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post #601 of 10491
I'd thought about it, but I think I'd still want to upgrade the fan itself as the Coolermaster fan doesn't seem to do much other than waste electricity and spin in a circle while glowing red.

I'm also dealing with this situtation as well so if I end up upgrading the cooler on my GPU's i may not need the airflow quite as bad as I thought.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1347488/twin-frozr-2-560ti-fan-upgrade/0_100
Edited by mavisky - 1/9/13 at 11:57am
post #602 of 10491
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Originally Posted by mavisky View Post

I'd thought about it, but I think I'd still want to upgrade the fan itself as the Coolermaster fan doesn't seem to do much other than waste electricity and spin in a circle while glowing red.
I'm also dealing with this situtation as well so if I end up upgrading the cooler on my GPU's i may not need the airflow quite as bad as I thought.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1347488/twin-frozr-2-560ti-fan-upgrade/0_100

I would use the existing CM 200mm as an intake first and see if it makes any difference at all ...it should do some minor difference...
post #603 of 10491
I had to shave a bit off the side of this alphacool res. to get it in the case.
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post #604 of 10491
But it slides right in now, would not even pass the gate before.*
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post #605 of 10491
I see I'm not the only one who likes the simplicity of the NZXT fan controller. BTW I cut a piece of black card stock to slid between the 5th slider and the power led, keeps it from bleeding into the 5 slot nearly as bad as it does from the factory.
post #606 of 10491
Thanks Mav! smile.gif I also did the power supply mod that I think Ramsey did last month but I haven't got the Aluminum in so it's just a fiber board mockup at the moment, but I sprayed it black and looks pretty good for wood. wink.gif
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post #607 of 10491
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But it slides right in now, would not even pass the gate before.*

I'd like to forewarn you, make sure you have that res sealed well. You technically have it at the bottom of the loop, which I found out is the worst place to have one, hence why I had to move mine. If there's even a slight pressure difference in the loop, it'll find the weakest spot to leak out of, which on mine ended up being one of the seals on my res. I haven't seen anyone else use a bay res yet on one of these cases and if there is, would like to see how it's holding up.
post #608 of 10491
Thanks for the warning, I've been wondering about just that point.
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post #609 of 10491
Lareson, what did you do with it, velcro it to a side panel?
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post #610 of 10491


I have a cylindrical res but I could fit it right next to my rad and it came with the brackets so I just used 3M tape. I don't know anywhere else to put that kind of bay res. You could get creative and mount to the side panel or something. I don't know what your options would be besides getting an entirely different res.
Edited by Lareson - 1/9/13 at 2:31pm
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