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Hi all, would appreciate feedback/comments on setup/location of coolers

Case: FT02 with intake fans via fan controller ~ 650 RPM
CPU cooler: H80 with PWM fans (under 1000 RPM)
GPU cooler: Arctic Cooling Hybrid = heaps quieter than stock (its an ASUS 6950 2GB with DCII cooler). GPU temps lower also

current cooler set up A
current cooler set up B

goals = silence & minimising heat build up in a small office with 4 x 24" monitors (running 3 plus monitors on AMD cards bumps up idle/light workload temps by 15 degrees – onya AMD!)

While I could have mounted the second radiator (for GPU) on one of the 180mm fans, it was bugging me to utilise the otherwise wasted space of spare 5.25" bays. The hard drive mounts are only used for 2.5" SSD drives so plenty of air still passes into the empty bays. By mounting a rad in this space, the aim was to direct heat to the top outlet opposite the PCI slots, at worst being no less effective than cooler DCII fans blowing heat into the case. I figure I'm also maximising airflow to the motherboard by not obstructing the 180mm fans. (have also got a drop on the Intel PCB - but I think it was previously blocked by the DCii cooler.

PC now seriously quiet. Temps are all currently awesome but it's also not yet summer!

Any thoughts on the placement in the empty bays?? Are you aware of an off-the-shelf solution that would work for mounting the radiator within the bays? I don't want to mod the case or leave the mounting as it is using zip ties.

thanks in advance
My Rig
(29 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600K  GA-Z68X-UD5-B3 ASUS HD7970 DCii TOP 3GB G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-1600C9D-16GXM 16GB (2x8GB)... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 830 128GB Samsung 830 256GB Western Digital WD Green 1TB WD10EZRX  Western Digital WD Blue 1TB WD10EZEX  
Optical DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Silverstone FP58B 5.25in Cover Bay for Slot loa... Silverstone SOD02 Slim DVDRW Optical Drive  EK Supremacy CPU Waterblock Clean CSQ Acetal  EK-FB KIT GA P67A (UD7) - Acetal + Nickel  
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Full Cover VGA Block EK-FC7970 DCII Acetal N... Koolance RP-452X2 Reservoir for PMP-450/S Pumps... Alphacool VPP655 Single Edition 12V Variable Sp... Alphacool NexXxoS UT60 Full Copper 120mm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 Full Copper 360mm  4 x Noctua NF-F12 PWM 120mm Fan  Noctua NF-A15 PWM 140mm Fan Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
4 x Dell U2412M Logitech G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard  Seasonic XP-660 Platinum 660W Power Supply V2 Silverstone FT02 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse  Roccat SOTA Xonar STX with APA2107 opamp AudioEngine AE2 
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My Rig
(29 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600K  GA-Z68X-UD5-B3 ASUS HD7970 DCii TOP 3GB G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-1600C9D-16GXM 16GB (2x8GB)... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 830 128GB Samsung 830 256GB Western Digital WD Green 1TB WD10EZRX  Western Digital WD Blue 1TB WD10EZEX  
Optical DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Silverstone FP58B 5.25in Cover Bay for Slot loa... Silverstone SOD02 Slim DVDRW Optical Drive  EK Supremacy CPU Waterblock Clean CSQ Acetal  EK-FB KIT GA P67A (UD7) - Acetal + Nickel  
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Full Cover VGA Block EK-FC7970 DCII Acetal N... Koolance RP-452X2 Reservoir for PMP-450/S Pumps... Alphacool VPP655 Single Edition 12V Variable Sp... Alphacool NexXxoS UT60 Full Copper 120mm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 Full Copper 360mm  4 x Noctua NF-F12 PWM 120mm Fan  Noctua NF-A15 PWM 140mm Fan Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
4 x Dell U2412M Logitech G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard  Seasonic XP-660 Platinum 660W Power Supply V2 Silverstone FT02 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse  Roccat SOTA Xonar STX with APA2107 opamp AudioEngine AE2 
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