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smile.gif I would get some Arctic MX-4 or Arctic Silver 5 with the heatsink..

That's all from me today.. time to hit the hay ^^
 
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Nice Ramsey77!! I never noticed that black / rad box in the front? looks like a rad tongue.gif but that wouldn't make any sense :S what is it? thinking.gif

It's a fan shroud to get the intake air to the CPU cooler and GPU more effectively. It dropped load by 2-3C. (it mainly just looks cool and covers up the entry spot for my cables.) biggrin.gif
 
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post #2803 of 10491
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It's a fan shroud to get the intake air to the CPU cooler and GPU more effectively. It dropped load by 2-3C. (it mainly just looks cool and covers up the entry spot for my cables.) biggrin.gif

It looks purrrrdy. Where'd ya get it?
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It looks purrrrdy. Where'd ya get it?

I made it. tongue.gif
 
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post #2805 of 10491
Hey guys just signed up here been reading the posts last few days because im looking at ordering all my parts next week . So far im looking at

Case - Cooler Master HAF XB
Power Supply - CoolerMaster Silent Pro Platinum 1000W Power Supply - 80 Plus Platinum
Motherboard - Asus Sabertooth 990FX
Cpu - AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core 4GHz AM3+ Processor
Ram - Corsair Vengeance 32GB
Liquid cooling - Cooler Master Seidon 120XL Liquid CPU Cooler
Fans - Cooler Master Fan 120mm x 3
GPU - EVGA GeForce GTX 680 4GB
Ssd - Samsung 840 Series 250GB
Hd - Seagate Barracuda 7200 3TB

I have been wanting to do my processor liquid cooled but im not sure what would be better . Any tips or opinions are gladly accepted.
post #2806 of 10491
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I made it. tongue.gif

Wow seriously? Done a great job. I really need to be getting into DIY mode again. This case has real potential! thumb.gif
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Wow seriously? Done a great job. I really need to be getting into DIY mode again. This case has real potential! thumb.gif

Thanks. biggrin.gif
I have been able to tie up all of the shortcomings of this case with a little fabrication. The thing is as quiet as a church mouse when it's idle, and it can cool better than any case I have had yet. I think I will be keeping this one for awhile. thumb.gif
 
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post #2808 of 10491
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Originally Posted by Ramsey77 View Post

Thanks. biggrin.gif
I have been able to tie up all of the shortcomings of this case with a little fabrication. The thing is as quiet as a church mouse when it's idle, and it can cool better than any case I have had yet. I think I will be keeping this one for awhile. thumb.gif

So far all i've needed is a mountain of zip ties, this case is a dream for someone with OCD! I'm with ya on that one this shifts air better than my HAF912 biggrin.gif
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post #2809 of 10491
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Hey y'all! I finished building my rig so i'd love to join the club. I only have the picture from my profile, but to be honest it's not much to look at compared to some others in this group. (And YES, I have read each and every post in the thread.) I appreciate all of the goodwill and help that i've seen from everyone. I know I learned a lot. This is an excellent group!

Questions -
  • I saw recently that someone was able to attach three fans to the front of the case. Did that require any drilling or modification? I'd love to get a third fan up front in my own case - just cuz.
  • Can anyone recommend a company where I can order some anodized aluminum thumbscrews that would work well inside (mb tray and card slot brackets) the case?
  • I think someone else asked this, but I didn't see an answer... Can anyone recommend a good UV style case light? I've been looking here: http://www.xoxide.com/coldcathodes.html I have UV plastic thumbscrews and SATA cables, so I was thinking of adding a UV lightsource to bring out the glow. Maybe I should just stick to LED's for their brightness? (i love the glow)

Anyway, thanks to everyone for all the information and entertainment over the last few weeks. I'm loving my HAF XB.

Rhino makes some good aluminum case screws. They are in all different anodized colors too. They are like $2.50 for a set of ten of em'. I used them in my HAF build and they fit in every place a thumbscrew went without an issue. Good luck!
post #2810 of 10491

Hey guys this is what I have done to my HAF-XB build so far. If you want to look it up and view my log so far feel free. "Delt White Build"
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