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Would I be able to whack a H100i in push-pull in the roof with a H90 also in push-pull in the rear? What would be the optimal flow considering I'll have 3x120mm fans in the front?

Not if you want to mount it all inside. See this guy's picture:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1404897/official-corsair-carbide-air-540-owners-club-gallery/11240#post_24505156

If you aren't against external radiator mounting (for the H100i) then you should be fine.
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So after 4 years away from the modding scene I'm back with another black and white build, thought you guys might enjoy a few pictures of the case I'm going to be working with. Excuse potato quality.






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Hi gents smile.gif

I've decided to get myself a new rig for Christmas and I've decided to go for the Air 540 for my case and I just wanted to make a few final checks smile.gif

Would I be able to whack a H100i in push-pull in the roof with a H90 also in push-pull in the rear? What would be the optimal flow considering I'll have 3x120mm fans in the front?

Not likely, because your H100i rad with p/p fans will protrude where the H90 rad is mounted. You could put the H100i in the front and keep the H90 in the rear.
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So after 4 years away from the modding scene I'm back with another black and white build, thought you guys might enjoy a few pictures of the case I'm going to be working with. Excuse potato quality. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)






Looking great! post some pics when you are finished with the build thumb.gif
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I'd wish to replace my thumb screws to match my build color, which thread should I get? M3, M4 or 6-32? Thanks! blushsmiley.gif
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Wonder if this can be scaled down to a bit more budget wise
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I'd wish to replace my thumb screws to match my build color, which thread should I get? M3, M4 or 6-32? Thanks! blushsmiley.gif

Why not spray paint them in the exact color you want? Five minute job is all. thumb.gif
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I love my case, but the front grill has decided to start vibrating and creates a buzzing sound. If I move it, it will go away for a little while, but come back. Has anyone else had this issue? Any recommendations on how to get rid of it?
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I wanted to go to a custom loop, but since my Corsair 550D wouldn't fit both a 360 and 240 radiator, I went with the 540 Air. I clearly should have read the entire thread, because putting two 40mm thick Coolstream PEs inside with fans required quite a bit of modification. The rear chassis fan had to go outside the case, and I needed to drill two new holes 15mm back on the top plate to mount the 240 rad further aft. The front hard drive mount on the chassis floor had to go for the radiator fittings, but I chose to remove them all with a Dremel and tin snips. That left enough room to fit the 360 in front with fans attached. But I forgot something important:



Oops. The 780 Lightning is about a cm too long to fit.

So I went with the front fans on the outside:



Right now this is obviously too much radiator capacity for a 4.6 GHz 4670k at 1.265 volts, but I'll do something with the video card once prices for 980 TIs come down a bit.

The biggest issue I have now is fan resonance noise. The kit I bought came with three EK Varder fans, and I also have two SP120 Quiets for the top rad. The Vardar's have better motors than the SPs, so they don't click like sleeve bearing fans (especially in the horizontal orientation), but they are horribly balanced. Running them while holding them in my hand, they're quiet, but I can feel them vibrate and wobble. As soon I as screw them into the case, they're easily twice as loud and much more annoying. The SPs, with their rubberized corners, transfer less energy to the radiator/case, but I still used some silicone washers between the case and the radiator.

My solution for the Vardars, so far, is to use these rubber grommets with some longer 1.5" 6-32 screws:





The first problem is that with the extra depth, I can no longer fit the front grill on. The second is clear to see: the screw is still in contact with both the fan and the radiator. The grommet helps, but it's insufficient.

I have some of the newer Scythe Slip Stream dual ball bearing fans coming in next week, so I'm hoping they'll be better balanced. But does anyone have any good solutions for completely decoupling the fans from the radiator/case?
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Anyone got tips on how I should install my 2 Titan X hybrids into my Corsair 540? What position in the case, intake or exhaust and do I have space for push pull??? I have an h100i installed at the top of the case without push pull. Thoughts please? Pix of my rig in my profile without the hybrids installed.
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Anyone got tips on how I should install my 2 Titan X hybrids into my Corsair 540? What position in the case, intake or exhaust and do I have space for push pull??? I have an h100i installed at the top of the case without push pull. Thoughts please? Pix of my rig in my profile without the hybrids installed.

Well since you have the H100i on top, that leaves the back (possibly) and the front. Looking at your pics, I'd put the radiator for the top Titan X on the rear (exhaust), and the radiator for the bottom Titan X in the front as an intake.
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