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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
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    Good
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    Meh
  • 1% (27)
    Bad
  • 5% (108)
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post #1841 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Enigma8750 View Post
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.





Ya, I am not interested in replacing what I have. Yours is nice though. If I were to replace it, I would go to full digital display.
post #1842 of 28613
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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.
Well, the corsair h50 is a good unit, but it still doesn't beat high end air coolers like the true and megahalems. Plus it is more expensive.

check out this review: http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...&limitstart=12

In my opinion, only go water cooling if you have doe to build an entire loop which includes, cpu, gpu, and even a north bridge block with a huge 240 or 360 radiator and a good pump etc.
Yes, I have done my research on water cooling, even thought about getting one, but it's just not worth it to me
Edited by Behemoth777 - 10/16/09 at 6:32am
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post #1843 of 28613
This week we salute r11 case. This case is proof positive that you can fit almost anything in this case.


Edited by Enigma8750 - 10/16/09 at 11:37am
    
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post #1844 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
I'd agree with the fan blowing on the side, mine drops from idle 70C to idle 60C with the side fans in....

I've got some Arctic Silver 5 left from doing my CPU cooler change, so if you reckon it'll make much difference I might have a play with that
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I'd agree with the fan blowing on the side, mine drops from idle 70C to idle 60C with the side fans in....

I've got some Arctic Silver 5 left from doing my CPU cooler change, so if you reckon it'll make much difference I might have a play with that
you should definitely try it. and I didn't think of this but you should do like a comparison of before you apply the as5 and after to see how much of a difference it really makes. I think my temps dropped about 4-5c from applying it. The stock thermal paste they put on there is crap
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This week we salute r11 case. This case is proof positive that you can fit almost anything in this case.

Darn. I Wasn't the first too smack a WC loop in there, well i guess I'll have too try too be the frist one too smack the radiator inside aswell ^^
post #1847 of 28613
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Darn. I Wasn't the first too smack a WC loop in there, well i guess I'll have too try too be the frist one too smack the radiator inside aswell ^^

That I gotta see MibrottarN; This guy is tailand or from phillipines but he stuffed that turkey with as much as he could.
    
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You could probably get a double radiator in the bottom if you cut the drive bays out of the case and use the drive bay extender by Lian li in your 5 1/4 bay slot. You could cut holes in the bottom of the case for air input and then let the hot air get blown out of the case via the top fan.
    
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You could probably get a double radiator in the bottom if you cut the drive bays out of the case and use the drive bay extender by Lian li in your 5 1/4 bay slot. You could cut holes in the bottom of the case for air input and then let the hot air get blown out of the case via the top fan.
I've done alot opf measureing and if you use a thin radiator like the Black ice Stealth or some other that's 3cm thick and cut up the front fangrill and parts of the drivebay "floor", you can acctually fit a 3x 120mm radiator with 25mm fans
post #1850 of 28613
are you gonna try it.. or are you still just thinking about it.
    
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