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The window comes with grills, many people don't like that.

Cheap and easy fix companies make plexi windows in that size for youwich cost 14€ in Th Netherlands smile.gif
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Sounds to me that you have a good setup already. If anything I would probably add another intake fan and loose the filter on the rear exhaust. The hot air coming from the rad is normal, and with your temps staying below 60 I would say that the set up is working well. Be sure you are running fans with very high static pressure on those rads. The fin density is very high and if your fans are not optimized you will not be able to push enough air through them.

Should I add in bottom or side panel?( side will be close to GPU )

I have these fans:
CORSAIR CF12S25M12AP (and 12A)
http://www.avadirect.com/product_details_parts.asp?PRID=27011

and

Enermax T.B.SILENCE 120MM Blue LED Twister Case Fan

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835214029



nooby question... No idea what you mean by high static pressure.
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Should I add in bottom or side panel?( side will be close to GPU )

I have these fans:
CORSAIR CF12S25M12AP (and 12A)
http://www.avadirect.com/product_details_parts.asp?PRID=27011

and

Enermax T.B.SILENCE 120MM Blue LED Twister Case Fan

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835214029



nooby question... No idea what you mean by high static pressure.
Either location would be okay, I would put it in the bottom because it will be filtered.

I was not able to find a good spec list for those fans but I assume they are the stock fans that came with the unit.

Static pressure is measured in mm/H2O, higher static pressure fans are great for moving air through heatsinks. radiators, or when there is a lot of obstructions in the way of the air flow.

For example the Corsair SP 120 performance series of fans have a static pressure of 3.1 mm/H2O and 35dBA at 2350rpm, Corsairs SP120 quiet fans have a static pressure of 1.29 mm/H2O and 23 dBA at 1450rpm, Noctua NF-F12 is listed as 2.61 mm/H2O and 22.4dBA at 1500rpm.
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Ah yeaa





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Nice looking card Slaughtahouse.
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I dont even know if I want to water cool it anymore. It looks so good, the fan is much more efficient then my 660ti fan, and most of all, its MUCH quieter.

You need 15% higher fan speed to get the same sound. So 60% roughly sounds like 45% etc
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You could alway just do a CPU only water loop in there. wink.gif
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Thats what I ment, sorry. I dont think im going to water cool the gpu
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You could always go the DIY route



From kpforce1's build log. A lot of work for sure but i think the results speak for themselves.
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That is insane but I do not have the time or experience for such a feet.

Question about my PSU. I've been hearing a little, albeit a very quiet grinding sound for about a month now. I thought it was something rubbing against one of my case fans like a fan wire or maybe some crud in my 660ti fan. But now that i've switched the to the 780, I have come to realize that it must be my PSU.

For starters, I googled it up. Apparently its called Coil Whine, didn't get into the specifics but that seems to be an issue with these Psu's. Now, I listened to a few videos and the sound in some are unbearable, like really really loud. Mine (if it is my psu) is no where near that. It almost sounds like a bit of fine grit sandpaper.

Anyone else have an issue like this? I notice it only happens when I go under load. So if I use the built in EVGA fur benchmark, I can notice it. The second I stop the test, it stops making that sound. Should I contact Corsair. Is it too late? I've had the psu for about 3-4 months now.

Edit: Strange, it seems that the EVGA benchmark is the only program that I have that produces a noticeable volume of noise compared to games or other benchmarks. Probably a higher power draw. I'll keep riding it out for now.

Edit2:

More benchmarks show that my psu is crapping out...

Damn it. It started making some serious squealing sounds when I was using 3DMark (2013). After running for about 30 seconds the computer died. It's weird. I was playing Metro Last Light, Borderlands, and a few other games and it was fine. But I guess the power draw isn't sufficient enough to strain the PSU. Even though I should be more then fine (3570k and 780), it can't do it. Unless I shouldn't be running my card of the 6+2 cables that are non-modular, its just starting to crap out.

Should I contact them through Newegg (where I purchased it) or directly to Corsair?
Edited by Slaughtahouse - 5/28/13 at 7:10pm
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