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It's coming along... gonna try my first hardline tubing bend in just a few minutes biggrin.gif



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post #2242 of 3768
So really best option if going back to Air is the NH-9s? or is it the NH-D9L?
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Originally Posted by freitz View Post

So really best option if going back to Air is the NH-9s? or is it the NH-D9L?

The U9S will cool better than the D9L because it has much more surface area
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Ordered mine last night to match my game rig Air 540 and to replace my Bitfenix Prodigy. Not running a GPU since it's a daily media server but want to change from a H60 to H100i V2 fan orientation suggestions?
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post #2246 of 3768
I have mine in pull, so it is easier to clean the radiator. Push seem to just pack the rad with dust.
post #2247 of 3768
Did anyone modified the case to install a slim optical drive in that case ?
Looking at either this one or the 540.

I am looking to change case for a living room PC (web, movies, gaming) as I need to build a more quiet one.
Because of the size, the 240 would be better, but the 540 have an optical drive option + can fit 360 rads for a more quiet system with fans running slower.

Have not decided yet, looking at my option. USB bluray drive is possible but not ideal cause my kids will probably brake it.

Thank you

Nice cases !
post #2248 of 3768
Ok I'm currently on page 137 and haven't seen what I'm looking for yet. Maybe someone can toss up a photo before I loose my mind looking at the rest of the pages. I would like to see someone with SP120/AF120's installed in the front or top with the ring facing out. I'm wondering if the color of the ring can really be seen. Trying to decide if I need to order some or just go with blue led versions or another fan manufacturer all together. I'm getting the white one so white with the stock grill would be great to get a photo of although I think the white and black models both have black grills so it really doesn't matter.

Although if I have the fans pull from the inside to push air out then it really won't matter if the rings can be seen from the grill because the back of the fans/rad will be there anyway. Is there a magnetic dust cover that is made to cover the bottom and rear of the case if I were to have the fans push out from the front and top? If not I would just be sucking crap in from outside the case coating everything inside.
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Ok I'm currently on page 137 and haven't seen what I'm looking for yet. Maybe someone can toss up a photo before I loose my mind looking at the rest of the pages. I would like to see someone with SP120/AF120's installed in the front or top with the ring facing out. I'm wondering if the color of the ring can really be seen. Trying to decide if I need to order some or just go with blue led versions or another fan manufacturer all together. I'm getting the white one so white with the stock grill would be great to get a photo of although I think the white and black models both have black grills so it really doesn't matter.

Although if I have the fans pull from the inside to push air out then it really won't matter if the rings can be seen from the grill because the back of the fans/rad will be there anyway. Is there a magnetic dust cover that is made to cover the bottom and rear of the case if I were to have the fans push out from the front and top? If not I would just be sucking crap in from outside the case coating everything inside.

From earlier in the thread:

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Those are led fans. I know the led will show. I was referencing the fans with the color rings. Thanks though. thumb.gif
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