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Anyone have any suggestions on the best way to clean the window panel? It seems even merely wiping it attracts dust and if the inside of the case is lit up, all the dust is visible.

This is a trick I learned years ago to keep my motorcycle helmet and windscreen clean. Use basic furniture spray, like Pledge or Endust, and a microfiber cloth.

The spray doesn't hurt visibility/clarity, but repels dust and water (and makes getting bugs off a snap, though you shouldn't really have that problem with your 540!). Should last you months before you need to spray it again, depending on your environment, and in between applications, just wipe it down with a microfiber to get rid of fingerprints.

Just spray it on and wipe with a clean microfiber cloth until you don't see any streaks. Job done.
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Built my Gaming/VR Rig a fortnight ago and finally took some photo's for another forum post and decided to post them here too.

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post #12183 of 12513
Does anyone know if Corsair will make similar cube chassis with possibility of 2 motherboards installed?
I want to make my case to be like that but it would be cramped (I think).
Anyone have idea?biggrin.gif
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Hey y'all, joined the club this weekend. Been wanting to build a new rig for a while and was final able to do so this past weekend. Still tweaking physically and software wise but very pleased so far. I don't understand how anyone can call this case loud...It's silent in our use case, particularly as compared to the rig that previously sat in its spot (a modified Alienware Aurora R3)...

i7-6700K, ASRock Z170 Fatal1ty Gaming K6, 4x8GB DDR4-3200 Corsair Dominator Platinum, Corsair H115i, Corsair AX860, Samsung 850 EVO 1TB, Asus GTX1080 Turbo all housed in this beast of a case.

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Did some cleaning to my system today, and added cable combs to the PCI-e and 24 pin motherboard cable,
I think it looks OK now. Going to upgrade my motherboard and cpu later. My 4770K is of a bad batch and overclocks poorly . Also want a ATX-board instead of M-ATX
Cleaning one of my systems. Added cable combs to the 24 pin mobo cable and the PCI-e cables.
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Going to be my first PC build ever and I am very excited smile.gif Should be an "official club member" by Monday! Was absolutely in love with the case from the second I pulled it out of the box, but was a little disappointed that the inside was black, so I attempted my first ever DIY by layering the inside with some white plasti dip. It came out a little off iffy in some spots, but they're going to be covered by the tech for the most part, so I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out!

Edit: Included pictures, but they didn't go through. not sure why... Will have to try again later...

Edit2: Think they went through now...

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Edited by Skelanimal - 8/19/16 at 8:19am
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Going to be my first PC build ever and I am very excited smile.gif Should be an "official club member" by Monday! Was absolutely in love with the case from the second I pulled it out of the box, but was a little disappointed that the inside was black, so I attempted my first ever DIY by layering the inside with some white plasti dip. It came out a little off iffy in some spots, but they're going to be covered by the tech for the most part, so I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out!

Edit: Included pictures, but they didn't go through. not sure why... Will have to try again later...

Firstly, welcome to OCN! Here's a link to the new members forum, so please give that a look when you have a few minutes! smile.gif

Secondly, looking forward to seeing your build!
     
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Firstly, welcome to OCN! Here's a link to the new members forum, so please give that a look when you have a few minutes! smile.gif

Secondly, looking forward to seeing your build!

Thanks for the warm welcome smile.gif I'll be sure to have a gander.
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Ok so I have a problem here I think.

My temps on my 980ti hof can go up to 80C+ with this case all fans maxed. I have the following setup

i7-4790k @ 4.6GHz
980 ti hof (overclocked to 1420ghz 1.212V only way to get stable overclock)
corsair ax850w
AIR 540

So this is my airflow

3x front cougar vortex pwm
1x stock back fan exhaust
corsair h100i v1 at top with 2x stock fans bottom as exhaust

Even by setting my GPU fans to max speed it doesn't help with temps. I also cleaned out my case yesterday and only got 2-3FPS drop and that's not enough. I made sure the fans is as clean as it can be. Cleaned it with a brush then blowing out with a vacuum cleaner (one that can blow out air as well) so don't know why my temps is still so high. Can it be that my dront fans is not strong enough. I also removed all dust filers to get even more air into the case. My CPU runs about 65C max in games. It spikes to 80C but only for a second or 2 when it needs to load heavy data into the game and then back down to 55-60C average and peaking 65C then and lower.

Just to add here with my side panel off my card runs much cooler. in same scenario where I get 70C it runs 66C now. So maybe I should mod the case with side exhaust and add either 1 or 2 120mm decent airflow fans.
Edited by DiceAir - 8/20/16 at 2:18am
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post #12190 of 12513
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Ok so I have a problem here I think.

My temps on my 980ti hof can go up to 80C+ with this case all fans maxed. I have the following setup

i7-4790k @ 4.6GHz
980 ti hof (overclocked to 1420ghz 1.212V only way to get stable overclock)
corsair ax850w
AIR 540

So this is my airflow

3x front cougar vortex pwm
1x stock back fan exhaust
corsair h100i v1 at top with 2x stock fans bottom as exhaust

Even by setting my GPU fans to max speed it doesn't help with temps. I also cleaned out my case yesterday and only got 2-3FPS drop and that's not enough. I made sure the fans is as clean as it can be. Cleaned it with a brush then blowing out with a vacuum cleaner (one that can blow out air as well) so don't know why my temps is still so high. Can it be that my dront fans is not strong enough. I also removed all dust filers to get even more air into the case. My CPU runs about 65C max in games. It spikes to 80C but only for a second or 2 when it needs to load heavy data into the game and then back down to 55-60C average and peaking 65C then and lower.

Just to add here with my side panel off my card runs much cooler. in same scenario where I get 70C it runs 66C now. So maybe I should mod the case with side exhaust and add either 1 or 2 120mm decent airflow fans.

So just to clarify your H100i is running exhaust at the top?

Can you post of a pic of it all to better see it?
 
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