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Originally Posted by jlhawn View Post

someone on here the other week used automotive wire harness wrap for their psu cables too hide
all the colors, it is a cloth like wrap that comes in a role like electrical tape. it looked really good in his
system.

That's a good idea actually, the fellow who did it suggested Hockey tape, might consider that. Although In a few cheques I'll probably just get an AX850 so I'm not sure if there's a point to going through the work.

Finished the window mod, and current set up (with bad cable management included!). Once my fan controller and NZXT hue come this week I'll re-do it all, and get some updated.

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Jumping on the carbon wave biggrin.gif


post #1983 of 8407
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Originally Posted by CorporalHicks View Post

That's a good idea actually, the fellow who did it suggested Hockey tape, might consider that. Although In a few cheques I'll probably just get an AX850 so I'm not sure if there's a point to going through the work.

Finished the window mod, and current set up (with bad cable management included!). Once my fan controller and NZXT hue come this week I'll re-do it all, and get some updated.

Window Mod:



current


looks good. is that a fan wire pulled tight from the front? they make exstension cables for fans.
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post #1984 of 8407
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looks good. is that a fan wire pulled tight from the front? they make exstension cables for fans.

Yup, but I bought the fans from local store, and bought fan controller online. The controller has extensions, so just hooked the fan up like that till the controller comes.
post #1985 of 8407
I bought the rest of my corsair fans today. I did they exact same setup as you jlhwan with the suspended fan off the bottom cage. I'll see how it goes. Im not liking the idea with it sorta jimmy rigged like that lol but i'll see if there are any noticeable difference in temps for my GPU. If not, i'll pop back in the second cage and just go back to the way it was.




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Yup, but I bought the fans from local store, and bought fan controller online. The controller has extensions, so just hooked the fan up like that till the controller comes.

kinda figured that since i saw you said you ordered a controller.
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I bought the rest of my corsair fans today. I did they exact same setup as you jlhwan with the suspended fan off the bottom cage. I'll see how it goes. Im not liking the idea with it sorta jimmy rigged like that lol but i'll see if there are any noticeable difference in temps for my GPU. If not, i'll pop back in the second cage and just go back to the way it was.




fans look good. myself I don't think it's jimmy rigged as it's mounted solid with the long machine screws going through the fans entire frame thickness.
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Its mounted the same way. Anyways, I just played BF3 for 10 minutes. Usually I would see it hit 65c and it was at 64c at its peak. The difference is negligible for my single card setup. I'd imagine it providing more help to you with 2 580's dishing out heat. I'm gonna switch it back.

Anyone have the 140mm corsair fans up top? Are they securely mounted for you guys? Seems like the rubber mounts are barely holding in the screws. Im think im gonna go grab some washers and put them under the heads because the screws dont have enough of a flange to fit snug with the rubber.
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I'm going to be doing the same thing with my screws for the top!
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Its mounted the same way. Anyways, I just played BF3 for 10 minutes. Usually I would see it hit 65c and it was at 64c at its peak. The difference is negligible for my single card setup. I'd imagine it providing more help to you with 2 580's dishing out heat. I'm gonna switch it back.

Anyone have the 140mm corsair fans up top? Are they securely mounted for you guys? Seems like the rubber mounts are barely holding in the screws. Im think im gonna go grab some washers and put them under the heads because the screws dont have enough of a flange to fit snug with the rubber.

yeah it helps me big time for my 2 cards.
I took mine apart yesterday and redid the thermal paste
and my temps went down 6c per card.
now I never go over 72c on top card and never over 68c on bottom.
don't know about the 140mm fans as I have Noctuas on top and the screws
go through a rubber mount but they seem ok and have been on now over a month.
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