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post #671 of 6434
Just put a watercooling system in my FT02:





Yes, it was kind of a PITA.
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post #672 of 6434
I have an FT02 and am interested to know if anyone else here has a 5970 in theirs. My 5970 just barely has room in there and I had to remove a fan grill even for that. Should I have gotten a bigger case?
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post #673 of 6434
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Originally Posted by For Victory View Post
I have an FT02 and am interested to know if anyone else here has a 5970 in theirs. My 5970 just barely has room in there and I had to remove a fan grill even for that. Should I have gotten a bigger case?
Well if it fits then why get a bigger case? Your card temps wont be affected just because the card hardly fits.
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post #674 of 6434
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I have an FT02 and am interested to know if anyone else here has a 5970 in theirs. My 5970 just barely has room in there and I had to remove a fan grill even for that. Should I have gotten a bigger case?
If you get an AP181 fan in the middle you won't have to remove its grill (you can't).
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post #675 of 6434
say, farkle, why'd you decide to go water-cooling anyway?
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post #676 of 6434
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say, farkle, why'd you decide to go water-cooling anyway?
Because I got bored hahaha. That and it'd been on the back of my mind. I hadn't done a watercooling loop since freshman year in high school and wanted to see if it was THAT good. So far I've only half-way convinced myself it was worth it over my Cogage Arrow. I still can't decide if I want to save my Arrow in the closet for who knows what in the future or if I should sell it lol.

Time to find a new project (sleeving's been on my mind, even if you really dont see the cables at all in the FT02)...
Edited by farkle0079 - 8/12/10 at 3:11pm
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post #677 of 6434
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Originally Posted by farkle0079 View Post
Time to find a new project (sleeving's been on my mind, even if you really dont see the cables at all in the FT02)...
Try modding some Lian Li bezels into your optical...lol.

I was gonna have someone sleeve my hx1000, but I saw the sleeving on the new AX series from corsair, and there's no point. They're already nicely sleeved black. Whenever the TJ11 comes out or the 600D, I will be buying the ax1200 and switching out from my FT02.

The thing with sleeving is no notices it but enthusiast builders. People who see my PC just think it's cool there's a window and they can see inside. They haven't a clue what they're looking at though.
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post #678 of 6434
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Whenever the TJ11 comes out or the 600D, I will be buying the ax1200 and switching out from my FT02.
What about Seasonic's upcoming X1000 and X1200? I wonder how those will fair compared to the Flextronics unit.

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The thing with sleeving is no notices it but enthusiast builders. People who see my PC just think it's cool there's a window and they can see inside. They haven't a clue what they're looking at though.
True true, I'd be doing it for my personal satisfaction. The funny part is, with the radiator in there you can't even see the ATX 24-pin wires anymore. The only part you see is where the modular connectors go into the PSU haha.
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post #679 of 6434
I bought the FT02 a couple weeks ago. Could have gotten an SSD instead but I decided on the case and I'm glad. My NZXT tempest was loud, dusty and had a crappy HDD cage.

Add me to the list? Or do I need picz?
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post #680 of 6434
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I bought the FT02 a couple weeks ago. Could have gotten an SSD instead but I decided on the case and I'm glad. My NZXT tempest was loud, dusty and had a crappy HDD cage.

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pics are allways good!
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