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post #14781 of 28613
All of the 212+'s I have seen have an insulated plate so there is NOTHING metal that could short out anything on the board that would be close enough to do so. Even if there was I seriously doubt that all of the different boards that EVGA makes would be exactly the same considering the number of different sockets and chipsets that would come into play. I'm not doubting that you have experienced a problem, but I can't see it being as widespread as you make it out otherwise it would be more well known as a problem.
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post #14782 of 28613
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Damn you Striker!! Now you got my gears grinding and I think I figured out how to make everything fit. I'm having some problems with my dual bay pump res combo, if I can get a replacement with out having too much of a pain I can do this, and keep my card reader. But I think the HDD's could get too hot sitting there with air from the rad blowing on them.



If I have to get a new pump I will get an EK-Reservoir Combo DCP 4.0 and and have the HDD's in the 5.25" bays and get an external card reader.


Edited by GoodInk - 11/8/10 at 4:46pm
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post #14783 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post
Damn you Striker!! Now you got my gears grinding and I think I figured out how to make everything fit. I'm having some problems with my dual bay pump res combo, if I can get a replacement with out having too much of a pain I can do this, and keep my card reader. But I think the HDD's could get too hot sitting there with air from the rad blowing on them.

http://www.overclock.net/picture.php...ictureid=19447

If I have to get a new pump I will get an EK-Reservoir Combo DCP 4.0 and and have the HDD's in the 5.25" bays and get an external card reader.



that would work nicely. the air out of the back of my rad is only slightly above ambient if at all and its cooling REALLY well so dont worry about that. your pump rez combo will be fine. if you measure a couple times youc an EASILY have 3 bays clear..

that placement for HDDs might work with the laptop size drives but will NOT work with full size drives if you have 2 GPUs. and if you want them their you will likely need to space them away from the mobo tray. but other than that you should be fine if you check my most recent update in my work log you will see how i ended up mounting my HDD
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post #14784 of 28613
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My GPU's are shorter than yours and I don't have that nice fat rad that you have so there is room for it. Mine is 60mm with the fans. Oh and my pic isn't to scale They would be closer to the rad. It looks like you didn't really have to do anymore than cut the front of the case and 5.25" bays to get yours in, is there anything I missed?
Edited by GoodInk - 11/8/10 at 5:09pm
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post #14785 of 28613
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My GPU's are shorter than yours and I don't have that nice fat rad that you have so there is room for it. Mine is 60mm with the fans. Oh and my pic isn't to scale They would be closer to the rad. It looks like you didn't really have to do anymore than cut the front of the case and 5.25" bays to get yours in, is there anything I missed?
thats all you need to do. but i chopped the whole front up and made a new rad mount plate. but yea. if you plan better than i do that will work. you may need some bracing at the top though.

and if it will work for your rid go for it it will keep things some what original. (yes i realize i sorta stole the idea for my rad placement)
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post #14786 of 28613
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thats all you need to do. but i chopped the whole front up and made a new rad mount plate. but yea. if you plan better than i do that will work. you may need some bracing at the top though.

and if it will work for your rid go for it it will keep things some what original. (yes i realize i sorta stole the idea for my rad placement)
Well at least you got a drive in your bays instead of fans and a 360 rad But I'm sure many people have done this in other cases. I like the way you mounted yours better.
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post #14787 of 28613
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The 212+ fits just fine. You just can't have the top side panel fan installed, but that is true for just about any of the better quality heatsinks.

Zalman Performa fits WITH the top fan installed
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post #14788 of 28613
I still like the 1283 Rifle Xigmatek cooler. Its a win win situation..



    
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post #14789 of 28613
Two problems with the 1283. First it's $10 more than the 212+. Second, it uses the push pins instead of the backplate and screws mounting method. I'll take the more secure mounting system and use the money saved for a second Blademaster fan for a push/pull setup any day of the week.
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post #14790 of 28613
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I say again: Congrats Striker!
Omg. I'm soooo glad I didn't pull the trigger on a pair of GTX 480's.
$80 more for a pair of 580's? Almost, but not quite, SOLD!
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