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Originally Posted by Hereisphilly View Post

Now that's a good way of thinking about it!
I wonder what exactly they have changed on the hard drive cages and front mesh... I didn't think there was anything wrong with those bits

Depends on how ya read it.... read it again....
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Revision 2 which has minor updates and mainly to the Clips on the HDD Cage and the Front Filter Mech

So its the "Clips on the HD cage" for sure .... saw some comments about "looseness / flimsyness" on some forums

And do they change the filter mesh or change the "clips on the filter mesh"



FAIL:

I had a 750 VA UPS in my office that had my NAS, modem, routers, switches etc connected to it as well as my lappie and cell signal booster.


Moved all that and plugged in the Enthoo .....was fine for a few days till my son tried to play a game on it.....it objects with a piercing whine smile.gif

APC says it's pulling to much power for UPS to support...I said I don't care if I can't play games during power outage .... they said will damage it and want me to buy a $900 one smile.gif

Hooked up my "Kil-O-Watt" but although it tells me actual cost of electricity per day, week, etc it doesn't tell me KW draw.
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post #2042 of 18862
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Originally Posted by JackNaylorPE View Post

Depends on how ya read it.... read it again....
So its the "Clips on the HD cage" for sure .... saw some comments about "looseness / flimsyness" on some forums

And do they change the filter mesh or change the "clips on the filter mesh"



FAIL:

I had a 750 VA UPS in my office that had my NAS, modem, routers, switches etc connected to it as well as my lappie and cell signal booster.


Moved all that and plugged in the Enthoo .....was fine for a few days till my son tried to play a game on it.....it objects with a piercing whine smile.gif

APC says it's pulling to much power for UPS to support...I said I don't care if I can't play games during power outage .... they said will damage it and want me to buy a $900 one smile.gif

Hooked up my "Kil-O-Watt" but although it tells me actual cost of electricity per day, week, etc it doesn't tell me KW draw.

My Killowatt will tell me everything. Watts being used, amps being used, frequency, and kW. Do you have a new model or something?
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post #2043 of 18862
List the specs and we can estimate the power draw...
post #2044 of 18862
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Thanks for the heads up. I prefer philips head and the head to be large enough to not require a washer so the ones I find on amazon work fine for that. They don't look too bad against the black fan. I'm just providing up extra screws that I have for the cost of a stamp, considering ACE sells them for a dollar a piece, that's a good value lol.

For me it was the time.... Ace was there and I'm back building in 10 minutes....amazon and mail was 4-7 days. If ya use Phanteks fans, no washers or anything required. Still wondering what that bottom bracket's function is. If I wuda used the single port for a drain, wuda left it out. Only thing it did for me that I noticed was get my drain port when on other side above the case edge......well it did lket me use the 35 mm L screws too smile.gif

Phillips head metrics are easier to find....they like $7 a box of 100 at Ace for the lil ones.
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post #2045 of 18862
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List the specs and we can estimate the power draw...

kinda did that when I sized my rads and PSU .... I have spreadsheets that calculate that stuff for me smile.gif

<=== math geek .... '

I know exactly what every component is "suposed to draw" at peak but thatz kinda useless ... even AISuite 3 shows me using a fraction of the CPU reported wattage (140) for Haswell at 4.6GHz under burn in tests .... as soon as I find where my wife put the APC box...... she put it in a safe place so it wouldn't get lost (unfortunately she can never remember where any of those places are ... at least until I buy a replacement.) .... well then I can connect the communication cable and record power usage under varying conditions to the fraction of a watt.

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Originally Posted by pchangover View Post

My Killowatt will tell me everything. Watts being used, amps being used, frequency, and kW. Do you have a new model or something?

P4460 .... it does it instantaneously but it wasn't staying on screen .... was wondering if it had something ti do w/ strip I was using ... will try again soon
Edited by JackNaylorPE - 12/20/13 at 5:39pm
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post #2046 of 18862
Hey guys quick question. I'm here wiring up my rig and I have everything hooked up except the cable from the case labeled "LED Strip." Looks to be a male 4 pin molex. I also have a female 4 pin molex labeled "12v Input" that isn't hooked up yet.

I'm assuming the female "12V INPUT" just plugs into one of my peripheral 6 pin power cables from my PSU but where does the male "LED STRIP"go? My PSU has no female cables.
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post #2047 of 18862
I asked the same question. The led strip molex is for additional leds so unless you are adding them you dont need to use it. The only one you need to use is the 12v input. Also the fan controller molex is only needed if you are using more than 11 fans I think
post #2048 of 18862
Been asked a few times.....

LED Strip - I connected it to these

http://www.amazon.com/LED-Outlets-Meter-Black-Waterproof-Flexible/dp/B00E9N7SX6

12V input - provides power to LED button at top of ya case

MoBo headers are typically 1 amp .... Hi end ethusiasts boards like rampage go to 2 amps....

Take ya fan rating and multiply by 2 for inrush current .... Take ya header rating and divide by that and that says how many fans safe per MoBo header.

so 1 amp / (2 x 0.14) = about 3-4 fans.....if ya sure no fans have anything rubbing against them, then ya can meybe get away with 6 or 7
Edited by JackNaylorPE - 12/22/13 at 12:37am
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post #2049 of 18862
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I asked the same question. The led strip molex is for additional leds so unless you are adding them you dont need to use it. The only one you need to use is the 12v input. Also the fan controller molex is only needed if you are using more than 11 fans I think

The fan controller hub needs additional power if you are using any more than 3 fans total, otherwise you risk blowing your motherboard header.

11 fans total is the maximum capacity of the hub. Any more and you risk blowing the whole thing!
post #2050 of 18862
I run 8 ap-15's and all 5 stock fans at full blast off the fan hub... Connected the additional power of course. I don't think the ap-15's draw but a watt at max so shouldn't be a problem.
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