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Just wanted input on my fan set up guys.
I have just got my Cougar Vortex fans smile.gif Went for 4 x 120mm PWM and 4x 140mm Fans.
I was thinking of going 2 120mm PWM in the front behind the front panel. Leaving the top HD cage in and putting another 120mm PWM there and the last 120mm PWM for the back as the only exhaust. Except for the H100i at the top with stock fans.
Then putting 2x 140mm at the bottom of the case and the other two on the side window.
Would this be too much in terms of intakes? Would I be better having a side panel fan as an exhaust as well?
EDIT:
I have managed to put the 120mm fans in front and back etc...
But the 140mm fans screws just fall through the mounting holes... Would a set of washers simply fix it? How has everyone else fitted 140mm fans on the side and the bottom?
Impressed by the Cougars so far though... Reduced temps by 2 degree's and it much much more quieter now. Even at 800rpm.
The only thing I hear now is the annoying whine from the H100i even after the firmware update which fixed the rattle... This high pitched whine is very annoying now. Couldnt hardly notice it before but no the original case fans have been replaced it's far more noticeable.

Relocate the rubber grommets from the 120mm spots to the 140mm spots. Also, some extra fan rubber grommets might have come in the accessory box we included initially.
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CorsairGeorge, is there somewhere a detailed schematic of the C70 window so that i could send to someone to make a custom window without sending him the actual window form the case?
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Relocate the rubber grommets from the 120mm spots to the 140mm spots. Also, some extra fan rubber grommets might have come in the accessory box we included initially.

Thanks for the reply.

I move the gromets on the side panel to the 140mm holes but normal screws just fall through still... I've not used the rubber one's before and cant seem to get the rubber screw all the way in there is like a tab in the way on the rubber screw and no matter how hard I push it still doesn't want to go through properly.

Like I say I haven't used rubber screws before so I am probably doing it wrong.

What about the bottom of the C70 case? There are no grommets in place nor any additional one's were provided?

If anyone could help with this I've got +REP waiting for ya wink.gif
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Thanks for the reply.
I move the gromets on the side panel to the 140mm holes but normal screws just fall through still... I've not used the rubber one's before and cant seem to get the rubber screw all the way in there is like a tab in the way on the rubber screw and no matter how hard I push it still doesn't want to go through properly.
Like I say I haven't used rubber screws before so I am probably doing it wrong.
What about the bottom of the C70 case? There are no grommets in place nor any additional one's were provided?
If anyone could help with this I've got +REP waiting for ya wink.gif

Does your "normal" screw look like this? (The head may look slightly different)

 

 

If so, it may take a little extra effort to get them to "bite" in to the fan through the rubber grommets, but they will. Corsair sent me enough grommets and screws (either preinstalled or in the accessory pack) to install 7 fans. The forward 120mm mount on the bottom of the C70 is a little tricky with the "foot" of the case in the way, but it's possible.

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Here is my case stripped.
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Updated the rig a little. Nice rigs in this thread!

Got new ram! 16GB Corsair Vengeance. Also have an OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD that is just screaming fast. biggrin.gif







A little tech drool picture.



Just picked up a 3770k for $100 new, and I'll be getting a new motherboard, a second 480, and a new PSU by the end of next year.

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Am i the only one whose C70 gets a bit dusty despite the air filters and positive pressure?
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Am i the only one whose C70 gets a bit dusty despite the air filters and positive pressure?

No, it happens, the filters block big dust particles and animal hair. There's still smaller particles that will get through the filter. I suggest getting a small air compressor for $40 or such at a local harbor freight and dusting at least once a month to keep everything clean. Mine gets super dusty after a month so I clean it out all the time.
    
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Am i the only one whose C70 gets a bit dusty despite the air filters and positive pressure?
No, you're not alone. I just cleanup my casing last week. Major cleanup - removed the HDD bays + fans, rad + fans & front cover to clean it up. I did this every 2 - 3 months.
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All my computers sit on the desk specifically yo avoid that issue.
 
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