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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (929)
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    Good
  • 12% (226)
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  • 1% (27)
    Bad
  • 5% (108)
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post #20391 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Rockr69 View Post
That sucks Blue! I know it won't help you, but I'll tip a glass of vino for your pain.
really wish i could drink some beer. i dont drink(maybe 1 beer a year, and cant anymore since i have liver disease) but i would down a 12 pack right now if i could..so have 5 or 6 for me. ill take the hangover for ya, dont worry lol
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post #20392 of 28613
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That sucks Blue! I know it won't help you, but I'll tip a glass of vino for your pain.
Agreed! I'll kill a few Stella's to help with the pain too.
    
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really wish i could drink some beer. i dont drink(maybe 1 beer a year, and cant anymore since i have liver disease) but i would down a 12 pack right now if i could..so have 5 or 6 for me. ill take the hangover for ya, dont worry lol
Since I can't seem to leave a bottle of wine alone once it's been opened I'm dedicating the rest of my bottle to you Blue.
    
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post #20394 of 28613
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For people who have replaced the stock case fans, what do you use the LED on/off button for?
nothing at the moment, but i'll be wiring it up for my window illumination once my second etching is done.
    
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post #20395 of 28613
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I'd say with all that new fangled trickery you got in your rig hardware wise, you're choking the hell out of it all with that 9600GT. Try and fix it for the time being, but ditch that sucka for something that's gonna let the rest of your gear ROCK!!!
LOL... I know what you mean, I really should buy a new video card. Have been thinking about the Radeon 6850 because it has pretty good benchmarks. Also, can eventually crossfire it down the road. But to be honest... I really put my money towards getting a nice clear side panel from you!

Swear, ever since I built this computer I've been constantly wanting to change things in it. Everyday I come home from work and I'm just itching to try rewiring to make it nicer or finding new components to make it faster. My wallet is not happy
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post #20396 of 28613
Hey guys, before I buy all my major parts, I am actually planning on routing all of my wires, installing the HDD and optical drives before hand to simplify things. But I was wondering what you all thought of my cooling setup I am considering. First I am going to reuse my 2 GentleTyphoon Ap 13's on the side window exhausting heat off of the video card. Then I plan on replacing the front 140mm fan with one of these (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-157-_-Product) I plan on mounting a second one right above it so I should have plenty of cool air being pulled in through the front. The top I plan on leaving in its normal exhaust orientation. On the rear I will have my corsair H50 mounted with this slim fan(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185060). I plan on having the slim on the left of the rad so its pushing cold air through. As for the lighting I'll be losing, I'll probably just buy a cathode for 10 bucks and mount it along the top where it'll be hidden.

Thoughts, suggestions?
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post #20397 of 28613
To remove the back and top fans do you have to remove the top of the case?

Also, two of my screw heads are stripped do you think i can cut the corner of the fan off with a dremel?
post #20398 of 28613
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To remove the back and top fans do you have to remove the top of the case?

Also, two of my screw heads are stripped do you think i can cut the corner of the fan off with a dremel?
The top fan yes. I don't think so for the back one.

Use a drill to drill out the head off of the stripped fan screws, remove the fan, then use a pair of vice grips to turn the rest of the screw out. Next time use a Number 2 Phillips Head Screwdriver so you don't strip the heads out like you do with a Number 1 Phillips.
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post #20399 of 28613
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The top fan yes. I don't think so for the back one.

Use a drill to drill out the head off of the stripped fan screws, remove the fan, then use a pair of vice grips to turn the rest of the screw out. Next time use a Number 2 Phillips Head Screwdriver so you don't strip the heads out like you do with a Number 1 Phillips.
Do i fully have to remove the top or just unscrew the four screws on top, and unplug the fan?
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Do i fully have to remove the top or just unscrew the four screws on top, and unplug the fan?
Sorry, I was thinking the 692. You should be able to access the top fan screws without removing the top. You just have to use the proper Number 2 Phillips screwdriver that has a GOOD tip on it. If you try to use a different size or one that is worn it won't fit snuggly into the slots and will strip the head. Then you would need to completely remove the top plastic panel to get good enough access to the heads of the screws to get them out.
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