Originally Posted by MicroCat
Wouldn't worry about the fishing line melting if it's attached at the top of the fin pack. If it does melt, there's more dangerous thermal problems to deal with, like the room on fire or the case has sustained a meteor strike
There are titanium/carbon fiber composite fishing lines available. They're relatively cheap. Unless you purchase them in classical guitar string form, then they are pricey. However, with any elastic line, it will stretch so you will need to pre-stretch it. I suggest taking up classical guitar, buying a set of pricey Pyramid carbon strings and playing the hell out of it for 3-6 months. Then use the broken-in, but not broken B string as the tower support line. Not the fastest mod, but what price supporting the arts? ;-)
Or...could get a case that mounts the motherboard in the correct (horizontal) orientation and not deal with sagging cooler mounts or blisters on your fingers.
Yeah you know.. all those meteor showers we've been having. Might want to take my rig in from the patio outside
lolol I could insulate one of my electric guitar strings and use that
As for new case... didn't really find one that looked good. I haven't spent too much time on it though. I'm not sure I'd be able to get one anyhow.
Originally Posted by doyll
What MC said.
If it's hot enough to melt or deform a line you have far more to worry about the the line.
Case air temps should only be 3-10c above room and top area of fin pack a couple degrees warmer then that.
Might have to think about that then.
Also, got everything plugged in (went to a different receptacle, waiting for the electrician) here is what temps look like: