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I saw your posts earlier in the thread and it is the only reason I hadn't given up. I still worry that the second card is what is pushing mine over the top. Perhaps when the 1080Ti comes out I can consider that... Just dont' know at this point. I just got home from showing my last house for the day so I am going to do some more testing..

I see 2 things potentially causing issues for you here.

Since the case is pretty naturally restrictive, we need to make sure there is a good balance of intake to exhaust. If I were you, i would try to simulate my setup with 2x140mm in, 3x 120mm & 1x 140mm out. I realize that is a fairly negative air pressure, but you've got 2 in 6 out into a very restrictive area. I can see this causing you all sorts of ambient heat problems. Try removing the top 3 hidden fans all together and install the extra exhaust out the back. I think you'll have much better performance that way.

Second, as for the graphics card, i believe the case can handle it. However if I were you I would try to install them in series, instead of parallel to increase your flowrates. The best ways to bring coolant temps down in the loop are increase rad surface area (more/larger rads) or up the flowrates.

I think the combination of upping your flow rate and getting rid of all that extra ambient heat will help you a lot.
Edited by Asyde - 8/15/16 at 2:55pm
post #14672 of 18433
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Ok I hope this is the right place for this question!

My recent case history in the last 3 years has been the Define R4 then the NZXT H440 , which I am still using.

Here is what I have in it now: 6700k, 32gb Vengeance ram, asus z170 deluxe atx, evga 1080 ftw, nzxt x61 AIO, 3 stock intake fans the ones on the AIO and a rear 140 exit fan and an evga 850 p2 PSU.


I see some comments about the Evolv atx Tempered glass not being the quietest case on the market; if I'm very satisfied with the sound or lack thereof from my setup, those of you that have the evolv atx tg, or even the evolv atx how is the noise level compared to other cases you have used?

I really like the look of the TG version but I am a bit concerned since there is no sound damping like on the H440.

noise level depends 100% on the hardware you have inside. my H440 system wasn't quiet at all because I had the H100i and a reference R9 290 in it. it got better when I changed to a sapphire Tri X gpu. anyway, this person seems very happy with the same switch you're considering.
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post #14673 of 18433
Little progress update in the phanteks case.


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post #14674 of 18433
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Originally Posted by Kyouki View Post

Little progress update in the phanteks case.



Looks great man! However, are you planning on modding the chassis up top to hide 3 pull fans? if so, see the past few pages of comments. This case really struggles with airflow out the top and its so restrictive that you'll get noticeably higher temps with fans installed up there.
post #14675 of 18433
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Looks great man! However, are you planning on modding the chassis up top to hide 3 pull fans? if so, see the past few pages of comments. This case really struggles with airflow out the top and its so restrictive that you'll get noticeably higher temps with fans installed up there.

You can check the build log out here http://www.overclock.net/t/1607002/ all I did was cut the frame to fit the fans. I really love this case so I hope it does well on temps.
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post #14676 of 18433
How bad would it be to pull in air from the top and front while having the single fan out the back? That should create a large positive pressure in the case which could be slightly mitigated by decreasing the RPM of the input fans. I also wouldn't think that would degrade performance too much by decreasing the airflow, especially considering the exhaust out the top seems to be causing heat circulation issues.
post #14677 of 18433
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How bad would it be to pull in air from the top and front while having the single fan out the back? That should create a large positive pressure in the case which could be slightly mitigated by decreasing the RPM of the input fans. I also wouldn't think that would degrade performance too much by decreasing the airflow, especially considering the exhaust out the top seems to be causing heat circulation issues.

I have my top fan set to intake with front. Once it finished I'll post back.
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post #14678 of 18433
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Originally Posted by Kyouki View Post

You can check the build log out here http://www.overclock.net/t/1607002/ all I did was cut the frame to fit the fans. I really love this case so I hope it does well on temps.

Yeah, modding the case is fairly standard if you want to hide some fans up there. Not a bad mod, but I still think you may run into temp issues like most of us who use large rads up top because the top cover is so restrictive.

Good news though, I just got off the phone with Phanteks, and they said you can buy a replacement top cover for $20. I may just do that so i can freely mod the top cover with mesh insert so it can breath without having to worry about ******* it up.
post #14679 of 18433
I love my case. But the (rear) clips for the top filter failed after removing it a few times. So now I have the top filter unfastened, and it sticks up. redface.gif
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post #14680 of 18433
Good morning everyone.

So i wanted a purple computer so after looking around i found the phanteks eclipse p400. I orderd it and got the 2m led lights to go with it.

So hubby put it in the computer shop tp be built. As he didn't want to build it himself and didnt have time to.

So this morning i get a phone call from computer shop saying they wouldn't install the 2m of lcd lights because it wouldn't fit in the case.

Please people tell me 2m would fit into the case?

My hubby said he would install them himself but has anyone put in 2m of led light fine? Thanks
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