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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #7371 of 28613
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Originally Posted by clee413 View Post
I think you should pursue this idea.

It sounds like a very clean interior and good space management. Definitely would want the HDD module.

Personally, I have my doubts that the H50 tubes would reach far enough for the Rad to be that far from the CPU.

Do you have an idea of how simple/difficult it would be to remove the HDD cage. Also, if you did remove it, how simple/difficult would it be to reinstall it if you ever wanted to?

I've considered mounting the Rad to the top with 120mm fans exhausting upwards, but I'm unsure if a push/pull would fit without squeezing between the top of the pump and the rad. Some of my own mind meandering, as well.
Actually, I had removed the lower HD cage before wanting to turn it around to show off some SATA sleeving ... went through the trouble of removing the rivets, redrilling holes, turning it around, re-reviting ... only to find that I ran into space issues with the way my SATA ports are configured lols. So in short, yeah I know exactly how to remove and replace that cage haha.

To be clear though, this wouldn't be an H50 mod. It would be a full on legit CPU single loop water cooling system with separate pump, rad, block, etc.
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post #7372 of 28613
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Nice idea. Why didn't I think of that

Have you considered attaching the inverter to the inside of the side panel, cause that is what I'm now considering doing if I follow your design. That way there 1 less disconnection that has to be made (inverter to back plate 2 pin wire).

Thanks for the pictures & idea
You're welcome! And yes, in my old case that's what I did with the inverter (mount them on the panel as well). However I'm contemplating discarding the 12" and only use the 4" sticks. This way I can mount the horizontal 4" on the floor between the PSU and HDD cage, and the vertical 4" on the empty perforated section to the left of the expansion card bays so there would be no disconnection necessary. Either config would work depending on your taste and size of CCFL. Good luck.
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On an unrelated note, my purchase from FrozenCPU just arrived.

Um.. Has anyone ever ordered from them before?

The box is a "The Mushroom Company" box. ...Weird.
Clee!! No I've never ordered from them before but I know what this is. I read about it in Popular Science. The latest thing in shipping is these boxes and the packing material they use inside. If you soak it and put it in a warm dark place you will grow edible mushrooms!
If that's not your bag, you can put it in your garden or give it to someone else who has a garden. The whole idea is that it's mostly recycled materials, some papers, some cloths, with mushroom spores in it. When disposed of properly it will just be eaten by the mushrooms and there will be nothing left. Of course in a hot dry environment like Nevada it could be 15 years but in other places it's been shown to totally disappear in 6 months to a year.
Hmmm, too bad they don't put Psilocybin spores in there! Not that I could, or even would, but someone could have some fun!
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Ok, here is the pics....dont laugh please.. lol

And an update about the wife, they notified her that she cleared the background check and her actual job title is Director of Arts and History and Director of Continued Education and Retention. It is a job that she finally can excel at and really show her potential.
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post #7375 of 28613
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Actually, I had removed the lower HD cage before wanting to turn it around to show off some SATA sleeving ... went through the trouble of removing the rivets, redrilling holes, turning it around, re-reviting ... only to find that I ran into space issues with the way my SATA ports are configured lols. So in short, yeah I know exactly how to remove and replace that cage haha.

To be clear though, this wouldn't be an H50 mod. It would be a full on legit CPU single loop water cooling system with separate pump, rad, block, etc.
Yep, switftec pump, 120 rad in the front 3/8" tubing, swiftec's micro-res, swiftech XT or GTS block, you'd have a pretty cool cpu that way. It'd work.
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post #7376 of 28613
Oh Danny,
Here's a pic of my, er, Mindy's H50:

Attachment 147691

It's stock speeds for the CPU, I've tried OC'ing it twice but she always needs it for something. Anyway, I fold on all 8 cores and it runs at 42c, idles at 26c, that's with the TIM that it came with. I have a tube of MX-3 just wanted to see how thiers was first.
It sucks in from the back, through the rad, then that big Noctua blows the heat out the top. Rockr said he didn't know the model number, it's NF-P14 FLX, all the FLX really means is that they give you two connectors with resistors on them to slow it down but I've got one in both of our computers running full speed and it's definitely the quietest fan of all. It's $25 to $30- but it's well worth it.
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Congrats Danny on the wife's job. Hope things start improving for you. All things aside, a good woman's heart is hard to find these days, let alone have. Best of luck!
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Ok, here is the pics....dont laugh please.. lol

And an update about the wife, they notified her that she cleared the background check and her actual job title is Director of Arts and History and Director of Continued Education and Retention. It is a job that she finally can excel at and really show her potential.
Number 1, that is an excellent idea! I hope you don't mind me using it sometime down the road. Number 2, never apologize for something you have your heart into. Finally number three, if you've managed to hang onto a women with that much talent despite what shortcomings you may think you have, you have to be one hell of man yourself. Give yourself a pat on the back, because surely you deserve one.
    
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Praise God Danny Boy. God Blessed your wife with that new Job. I told you he would.
    
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Hey E, why is your avatar sideways? Vader says drink some whiskey.
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