to pc land once he starts using it he will regret not spending the extra like we all do at some stage thumb.gif
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post #4164 of 5800
My 410 build log just hit 10,000 views. I find this rather exciting as this is my first build and I've been watching for the 10k mark for the past 3k views tongue.gif
Just to note, I'm planning a small give away in my log to anyone who has left feedback. I know quite a few of those are people around here, and I'm sure those of you who haven't stopped by/ left some feedback wouldn't mind winning free stuff. So far I have an OCN applique to give away and will be pairing it with something else to justify shipping costs. Hope to see you come by biggrin.gif
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post #4165 of 5800
Hey guys, new 410 white owner, just a quick question : Should I place my H60 rad on the top and exhaust from there or should I remove the hard drive cage and pull air from outside like the InsideJob did?
post #4166 of 5800
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Hey guys, new 410 white owner, just a quick question : Should I place my H60 rad on the top and exhaust from there or should I remove the hard drive cage and pull air from outside like the InsideJob did?
I always suggest an intake placement for rads as it willl provide best temps smile.gif
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post #4167 of 5800
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Originally Posted by Rasemotte View Post

Hey guys, new 410 white owner, just a quick question : Should I place my H60 rad on the top and exhaust from there or should I remove the hard drive cage and pull air from outside like the InsideJob did?
I always suggest an intake placement for rads as it willl provide best temps smile.gif

Yar!
post #4168 of 5800
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Originally Posted by InsideJob View Post

I always suggest an intake placement for rads as it willl provide best temps smile.gif
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

Yar!

Alrighty, I will remove the hard drive cage and maybe go for a push/pull configuration.
post #4169 of 5800
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post #4170 of 5800
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Hey guys, new 410 white owner, just a quick question : Should I place my H60 rad on the top and exhaust from there or should I remove the hard drive cage and pull air from outside like the InsideJob did?
dont remove the 140mm fan on top, try placing the h60 at the back panel and use 2 140 fans on top for exhaust. and yeah remove those hdd cage and mount 2 120mm fans infront and u'll see a big drop on temps specially on ur gpu... smile.gif here's a pic for reference (my latest build)LL
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