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Agreed. Great pics. Welcome to the club thumb.gif
Yeah, I have a social thing tonight with the gf....so the final steps will have to wait til tomorrow. Should be leak testing by later in the afternoon. wink.gif

We're getting another cold snap next Tues, Wed, and Thurs. Temps will dip into -6C to -11C. Prime oc'ing weather. thumb.gif
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Yeah, i live in Rhode Island so we have similar weather. I'm sick of the cold lol

    
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after living in NYC for 10 years, I live in the desert now. I hated the cold soooo much, and the cold seems to last forever too there. with that said, cheers from the golf course where I am getting sunburned at the end of January. FOUR!!!!!
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Yeah i moved to LA for a year a few years back and couldn't afford it anymore so had to come back to New England. I definitely plan to move back out west again when i can afford it.

    
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In the UK it is grey every day.
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after living in NYC for 10 years, I live in the desert now. I hated the cold soooo much, and the cold seems to last forever too there. with that said, cheers from the golf course where I am getting sunburned at the end of January. FOUR!!!!!
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Yeah i moved to LA for a year a few years back and couldn't afford it anymore so had to come back to New England. I definitely plan to move back out west again when i can afford it.
I actually kinda like it in Philly. I was born and raised here. I like it that we have a winter. I generally OC with water during the winter months to get the most out of my wc set up. In the spring I will have a few runs with LN2 or dice. Then I set it aside in the summer and wait til the cold calls me again. Been in grad school for the past few winters so I haven't had much spare time to do anything. This is the first bench worthy rig I've had since my S1366 rig (Core 980X, 2x GTX 580, Corsair ram, EVGA Classy mobo, etc) that I ran a few years back.

I've seen much of the west coast and I'd love to move to someplace like San Francisco or even in the south west...Santa Fe, NM or Tempe, AZ. I'd have to switch from Enthusiast to XOC on HWBot tho.....not necessarily a bad thing. wink.gif
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post #6967 of 10491
I have a question about adding some more air flow to the lower half of the box. I see myself filling my drive bays in the near future and want to increase airflow downstairs by adding a 120mm fan on both sides of the case pointing at the drive cages.



The front mobo screw on the psu side and the rear mobo screw on the 2.5" drive bay side will act as one fan mount and I will drill and tap new holes for the other side and just let the bottom of the fan hang there. I will put some holes in the side panels for the intake.

What are your thoughts on this? Lets pretend I will have all bays filled with mechanical drives.
post #6968 of 10491

92mm fans fit perfectly there. I used Akust Magnetic Bridges when i was gonna do that

 

 

 

 

 

    
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post #6969 of 10491
I would do something like kpoeticg.. if you just let the bottom hang loose you may risk rattling noises.
but yea! it is a really good idea if you need old school HDD's smile.gif I only have SSD in my case, my HDDs is in a NAS server instead. thumb.gif
 
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post #6970 of 10491
i considered a Hailea water chiller for my first water cooled build, then I remembered I lived in Manchester uk lol. Ideal overclocking weather at the minute, nice and cold and raining too much to want to go out too often.
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