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post #16412 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post
Well the other day taking pics I noticed I had connected the tubing backwards on my CPU block. So yesterday what started off as me changing the tubes around turned in to a day of measuring, cutting, grinding, and drilling. The reason for all of this, because my VRM's were getting pretty hot from the lack of air, and they were cooking my rad that was just sitting right over them. Plus I wanted my top fan mounted properly, it was getting blocked by the rad. So I dismantled everything, then started in on the rad. I started off by cutting the rolled edges of the side of case off, and the rad slid right in until it hit the rivet holding the case together. So ground that down as far as I dared, and test fitted it again, still no go. Then I started grinding on the rad, I took just about a mm off the mounting bracket and it fit like a glove.


Then the next problem came up. The mounting holes didn't line up. They were too close to the opening to drill new holes, so I made bigger ones Since the holes are now bigger than the mounting screws I used a fan grill I had laying around to secure the rad to the case.

I did leave the I/O shield off to allow for air to flow over the VRM's. The results, CPU and GPU air running about 5°C cooler. The MB and PCH are about 3° cooler. So here it is all finished up.

Or is it
Nothing a little grind won't take of. But that top thumb screw is now worthless, the is blocking the hole.


Easy way, I would take a grinder to the edge of cover and tighten up that bend. Just from were the fold in the metal is for the grip edge to pull the cover off. I would grind that straight edge down, repaint. Work it slow and easy<< { Hey, isn't that a 'WhiteSnake' song???} until you bring that edge down 2mm or 3mm..... Either way, now with that grill there I think you have to much 'Air' blockage going on. just my two cents

Sorry for edit: Either way you'll still be able to screw the thumb-screw in and secure the cover!!!
I would think about opening that back a little to let that rad breath!!

Edited by Rogue1266 - 12/27/10 at 11:04am
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post #16413 of 28613
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Rogue1266 View Post
I would think about opening that back a little to let that rad breath!!
I was planing on it but I started to run low on cutting disks.
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...OK, i have had a "few" people/friends ask of me to post a bit more upon WHAT my rig has been at = and being used
as well for Lan Parties for here and there; asking of showing the "Helping" photo's for other's to accomplish at hand.
So, here are just a "few" glimp's of "a-few-changes" done already and for being shown here on the Scout's thread first,
before i even get to place up upon my project's_log . . . .






















. . . . . mr-Charles . . .
Edited by mr-Charles - 12/27/10 at 1:26pm
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I love the New Pictures charles.... /great build
    
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post #16416 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post
I know this has been covered before, but I thought I would post it for the new Scouts. Here is how to remove the top panel.
Really Good. In fact your Post has been made a sticky for the Page ONE Help Post.. Thanks for your work. You have just made rank.
    
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...OK, i have had a "few" people/friends ask of me to post a bit more upon WHAT my rig has been at = and being used
as well for Lan Parties for here and there; asking of showing the "Helping" photo's for other's to accomplish at hand.
So, here are just a "few" glimp's of "a-few-changes" done already and for being shown here on the Scout's thread first,
before i even get to place up upon my project's_log . . . .
[U]


. . . . . mr-Charles . . .


.
That is sweet mr.Charles... now thats what I'm talking about. Let that rad breath and that cut to the edge of the cover. Nice!!! Great Build brother!!!
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post #16418 of 28613
Those are some nice builds guys Very nice work.

Watercooling is gonna be my next challenge but that won't happen for a while. Once my SSD turns up ive only got 2 more minor upgrades, Blu-Ray drive and sound card, and then magma will be complete and I won't do a new build for at least 2 years.

We'll see whats around tech wise then
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does the noctua nh-d14 fit in there?
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
Yes.
PapaSmurf would not say yes if it did not fit

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Originally Posted by JmChile View Post
100% sure man?
I really need to know if it fits 100%
if not im buying COOLER MASTER HAF 922
I have the Noctua NH- D14 installed in my Scout with all the stock fans in place, it is tight but goes in and out very easy, it is a pleasure to mount and unmount, very simple.
I know this thread is 2 days old, but I figured if I answer now and if someone has not confirmed for you that, sucks while you want to make a purchase.
Yes it fits!!!
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It's only a big rumor and Sata 3 and USB 3 will be a standard in a few months so I don't want anyone grabbing onto the new one for a new club before I do. This case is ours and the future comes from our Ideas.
^ This is why he is the General
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