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Just built myself a sneaky rack as 15 hard drives are hard to fit. Drives have 6mm gaps. Going to paint it black on the weekend.
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That will be nice but make sure to cool them using 2 120 fans. The stock megaflo 120 is at good as cooling anything as an rock.
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register me in the club



also what do you guys think about the cable management ?! biggrin.gif
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also what do you guys think about the cable management ?! biggrin.gif

Generally nice management, just a pity those cases have light grey insides - part of the reason why I ditched my HAF 932 though not a major part. A quick spray of compressed air wouldn't go amiss tongue.gif
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Generally nice management, just a pity those cases have light grey insides - part of the reason why I ditched my HAF 932 though not a major part. A quick spray of compressed air wouldn't go amiss tongue.gif

yea have always wanted a black interior case, but then this is the original HAF 932 bought in 2010 and still holds it's own like new just need some cleaning i guess, i wanted to paint it black inside but then i decided against it too much hustle and i'm really not seeing what's inside from that small haf 932 side window only the corsair H100I led is visible and looks awesome biggrin.gif
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Haf x 942 here tongue.gif
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(SinatraFan, that cube looks like something which has to be disarmed in a blockbuster movie - awesome!! 8)


Anyway, to my question! biggrin.gif I seek some opinions on airflow. Probably not enough time to change anything
before I have to post the system in question off to the end user, but nevertheless any thoughts would be
welcome as I have two more systems to construct with a similar spec. Alas this is very much a work-related
build, so none of the impressive styling touches many of you have been doing with these cases. Still, I do my best...

System spec is a HAF 932 case with an ASUS P9X9 WS, i7 3960X @ 4.7, 64GB @ 2400 (GSkill TridentX),
Corsair H100i, Quadro 4000 (Q4K), Palit GTX 580 3GB, misc SSDs/HDD, etc., which will be used mostly for
Photoshop, other image processing tasks and a degree of After Effects work, hence the 580 for CUDA
acceleration. It's almost the same spec as an earlier PC I built for someone, except with a Q4K, just one
GTX 580, and a PCIe wifi card in the lowest slot, initially setup like this:



Almost all the fans are Nanoxia Deep silence (NDS) PWM: a rear 140mm exhaust, top 4x 120mm intakes for
the H100i, and 4x 120mm exhaust on the side panel. The exception is the front intake fan which is a Bitfenix
Spectre Pro (BSP) 23cm, which gives 3X more airflow than the stock fan.

However, the Q4K's 1-slot stock cooler was far too loud and hot (almost 90C under load, with a roasting PCB).
In the past I've replaced it with a Gelid Icy Vision II to great effect (35C drop in load temp, 30C drop in PCB temp),
but that wasn't possible with this build because the IcyVision2 would block the 2nd main PCIe slot, which is needed for
future GPU expansion. I couldn't find any aftermarket 2-slot cooler, so I settled on something I already had, a Zalman
VF1000, which is compatible since the Q4K has the same hole spacing as a GTX 460; here's the completed Q4K mod:



This worked ok, dropping load temps by about 20C (not as good as the IcyVision2, but good enough, and much quieter).
End result in the case looks like this:



Before I did this mod, I had the side panel fans as intakes and the front fan as an exhaust. After thinking about it though,
I decided to reverse this, because of the following rationale:

- The 580 and Q4K chuck out quite a lot of heat. The VF1000 cooler, and the split venting of the 580, means most
of this is dumped inside the case. With the side panel fans as intakes, it didn't seem like the front Bitfenix had enough
suction power to cope - the rear NDS would have to handle some of it, and it's already dealing with the air from the H100i.

Thus, I figured it would be better if the front BSP was an intake and the side panel fans were exhausts. The air coming
from the side panel fans is certainly pretty warm under load (that wasn't the case for the front BSP when it was setup
as an exhaust).

Meanwhile, the H100i has its fans as intakes, which helps cool the chipset aswell (there's a separate small fan near
the ATX socket), ie.:



Under load, some of the H100i's air must be going into the Q4K, but not significantly so as far as I can tell (under load,
the air from the H100i was never that warm anyway - seems like this is a good chip, only 1.35V for 4.7GHz).

