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So I got evolv my top cut figured I post it here and in the evolv thread for those interested. Joe over at ModMyMods did this for me. Very reasonable pricing and I highly suggest you guys to hit him up. Joe was very accommodating in offering to cut this panel by request, and was in constant contact about the panel. I sent him just a basic idea of what I wanted and he got it done. thumb.gif I choose to use a decimex filter (which amazon sent to me with some wrinkles which I will have to iron out or eventually replace it with modders mesh). I think for a cost effective measure this was a great job to a very problematic solution to us evolv owners.

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^ Pics are tiny but I think I'm gonna have to do that.

- EDIT: Yeah, looking good. Thanks for the heads up, I'll be doing that with my Evolv.

Temps not that great in the Evolv ATX for y'all?
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post #17472 of 17885
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Temps not that great in the Evolv ATX for y'all?

Ok. Good. Fine. Meh. But I guess not "great". I think the key is it can go from good to bad real quick with the wrong setup or parts.
    
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post #17473 of 17885
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Temps not that great in the Evolv ATX for y'all?

I think it's only concerning for anything cooled by a top mounted radiator. For me, that's my CPU. I'm waiting for EK's new modular AIOs to land, will check out reviews and feedback, and if they're good I'll pick up a 360mm and mount it in the front. I'll still get my top panel taken care of anyway.
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post #17474 of 17885
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Originally Posted by nycgtr View Post

So I got evolv my top cut figured I post it here and in the evolv thread for those interested. Joe over at ModMyMods did this for me. Very reasonable pricing and I highly suggest you guys to hit him up. Joe was very accommodating in offering to cut this panel by request, and was in constant contact about the panel. I sent him just a basic idea of what I wanted and he got it done. thumb.gif I choose to use a decimex filter (which amazon sent to me with some wrinkles which I will have to iron out or eventually replace it with modders mesh). I think for a cost effective measure this was a great job to a very problematic solution to us evolv owners.
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Okay edited should be bigger now.

That looks great, man! Nice work!
 
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post #17475 of 17885
I have only one grip with Phanteks cases. How easly their aluminium surface scratches. I was dismounting SSD disk from the side bracket (the one attached to PSU shroud) and when pulling cable out of SSD it just barely touched the aluminium shroud and you can see under light and certain angle already darker than surface little scratches (like one 8 mm and two 2 mm).

Also when I was putting my system together and put AIO pump really really delicate and carefull on side. It scratches aluminium again with just a touch…

Like how the hell is this coating made? I am afraid it will scratch from looking at it…

My previous 780T Corsair was plastic black matte inside and didn’t scratch that easly at all…
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post #17476 of 17885
Those "scratches" at PSU shroud are strange. They are darker than the rest of the black aluminium under light and certain angle. They are also rounded, not straight. Usually scratches are lighter than aluminium. Those are blackish, darker.

Strange... Any idea what is it?
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post #17477 of 17885
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Here is the top port I use https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-res-x3-top-v2-multiport and when I go to fill it up I attach a compression fitting then tighten with my fill tube in place. I then remove it and just put a block fitting there so no coolant leaks out.
Yes you will have to do some light modding if you want to fit two 360's. Drilling holes aren't going to cause any problems. You can't even tell they are there when the top panel is on anyways.

IIRC I drilled a small hole or two for those reservoir brackets. I think I used the reservoir brackets...It has been close to a year so I can't recall if the case had the reservoir brackets or the res came with them.
I see, thanks once more for your help!
Another thing about this case: i know it has airflow issues, expecially in the top radiator bracket, and considering i am going to aim for silence on this build i kind of want to mod the case to fix this issue. If i cut an opening in the top cover and install the radiator on the frame of the case, removing the radiator bracket, will this all solve airflow issues or do i need some other mod? Thanks!
post #17478 of 17885
Hey guys, I need a bit of airflow advice for my Enthoo Luxe TG: I'm building a custom loop and already mounted the rads, fans and pump. Here's the config so far:

-EK CoolStream PE 240 (Front mounted), 2x Vardar 120mm 2200rpm INTAKE
-EK CoolStream PE 360 (Top mounted), 3x Vardar 120mm 2200rpm EXHAUST
-EK Revo XRES 100 D5 PWM (Front mounted, on the 120mm rad bracket)

Now I stil have some available spots to put fans, namely a 140mm in the back and another 140 or 120mm in the bottom in front of the radiator. How would you go about optimising airflow inside the case? I already removed the metal plate in front of the intake fans, so that helps a lot. Would push/pull help at all?

Thanks for your help thumb.gif
post #17479 of 17885
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Ok. So what reservoir length would you suggest fot easy filling?
With the 250 res, are you not having a hard time when refilling though?

Yeah but like I said, would you install the valve on the H220X drain port if that port is lower than the standalone res ports?

What is the use of that top being multiport? It says in the description that you can use the other top ports as outlet ports but why would you want to do that in a res?

A 150ml is probably ideal for your build. The use of my multiport was so I can could finish my loop to the top of the reservoir. The coolant falls down into the reservoir. Also since it is multiport that is also where I fill. It is pretty easy filling up. I just remove one of the block off fittings. Attach my compression fitting then attach custom bent fill tube. I then tighten it down. From there I will tape the tube to the top of the case so I don't have to hold it. Attach a funnel to top of tube as well. Start filling it up.
post #17480 of 17885
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I see, thanks once more for your help!
Another thing about this case: i know it has airflow issues, expecially in the top radiator bracket, and considering i am going to aim for silence on this build i kind of want to mod the case to fix this issue. If i cut an opening in the top cover and install the radiator on the frame of the case, removing the radiator bracket, will this all solve airflow issues or do i need some other mod? Thanks!

Honestly you should just do that mod the guy did a few posts above. I really want to do it as well. Looks awesome!!! The only thing removing the rad tray will do it give you more room. Yes it will actually give you better cooling if you use your fans in PULL. I hate pushing warm air through rads. This is why I have my front setup as push which is pushing cool air from outside and the top rad setup as pull which is pulling in cool air from outside. Then I make my 140mm fan do all the exhaust work. I'm such a mean guy lol.
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