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post #1311 of 23536
You might find you get a decent drop in temps by making shrouds for the three 120s rather than adding the noise of another three fans. You could do both of course which gives you mental airflow and sucks more heat from the mobo-because everything is lower.
Edit to add; you might have space problems with the barbs at the back end if you make the assembly deeper; I'm sure you will be the first to know!
Edited by jmcmtank - 7/3/09 at 2:31pm
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post #1312 of 23536
This is a rad with shrouded lower fans and pulling uppers;

Eventually I got rid of the uppers because of the noise and didn't notice much difference in temps.
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Is it a tight fit with a triple rad on top?

I might be investing in some cooling with the water .
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post #1314 of 23536
I'm using a push/pull config on both of my radiators. You will see an improvement in temps but like the other said, shrouds, if you can fit them, make a nice difference. The shrouds will get rid of the dead spot the middle of the fans create, ultimately, making them more efficient.
    
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post #1315 of 23536
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Is it a tight fit with a triple rad on top?

I might be investing in some cooling with the water .
i hear certain types of blood cools really well.
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post #1316 of 23536
just wondering if anyone has tried drilling holes on the plastic by the side cover panel. to maybe fit a 120x25 fan or some 80' or 70's.i just replaced my rear exhaust with an ultra kaze lol! i cant seem to get enough of fans. i want more. im still in the process of replacing the top exhaust with 3 and side with 4 for intake.

i still got 2 San Aces to use! one will be on my CPU cooler when i get my megahalem. was trying to figure out how to add another fan right by the HD cage so it blows air to the gpu's.
Edited by kinubic - 7/3/09 at 8:20pm
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post #1317 of 23536
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just wondering if anyone has tried drilling holes on the plastic by the side cover panel. to maybe fit a 120x25 fan or some 80' or 70's.i just replaced my rear exhaust with an ultra kaze lol! i cant seem to get enough of fans. i want more. im still in the process of replacing the top exhaust with 3 and side with 4 for intake.

i still got 2 San Aces to use! one will be on my CPU cooler when i get my megahalem. was trying to figure out how to add another fan right by the HD cage so it blows air to the gpu's.
Where exactly are your talking about?

If it's the plastic window, then yes you can. Just make sure you have a sharp drill bit, apply a piece of masking tape or painters tape to where u want to drill (helps so it wont crack), and go slowly and you should be fine (I could be wrong though).
    
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post #1318 of 23536
Ordering mine on Monday. I can't wait. My mom thinks I'm insane for buying a $150 case, people just don't understand... XD

I've been looking at pics and it looks really awesome with the insides painted black, I think I'm gonna have to do it as well. Silver insides just look bad IMO. I'll most likely replace the front LED as well, and I'll definitely pop in some red cold cathodes. I'll make sure I have pics.
    
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post #1319 of 23536
@kinubic; I'd cut a new piece of Acrylic using the original as a template, just to be on the safe side.
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post #1320 of 23536
@ Touge180SX and jmcmtank. thanks il try that. if all fails il just order a spare side panel of cm store lol.
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