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post #24711 of 28613
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Originally Posted by wedge View Post

Thanks,
I did a lot of research on the 7970's before buying. From what info I can find online, this XFX DD model is the shortest available, and it JUST BARELY fits. There is about 1 or 2mm of clearance, I've got a pic of a thin ruler that I slide in place and is held there just from the tight fit. So I'd say this is the only 7970 model that fits this case without any mods.

Sooo, when are you getting two more of them biggrin.gif
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post #24712 of 28613
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How is that 140 to 120 shroud working out? That 7970 looks as if it was made for the Scout! Great job thumb.gif

The shroud works good. It lets me use a 140mm fan on the H50 rad. So I can get the same airflow at lower rpm, which means less noise at idle and low use. But this fan still cranks up to high speed when needed. The shroud actually blocks the upper screw hole for the side panel. I could have modded something to make that work, but decided not to. So the side panel is held in mainly just by the bottom screw. And on the top the panel is just sandwiched between the case and the shroud. Also since the back of the shroud is not accessible when installed, I had to use some rubber quick-release/anti-vibration mounts for the fan.
That means that the procedure I have to follow to remove the side panel is this: 1. Remove two of the rubber fan mounts from the shroud. 2. Swivel the fan aside, and unscrew 2 of the shroud screws from the radiator. 3. Unscrew the bottom screw from the side panel. 4. Now the panel will slide back to remove, pushing the shroud out of the way.. Reverse the steps to install.
It's a little inconvenient, but a worthwhile compromise.

I'm actually a little concerned about temps now. My old gpu was a reference design which pushed all the air out the back. But now with the new one, it's circulating hot air inside. Which means more hot air going through the rad, and possibly not so good for the cpu. I'm keeping an eye on temps for now, and if needed I'll upgrade to a bigger rad.

If you don't have a fan in the 5.25" bays, try that first.
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post #24713 of 28613
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If you don't have a fan in the 5.25" bays, try that first.

Noise is an issue for me. I like to keep it as quiet as possible. Which means keeping the number of fans to a minimum. And all of the fans that are in there are running at the lowest speed that is reasonable.
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post #24714 of 28613
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Sooo, when are you getting two more of them biggrin.gif

Lol, yeah right!

Seriously though, maybe one more... much later! One of these cards does 5760x1200 pretty well. But not perfectly. If I had two, I could turn the AA settings up higher again. I don't think I need three for any of the games I play.
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post #24715 of 28613
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If you don't have a fan in the 5.25" bays, try that first.

Noise is an issue for me. I like to keep it as quiet as possible. Which means keeping the number of fans to a minimum. And all of the fans that are in there are running at the lowest speed that is reasonable.

Then drop a 240 in there biggrin.gif But really a low RPM fan in the front will feed your rad cool air. I'm guessing you have a fan laying around that you could through in there for free.
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post #24716 of 28613
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Then drop a 240 in there biggrin.gif But really a low RPM fan in the front will feed your rad cool air. I'm guessing you have a fan laying around that you could through in there for free.

Tons, none that are low rpm though. All my good fans are already in use somewhere.
I do already have a front mounted fan in the stock bottom position. Like I said, I'm still watching temps, if I figure I need an extra, then I'll try it. But otherwise it will all stay as is.
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Lol, yeah right!
Seriously though, maybe one more... much later! One of these cards does 5760x1200 pretty well. But not perfectly. If I had two, I could turn the AA settings up higher again. I don't think I need three for any of the games I play.

Excuses Excuses tongue.gif Seriously though, which games do you play?
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How do I get onto the "New" members list? Wait, just filled out the form... Check out some pics, and check out the build log for details
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Welcome! That red plexi looks amazing! Also like your H50 mod. thumb.gif
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How do I get onto the "New" members list? Wait, just filled out the form... Check out some pics, and check out the build log for details

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Wow.. That Red Plexi Look OMINOUS. Scarery. Cool..... thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif
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How do I get onto the "New" members list? Wait, just filled out the form... Check out some pics, and check out the build log for details
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Nice fit is right!!! thumb.gif
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Now that is sweet! Love that red!!! specool.gif


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