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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #19251 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Mudfrog;12738970 
Hey guys.. would swapping an aftermarket fan in place of the factory fans help out with my temps much? Honestly my temps are pretty good but I'd like to get it as cool as possible.

I have factory fans with the exception of the rear fan which has been replaced with a blademaster for my P/P H50. I also added 2x thermaltakes to the door and a 140mm (forget the brand) in the drive bays.. like I said it does a fairly good job with keeping my stuff cool, the 4890 is usually in the mid 50's under load and my PII is usually in the upper 40's under load. If swapping the fans out could lower the overall temps a few degrees I might look into it though.

So the top 140mm is the only one thats still stock? I only swap out my fans due to aesthetics and sound. I think I read somewhere here that case fans all perform the same.

Speaking about case fans, I was only able to mount a side fan using two screws because the other holes are stripped. I dont think there is anyway to retap them so Im thinking of finding a bolt. Anyone have a recommended size and length?
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Originally Posted by Striker36;12735352 
ENTIRELY OFF TOPIC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev67C7Gts6Y
their is so much emotion in this rendition of this song that i needed to share it.

ON TOPIC

+1 to the hyper 212 coments

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This one seems appropriate somehow. Whole villages in Japan....missing? Hard to wrap my mind around that.
     
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post #19253 of 28613
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Originally Posted by virus86;12739996 
So the top 140mm is the only one thats still stock? I only swap out my fans due to aesthetics and sound. I think I read somewhere here that case fans all perform the same.

Speaking about case fans, I was only able to mount a side fan using two screws because the other holes are stripped. I dont think there is anyway to retap them so Im thinking of finding a bolt. Anyone have a recommended size and length?

The top and the bottom front fan are stock. I have added the two door fans (120mm) and another 140mm fan where the drive bays are. The rear fan was removed to mount my blademaster for the H50 P/P.
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post #19254 of 28613
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Quote:
Originally Posted by virus86;12739996 
So the top 140mm is the only one thats still stock? I only swap out my fans due to aesthetics and sound. I think I read somewhere here that case fans all perform the same.

This is not true. What is true is, it is hard to believe the manufacture specs due to the fact there is no standard for them to fallow.
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post #19255 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Mudfrog;12740069 
The top and the bottom front fan are stock. I have added the two door fans (120mm) and another 140mm fan where the drive bays are. The rear fan was removed to mount my blademaster for the H50 P/P.

Short answer: No, your stock fans are adequate.
Medium Answer: Marginal temp gains at cost of disproportional higher db levels with replacement fans.
    
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Hi Everbody!! biggrin.gif
Ok, rumors of my demise were greatly exagerrated! rolleyes.gif Sounds good but somehow familiar....?? cool.gif

No, I'm not back and yes I like the idea someone told me E said I'm on a secret mission. That's the ticket, secret mission. eek.gif

Meanwhile I'm on limited funding and shared resources computer wise. I have my computer but it's not quite connectable right now. frown.gif You guys will be the first to know when it is! wink.gif

Someone PM me the link please so I can vote on MOTM! One more thing, eye appointment on the 21st but found out cataracts aside, if your blood pressure is always high you will have trouble seeing! rolleyes.gif

Oh yeah rolling your eyes a lot doesn't help. rolleyes.gif

Bri..........
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post #19257 of 28613
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Originally Posted by BriSleep;12742351 
Hi Everbody!! biggrin.gif
Ok, rumors of my demise were greatly exagerrated! rolleyes.gif Sounds good but somehow familiar....?? cool.gif

No, I'm not back and yes I like the idea someone told me E said I'm on a secret mission. That's the ticket, secret mission. eek.gif

Meanwhile I'm on limited funding and shared resources computer wise. I have my computer but it's not quite connectable right now. frown.gif You guys will be the first to know when it is! wink.gif

Someone PM me the link please so I can vote on MOTM! One more thing, eye appointment on the 21st but found out cataracts aside, if your blood pressure is always high you will have trouble seeing! rolleyes.gif

Oh yeah rolling your eyes a lot doesn't help. rolleyes.gif

Bri..........

Good to hear from you General. If you tell people you're on a secret mission, then it's not a secret anymore;)

I can relate on the blood pressure. My eyes are always going wonky.
    
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post #19258 of 28613
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Originally Posted by BriSleep;12742351 
Hi Everbody!! biggrin.gif
Ok, rumors of my demise were greatly exagerrated! rolleyes.gif Sounds good but somehow familiar....?? cool.gif

No, I'm not back and yes I like the idea someone told me E said I'm on a secret mission. That's the ticket, secret mission. eek.gif

Meanwhile I'm on limited funding and shared resources computer wise. I have my computer but it's not quite connectable right now. frown.gif You guys will be the first to know when it is! wink.gif

Someone PM me the link please so I can vote on MOTM! One more thing, eye appointment on the 21st but found out cataracts aside, if your blood pressure is always high you will have trouble seeing! rolleyes.gif

Oh yeah rolling your eyes a lot doesn't help. rolleyes.gif

Bri..........

Good to see you Bri! Things are not the same around here with out you. If you where wanting to vote for E, its too late, the polls closed. He didn't win but man that was good MOTM, all the builds were great, well maybe one or two were OK. Here is the link to it
http://www.overclock.net/case-mods-general-discussion/956075-february-motm-congratulations-rushmore1205.html

Here is March's MOTM
http://www.overclock.net/case-mods-general-discussion/964871-march-mod-month-contest-thread-nominate.html

BTW I'm thinking about putting mine in the mix this time.
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post #19259 of 28613
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Originally Posted by BriSleep;12742351 
Hi Everbody!! biggrin.gif
Ok, rumors of my demise were greatly exagerrated! rolleyes.gif Sounds good but somehow familiar....?? cool.gif

No, I'm not back and yes I like the idea someone told me E said I'm on a secret mission. That's the ticket, secret mission. eek.gif

Meanwhile I'm on limited funding and shared resources computer wise. I have my computer but it's not quite connectable right now. frown.gif You guys will be the first to know when it is! wink.gif

Someone PM me the link please so I can vote on MOTM! One more thing, eye appointment on the 21st but found out cataracts aside, if your blood pressure is always high you will have trouble seeing! rolleyes.gif

Oh yeah rolling your eyes a lot doesn't help. rolleyes.gif

Bri..........
Hey good to see you again bro!!
Will be looking forward to your words on these pages again!!biggrin.gif
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