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post #13421 of 19729
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Originally Posted by T3h_Ch33z_Muncha View Post
Nice, another V6GT

...pity it's upside down
Only way it would fit. Heat pipes hit the bridges heat sink. Fans are flipped around so it is setup as exhaust though.
I'm pretty sure the top piece comes off and I can swap that around, just haven't done it yet.
I know the fins on the heatsink are angled so I'm not sure how much having the fans flipped the other away effect cooling. 58c prime95 at 1.424v
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post #13422 of 19729
Just randomly got some OCN appliques in the mail and can't make up my mind on where to put them. Where have you other 690 owners been putting yours? Any suggestions? Here's my rig in its half azz current state. My other 8800GT died and I have just been too busy to bother with it. I do want to add one or both of these appliques though.



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post #13423 of 19729
Which appliques did you get? They have more than one style and size. Without knowing that it would be difficult to advise you as different ones would look (and fit) better in some locations than others.
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post #13424 of 19729
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Which appliques did you get? They have more than one style and size. Without knowing that it would be difficult to advise you as different ones would look (and fit) better in some locations than others.
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I was thinking right here for one of them, but I don't know for sure -



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post #13425 of 19729
My PSU is being RMA'd, so in the mean time, I did some stuff:

1) I made an OCN applicque at school (We have a vinyl cutter and I know how to use the software) and put it on my case. I love the placement!

2) I did another ghetto mod, by taking a piece of poster board and putting strips of electrical tape on it. I placed it between the mobo tray and the thingy for the HDD cage. That way, I can run cables there, and they won't be seen. Its ghetto but it looks good as long as you don't know its actually electrical-tape wrapped posterboard


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post #13426 of 19729
You did a great job of that applique mushrooshi! Also loving the sneaky cable management trick too
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post #13427 of 19729
Well, I bit the bullet and used one of my appliques. It looks OK I think. Now I just need to find a place for the other one. I was thinking on the side of my PSU, it just fits lengthwise. Again, sorry about the awful pics.



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post #13428 of 19729
I like the looks of your placement Aaron. Looks nice.

Got my CM 690 II Basic ordered tonight. Cost me $49.99 shipped from the CM Store. (they owed me a free shipping coupon) Yeah, it's a refurb, but I've gotten CM's refurbs in the past and they look brand new

I'll be uploading pics sometime next week of the unveiling and installation of all components, and who knows, maybe I'll find something to mod along the way
post #13429 of 19729
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I like the looks of your placement Aaron. Looks nice.

Got my CM 690 II Basic ordered tonight. Cost me $49.99 shipped from the CM Store. (they owed me a free shipping coupon) Yeah, it's a refurb, but I've gotten CM's refurbs in the past and they look brand new

I'll be uploading pics sometime next week of the unveiling and installation of all components, and who knows, maybe I'll find something to mod along the way
Cool, can't wait
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post #13430 of 19729
Can anyone comment on if adding a 120mm intake to the 5.25" bays makes any difference in temps at all? If so, for what? The CPU? Mobo? NB? etc..

thanks!

fyi, my fan setup is 140mm front intake, 2x140mm top exhaust, and 2x120mm push/pull rear exhaust on the h50
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