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Can't wait!.......Good luck!!
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post #72 of 159
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Originally Posted by Xombie View Post
Very nice job so far.

I have the same case and I'm looking forward to see how your mods go.

A few recommendations for airflow: YOU MUST USE THE SIDE PANEL VENT! Don't use the plastic side panel, even if you like to look inside your case. You can still look inside your case quite well if you use the vent and light it up with some cold cathodes from the inside like I did. Using the vent is critical since without it, the only way to get air into the case would be through the "blocked up" front intake fan.

That brings me to my second point, the front fan is absolutely hopeless in drawing air into the case since it has so many "obstacles" in front of it. Make sure you keep the filter removed and, also, the fan works significantly better when pushed to the right hand side. Then you can actually feel it in the HD cage (which has only holes on the Right hand side, which I guess why it blows better).

Another tip, it's mostly common knowledge, but get rid of the Toolkit as it blocks system airflow.

I wouldn't consider myself a case modder at all, but I added a 120mm fan to the HD cage - I guess that could be called a "case mod" lol... - here's a a couple pics if you'd like to see how I mounted it, etc:







Subscribed btw.


how did you get the things on the wall of the case like that? lol
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Updates?
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post #74 of 159
Hah. Wow I just read this - Fair to ask for updates?
    
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Yea updates! What happened Zoom?
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Please!!
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post #77 of 159
Thread Starter 
Sorry Guys life has taken a few twists & turns... the case is together. I have not had much chance to go any further since.
Some parts are still outstanding, so I will continue without them (ordered some new fans but here in SA things take time). I got LED's & ordered resistors with them but only the LED's arrived. Resistors for LEDS will arrive on Friday. I got my spare PC up & running - I can't live without a working PC for more than 24 hrs...lol. I will post some assembly pics tomorrow... I promise

Project has not been forgotten...
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post #78 of 159
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Originally Posted by Zoomlolly View Post
Sorry Guys life has taken a few twists & turns... the case is together. I have not had much chance to go any further since.
Some parts are still outstanding, so I will continue without them (ordered some new fans but here in SA things take time). I got LED's & ordered resistors with them but only the LED's arrived. Resistors for LEDS will arrive on Friday. I got my spare PC up & running - I can't live without a working PC for more than 24 hrs...lol. I will post some assembly pics tomorrow... I promise

Project has not been forgotten...
Good to hear that it's still going Zoom!

I'll be waiting for an update until then!
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I also own a Gigabyte 3D Aurora 570 case and love it!

Zoom WE WANT MORE! I signed up for this because of your thread Zoom, hopefully you get some free time soon!

I hated the front of this cases airflow and after removing the front filter, cutting out the aluminum fan guard, and replacing the fan with a noctua nfp12; I have reduced my HDD temps from 125 F to 90 F @ idle! Now that's an improvement!

I want to also post a worklog of my mods along with pics and will get working on it! Why dont we develope a whole area to just this case?
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I also own a Gigabyte 3D Aurora 570 case and love it!

Zoom WE WANT MORE! I signed up for this because of your thread Zoom, hopefully you get some free time soon!

I hated the front of this cases airflow and after removing the front filter, cutting out the aluminum fan guard, and replacing the fan with a noctua nfp12; I have reduced my HDD temps from 125 F to 90 F @ idle! Now that's an improvement!

I want to also post a worklog of my mods along with pics and will get working on it! Why dont we develope a whole area to just this case?
This seems really difficult to do.
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