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enjoying some new pics! looking good!
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Vengeance 16GB PC12800 DDR3 RAM - 1600MHz WD 500GB PATRIOT PYRO 120GB 2.5 SATA III SSD DRIVE SAMSUNG Blu-ray Drive SATA Model SH-B123L 
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Corsair H60 ZALMAN SF3 120mm Shark's Fin Blade Bearing Case... Windows 7 x64 Ultimate AOC 2770Vh1 27"W 1920x1080 HD LCD 
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post #17882 of 19729
i just built this machine a week ago specs located in my signature ... any advice on whats the best fan to use for airflow and/or fan set up to get good airflow? bottom pic shows the top fan moved forward and made into intake











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i just built this machine a week ago specs located in my signature ... any advice on whats the best fan to use for airflow and/or fan set up to get good airflow? bottom pic shows the top fan moved forward and made into intake






I'd swap your psu fan's orientation so that it's facing downwards...you have dust filters and room for airflow down there. It'll help take cool air from outside the case.
Then you can try to do the following:

-Remove the rear exhaust fan and place it as your pull fan in your heatsink. (try to remove the rear exhaust fan grills as well)
-Make sure the top fan is an intake and place it in top front slot, or in your 5.25 bays as a front intake.
-Remove the lower front intake fan and place it in your drive cage as a mid case fan, it'll help cool the gpu
-Then remove the pci slot covers to help air move out of the case.

Record temps with both configs...Have fun!
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Hi folks.

This is my first post here at Overclock.net

This is also my first ever attempt to water cool a rig and do some case modding as well.

So this is the case I'm starting with. I've had this machine up and running for about 4 years now so I know all the components are in 100% working order.

Now to water cool this sucker and do some modding to the case.

 

So after a couple months of playing around ordering parts breaking parts, upgrading parts I'm pretty much finished.

 

Still need to mess around with the lighting to get it right.

 

 

As you can see the dragon is not properly lighting up yet. Will need to change out the cold cathode to some leds I think.

 

 

This pic shows the case mods where I've cut the side window and the Dragon.

On the top you can just see the external rad box I made.

 

 

Here is a full view of the case with it running. Looks like I should have changed the color of the G-Van fan controller to show it off more.

Blue Dragon
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Kingston Hyper-X 120 SSD OCZ Agility3 240 SSD Samsung Bluray/DVD Burner XSPC Raystorm CPU Block 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-FB ASUS X58 P6T Series Full NB/SB Block EK-FC6970 V2 XSPC EX240 XSPC EX360 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
XSPC Dual 5.25" Reservoir for One Laing DDC's S... DAz Mode DDC 3.25 Ice Dragon Coolant XSPC Dominator Memory Block - 4 -slot 
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EK-Mosfet ASUS X58 KIT Windows 7 Ultimate Sony 46" Bravia LCD TV Cooler Master Silent 700 
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Blue Dragon
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Kingston Hyper-X 120 SSD OCZ Agility3 240 SSD Samsung Bluray/DVD Burner XSPC Raystorm CPU Block 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-FB ASUS X58 P6T Series Full NB/SB Block EK-FC6970 V2 XSPC EX240 XSPC EX360 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
XSPC Dual 5.25" Reservoir for One Laing DDC's S... DAz Mode DDC 3.25 Ice Dragon Coolant XSPC Dominator Memory Block - 4 -slot 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK-Mosfet ASUS X58 KIT Windows 7 Ultimate Sony 46" Bravia LCD TV Cooler Master Silent 700 
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post #17887 of 19729
welcome to the club, and nice build you got there, dragon is sweet!
4yrs though! haha, where you been hiding?
My System 4.5Ghz
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5-2500K 3.30 GHz MSI P67A-GD65 B3 MSI N560GTX-Ti Hawk GeForce GTX 560 MSI N560GTX-Ti Hawk GeForce GTX 560 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Vengeance 16GB PC12800 DDR3 RAM - 1600MHz WD 500GB PATRIOT PYRO 120GB 2.5 SATA III SSD DRIVE SAMSUNG Blu-ray Drive SATA Model SH-B123L 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair H60 ZALMAN SF3 120mm Shark's Fin Blade Bearing Case... Windows 7 x64 Ultimate AOC 2770Vh1 27"W 1920x1080 HD LCD 
PowerCaseOtherOther
Rosewill BRONZE Series RBR1000-M 1000W Cooler Master CM690 II Advanced NZXT Sentry LX LCD Fan Controller Paint-Grommets-cathodes-sand paper-rivets 
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My System 4.5Ghz
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5-2500K 3.30 GHz MSI P67A-GD65 B3 MSI N560GTX-Ti Hawk GeForce GTX 560 MSI N560GTX-Ti Hawk GeForce GTX 560 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Vengeance 16GB PC12800 DDR3 RAM - 1600MHz WD 500GB PATRIOT PYRO 120GB 2.5 SATA III SSD DRIVE SAMSUNG Blu-ray Drive SATA Model SH-B123L 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair H60 ZALMAN SF3 120mm Shark's Fin Blade Bearing Case... Windows 7 x64 Ultimate AOC 2770Vh1 27"W 1920x1080 HD LCD 
PowerCaseOtherOther
Rosewill BRONZE Series RBR1000-M 1000W Cooler Master CM690 II Advanced NZXT Sentry LX LCD Fan Controller Paint-Grommets-cathodes-sand paper-rivets 
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post #17888 of 19729
Nice work thumb.gif

