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Hey guys I'm planning on modding my HAF X with a black/red theme...

I wanted to know, what kind of red spray paint would be best for the job???

Thanks.
This paint works really well.



Just remember to do light coats and not all at once. You can do all at once but for the best results(as with any paint) you will want to do light coats.

I used Crimson Red Gloss. As you can see from the comparison pic to the color shoots exactly the same as the color of the top of the can. If you want a little brighter shade there is Cardinal Red available now. It wasn't available when I got mine, not that it matters cause I really like this shade of Red. Is got ballz.

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Edited by Ceadderman - 8/3/11 at 12:22pm
 
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Heh, I did somewhat think coats, at least I thought so, and it turned out fine, but I still took my time and did it right. Listen to these guys. For paint I used Krylon primer than paint, 4 coats total.
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I will be getting a 2nd XFX 6950 2GB this afternoon and I will be installing it tonight to give me Crossfire. I have the 932 Advanced case, it came with a video card shroud, that can hold a 120mm fan. Will this fit with my cards and will it help with temps. My current card runs low to mid 80's while gaming (Crysis 2, FEAR3, Duke Nukem Forever all at 2048x1536 all options maxed). I need to know if it is worth buying a fan and installing the shroud......
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I will be getting a 2nd XFX 6950 2GB this afternoon and I will be installing it tonight to give me Crossfire. I have the 932 Advanced case, it came with a video card shroud, that can hold a 120mm fan. Will this fit with my cards and will it help with temps. My current card runs low to mid 80's while gaming (Crysis 2, FEAR3, Duke Nukem Forever all at 2048x1536 all options maxed). I need to know if it is worth buying a fan and installing the shroud......
It depends on the cooler on your cards, if it's a reference design where it intakes with a blower fan at the front then exhausts rearwards then it'll help. If it's a more open design like MSI twin frozor it probably won't help much cause you'll be fighting the airflow.
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It depends on the cooler on your cards, if it's a reference design where it intakes with a blower fan at the front then exhausts rearwards then it'll help. If it's a more open design like MSI twin frozor it probably won't help much cause you'll be fighting the airflow.
Twin Frozor wouldn't run at 80c unless the fan index was set at 45% and maxxed out like my card is. Even then I think that it would have to be in a system with seriously bad airflow to get 80c.

Basically his question relates to two things.

1) The distance between his XFire. If it's slots one and 2 then the cage should fit just fine. If it's slots 1 and 3 then no it probably will not work as intended.

2) Even if the card does not fit he could still mount a fan(with some modification to the cage) and it depends if his cards are internally vented or if they pump air out the back. If they're internally vented he may not see much of a temperature drop unless he can put a high rpm fan in front of them to draw in more cool air from the front.

Hope this helps.

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Should be fine, but are you going to be using 1 and 2 or are you going to use 1 and 3 slots? Not knowing what your lanes are I'm assuming 1 and 3 as that's what I have to run to get x16 pci lanes on my board. If so you may have to modify the cage to get it to fit properly.

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I assume at this point (at work) I will use 1 and 2 I think those are the ones to use for 8x-8x on my board......Can't check it now....
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I assume at this point (at work) I will use 1 and 2 I think those are the ones to use for 8x-8x on my board......Can't check it now....
Same board as mine. You use the 2 blue ones.
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Well the July HoF voting is over...
Congratulations Spidernose!



In other news I forgot to update the HoF poster in the second post before I went on vacation so I'll have to do that once I get back, my laptop doesn't have photoshop.

Also, nominations for the August HoF are now open and will be till about the 15th. Nominate someone here in the thread or by PMing me please.
    
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