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post #2741 of 19729
Ughh this sucks

case was supposed to be shipped last week and then this Monday and now it's Tuesday and it's still not shipped. I think it will be tomorrow though so I expect it this week

I've got a question though, in which direction should my front top fan be? Should it take hot air out or should it blow in cool air directly to in front of the CPU cooler?

Pic included lol

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post #2742 of 19729
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Ughh this sucks

case was supposed to be shipped last week and then this Monday and now it's Tuesday and it's still not shipped. I think it will be tomorrow though so I expect it this week

I've got a question though, in which direction should my front top fan be? Should it take hot air out or should it blow in cool air directly to in front of the CPU cooler?

Pic included lol


I have both top fans set as exhausts.. with heat rising, I figured, why not help it on out of the case. I have my front two fans and the bottom fan as intakes, the back and top two fans as exhaust.
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post #2743 of 19729
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I have both top fans set as exhausts.. with heat rising, I figured, why not help it on out of the case. I have my front two fans and the bottom fan as intakes, the back and top two fans as exhaust.
A few resources including CM reccomend that type of fan configuration.

http://www.coolermaster.com/UserFile...EN_640x480.jpg

But if you are using a cpu cooler that intakes really close to that front fan on top, I could see maybe using it as an intake.

The 80mm exhaust behind the mobo was also worth installing IMO. Shaved a couple of degrees off. If you do, make sure and use a skinny (10mm thick). A standard won't fit.
Edited by Fletcher Carnaby - 2/17/09 at 7:47am
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post #2744 of 19729
I'll just test with both...

About the behind the mobo fan, the right side of my comp will be right next to a wall. Can't really do it.
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Ughh this sucks

case was supposed to be shipped last week and then this Monday and now it's Tuesday and it's still not shipped. I think it will be tomorrow though so I expect it this week

I've got a question though, in which direction should my front top fan be? Should it take hot air out or should it blow in cool air directly to in front of the CPU cooler?

Pic included lol

Is that a penis in your case or are you just happy to see me?
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Is that a penis in your case or are you just happy to see me?
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Its a work in progress, but I wanted to share it here...









Wire management is rough on a person. Beer helps.







I primed and painted the interior with two cans of metallic black krylon, cut a notch out of the side mobo tray to run power, and opened up a small hole on the lower right mobo tray for wire management. I turned the extra three 5.25 bays into a wind tunnel by mounting a 120mm fan in front of the cavity and another in the back (see picture). I still need to seal in the gaps with foam, but the two fans in series move a fantastic amount of air!
Yo, nice rig, Nice to see someone else using the Silent Knight!!! Rock on dude.

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post #2748 of 19729

My CM690 Unmodded,
All my parts had to come out recently because mobo broke down (Grrr)
And yea i know the cables are messy but i will post back when iv dne some small other mods and i get the mobo back, Add me to unmodded? xD

P.s, i said small mods becuase theres only so much a 13year old can do without help involving dremels!



Edited by Rian - 2/17/09 at 3:24pm
   
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Yo, nice rig, Nice to see someone else using the Silent Knight!!! Rock on dude.
Woof, Woof!

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P.s, i said small mods becuase theres only so much a 13year old can do without help involving dremels!
You're light years ahead of me at that age... but then there wasn't much modding a person could do with a Commodore 64 . I couldn't have dreamed of of having a machine like yours! But now I'm the same 13yr old, 20 years later with a professional job + money. Give it time, it just gets sweeter! ...sort of.
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could you add me back on the list i am back in my CM690 case

   
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