Welcome to OCN as well grouphug.gif

Trying to be a creative criticizer here, but the side panel looks like it has been painted, gloss black or something.

Yet the rest of the case doesn't.

Saying that I have had mine gloss black b4, it looks got but dam it is hard to keep clean looking and it will show every little knock and bump.
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Yes all the steel parts are painted semi gloss black with a satin clear coat.

The plastic parts of the case are still orginal color though.

 

I've looking around for a warp just trying to find something other than Carbon Fibre.

 

Was thinking about a trip to the sign designers see if I can get myself a custom wrapper made. ;)

Blue Dragon
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-960 Asus P6X58D Premium Sapphire Radeon HD6970 Mushkin Black Line PC1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Kingston Hyper-X 120 SSD OCZ Agility3 240 SSD Samsung Bluray/DVD Burner XSPC Raystorm CPU Block 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-FB ASUS X58 P6T Series Full NB/SB Block EK-FC6970 V2 XSPC EX240 XSPC EX360 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
XSPC Dual 5.25" Reservoir for One Laing DDC's S... DAz Mode DDC 3.25 Ice Dragon Coolant XSPC Dominator Memory Block - 4 -slot 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK-Mosfet ASUS X58 KIT Windows 7 Ultimate Sony 46" Bravia LCD TV Cooler Master Silent 700 
CaseAudioOther
Cooler Master CM690 II  Sony Bravia Home Theater System G-Vans Legion Fan Controller 4x 30W 
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Blue Dragon
(23 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-960 Asus P6X58D Premium Sapphire Radeon HD6970 Mushkin Black Line PC1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Kingston Hyper-X 120 SSD OCZ Agility3 240 SSD Samsung Bluray/DVD Burner XSPC Raystorm CPU Block 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-FB ASUS X58 P6T Series Full NB/SB Block EK-FC6970 V2 XSPC EX240 XSPC EX360 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
XSPC Dual 5.25" Reservoir for One Laing DDC's S... DAz Mode DDC 3.25 Ice Dragon Coolant XSPC Dominator Memory Block - 4 -slot 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK-Mosfet ASUS X58 KIT Windows 7 Ultimate Sony 46" Bravia LCD TV Cooler Master Silent 700 
CaseAudioOther
Cooler Master CM690 II  Sony Bravia Home Theater System G-Vans Legion Fan Controller 4x 30W 
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post #17890 of 19729
A quick question guys...

I have a spare CM690 II Advanced (it's stored in the loft and it's not easy to get it down and observe/measure the existing holes) and i wonder if it can take mini-ITX motherboards without any mods, special stand offs, spacers and so forth...

Thanks in advance.
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