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Nope the sugar in the Vodka is big no no, = sticky tongue.gif
Plain vodka works though thumb.gif
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Nope the sugar in the Vodka is big no no, = sticky tongue.gif
Plain vodka works though thumb.gif


Dad has evercler in his cabinet at his home. That thing is pure 99% alcohol. Can be basically used as a molotov coctail with a piece of clothing and matches.

 

Any how. I will grab some cleaning product as you mentioned. I will feel so much confident when I see how things are done.

 

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UPGRADE NUMBER 9

 

 

So my Full Tower finally arrived today. What an excitment I had. So let me get in to the action...

 

Here are few pictures before the assembly

 

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Here are the comparision pictures between my old Haf 922 and my new Aerocool Predator

 

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The interior of the case when it is empty

 

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The above picture has been taken after placing, the motherboard, CPU, CPU cooler and the rear fan. The rear fan was optional so I mounted the 140mm 110cfm Akasa Viper Fan i bought few days ago. I listened to your advice and me and my friend, we took out the CPU cooler and the CPU. We cleaned the CPU cooler as it was full of DUST, removed the thermal paste oh the cooler and the CPU, and applied a COOLER MASTER thermal paste. Unfortunately that was the only thermal paste i could find. Then we put evreything back and this was the result

 

 

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As you can see, this time I turned the CPU cooler counter clockwise, so that the hot air will be directly pushed to the rear fan which is a 110 cfm fan.

 

So far in my older setup my idle CPU temperatures were around 35, and now it is around 27. A definite WIN in my books. I will tell you the temperature in load after i game a little.

 

Below 2 more pictures before I installed the other components.

 

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Below are pictures after I installed every other hardware, such as GPU and soundcard. We can call it the FINAL build.

 

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And now the FINAL pictures after I inserted the side panels..

 

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A picture from the read. The Red cable is a cable that comes with the case which you connect to the motherboards USB 3.0 input, so one of the USB inputs in the front of the case becomes USB 3.0... Very clever if you ask me

 

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Below are 2 pictures that shows the interior very clearly and you can have a feeling of the air flow inside the case, as the spinning fans are easy to see.

 

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Last but not, below are 2 pictures that shows how the case looks in dark. It looks much better than the pictures but the iphone camera didnt do a great job in the dark.

 

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So for now thats it, but i will be telling you how the case feels, and its performance in the coming hours as i need to do some testing.

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dang, my next build. that case.

unless its an all out wc build, ill do a switch 810
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Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

dang, my next build. that case.
unless its an all out wc build, ill do a switch 810


Hey there bro. I guess you like the case? It is fantastic.

 

I was told by one of our beloved forum members Masked, that the case is exactly same as one of the Alienware cases.

 

However i am not sure but the AeroCool Xpredator cases are not available in US, though I might be wrong.

 

Any how I was either going to go with the AeroCool Xpredator Evil Black or Akasa Venom Toxic. Both are exactly same inside.

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how much was it?
its gorgeous. beats the heck out of my phantom410
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how much was it?
its gorgeous. beats the heck out of my phantom410


Here in Turkey where everything is uber expensive it was 200 US dollars. I believe in Europe Its in the region of 120 euros.

 

Its a VERY affordable case and one of the best cases out there in this calibre. I was suprised at how good the build quality is.

 

There are 2 23cm fans, one on top and one in the front. Thats it. And the case is super quite and keeps tempreratures cold.

 

I installed the rear fan myself, also a very silent fan.

 

by far the most silent PC i ever had is this one. And the airflow is amazing.

 

I strongly recommend this case to evreyone whom wants an affordable Full Tower.

 

I cant see myself upgrading this case for some time.

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the only upgrading you might consider is case mods
btw im gettin benchmarks loaded on my build log in a few minutes!
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the only upgrading you might consider is case mods
btw im gettin benchmarks loaded on my build log in a few minutes!


That is the next step true rolleyes.gif

 

but again not before few years...

 

I actually like the square cases a lot, they look so great.

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Looks good congrats
 
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