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post #53 of 64
I noticed that the motherboard tray is upside down, how does this affect the air circulation inside the case? I would like to do something with this case and can find one for $30 in excellent condisiton (I will not be watercooling). My only concern is that hot air rises so if the GPU's are mounted with the fans facing up it will be spilling hot air into the roof of the case. This means I need top mounted exhaust fans otherwise the hot air will just pool in the roof...correct? Also, having the back panel exhaust at the bottom of the case seems counter productive provided that hot air rises. Or did you use the back as an intake and the front fans as exhaust? This is the only way I can make sense of the thermodynamics in the case...
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I have it set up like this:


Hooray for paint!

While folding there is a 10c difference in air temp going in the bottom to going out the side.
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Thanks for taking the time to draw a diagram +rep thumb.gif

How are your temps on water?
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Thanks for taking the time to draw a diagram +rep thumb.gif
How are your temps on water?

Before delidding, I would average 72C at 4.5Ghz. After delidding it's around 66C for 4.6Ghz
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post #57 of 64
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SLI UPDATE!

I istalled a second 670 (EVGA FTW 2GB) around new years and got the WC stuff all done two weeks ago. Here's the pics!

Ghetto-draining the loop:


Custom SLI bridge:



Leak testing:





I'm curious about the film that has developed on the inside of this fitting. The water looks fine and I can't smell anything, but it's got this yellow tint to it. This part has been under water for 6 months with a silver kill coil. The left one has the film, the right one is new.
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post #58 of 64
I like it. That extra bit of blue balances the color out a little more. biggrin.gif
   
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I like it. That extra bit of blue balances the color out a little more. biggrin.gif

I couldn't agree with you more.
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Just picked up another SLi bridge from a friend and put a nice carbon-fiber sticker on two. What do you guys think?
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