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I have a BitFenix Hydra Fan Controller - http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-071-BX
It blends into the black case well, plus if you get BitFenix Fans... you can control the LED's to smile.gif
I might get NZXT Sentry Mix fan controller: http://www.nzxt.com/new/products/fan_control/sentry_mix

It support 50W max per channel (6 channels). Higher wattage means I don't have to worry what fan I use right? I might getting CM XtraFlo fans since I can't find any reseller in my country who sell Cougar Vortex fans.

BTW, the LED strip I'm referring to in my previous post is NZXT HUE RGB LED controller. Will be getting this as well.
Edited by kizwan - 11/30/12 at 1:03am
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I might get NZXT Sentry Mix fan controller: http://www.nzxt.com/new/products/fan_control/sentry_mix
It support 50W max per channel (6 channels). Higher wattage means I don't have to worry what fan I use right? I might getting CM XtraFlo fans since I can't find any reseller in my country who sell Cougar Vortex fans.
BTW, the LED strip I'm referring to in my previous post is NZXT HUE RGB LED controller. Will be getting this as well.

High wattage means you can chain multiple fans off the same header,50w is enough for about 15 Gentle Typhoons on each channel
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High wattage means you can chain multiple fans off the same header,50w is enough for about 15 Gentle Typhoons on each channel

so how many fans can be chained on the Scythe fan controllers? (12w)

also, what about amperage?
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Hey thanks for sharing. I just stealthed both of my LG DVD Drives. I love the Corsair C70 Vengeance Military Green Case but was disappointed in how the Black DVD Drives looked, it really took away from the Awesomeness of the Case. I have to admit I am picky and it took some time to get it just right so there is only a hairline in between the Drives and both of them open correctly but it is well worth the time. Now I am just waiting for the Corsair Hydro Series Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler H100i to arrive so I can install that in. I couldn't pass it up for $79.99 and free shipping.


Edited by caveman59847 - 12/20/12 at 2:25pm
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Alright so my radiators are now fitted.



Koolance CU1020V 360mm Radiator
Koolance CU720V 240mm Radiator

Cougar Vortex HDB x3
Cougar Vortex HDB PWM x 2

Managed to do it with only drilling two holes in the case. Holes that are hidden so it won't deter people from trying it and they weren't for the 360mm up top. That is easily done without any modifications.

So first the top radiator.

- Easiest way to do this is mount your fans to your radiator, compression fittings/barbs and tubing and them jam the radiator in there and push it to the front as far as you can go. Mine doesn't go as far since I have the PCB of a fan controller hidden in there but everyone else should get an extra 10mm without that mod.



- The bar that separates the optical bays from the section behind the IO panel is the perfect size for a regular radiator and regular fans and will hold the radiator is pretty firmly. For this reason you only really need 2-4 screws in the honeycomb mesh above to secure the radiator. I used 4 but with 2 I noticed it wasn't going anywhere and would have been enough. Cut your screws between 5-8mm depending on your radiator and screw them in. Easy.



- Lots of room at the back for fittings and tubing and it won't hit anything. Not your RAM or rear IO panels. Can easily be slid back slightly to miss your RAM if that gets in the way but when I get my 4x4GB kit I don't think it'll be an issue anyways.



Now for the front.

- Temporarily I had mine cable tied in there to see how it would fit and that worked great. So how I finished it was simply assembling the radiator like the first and drilling 2 holes underneath my intake fans. Screw the bottom 2 holes of the radiator in and you're good to go. Radiator does not move period.



- There is no room to drill holes above or I would have done also but if anyone is worried which I can assure you don't be, just throw an inconspicuous cable tie or twist tie between the fittings and fan on top and that'll secure it indefinably. And this shows a few mm of room up top for the fittings and tubing.



Now all I have to do is stealth my HDD and put that in, purchase my water blocks, fit my 3-Way SLI and soundcard and finish the water cooling and it'll finally be done.

Let me know if you need some extra pictures or info on the radiators but I think I covered it pretty good,
    
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High wattage means you can chain multiple fans off the same header,50w is enough for about 15 Gentle Typhoons on each channel
Thanks. I don't know we can connect more than one fan on each channel. I was thinking what fan need near 50W of power. LOL
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so how many fans can be chained on the Scythe fan controllers? (12w)
also, what about amperage?
For example, CM XtraFlo fan max power consumption is 8.4W (0.7A * 12V)). So, you can only connect one XtraFlo fan on each channel on the Scythe fan controllers.
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My C70 Arctic White shipped today! Cant wait to throw my temp system in it so I can post some pics!
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Hey All,

I finally managed to do my clear window mod today, a local firm cut the perspex to the size reported in this thread, i drilled the holes and it looks brill biggrin.gif for my first ever mod... i am pretty happy with the results. The only think it needs is a good clean and some washers to help space the screws out properly.

Here are some pictures.... (Sorry for crappy iphone camera quality)






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Hey All,
I finally managed to do my clear window mod today, a local firm cut the perspex to the size reported in this thread, i drilled the holes and it looks brill biggrin.gif for my first ever mod... i am pretty happy with the results. The only think it needs is a good clean and some washers to help space the screws out properly.
Here are some pictures.... (Sorry for crappy iphone camera quality)
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)







 

Looks great! thumb.gif

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I forgot to add, if anyone wants a clear window but doesnt want the hassle of looking up a supplier and drilling the holes, give me a direct message, i can always create the window and re-ship it to you, i would only charge for the cost of the perspex and the shipping tbh, drilling the holes take less than 5 minutes.

Perspex cost = £20

Shipping shouldn't be that much, say around £5?
Edited by Shikaka - 12/4/12 at 5:08am
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