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post #991 of 28613
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No. The *good* R4 fans only have one 2-wire connection coming from them, and that's for fan+LED power. The two clear/red LED fans that come in the case have two 2-wire connections coming from them...one for fan power and one for LED power controlled by the stealth switch.

Once you get rid of those two oem clear/red LED fans, essentially the switch becomes useless until you decide to mod it to control other things...which isn't hard if you have a general understanding of wiring and how those things work. I plan on using my stealth switch to control my front dual 12" blue cold cathodes eventually.
Good plan, I want to rewire mine back up to all the blue LED's but its gonna take a fair bit of wiring.

Have you blue'd up your scout now??? Where's the pics
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post #992 of 28613
I'm going to try to redo my cable management tonight to see if I can increase the airflow a little. Anyone have any tips?


Edited by Mudfrog - 9/22/09 at 1:36pm
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post #993 of 28613
No new pics yet, my xoxide order is being delivered sometime today. New PSU, 8 R4 blue LED fans, two 12" red cold cathodes, two 12" red led bars, two red sleeving kits. Only using the PSU and the fans, selling all my red stuff as a complete modding kit.

I won't be able to actually do any work today, though. I placed an order for 100 male/female insulated connectors and 3 screw-terminal 6circuit blocks. They just shipped out today so it will be a week or more.

EDIT: Xoxide.com is back up! They re-launched the store as it was before the out-of-business sale, so nothing really changed. Don't know what the new owners plans are with it yet, hopefully a slight decrease in prices, a hefty decrease in shipping and a wider variety of case modding supplies.
Edited by johnny.dot.exe - 9/22/09 at 12:58pm
 
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post #994 of 28613
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HD 5870 will fit in this case??

--> http://www.pcgameshardware.com/aid,6...FX-model/News/
I would say yes it will fit because the 4870x2 fits and the 285 fits as well. If this card is 1mm larger than either of these cards, then no it won't fit but if it is the same or smaller then yes. But I have yet to see a card that cannot fit the case. Its a tight case but it is sufficient for most if not all applications.
    
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post #995 of 28613
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No. The *good* R4 fans only have one 2-wire connection coming from them, and that's for fan+LED power. The two clear/red LED fans that come in the case have two 2-wire connections coming from them...one for fan power and one for LED power controlled by the stealth switch.

Once you get rid of those two oem clear/red LED fans, essentially the switch becomes useless until you decide to mod it to control other things...which isn't hard if you have a general understanding of wiring and how those things work. I plan on using my stealth switch to control my front dual 12" blue cold cathodes eventually.
I'm in the process of modding all my leds and cathodes to one switch...if it gets to annoying or tricky, I might just add an additional switch to the front I/O panel for the cathodes, or even a rotary switch similiar to the Vantex Nexus Fan Controller (turn the dial left = off, turn the dial right = on, dial in the centre = sound)
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post #996 of 28613
I'm probably going to 'mod' my psu. This will allow for better cabling routing, which will help especially for the Asus M2N SLI boards crappy psu connector location. Will use a 24pin extender (sleeved) and route it around the back or under the mobo. I don't want to see any cables...they're an eyesore and it's annoying me now.

Would a terminal block work with the front i/o panel switch for the fan leds? I was thinking I could do that Terminal block 'mod' and add cathodes and additional leds to the front i/o panel switch and then probably add another colour to a sound activated inverter...idk :S
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post #997 of 28613
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Would a terminal block work with the front i/o panel switch for the fan leds? I was thinking I could do that Terminal block 'mod' and add cathodes and additional leds to the front i/o panel switch and then probably add another colour to a sound activated inverter...idk :S
I'm doing this mod, don't see any reason why it wouldn't work. Just run one of the two little plugs from the switch to the terminal block, cutting the plug off in the process of course. Then follow the normal steps to wire up all your lights to that block, switch should operate them just fine.

If you're wondering about how many lights you can run off that switch, keep in mind the switch grabs its power from a molex rail...so keep that in mind. You don't want to overload that rail elsewhere.
 
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post #998 of 28613
http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon...review-test/10

Says the 5870 is 28cm/11in

Another pic I found.

From left to right - 4870, GTX 295 single PCB, 4870X2, 5870


Edited by K10 - 9/22/09 at 9:21pm
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post #999 of 28613
Got four of my Cooler Master R4 blue LED fans in...2 front and 2 side. Also replaced the power supply. All that's left is to replace the remaining R4 red LED with the new R4 blue LED, then do the wire-tuck and terminal block mods.

Better pics this time, from digicam-









 
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post #1000 of 28613
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Got four of my Cooler Master R4 blue LED fans in...2 front and 2 side. Also replaced the power supply. All that's left is to replace the remaining R4 red LED with the new R4 blue LED, then do the wire-tuck and terminal block mods.

Better pics this time, from digicam-









Wow.. I love the color scheme you got going on in that case. Lots of air in that case. No cooling problems here.
    
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