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Those filters look awesome!

Quick update on the Modright filters... I found out that there isn't enough room for on-fan filters in the pedestal side-mounts. The gap between a 25mm fan and the pedestal side panel is only a couple of mm. Much less clearance than I expected. The Modrights were definitely too thick, but probably any filter would be too thick. So I'm back to using the Demciflex filters and the side panels fit just fine with those..
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Nice, how did you mount the filters? No matter what I did they always somehow managed to get up right against my fans and started making that slight screech noise from the rubbing against it. So I took them out and replaced them with these filters pretty good so far, plus the small dome makes it so that it is pretty much impossible to have them rub up against the fans.

Ow wow, well I attached them with 4 screws each, I haven't run my fans yet though so maybe I will walk in the same problem as you, thnx for pointing that out I have to test that.
These filter's are 1.5mm think Jhaze84, maybe they will fit in your pedestal.
    
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So I tested it out and you where indeed right Hiarc the filters touched the fans, I put some shims between the filters and the fans so there is extra room and now they don't touch them anymore. smile.gif Ty for pointing that out, would be a real disaster when the whole loop would be put together and then realize they made a screeching sound.
    
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Nice job. Looking forward to the finish.
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What do you have connected to that turn knob on the pci slot? I blew my fan controller so I don't want to do that trying to connect LED again so I bought a switch from PerformancePC but now I'm thinking I want a turn switch to adjust the intensity
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So I tested it out and you where indeed right Hiarc the filters touched the fans, I put some shims between the filters and the fans so there is extra room and now they don't touch them anymore. smile.gif Ty for pointing that out, would be a real disaster when the whole loop would be put together and then realize they made a screeching sound.

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I had some rubber washers laying around but they still didn't do the job for me, glad to see everything worked out for you.
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Ow wow, well I attached them with 4 screws each, I haven't run my fans yet though so maybe I will walk in the same problem as you, thnx for pointing that out I have to test that.
These filter's are 1.5mm think Jhaze84, maybe they will fit in your pedestal.

I tried but the additional screw height to accommodate any filter is enough to hit the side panel. frown.gif Oh well, looks like I am stuck with Demciflex. Which is fine as they are still very nice filters.
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What do you have connected to that turn knob on the pci slot? I blew my fan controller so I don't want to do that trying to connect LED again so I bought a switch from PerformancePC but now I'm thinking I want a turn switch to adjust the intensity

Lian-Li PCI fan controller. The description says it is for 3 fans, but it actually is for 4 fans. Works very nicely to control my four AP-15s.
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What do you have connected to that turn knob on the pci slot? I blew my fan controller so I don't want to do that trying to connect LED again so I bought a switch from PerformancePC but now I'm thinking I want a turn switch to adjust the intensity

Hey Etaloche, srry but I have know idea what you are talking about? I don't have a knob on my pcie slot???? or what do you mean biggrin.gif
    
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Hey Etaloche, srry but I have know idea what you are talking about? I don't have a knob on my pcie slot???? or what do you mean biggrin.gif

He was talking to jhaze84.
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He was talking to jhaze84.

Aah I see now doh.gif ,ty my mistake.
    
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