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has anyone improved their audio in this case? eventually i want to mount something internally, but i still want to keep the wifi card and gpu. not sure what kind of options are left
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Hi Random, I'll answer what I can for you. smile.gif

Thanks Rav3n, you've been exceptionally helpful!
I was touch and go on the 690 to begin with and it was the potential noise that was making me consider the GPU block. I'm 99% sure I'll go with the ASUS 670 directcu ii I have available (plus that'll go nicely with my red/black theme). I'll stick to just water Cooling the cpu, which won't be much of an issue I'm sure.

I guess now the only question is whether a XSPC 750 X2O will fit in the front. I have it measured at 149 x 100 x 85mm (WxDxH), just a tad wider than an HDD, and considering a HDD cage can fit in there I think it should go in now problem, maybe some right angle fittings would help though.

edit: Anyone here using the EK Coolstream XT 240mm Rad? it's a little thicker (47mm) then the XSPC EX240 I was going to buy (35.5mm). Hoping to get some opinions on the rads
Edited by RandomHer0 - 12/27/12 at 6:51pm
    
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has anyone improved their audio in this case? eventually i want to mount something internally, but i still want to keep the wifi card and gpu. not sure what kind of options are left

ASUS makes a USB sound card (Xonar U3) but im not sure on the quality. THIS REVIEW might give you a little insight. theres also the ASUS DAC but it costs a large chunk of gold which most of us would be spending on other things like higher end graphics. thumb.gif
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@ randomhero:

I was about to pull the trigger on the EK waterblock for the 690 when i noticed the stupid inlet/outlet arrangement.
short answer, don't bother. I'm going to get the XSPC instead even though I have to pay a bunch for international shipping and will have to wait an extra 2 weeks for it.

The ek would require a 90 degree adapter, a spacer/extender and another 90 degree just to get the hoses in the right place. thats gonna look awful and be expensive.

also, the 690 isn't going to fit with a 200mm rad. not enough clearance there.

EDIT: also, there was a guy a few dozen pages back who had the XSPC dual bay res in the bottom of the case. looks like it fitted perfectly.
Edited by welshmouse - 12/27/12 at 7:16pm
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@ randomhero:
I was about to pull the trigger on the EK waterblock for the 690 when i noticed the stupid inlet/outlet arrangement.
short answer, don't bother. I'm going to get the XSPC instead even though I have to pay a bunch for international shipping and will have to wait an extra 2 weeks for it.
The ek would require a 90 degree adapter, a spacer/extender and another 90 degree just to get the hoses in the right place. thats gonna look awful and be expensive.
also, the 690 isn't going to fit with a 200mm rad. not enough clearance there.
EDIT: also, there was a guy a few dozen pages back who had the XSPC dual bay res in the bottom of the case. looks like it fitted perfectly.

Thanks smile.gif
So what are you planning on using (rad wise) for your loop? The only real issue I have with the XSPC block is the lack of a backplate, really wish they had released one.

Edit: looking at some pics of GTX 690s in the case, what top mounted rad/fan solution are you going for that you are confident will not get in the way of the inlet/outlet for the block?
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Thanks smile.gif
So what are you planning on using (rad wise) for your loop? The only real issue I have with the XSPC block is the lack of a backplate, really wish they had released one.
Edit: looking at some pics of GTX 690s in the case, what top mounted rad/fan solution are you going for that you are confident will not get in the way of the inlet/outlet for the block?

I'm planning to use an EX240 since its slimline enough to be used without issue, but still performs on par with the much thicker rads. I Will probably install another ex120 but i'm not sure it will fit without removing the bottom cage (which i want to keep)
I'm hoping i can externally mount the top fans and put the 120mm rad in the exhaust spot.

The lack of a backplate is annoying, but the EK block just will be a lot of hassle. getting a different block plus back plate just doesn't seem worth the cost to me. Doesn't help that everything costs twice as much once shipping is accounted for.
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has anyone improved their audio in this case? eventually i want to mount something internally, but i still want to keep the wifi card and gpu. not sure what kind of options are left

Except Asus You can get Audiotrak Maya U5 or Audiotrak PRODIGY CUBE, hope to get mine Cube soon wink.gif
 
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I'm planning to use an EX240 since its slimline enough to be used without issue, but still performs on par with the much thicker rads.

is this with fans mounted externally? or do you think u could get internal fans and an EX 240 without hitting the GPU block? I was looking at either the EX240 or the Alphacool NEXXOS ST30 which is a bit thinner
    
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is this with fans mounted externally? or do you think u could get internal fans and an EX 240 without hitting the GPU block? I was looking at either the EX240 or the Alphacool NEXXOS ST30 which is a bit thinner

The GPU is offset from the radiator anyways, your only worry is the inlet / outlet holes being low enough
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