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Just curious why you would do this? Are you just goofing around?
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Just curious why you would do this? Are you just goofing around?
He want to run push/pull on his H100i.
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I wanted to run push/pull and there wasn't enough room up top, the second set of fans would push on fan pins that sit at the top. Thought I'd try it on the side since there is no other clear area I could put it. Idle temps are down but load temps are up. HOWEVER! Vcore temps are WAY down. Playing WOW used to get my Vcore temps into the 50s when my rad was up top. Now they stick around 35. The whole system in quiet mode didn't run over 40 degrees (20 ambient). I'm happy with it but one hard drive (the oldest one) runs hot (35 degrees as opposed to 23 on the SSD and 27 on the Caviar Black). So I want to get rid of that one and cut open the the hard drive rack to make for better air movement both across the hard drives and radiator. And I think I'll have to get the CORSAIR heatsink flipped upside down to make for a better hose placement...I don't like it sitting on the 680 heatsink. So, in answer, I was kind of messing around. I wanted to see if this config works better and I think after a little modding, it will.
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Hi, I have had a C70 for a while and posted my build on here quite a while ago. Last Christmas, I did a large overhaul on my computer so I thought I would share. I also made a full panel custom window for it that you can see in some of the pictures. The window is perfectly clear but it is hard to take a picture of it that isn't super reflective.

Anyways, I hope you like it, and let me know what you think





You can't see a whole lot in this last one because the window is reflecting, but it looks kind of cool so I included it.


you should remove the hard drive cages for better air flow.
other then that it looks very clean.
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Any chance you can do a tutorial on how to do this? Or take some more pics of how the window attaches, would be very appreciated as it looks superb! Also what did you do fornthe other side panel? Just leave it?
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Finished(for the next week biggrin.gif) product! I am extremely happy with the way it came out. I went for some of the pricier parts, but in the end, i think it definitely paid off. Let me know what you think! thumb.gif











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The heatsinks on my CHVFZ are painted with ceramic paint from the factory, the same stuff that is in engine paint. You can buy ceramic based spray paint at an auto parts store. The ceramic is heat resistant and dissipates heat very well.

Thanks for the heads-up. Would some touch-up paint work? O'Reilly's sells spray cans of just about every color. I'm working on a fixed-tubing Phantom 410 now, this has kinda taken a backseat. Thanks for the input though.
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Thanks for the heads-up. Would some touch-up paint work? O'Reilly's sells spray cans of just about every color. I'm working on a fixed-tubing Phantom 410 now, this has kinda taken a backseat. Thanks for the input though.

I don't know about the touch-up paint, I would only use the engine/ceramic based. If the touch-up is that then yes. I almost painted the heatsinks on my old M5A 99x evo red but chickened out and ended up with the CHVFZ which I am so glad I have.

PS: I ended up painting my radiator with it. You can see in my build log below.
Edited by Devildog83 - 3/15/14 at 6:46pm
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Thanks for the heads-up. Would some touch-up paint work? O'Reilly's sells spray cans of just about every color. I'm working on a fixed-tubing Phantom 410 now, this has kinda taken a backseat. Thanks for the input though.

you really need to use the Ceramic as Devildog suggested otherwise the heat will be trapped in the heatsink and chip and may cause them to overheat.
the ceramic allows the heat to escape and cool the chip better.
and the touch up or regular paint will chip off the heatsink over time due to the heat.
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Can you do a push/pull configuration on top of the case with the corsair H100i water cooler
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