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I'm back! It was an amazing trip. I now have to figure out what to do with this 3770k that I have no use for
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I'm back! It was an amazing trip. I now have to figure out what to do with this 3770k that I have no use for

Hmmm... can't sell it on the marketplace because not enough rep... eBay? Even though there are a TON of them probably. Darn... I just bought a 3770k too. Hmmm...

Rig looks good though! thumb.gif

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post #63 of 243
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I may end up using Lutro0's stiff line Pet sleeving instead of MDPC. Looking at pictures it seems like similar quality, and the best part is that his shop is in South Dakota, one state north from me, so shipping is super fast. I'm thinking of doing something like this for the 24pin:

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For the PCI 6 pins I'll probably do white grey black
For the EPS 8 pin I think I'll do white grey black white

What do you guys think?

I like these colors because they go with the silver theme while allowing me to go a different color with the coolant (although I'll probably stick with clear blue)
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post #64 of 243
I like it! Sounds like a good idea!

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Question for ya... What PCB fan header are you going to use to reduce the speed of the 12v fans?

Something like this.......... http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14665/ele-991/4-Pin_Power_Distribution_PCB_8xWay_Block_MMT-PCB-4-83.html?tl=g34c17&id=r4PFVHuz#blank

Can you run a 4pin molex hooked up to that with a 7v pin arrangement?
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post #66 of 243
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I am currently using the PCB that came with the NZXT switch 810, as well as a 6 header phobya one I have. I might end up getting one like the one you linked just to clean things up though.

Yes, you can wire a molex plug to it at 5 or 7 volts. I currently have my top for sp120s on 7v using the speed reducing cables they came with, and then a made a custom reducer for the other one.



Those white cables are a temporary 7v reducer. I might end up using 5v for everything.

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post #67 of 243
Thanks for the fast response. I can fab up a 4pin to 4pin molex 12v-7v adapter and just use one "hub" to control the 8 fans in my build. I was looking for a way to eliminate a fan controller and this will be a great way to do that. thumb.gif
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It's nice because then you can find a certain noise level you like and just have it set as that always, simple as that.

So for dust filtering, I'm thinking of using a large piece of THIS down the entire front of the flex bays.

Anyone know of a good way to hold it in place?
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Check out what hammerforged did with the same material
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Interesting, I'm not sure if I want the material outside of the flex bays though. I'm thinking about trying to pin the sheet in between the 2 pieces of the 360 radiator mount, so that it is stretched over the fans on the inside. Then I would pull the edges of the material through between the case and the flex mount, pinning them to the case with the screws that mount the rad flex mount.
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