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post #25521 of 28613
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Amazing how much space you gain when you move a closed loop radiator back by 25mm tongue.gif cutting my rear fan grill out and moving the fan in pull config outside my case at the back was a great idea, much more spacious inside my scout now, sorry about the image quality, crappy 3.2mp cam on my phone biggrin.gif

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post #25523 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

Corsair just came out with some new fans that look really good but I haven't read anything on how they compare,
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181027
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Just bit the bullet and ordered 3 of the SP120 High Performance models. I'll do a before and after to see how much (if any) difference it makes.
    
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post #25525 of 28613
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Originally Posted by AliasOfMyself View Post

Amazing how much space you gain when you move a closed loop radiator back by 25mm tongue.gif cutting my rear fan grill out and moving the fan in pull config outside my case at the back was a great idea, much more spacious inside my scout now, sorry about the image quality, crappy 3.2mp cam on my phone biggrin.gif

450

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Looks great, do I spy a 24 pin hole wink.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaneda13 View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

Corsair just came out with some new fans that look really good but I haven't read anything on how they compare,
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181027
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
396

Just bit the bullet and ordered 3 of the SP120 High Performance models. I'll do a before and after to see how much (if any) difference it makes.

I hope they are good cause they look great, and I pointed you to them redface.gif
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I clicked on this
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Ah! I iz a dummah doh.gif

Well I didn't want to say anything, but....... just kidding. thumb.gif
Edited by GoodInk - 6/3/12 at 6:01pm
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post #25526 of 28613
Needed a more energy efficient chip. This 965 is a great little CPU, but puts out a lot of heat and raises my electric bill in the summer.

Triple digits in April and May eek.gif Global warming? nah This summer is going to be FUUUUNNN! rolleyes.gif

devil.gifI AM THE GOD OF HELLFIRE!!!devil.gif no, wait. I just live there....

Hopefully, I'll be able to hit 4+ghz this winter on this Thuban thumb.gif

On the Intel front, if Piledriver is also a bust, I might just upgrade to an IB come Black Friday rolleyes.gif
     
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This is a completely off topic question, but it's probably stupid and I didn't want to make a new thread for it, so I thought I'd post it here. I was thinking about POSSIBLY doing custom liquid cooling, but I'm too scared of leaks. I know they don't happen often as long as you follow the instructions carefully, but I'm still not liking the idea. I saw a few videos of people who submerge their computers in mineral oil for cooling because it's non conductive and won't damage the hardware. Then I thought, why don't I make a custom liquid cooling setup with mineral oil? That way if there is a leak, my hardware won't get ruined. I know nothing about liquid cooling so this is probably stupid. The only problem I can think of is that it would eventually lubricate the tubes to the point that they'll just slip off.
Edited by GunSkillet - 6/4/12 at 6:31am
    
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This is a completely off topic question, but it's probably stupid and I didn't want to make a new thread for it, so I thought I'd post it here. I was thinking about POSSIBLY doing custom liquid cooling, but I'm too scared of leaks. I know they don't happen often as long as you follow the instructions carefully, but I'm still not liking the idea. I saw a few videos of people who submerge their computers in mineral oil for cooling because it's non conductive and won't damage the hardware. Then I thought, why don't I make a custom liquid cooling setup with mineral oil? That way if there is a leak, my hardware won't get ruined. I know nothing about liquid cooling so this is probably stupid. The only problem I can think of is that it would eventually lubricate the tubes to the point that they'll just slip off.

seems a mad idea.. if you can plug all the holes up tongue.gif
aparently u run all the wires out one hole (up the top of the case) and i think normall hdds arnt waterproof cause their mechanical? but ssds are fine to submerge?

fell free to correct me if im wrong tho smile.gif plus the scout would be a ***** to glue up haha.. the whole front panel is mesh..
post #25529 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by GunSkillet View Post

This is a completely off topic question, but it's probably stupid and I didn't want to make a new thread for it, so I thought I'd post it here. I was thinking about POSSIBLY doing custom liquid cooling, but I'm too scared of leaks. I know they don't happen often as long as you follow the instructions carefully, but I'm still not liking the idea. I saw a few videos of people who submerge their computers in mineral oil for cooling because it's non conductive and won't damage the hardware. Then I thought, why don't I make a custom liquid cooling setup with mineral oil? That way if there is a leak, my hardware won't get ruined. I know nothing about liquid cooling so this is probably stupid. The only problem I can think of is that it would eventually lubricate the tubes to the point that they'll just slip off.

Clamps or ties keep the hoses will keep the hoses from falling off. The issue with using mineral oil in a cooler is that it's not going to flow very well because it's so much thicker than water. If you want to get your "feet wet", Try starting out with an all in one cooler. Once you are comfortable with that, you can mod or replace from there.
    
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I'll just post this here too. Don't know if I'm going to get an answer on the thread I started.




Sam/gates....or is it Sea/sungs?

Thinking of buying one of these....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

But, seeing that Samsung has been assimilated by Seagate, I'm wondering if this a good idea. Are these drives any good anymore?
     
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