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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #1831 of 28613
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Originally Posted by photonmoo View Post
Gawd, soldering is such a mission...I'm busy extending the 24 pin extension cable I got (it was too short, only 15cm) A bit of solder shot off accidentally and got my lip, grrrrrrrr it hurts like hell. I'm a clutz :S

I got you on that one. When I was your age I got some solder in my left eye. It instantly flattened out and bonded on my eye ball. They took me to the emergency room and used a fire hose on my eye to get it off and then I had to wear the Capt. Hook patch for a couple of days.. I think my wife would have enjoyed the look if she had not been worring so much that I would loose my sight in that one eye.

but on your lip. Ouch. Thats gonna leave a mark.
    
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post #1832 of 28613
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Well, It helps to have a fan blowing directly on the gpu. If you don't, than I would suggest replacing the stock thermal compound on the gpu to an aftermarket compound. I use as5 on mine and it works great
Did it really make that much difference..??
    
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post #1833 of 28613
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Originally Posted by dkev View Post
I have this controller.
I am going to remove the blue plate and use one of the 5.25 mesh plates instead. This controller has LED's. Very bright LED's. And they are blue. My case fans are green. I am debating if I want to remove the LED's from the controller or not. What say you?

The Zalman is nice but I used the Sunbeam Reobus. It also changes from 12Vdc to 7Vdc and has click off switches and can also be used as a dimmer for your Cold cathode lights. I used this one because I was tired of burning out the pots in my old ones every time I used a big fans. The LEDs burn bright blue at full power to red at low power and they are really sensitive switches with a nice solid click off.






Edited by Enigma8750 - 10/18/09 at 8:07pm
    
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post #1834 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Well, It helps to have a fan blowing directly on the gpu. If you don't, than I would suggest replacing the stock thermal compound on the gpu to an aftermarket compound. I use as5 on mine and it works great
Coolies, I might just give it a shot. I might eventually head down the line of WC the entire rig, CPU, GPU, NB... to keep temps really down...but it's going to be a lot of moola
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post #1835 of 28613
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I got you on that one. When I was your age I got some solder in my left eye. It instantly flattened out and bonded on my eye ball. They took me to the emergency room and used a fire hose on my eye to get it off and then I had to wear the Capt. Hook patch for a couple of days.. I think my wife would have enjoyed the look if she had not been worring so much that I would loose my sight in that one eye.

but on your lip. Ouch. Thats gonna leave a mark.
There is already a mark , I don't think the wifey is gong to be too impressed I 'hurt' myself again and I'm not supposed to be doing "computer stuff" with a broken finger

But dayummmmm solder to the eye, that's hardcore. Hehe it just made me think of Terminator 2, with the liquid terminator...that could have been you
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post #1836 of 28613
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Did it really make that much difference..??
It actually really does. It makes as much of a difference as replacing the thermal compound on a cpu, sometimes even more because the gpu gets much hotter in most cases.
     
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post #1837 of 28613
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Coolies, I might just give it a shot. I might eventually head down the line of WC the entire rig, CPU, GPU, NB... to keep temps really down...but it's going to be a lot of moola
That's one of the reason's I wont go water cooling yet either. Along with the fact that one leak can destroy your entire computer. Worth the extra 3-4mhz overclock? Not for me

I'll stick with high end air cooling over a wc system any day
     
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post #1838 of 28613
I switched to the Corsair H50, which will be delivered tomorrow hopefully, for several reasons...none of which involve overclocking surprisingly.

1. Less noise due to one(or both) side panel fans being gone...we all know how loud those are due to the stupid vents in the side panel.

2. No more dirty CPU heatsink!

3. Lower idle/load temps on the CPU...lowest I could go was 33c, ambient temp is killing me here in SW Missouri during the hot months. That idle temp is good, but cooler is better.

I eventually want to sell the H50 and build a custom water-cooling kit to cool the CPU, GPU(s) and maybe RAM/HDD/NB. If I could get down to just the fans on the rad, the inside of that case will stay immaculate.
 
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post #1839 of 28613
Hello everyone..... I made a log thread for my mods. I'm almost finished with it. Let me know what you think of it. Preferably there as I spend a lot of time in school/fishing and I can't check out every post in this thread as easily as I could when it was less crowded.

Also, remember that I have an Antec 900 now.
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...-rewiring.html
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post #1840 of 28613
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I think the black mesh with green leds would look awesome...you should do it
Ya that would be nice, but not doable. So I am debating if I should remove the LED's entirely.
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