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post #1851 of 10491
like the shroud , wonder if it will be possible to do it with 140 mm rad in place
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post #1852 of 10491
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Originally Posted by CptAsian View Post

I think the shroud looks nice with the red stripes, and it's good to see that it made at least some difference temperature-wise. Nice wallpapers, by the way. Bottom picture reminds me of Top Gear. Good stuff.

Thanks. What I wouldn't do to own a Lancia Stratos. That car is insane cool. biggrin.gif

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Originally Posted by tastegw View Post

Ramsey, that looks really good with the stripes!

Thanks Taste.

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Originally Posted by toyz72 View Post

i think it was worth it for looks a loan. looks like it covers up the wires and cables coming up from the bottom of the case. either way it gives me some idea's of my own. my biggest thing about this case is the 3.5 hdd setup. i've been looking at some hdd cages online,but not sure what im going to do yet. thx for putting your shroud out there for us to see thumb.gif

No problem at all.

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Originally Posted by Binary Ecyrb View Post

Thats real damn slick! What did you use to bend the steel with? Also, your 670 is begging for a backplate to clean up that interior look, especially with that fan duct now

If you wanted to do it the right way, you would want to use a metal brake. Unfortunately, ours in the shop is broken so I had to use some welding clamps to hold it steady on our welding table, and used a large rubber mallet to bend the sides. It's not as crisp of a bend you would get with a brake, but it does the job. And my FTW Sig2 doesn't have threaded holes for a backplate to attach with. (I have a backplate sitting here). After reading about my card, it is a common complaint.

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Back plates are not necessary for when the card is vertically mounted. I think it looks fine without it. I wouldn't go too much crazy, but what you got going on there Ramsey77 is looking pretty good! I don't think I'd do anything else to it!

Thanks Lareson.

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Originally Posted by Ashuiegi View Post

like the shroud , wonder if it will be possible to do it with 140 mm rad in place

I think it could be done, if you measured correctly. Only way to find out is to try it right? Making a cardboard template might be a smart move if you wanted to try it.
Edited by Ramsey77 - 4/8/13 at 7:07am
 
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post #1853 of 10491
need to finish my current mod before starting messing with my others cases ,....
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post #1854 of 10491
For you guys who put the 200mm fans on the top of the case do you guys have it blowing into the case or out?
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For you guys who put the 200mm fans on the top of the case do you guys have it blowing into the case or out?


I can't remember who exactly, but someone did a test and the top 200 fan doesn't help either way. Hopefully they will chime in on this. It's somewhere in this thread if you want to dig.
 
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post #1856 of 10491
I had mine blowing out, but eventually ditched it completely.
post #1857 of 10491
I have a slim Xigmatek 200mm blowing out the top, just to help vent some of the graphics card and ambient heat more efficiently and more quietly than having my card's fans running full tilt all the time. I haven't tested actual deltas in this configuration, but the fan is rather weak because of its size. The size is a constraint imposed by my CPU cooler, and I reason that without that cooler and with a stronger fan, it would vent rising heat more efficiently, but with it being mounted on an open grid, I'm not sure how much it really does. All I know is it's a hassle to unplug when I have to take the top panel off...
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post #1858 of 10491
I had to find a place for the case badge that came with my card. It's such a cool looking badge, I think I found it's home. (The dark spots are "carbon fibre" looking inlays). thumb.gif

 
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post #1859 of 10491
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I had to find a place for the case badge that came with my card. It's such a cool looking badge, I think I found it's home. (The dark spots are "carbon fibre" looking inlays). thumb.gif
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That is the perfect spot for that badge. It almost looks like the manufacturer designed the whole deal. "Very professional looking" is the point I'm trying to get across, I guess.
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post #1860 of 10491
What do you guys most recommend for CPU cooling? should I buy an all-in-one liquid cooler or is there a better air cooled? My interest is to over clock my intel i3 a cool deal instead of putting $300 into an i7 or custom water cooling (I have a pretty tight budget) What would you guys recommend?
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