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Originally Posted by barebackbadger View Post

Had to send my 650w silverstone strider gold back, wasnt powering up the motherboard (tried another psu and it worked) so got to wait a few days for an RMA turnaround frown.gif

Well after putting daughter to bed, wife watching soaps, i decided while listening to the football on radio to start my sleeving..
By no means brilliant nor will they win any awards, but im happy with them and how they look
Only done 2 sata cables and the 8pin (took 2 hours to get them done) then over the next few nights got to start on the 24 pin atx
Sata Cable


8pin atx 12v


Think they will look good for my black/orange/white theme

Nice! I was curious to see what that sleeve-mod stuff looked like, is it possible to pull it tighter to get more coverage or is that the limit?
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post #6602 of 11727
I'm getting myself a Prodigy, and I wondered whats best to get as much silence as possible?
I Thought about Corsair H100i with new fans, and bitfenix spectre pro 230mm front. Whats your opinion on this?
post #6603 of 11727
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I'm getting myself a Prodigy, and I wondered whats best to get as much silence as possible?
I Thought about Corsair H100i with new fans, and bitfenix spectre pro 230mm front. Whats your opinion on this?

Spectre Pro 230mm is quiet only if regulated down to minimum rpms which is around 400 (maximum is 900). Two 120mm fans with low noise characteristics will do a much better job. Or you could try getting yourself the non-Pro Spectre version of the 230mm fan. It pushes a little bit less air compared to the Pro version, but you get the low noise that you are after.

Are you getting a dedicated GPU for your build? If yes that will be the noisiest part of your build.

And dont forget to get a decent PSU, something like seasonic G-series, X-series or SuperFlower PSUs are very good ones and produce little noise. If you are going with a non-demanding build even a passive PSU would be an option.

Let us know what parts are you thinking of getting or you already have and then we can be more specific.
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post #6604 of 11727
I will be getting this:

Corsair H100i with Noiseblocker eloop B12-2 16,7dB 1,042 mmH²O
Bitfenix Spectre 230mm LED blue
Will a 140mm fan fit as exhaust with H100i fitted? If so I will be getting a Bitfenix spectre 140mm exhaust fan.
I really want a Corsair AX PSU because of the sleeved cable kit you can buy.

For GPU I havent decided yet, waiting for opionions in the thread I made.
But yes it will be the noisiest component! : P
post #6605 of 11727
gpu ay?

The titan looks like a good option, but I'd personally just go 7950 tongue.gif
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post #6606 of 11727
I know this is a silly question tongue.gif But is it possible to get smaller cables for modular psu's? The 24 pin one from my ax-650 stands straight up and I can't bend it, they are way to stiff and restrict airflow in my case. The only cables I can find are the individually sleeved extension ones. Also if you sleeve them yourself do you need to buy all the small parts or can you strip the current ones off or something tongue.gif
post #6607 of 11727
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Nice! I was curious to see what that sleeve-mod stuff looked like, is it possible to pull it tighter to get more coverage or is that the limit?
Yes, you can pull it tighter but i preferred the looser look on the cable, but thats just me perhaps?
post #6608 of 11727
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Originally Posted by dman811 View Post

Cougar makes some fans with black housing and orange fins, and I have heard they are pretty good on radiators too. Cougar fans on Newegg.
Well amazon.co.uk with free but fast delivery, got my fans to me today smile.gif
Added 2 x £1.50 fan grills, i think they look good
post #6609 of 11727
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Well amazon.co.uk with free but fast delivery, got my fans to me today smile.gif
Added 2 x £1.50 fan grills, i think they look good

They do look good! Glad you like them.
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post #6610 of 11727
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I'm strongly considering it, but I feel like I might have the same issue I'm having now with my Hyper 212. That is, if it is oriented with the fan blowing over it in a back/front configuration, then it blocks the PCIe port, so that's no good. And if it's oriented in a side/side configuration, then it hangs over the RAM, which is a pain. Especially since I think the RAM that I'm going to be purchasing has a large heat spreader (Corsair Vengeance). Probably just going to end up dropping the $60 on a water cooler...
What mobo do you have as the tx3 isnt as wide as the 212 so doesnt block the pci slot on my asrock z77e itx board but is very close. So check your board first.

Edit sorry didnt see your rig, was on mobile site, again do a google search and check compatibility.
Edited by RyReZar - 4/9/13 at 3:16pm
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