Here's the question though: given the above arrangement of side panel and front intake, would it make more sense
if the rear fan was also an intake and thus the H100i setup to exhaust upwards? In theory, the H100i should then
get most of its air from the rear intake (giving better cooling for the chipset too), with the rest coming from the upper side
intake fans (the upper half of the top two fans aim air above the Q4K). A rear intake fan is unusual though, so I wondered
if anyone else has done such a thing.

I should mention that the system does work ok, but I'm still not convinced I have the fans and H100i setup in the best
way, baring mind the system does have to cope with the possible future addition of an extra 580 or other GPU upgrade.

All thoughts welcome!


One remaining issue is that Fan Xpert and the CorsairLink software can't seem to operate at the same time, which is
annoying. I may have to ditch the CL sw, completely change the fan header arrangement, but atm I don't think there are
enough mbd fan headers...

Ian.
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Meh. Like I said many times before the Bitfenix fans are even crappier than CM fans and the CFM rating on their site is magical too. Static pressure is what you need and big but thin (25mm is considered thin for 140mm even) delivers none of it.

That's why it has no "suction power" because the HDD cage is restricting it and the front panel too if it has a filter and you left it in there.

Front intake and side exhausts is just a recipe of disaster with a enormous fan like that because the enormous fan is already trying hard to flow air through and the GPUs are only inhaling what they can get from the limited airflow and then naturally the heat is all hot or the situation could be worse, the air is not mixing but the side panel fans are pulling so much air through in comparison to the others that air is coming from everywhere causing a really bad air mix so temps are higher than you think.
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DaveLT writes:
> Meh. Like I said many times before the Bitfenix fans are even crappier than CM fans and the CFM rating on their site is magical too.
> Static pressure is what you need and big but thin (25mm is considered thin for 140mm even) delivers none of it.

Ah well, live and learn. :} It does at least move more air than the stock fan though, that much is certain.


> That's why it has no "suction power" because the HDD cage is restricting it and the front panel too if it has a filter and you left it in there.

No filter, and only one disk in the cage, but yes the cage is in the way. This is why, in my own system, I removed the cage entirely, and
did the same for another build which has a Q4K and three GTX 580 3GB.


> air is coming from everywhere causing a really bad air mix so temps are higher than you think.

You may well be right. Thing is, if the side panel fans are intakes, the H100i should exhaust upwards, yes? And if so, should
the front fan still be an intake?

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Update....

It seems my original instincts were correct. Setting the side panel fans as intakes, with the H100I exhausting upwards,
did not work at all. The CPU was way too hot, pulling air from the GPUs (first ever BSOD aswell). I'm going to switch
the side panel fans back to an exhaust config, flip the H100I fans so they're intakes again, and the rear fan to be an
exhaust once more. Ah well, it was worth a try...

On the plus side though, the Corsair Link setup is gone, so at least Fan Xpert should be able to control all the fans ok.
I've used an Akasa 5-way PWM splitter so that all 4 fans on the H100i are controlled from the single CPU fan header
(power for the fans comes from a SATA power connector, not the fan socket), which means they should all run at the
same speed aswell, giving an even noise output. OPT_FAN has the pump block signal, CHA_FAN1 the rear fan,
CHA_FAN2 the two lower side panel fans, CHA_FAN3 the two upper side panel fans, CHA_FAN4 the front fan. Hmm,
boards like this could really do with more than four chassis fan headers (pic is the E-series board; same fan header layout),
but never mind, it works ok. Just would be nice to have a feedback signal for the chipset fan.

Btw, if anyone has an unwanted set of four wheels from their HAF case, I'd be interested in buying them, or feel free
to graciously donate and I'll cover the shipping. biggrin.gif I have a hefty Aerocool XPredator case which really needs wheels
(total pain moving it around atm) and I plan on buying a Nanoxia Deep Silence 6 case soon which, rather surprisingly,
doesn't come with an option to fit wheels (a case that heavy really needs them IMO). The ability to fit wheels is a really
good feature of the HAF 932, though it's a pity there isn't also a means of attaching carry handles somehow (wheels
deal with movement on a floor ok, but moving a heavy case up/down stairs, or lifting it into a car, that's another matter).
I know someone who has to take their 932 to company sites quite often, so some kind of handle attachment would
be very useful. Has anyone fitted handles to their HAF case? Would be a shame to drill holes in the side panels or
top surface, but I can't think of another way.

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