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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (928)
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post #3201 of 28613
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Originally Posted by kev_b View Post
Opinions on this fan grill on the bottom to let cool air in?
I think it will work great.
post #3202 of 28613
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Originally Posted by stvptrsn View Post
I fixed that by zip tieing the hoses together. That way I was able to have plenty of room even with both side panel fans in place. If you look closely in the attached picture you will see the zip tie.

Steve
Hey guys, I have a complete swiftech L/C system and the hoses from the radiator to the reservoir run right up against the two fans in the side window, never had a single problem, not as much as a nick. Also, those of you who are worring about leaks, make sure you use the non conductive coolant and you'll never have to worry. I think too many people still say Water Cooled instead of Liquid Cooled and that gets folks confused.
Just my $0.02 worth.
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post #3203 of 28613
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All finished, just have to clean up my mess and plug it in. I used the fan from my V-8, PMW and speed control dail mounted on the rear of the case.
Very nice rig Kev. We do have 2 Kev's on here right now, right? One more thing about zip tying or taping your L/C tubing together. It's like running your houses hot and cold pipes touching, the cold water coming out is pre-heated by the hot water running the other way. Just to be puzzling, it's also like the catalytic converter pre-heaters running to the intake manifold, it will heat up the intake before it even reaches the thing it's supposed to be cooling. I wouldn't do it, make sure there's an inch between tubes and use something that's non heat conductive, definitly not plastic, more like rope. Or hemp rope, yeah, hemp that's the ticket!
This is advice given after 2 big thanksgiving dinners, so it may be a bit puffed up.
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post #3204 of 28613
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This is my favorite Mod of the Month

The Month of NOVEMBER



Kevb's so Obviously simple idea makes so much good sense and on top of that it is such a unique and brilliant Idea.

The Perspex over the Hard Drive array is my favorite Mod of the Month.

I agree, I think CM should consider making this a feature of the Scout. How much to cut one out for me? Send me a PM please Kev.
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post #3205 of 28613
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No nothing bigger than a 200 series or a 5850
5870 dose not fit and the 5970 will not
Hmmm, my 5870 fits. Attachment 130814 I didn't photoshopt that baby in. Right mobo, right techniques, right dents in the drive cage. The 5970 though, no go, there's 2 more inches to go. So just crossfire 2 5870's, I'm pretty sure the Nvidias in the spring aren't going to be much shorter.
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post #3206 of 28613
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Hmmm, my 5870 fits. Attachment 130814 I didn't photoshopt that baby in. Right mobo, right techniques, right dents in the drive cage. The 5970 though, no go, there's 2 more inches to go. So just crossfire 2 5870's, I'm pretty sure the Nvidias in the spring aren't going to be much shorter.
Well it doesnt go in stock, you gotta do some work and if youre unlucky with where you pci-e slots the making of the dents may be hard, take 2 hdd spots or have to chop/bend the bottom of the 5.25" bays. But he could do as me, take the stock hdd cage out and buy a 2 hdd cage ( might work with a low 3 hdd cage, but atleast my lian li 332N was just to high for it to fit under the 5870) and put it where the stock was or a 3 HDD cage and put it in the 5.25" drivebays
Edited by Xiliii - 11/26/09 at 11:41pm
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post #3207 of 28613
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Originally Posted by kev_b View Post
Opinions on this fan grill on the bottom to let cool air in?
I don't know if that's a full size pic but I had a fine mesh like this on my old case and it worked as a dust filter. The dust would stick to the mesh and I'd have to clear it off with canned air at least twice a month.
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post #3208 of 28613
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Opinions on this fan grill on the bottom to let cool air in?
Think it would be a good idea, but depending where youre case usualy stand i would think of a filter.
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post #3209 of 28613
Has anybody got the model number of the front fan,would just like to order thes same for above the front 1
Mesh fronts are bloody brilliant
Edited by Butmuncher - 11/27/09 at 3:02am
    
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post #3210 of 28613
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Very nice rig Kev. We do have 2 Kev's on here right now, right? One more thing about zip tying or taping your L/C tubing together. It's like running your houses hot and cold pipes touching, the cold water coming out is pre-heated by the hot water running the other way. Just to be puzzling, it's also like the catalytic converter pre-heaters running to the intake manifold, it will heat up the intake before it even reaches the thing it's supposed to be cooling. I wouldn't do it, make sure there's an inch between tubes and use something that's non heat conductive, definitly not plastic, more like rope. Or hemp rope, yeah, hemp that's the ticket!
This is advice given after 2 big thanksgiving dinners, so it may be a bit puffed up.
I think my temps are low enough right now not to be too concerned about it but I see your point. Maybe after running it for a time the hoses will relax enough to cut the tie straps loose, these hoses on the H50 are very stiff so I'll cross my fingers.
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