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post #22191 of 28613
Cool. Have you tried you h50 radiator in the back before? What sort of temperature difference did you see by moving it to the drive bay?

Oh and I have the following fans:

-Push / Pull Exhaust Gentle Typhoon 1850rpm mounted at rear
-Stock scout fan on top exhausting
-Stock Intake by HDD rack as intake
-H50 Corsair fan mounted in drive bay as intake
-Bottom side panel fan (800rpm) as intake on the graphics card
Edited by Darylrese - 6/25/11 at 3:55pm
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post #22192 of 28613
Hey guys, I just bought another fan to add to the storm scout. It has leds on it.

Is there a way to connect it to the led switch at the front? Any guides for it?

Thanks.
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You will need to mod the fan to run the LED's separately from the fan itself. This guide gives you the basic idea, but you would need to use the correct connector to match the one on the Scout.
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If you can seperate it like smurf says then you just hook them All up this way.

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post #22195 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Jamyy10 View Post
Well this is how i did mine.



I want to cut a curved edge in the blanking plate so i can see the whole fan.
Wow I never thought of screwing a fan into the blanking plate (I've been ghetto rigging with zip ties). Does it rattle or cause any noise/vibrations?
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If you can seperate it like smurf says then you just hook them All up this way.

Ooo, interesting. I will definitely go for that.
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Originally Posted by Darylrese View Post
Cool. Have you tried you h50 radiator in the back before? What sort of temperature difference did you see by moving it to the drive bay?

Oh and I have the following fans:

-Push / Pull Exhaust Gentle Typhoon 1850rpm mounted at rear
-Stock scout fan on top exhausting
-Stock Intake by HDD rack as intake
-H50 Corsair fan mounted in drive bay as intake
-Bottom side panel fan (800rpm) as intake on the graphics card
You lose about 2c as an intake and gain 6c in case temp.
Remember your throwing 40c heat over your VRM's as an intake in the front bays..

i got the dremel out for myself,top exhaust with top front intake.


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post #22198 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Darylrese View Post
Cool. Have you tried you h50 radiator in the back before? What sort of temperature difference did you see by moving it to the drive bay?

Oh and I have the following fans:

-Push / Pull Exhaust Gentle Typhoon 1850rpm mounted at rear
-Stock scout fan on top exhausting
-Stock Intake by HDD rack as intake
-H50 Corsair fan mounted in drive bay as intake
-Bottom side panel fan (800rpm) as intake on the graphics card
-I have a custom made side panel so i don't have fan holes

Well i have my scout set up like this:

-Stock top fan non-LED(exhaust)
-Corsair rear fan non-LED(exhaust)
-Stock front of HDD caddy LED (intake)
-H50 push pull with a stock LED fan (front of RAD (push)) and corsair fan on the rear non-LED(pull)

I want to upgrade my 4 stock non LED fans with something quiet, but i will figure out which fans i want when i come to sleeving my PC.

As for my temps when i'm just surfing the net on Google chrome with 16 or so tabs open and and 7 things running in the background my CPU hovers at 30 degrees! And my GPU usually never rises over 45 degrees.
I cant remember how much better they were in the front rather than the back, but i can tell you it also made a much better difference in the whole case and not just the CPU.

I think you would be better off mounting your H50 in the front as long as you only have 1 thing in the 5.25" bay. If you mount the H50 it will take up 4 spaces.

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Wow I never thought of screwing a fan into the blanking plate (I've been ghetto rigging with zip ties). Does it rattle or cause any noise/vibrations?
No noise whatsoever, in fact i think it would make less noise than using zip ties.
post #22199 of 28613
Thanks for the info!

Idling now at 36c degrees and under load in games is around 46c so not too bad.

I guess the only way is to try it but it was really fiddly to fit my push pull setup on the back as i used rubber gromits in between each fan and radiator to stop vibration

As long as temps are safe I don't really mind keeping it how it is but your mod looks ideal! Im not so good with DIY myself...
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My Prime95 temp is 43c loaded,ambient 25c
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