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my rule is....if you cant mount it inside, it's time to mount it outside smile.gif
     
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my rule is....if you cant mount it inside, it's time to mount it outside smile.gif
My rule is, if you can't mount it inside, it's time to get a new case.
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My rule is, if you can't mount it inside, it's time to get a new case.
Either works, depends on preference smile.gif
     
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My rule is, if you can't mount it inside, it's time to get a new case.

I like your style sir. thumb.gif
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my rule is....if you cant mount it inside, it's time to mount it outside smile.gif

An excellent rule of thumb. I might even go as far as suggest skipping the mounting inside part altogether for a start. Mounting outside takes just a 3 mm drill bit, handful of M3 bolts of proper length (about 16mm should be just about right) and about well ... 3 times more M4 nuts to keep the rad sufficient distance from the case.

This, btw is a portable setup. I carry it twice every day to work at morning and to home at evening. If you can do it with a portable setup then doing for something stationary is even easier.
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An excellent rule of thumb. I might even go as far as suggest skipping the mounting inside part altogether for a start. Mounting outside takes just a 3 mm drill bit, handful of M3 bolts of proper length (about 16mm should be just about right) and about well ... 3 times more M4 nuts to keep the rad sufficient distance from the case.
This, btw is a portable setup. I carry it twice every day to work at morning and to home at evening. If you can do it with a portable setup then doing for something stationary is even easier.

Nice setup, my issue would be lugging a HAF-X with a Phobya 1260 strapped to it on the outside biggrin.gif
     
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An excellent rule of thumb. I might even go as far as suggest skipping the mounting inside part altogether for a start. Mounting outside takes just a 3 mm drill bit, handful of M3 bolts of proper length (about 16mm should be just about right) and about well ... 3 times more M4 nuts to keep the rad sufficient distance from the case.
This, btw is a portable setup. I carry it twice every day to work at morning and to home at evening. If you can do it with a portable setup then doing for something stationary is even easier.

*** do you do at work that requires you to lug that monstrosity around on a daily basis biggrin.gif 5 disk hot swap array? not exactly healthy for your HDD to be moving around so much.
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You'll get much more efficient results. You still going with those Akasa's?

Edit: I have just gone with them and must say they are like a pair of blooming jumbos taking over your head at 1300rpm. On the other side you could not hear them at sub 1000 rpm. Akasa calims 2.64 mm H2O static pressure, which is darn good for 1300 rpm fans.
I would go with Scythe GT's 120 AP13, but I could not find any retailer to sell them, plus I could not find any info on static pressure they could generate.

So at the moment it looks like that:



I will eventually upgrade that Magicool 120mm Slim fan to something thicker like Alphacool NexXxoS UT60 Full Copper 120mm...
Edited by chrisf4lc0n - 8/18/12 at 6:37am
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my rule is....if you cant mount it inside, it's time to mount it outside smile.gif

An excellent rule of thumb. I might even go as far as suggest skipping the mounting inside part altogether for a start. Mounting outside takes just a 3 mm drill bit, handful of M3 bolts of proper length (about 16mm should be just about right) and about well ... 3 times more M4 nuts to keep the rad sufficient distance from the case.

This, btw is a portable setup. I carry it twice every day to work at morning and to home at evening. If you can do it with a portable setup then doing for something stationary is even easier.

If I saw you on The Underground with something like that I would probably evacuate the station wink.gif
P.S. I like the purple strap lachen.gif
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I have just gone with them and must say they are absolutely noiseless! You could not hear them even at the full 1300rpm speed. Akasa calims 2.64 mm H2O static pressure, which is darn good for 16 db(A) fan.
Are you kidding me? Where do I sign up!?

That's ridiculous, and too good to be true. Have you seen any independent reviewer go into detail with these fans?
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