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As expected no one cares about my HAF XB cause gambi posted his :'(

hehehe
Sorry about that tongue.gif Curse those modding skills of mine!

On another node, my GPU temps seams strange.. 33 degrees after hours of gaming or stress test.. On air it was 70-90 degrees.
33 degrees just seams so darn low, and I almost cant believe it.

*Edit
The GPU is not OCed at the moment, but my old 680 with the same cooling still got to 50-60 degrees.
 
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post #7492 of 10515
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cracking cable management job on yours there wthenshaw.
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Will is the cable management master of this club. People take that stuff for granted, but i challenge some1 else to make their build look as clean as he does lol
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oh no, I (we) do like basic, non-water cooled clean builds wink.gif
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I personally think his build's impeccable. But i would never say no to "I'm gonna have to watercool my XB". biggrin.gif


Thank you all for the kind words, I do try to keep cabling out of sight the best I can.

I think I will do some water cooling for this build after I finish my Valve Amp.

Good news on that by the way, dad found a complete amp which I can steal the Audio output transformers from and the valves and rectifier. If he wins the auction that is.
Edited by wthenshaw - 3/3/14 at 7:05am
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post #7493 of 10515
Removing the mesh filter from the front 120/140mm fan mounts improved my sli temps by 5-7 degrees lol. I didnt realize it was that restrictive on airflow.
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Removing the mesh filter from the front 120/140mm fan mounts improved my sli temps by 5-7 degrees lol. I didnt realize it was that restrictive on airflow.

I removed my filter within a week of buying it, the standard metal mesh is fine.
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post #7495 of 10515

Yeah good filters are real restrictive. You kinda need to find your own sweet spot between dust and airflow. The more air a filter lets through, the more dust it lets through

    
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Joined a while back when I was looking to build a new PC. Was impressed with the horizontal mobo tray and overall design of case. Got the EVO and since I don't do hot swapping I removed that PCB and made the bay a static SSD/HDD bay. I also removed the bottom right expansion bay as I am pretty basic when it comes to storage needs. I am aiming to build a Bruce Lee themed PC (after his yellow jump suite from Game of Death). I will take some pics and post what I have so far. I am a Rookie at PC modding but this forum has helped a lot.

P.S. Great job everyone on their case mods as you all are the reason I choose this case and decided to do a themed case.
post #7497 of 10515
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Will is the cable management master of this club. People take that stuff for granted, but i challenge some1 else to make their build look as clean as he does lol

As far as the Monsoon's....
They make all of their fittings in both Hardline and regular now. On top of that, they also sell conversion kits. So if you already own regular monsoon compressions, you can convert them into Hardline's. The only thing that needs to match is the OD

Cheers. Found a good vid on the hardline fittings. I have two 6 packs of the Monsoon's 1/2 5/8 carbon fittings, but a quick look didn't turn up anyone selling the hard lock upgrade kit in the UK. The hard lock system looks a lot safer than the normal push fit type by a long way. I use the push fit type at work and unless the end of the pipe is completely round, you'll never get a good seal.

now I've seen it, the hard lock system looks like the way to go. Just need to find someone over here selling the upgrade kit.

the vid on the hard lock system http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tU1MoA3S30s#t=1332
post #7498 of 10515

These are the kits on PPC. Maybe having the model number will help you find em in the UK. Monsoon's a US company though, so they might not be available out that way yet

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=59_346_1026_1289

    
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post #7499 of 10515
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These are the kits on PPC. Maybe having the model number will help you find em in the UK. Monsoon's a US company though, so they might not be available out that way yet
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=59_346_1026_1289

doh. What i have is 1/2 3/4, redface.gif first day back at work and my heads not in it. Cheers for the link though. looks like I'll need to buy the full fitting. for peace of mind, i don't think it can be beat. I used to leave my pc on 24/7 before I watercooled it, bit dubious about going to make a coffee and leave it unattended now. The FrozenQ res I got leaked out of the cathode hole, luckily I spotted it and was using non conductive fluid and then there was the Monsoon carbon fitting splitting apart. Up till seeing the hard lock system I was dubious on trying acrylic tubing. after seeing the vid, i think it's the way to go. I'll probably be sticking with the EK fittings for now. The weathers warming and my bike needs new bits as well, plus I just want to get my build finished, or at least up and running. two weeks without BF4 and I'm going cold turkey lol.
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I love monsoon fittings. I literally waited for a cpl months til they were gonna be released. Then they made the moronic decision of using barbs made out of silver. So now looks like i'm going with either Primochill or Bitspower

    
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