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Poll Results: How many fans do you have in your case?

Poll expired: Dec 23, 2010  
  • 6% (19)
    1-2 (lol)
  • 15% (44)
    2-4 (sissy)
  • 32% (91)
    5-6 (ok)
  • 29% (83)
    7-8 (yay)
  • 6% (17)
    9-10 ( :D )
  • 9% (27)
    11+ (**** haxorz!)
281 Total Votes  
post #111 of 160
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Originally Posted by mugan23 View Post
i intend to. i am currently ordering one of those kaze 133cfm fans and a fan controller <so i can turn my rig into a portal gun>, hopefully it will be enough
Maybe get a few of the little enzotech mosfet sinks or some GPU ramsinks to put on the base as well?

And don't forget about general case improvements, like even just cable management.
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post #112 of 160
all do some cable management and post it up tomorrow maybe u can help me, u seem to know a bit about air lol
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post #113 of 160
Have you cut out any metal mesh for the exhast fan(s) in your case? That is also a good thing to do!
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post #114 of 160
I wet myself with laughter and learnt alot! Great bloody thread mate!
    
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post #115 of 160
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Have you cut out any metal mesh for the exhast fan(s) in your case? That is also a good thing to do!
new case hands are still reluctant but soon i will
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post #116 of 160
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I wet myself with laughter and learnt alot! Great bloody thread mate!
Warms meh hart up!


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Originally Posted by mugan23 View Post
all do some cable management and post it up tomorrow maybe u can help me, u seem to know a bit about air lol
Looking forward to the pics! Get before-and-after ones, so that I'll make a section here on cable management!
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post #117 of 160
Nice guide, just picked a couple fans from your chart for my upcoming CM-690 case.
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post #118 of 160
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More updates coming since it's summer and I have nothing better to do!

Just keep in mind I will be absent for two weeks between mid-july and august.
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post #119 of 160
great thread, im actually thinking about going to water cooling. I have a Artic Freezer 7, would you say its a good cooler? My idle temps at stock clock and voltage are 37c and 55c peak at load after 10 hours of orthos.
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post #120 of 160
lol the amount of members on this board and you closed the poll after 27...

Never even saw it till now...haha
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