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Subbed. Just out of curiosity did the Kuhler come with a 2011 mount?

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I guess I'll subscribe to this build log tongue.gif

 

About that F9 Pro fan, how is it?  It looks like it might look even better then my current 92 mm fan.  Find a way to cover the blades and paint the frame itself red, or in your case, orange.

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Subbed. Just out of curiosity did the Kuhler come with a 2011 mount?
yes it did smile.gif You can actually see that it says so on the box in this pic:
izMbO.jpg

It's just basically different thumbscrews.
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I guess I'll subscribe to this build log tongue.gif
About that F9 Pro fan, how is it?  It looks like it might look even better then my current 92 mm fan.  Find a way to cover the blades and paint the frame itself red, or in your case, orange.
lol I should have refreshed the page doh.gif

I haven't actually even tried it yet. I'm pretty sceptical about it, but I'll try it out later. Just thinking if I would be able to mount a fan controller somewhere instead of buying the splitters and voltage reduction cables... I'll have to meditate on this yessir.gif
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I guess I'll subscribe to this build log tongue.gif
About that F9 Pro fan, how is it?  It looks like it might look even better then my current 92 mm fan.  Find a way to cover the blades and paint the frame itself red, or in your case, orange.
lol I should have refreshed the page doh.gif

I haven't actually even tried it yet. I'm pretty sceptical about it, but I'll try it out later. Just thinking if I would be able to somehow rig a fan controller... I'll have to meditate on this yessir.gif

 

It's PWM fan, just use your motherboard to control it.  Find a good speed for it in the BIOS that isn't too loud and leave it at that :D

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I kinda ran out of mobo headers... lachen.gif
That's why I need the splitter.
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I kinda ran out of mobo headers... lachen.gif
That's why I need the splitter.

 

Hmm, time to invest in some electrical DIY and make your own splitters :D

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post #18 of 58
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Hmm, time to invest in some electrical DIY and make your own splitters biggrin.gif
Might not be necessary after all... I'm testing fan configurations atm, I had the 2 spectres at front and the stock fractal at side and no exhaust. I'm currently running prime95 blend with just one spectre pulling, and temps are hovering in the low 60's (that's my cpu stock) without virtually any noise at all biggrin.gif next I'm going to hook up another spectre to the side panel and have it run at low rpm and try some Heaven for my GPU. Then maybe test the 92mm fan too... biggrin.gif
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After testing a few configurations and realizing that ASRock's fan control sucks, I'm now trying different speeds with the fan configuration I ended up with: One spectre pulling on the rad, one on the side panel and the 92mm exhaust fan, which doesn't look as bad inside the case as it looks outside.
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And a close up
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Subbed. Those little fractals have so much modding potentional! thumb.gif

I have FD arc mini for my htpc rig. Lovely little case.
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