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just a recommendation, I would personally put the FT02 on top of the desk if i were you, while placed under the desk like that, the heat coming off the top of the machine is blocked by the table top and form a heat pocket just below the desktop. this heat comes out the front of the desk where your chest and arm is and can cause uncomfortable amount of heat while gaming. talking from experience of course biggrin.gif i used to have mine under the desk just like you, but after awhile my chest and my arm pits would start to get warm from the heat pocket escaping from the bottom of the desk. now that i put the FT02 on top of the desk, my gaming sessions are so much more comfortable.
maybe it's why i'm so picky about how loud the fans are. when the FT02 is on top of the desk, it's also almost 3 feet closer to your ear. so the perceived acoustic signature is that much stronger.
Well that wont work for me, case is too long/deep to fit proberly on the table. Well offcourse could run it over the edge at the back, but then would need to move table more off from the wall so not really good option.Thats really only negative point with this case for me that its so damn deep.
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One possible solution to that: Put it behind your monitor so that the side faces you and the front faces your bed.
I was planning to do that with my case, but then I realized my monitor would just hide the window of the case ):

So for me, its going on the floor as well.
My room is usually around 50-60 degrees year round anyway lol.

Case just came in yesterday, going to have to wait till tomorrow or next weekend before I have time to move everything over though.
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Tiny Temjin is no more...have upsized to a TJ07 biggrin.gif
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doh.gif Good luck with the TJO8-Es big bro thumb.gif

I''l keep an eye on your build smile.gif
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Thanks mate. Will post up a buildlog once everything arrives
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Btw if i decide to get 5.25" fan controller at some pont to my FT02 how those AP:s should be connected to it. Does it work if just plug each of those 3 fan headers to that controller, or does it need some modding to that "loop cable" on fans to get it working?
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post #4107 of 6398
Works for me - high and low switch still drops voltages, just be careful to not keep them on low or they might not spin up smile.gif

P.S. They ship molex - 3x3-pin - fan - switch - back to (same) fan.
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Btw if i decide to get 5.25" fan controller at some pont to my FT02 how those AP:s should be connected to it. Does it work if just plug each of those 3 fan headers to that controller, or does it need some modding to that "loop cable" on fans to get it working?

i have the rheosmart6 which takes the PWM header from your mobo and use that as speed control for the fans. the problem is the control range is very small so not really a huge plus. i keep the front and back ap181's on the fan controller, and have the middle ap181 plugged directly into the case header on the mobo (since the middle ap181 is the one that affect the temp of the system the most) this way, the mobo can still spin up the middle fan if it needed additional cooling while the other 2 ap181's stay quiet.(500RPM) with proper bios fan speed configuration, the middle fan is at 500RPM at idle also so it's pretty quiet. but when gaming, the middle fan will occasionally spin up to keep the system cool. i removed the top 120mm exhaust fan since it doesn't really do anything useful (since the FT02 is a positive pressure case in the 1st place. a big hole with just the fan grill attached has the lowest resistance to airflow so all the air is coming out of there anyway. no point putting a fan there to block where the air is naturally exiting the system anyway. biggrin.gif
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Say, so, I have two 120mm radiators in my FT02 (my "the mod" modded GPUs) - where do you guys think I should put them? I currently have one with a single pull-fan in the 5" bays and the other at the exhaust with a pull fan. Any suggestions?
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post #4110 of 6398
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Say, so, I have two 120mm radiators in my FT02 (my "the mod" modded GPUs) - where do you guys think I should put them? I currently have one with a single pull-fan in the 5" bays and the other at the exhaust with a pull fan. Any suggestions?

to mount 2x120mm rads, you'd need 1 in the 5.25 bays and 1 in the exhaust port on the top of the case which are the location where you have mounted... not sure what your question is... you have already implemented the solution.
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