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Front 120 sickleflos; wish the leds were a little brighter on the sickleflos
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Front 120 sickleflos; wish the leds were a little brighter on the sickleflos

They are plenty bright enough just stop flooding them with different coloured lighting inside the chassis.
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So who else has gone all the way and cut open their case for ventilation?



I noticed my hard drives were getting too hot, so I used my old pair of tin snips to open up the XB and installed a fan next to the main hard drives.
I don't have a filter for it yet, hopefully I can get one on the weekend.
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my hdd goes to about 52C, while the ssd stays on 30C. both temps are acceptable.
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Front 120 sickleflos; wish the leds were a little brighter on the sickleflos

They are plenty bright enough just stop flooding them with different coloured lighting inside the chassis.

 

:D

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So who else has gone all the way and cut open their case for ventilation?



I noticed my hard drives were getting too hot, so I used my old pair of tin snips to open up the XB and installed a fan next to the main hard drives.
I don't have a filter for it yet, hopefully I can get one on the weekend.

 

*raises hand*

 

 

 

Not using it anymore though. That was like 4 revisions of my build ago. 92mm's fit absolutely perfect in that space though for anybody that's interested

 

I decided it wasn't enough ventilation. Just a tiny bit more breathing room did the trick nicely 

 

 

:p 


Edited by kpoeticg - 3/5/14 at 1:08am
    
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kpoeticg, is there anything you didn't mod? biggrin.gif
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In the XB? I've just had too much time with this build LOL. Since i somehow got obsessed with modding after buying my XB, i keep needing it to be better....

 

I've tried most mods that i can think of with this case though. My probem is i'll make a decision and do something to the case. Then i'll have to wait a month before i can afford to order more stuff. And during that month of reading build logs and watching other people's XB Creations, my plans just completely change. 

 

Someday i'll finish it though. Someday....... 

 

I really like the plan i have right now for it with the acrylic. Hopefully it stays that way, cuz i can't afford to keep changing my mind :p

    
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Front 120 sickleflos; wish the leds were a little brighter on the sickleflos
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They are plenty bright enough just stop flooding them with different coloured lighting inside the chassis.

I actually have to agree that the Sickleflo's are kinda dim, at least in comparison to most fans. I think it's mostly because they don't have transparent fan frames (which I don't really understand). From what I remember, my Sickleflo's didn't light up anything near them in my case; they just had a faint red glow in the fan blades. But yeah, having tons of blue light in your case won't help.
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They are only supposed to have the light streak on the blades
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Also the dimming on the LED's on sickleflows is really noticable if you use a fan controller on a motherboard or similar. So the only way around it is to run them on max speed and enjoy the noise wink.gif
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