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gah! i need some help guys! i don't think my noctua's are moving enough air out of the case! so the internal temp is rising cause of the blocks and such... so my temps are acttualy higher than before now under load with fah. should i change all my fans to exhaust, or should i get new fans that move more air?

and if it is to change out for new fans, which has the best cfm/dba ratio?

edit: i'm still thinking about changing the fans but apparently a big thing was the ram sinks on my 8800gt was touching the tubing/barb and was really heating up the fluid inside.. so i sanded that down and its ALOT better now, but i think i'll still sand it down some more tomorrow so that it is definitely not touching.. right now it seems like it isn't but i'm not too sure.
Edited by nafljhy - 8/3/08 at 11:23pm
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It looks nice with the UV lights on, but when under regular light it looks like a bowl of fruit loops lol.

But yeah, very nice work.
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You should have roughly the same amount of intake air as exhaust air; so with all the same size fans in the case, 1/2 should be intake and 1/2 exhaust.
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i feel embarassed and extremely stupid right about now... so.. i found out why my temps were a bit on the high side... the fan for the intake for my rad... i had it facing the wrong direction... so it was blowing out air while my rad needed fresh air.. -_- gah... but its better now that i have it all figured out.

@rado: yea, i have the same amount intake:exhaust air so it shouldn't be a problem... i actually tried higher cfm fans and that did nothing so i switched back to my noctua's cause they are much more silent and i couldn't stand the noise of the slipstreams. thanks again for the tip!
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for the next update, i'm switching out my logisys cathodes for acryans... cause well. i broke one. i was trying to extend the thing and i pull out one of the wires and it won't light up properly anymore.. so new cathodes! then it should be the LED module and the other 8800GT back inside the rig. so stick around guys!
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i feel embarassed and extremely stupid right about now... so.. i found out why my temps were a bit on the high side... the fan for the intake for my rad... i had it facing the wrong direction... so it was blowing out air while my rad needed fresh air.. -_- gah... but its better now that i have it all figured out.

@rado: yea, i have the same amount intake:exhaust air so it shouldn't be a problem... i actually tried higher cfm fans and that did nothing so i switched back to my noctua's cause they are much more silent and i couldn't stand the noise of the slipstreams. thanks again for the tip!
From what I understand, with rads, its more about air pressure than cfm. Maybe try some 120x38mm fans and see if it makes a difference for you.

EDIT: Oops, almost forgot, really outstanding stuff. I've enjoyed reading through the log thus far.
Edited by tr8rjohnk - 8/4/08 at 4:20pm
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It looks nice with the UV lights on, but when under regular light it looks like a bowl of fruit loops lol.

But yeah, very nice work.
haha! thanks semper! and how does it look like a bowl of fruit loops?
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for the next update, i'm switching out my logisys cathodes for acryans... cause well. i broke one. i was trying to extend the thing and i pull out one of the wires and it won't light up properly anymore.. so new cathodes!
Are you extending the wiring between the inverter and the CCFL? If so, by how much? If the wiring between the inverter and the CCFL is extended too much, it's common for only part of the CCFL tube to be lit (or not at all if the wiring is way too long).
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Amazing work on sleeving the 24pin extender. I have tried to sleeve one of those and I know how hard it is. The idea of sleeving every wire separately is unique.

Seriously +rep for teaching me a new way to sleeve wires
Edited by wastedtime - 8/4/08 at 5:07pm
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From what I understand, with rads, its more about air pressure than cfm. Maybe try some 120x38mm fans and see if it makes a difference for you.

EDIT: Oops, almost forgot, really outstanding stuff. I've enjoyed reading through the log thus far.
hey! thanks for the comments! as for the fans on my rad, i have 120mmx38mm panaflos on them. i think its cause of the constrained space... and i can't really do anything about that at the moment...

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Are you extending the wiring between the inverter and the CCFL? If so, by how much? If the wiring between the inverter and the CCFL is extended too much, it's common for only part of the CCFL tube to be lit (or not at all if the wiring is way too long).
hey again rado, yea. i'm trying to extend the wire between the inverter and ccfl. hmm... so what is considered too long? ><

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Amazing work on sleeving the 24pin extender. I have tried to sleeve one of those and I know how hard it is. The idea of sleeving every wire separately is unique.

Seriously +rep for teaching me a new way to sleeve wires
thanks wasted! hopefully, i'll make a better one that i feel is much up to par with the quality i want cause... i'm not really liking the extender part right now.. and thanks! i'm glad i have somehow inspired you!

thanks again guys for the comments! it helps me so much to push me to do better with each component that i'm worknig on!
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