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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
    Great
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    Good
  • 12% (226)
    Meh
  • 1% (27)
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  • 5% (108)
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post #3051 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Xiliii View Post
Anyone got any good ideas on how to secure a 80mm fan in the pci slots over the Graphics card other than wire ties? Removing the covers not cutting the smal splitters in between the covers

Edit: and i feel honored to have my rig posted twice on the first page
Wire ties are how I did it. I just used the small ones. You can't even really see them.
post #3052 of 28613
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Wire ties are how I did it. I just used the small ones. You can't even really see them.
Do you got a pic of it? Wire ties is the cheap and easy solution(nothing wrong with it) but want to try to make it abit more permanent than ties ^^ might try to use Grill and screw it tight and hope it holds up.
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post #3053 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Jennifer24 View Post
A yahoo mod ah?
Wait yahoo had mods? lol
post #3054 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Xiliii View Post
Do you got a pic of it? Wire ties is the cheap and easy solution(nothing wrong with it) but want to try to make it abit more permanent than ties ^^ might try to use Grill and screw it tight and hope it holds up.


Yes, I know I had the fan facing the wrong way. It's fixed now.
post #3055 of 28613
Looks nice ^^ dont look as cheap as wire ties seems atleast ^^
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post #3056 of 28613
If i go for a grill it will just be http://www.microplex.no/Avdelinger/D...nde-34048.aspx since its gonna be on the back where no one can see it and its only used to hold the fan up
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post #3057 of 28613
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If i go for a grill it will just be http://www.microplex.no/Avdelinger/D...nde-34048.aspx since its gonna be on the back where no one can see it and its only used to hold the fan up
If you have a fully enclosed video card, your not going to have a problem holding it up. It wedges pretty tight between the PSU and video card.
post #3058 of 28613
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Originally Posted by BriSleep View Post
Hi, I have a comment about putting a fan pointing up while blocking out the air from the hdd cage. I don't know about that, if you look at the engineers design of the airflow pattern, the air comes from front, bottom through the P/S and out the top and back fans. In addition, if you get the grille panel, you can add 2 fans there that nicely cool of the main parts including the vid card and cpu/northbridge. If you do what you're saying it could (that's possibly), either take air away from the intake of the P/S making it hot, or, worse, if the P/S fan isn't strong enough it could actually draw heat from the P/S itself and blow it into the main body of the rig.
How to know? Some electronics stores have these battery powered thermometers (about $12-) with a long cable running to the temp sensor. Get one, test temps inside with the sensor, do what you want, test again, then decide. This is how big builder companies find out if thier case mods will help or hurt.
The 140 fan is only there to re direct the air at low rpm so I can’t see it robbing any air from the psu that takes its air from underneath the case. Experimenting with different configuration of fans and placement goes beyond what the engineers do when they design cases, what we do is modify and improve on what they do either for function or looks or both.
Also no need for a powered thermometer, I use Everest, tells you everything you ever wanted to know.
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post #3059 of 28613


Need some recommendations in regards to what I can do with the space between the PSU and the HDD cage. I was thinking of doing something like kev_b and put a 120 mm fan there.

Also, does anybody have any recommendations as to which fans to get? I'm thinking of getting CM R4 Red LED fans.
 
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post #3060 of 28613
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Originally Posted by hubwub View Post
Also, does anybody have any recommendations as to which fans to get? I'm thinking of getting CM R4 Red LED fans.
I love the R4 fans, they are pretty quiet for the amount of air they push and they are fairly cheap
Edited by imh073p - 11/23/09 at 8:38am
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