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Originally Posted by DMT94 View Post

And the whining fan noise when fans are turned up, this is why i'm considering the Tempest 410 Elite mad.gif

If you can wield a dremel cutting out the metal mesh in front of the fan mounts is a must for all tempest owners. If you are unsure about using a dremel I suggest finding someone who can. Something I've learned about the Tempest is, the more time you put into it the more it will love you back. redface.gif
post #2132 of 2487
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Originally Posted by Fateful_Ikkou View Post

If you can wield a dremel cutting out the metal mesh in front of the fan mounts is a must for all tempest owners. If you are unsure about using a dremel I suggest finding someone who can. Something I've learned about the Tempest is, the more time you put into it the more it will love you back. redface.gif

I already have cut out the front mesh and it made a difference but it still makes the noise pretty loudly when fans are turned up (Needed for games)
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post #2133 of 2487
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I already have cut out the front mesh and it made a difference but it still makes the noise pretty loudly when fans are turned up (Needed for games)

Then my question would be what fans are you using? If I remember correctly the stock fans didn't create that much noise.

Edit:
Actually those stock fans are actually installed in my mothers Rosewill challenger now that I remember and they are dead silent. tongue.gif

Edit2:
The side window fan can be quite loud with the mesh on it if you even use that fan, another contributing factor that make that fan loud is vibration. I recommend using Anti-Vibration mounts on your window fan if it is making a lot of noise.
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Then my question would be what fans are you using? If I remember correctly the stock fans didn't create that much noise.
Edit:
Actually those stock fans are actually installed in my mothers Rosewill challenger now that I remember and they are dead silent. tongue.gif
Edit2:
The side window fan can be quite loud with the mesh on it if you even use that fan, another contributing factor that make that fan loud is vibration. I recommend using Anti-Vibration mounts on your window fan if it is making a lot of noise.

Well even with the stock NZXT fans it made a tonne of noise frown.gif I am using Xigmatek XAF-F1256 all 120mm's except the top two (above the h100)

Wold you suggest better spaced mesh?


On a side note (for everyone to help me decide)
Do you guys think that the Corsair SP and AF series fans would look good in my case? I'm leaning towards a stealthy look for my case but with the NZXT HUE on a blue pulsing setting, any thoughts?
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Well even with the stock NZXT fans it made a tonne of noise frown.gif I am using Xigmatek XAF-F1256 all 120mm's except the top two (above the h100)
Wold you suggest better spaced mesh?
On a side note (for everyone to help me decide)
Do you guys think that the Corsair SP and AF series fans would look good in my case? I'm leaning towards a stealthy look for my case but with the NZXT HUE on a blue pulsing setting, any thoughts?

Putting any filters/mesh in front of fans will increase the noise and decrease airflow exponentially. As for the Corsair Air Series fans they are great fans silent and effective at moving air, however their static pressure is low so they wouldn't make good radiator fans. As per the NZXT hue, I would definitely agree that would be a great addition to any case. I actually plan to order one as well. biggrin.gif
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Putting any filters/mesh in front of fans will increase the noise and decrease airflow exponentially. As for the Corsair Air Series fans they are great fans silent and effective at moving air, however their static pressure is low so they wouldn't make good radiator fans. As per the NZXT hue, I would definitely agree that would be a great addition to any case. I actually plan to order one as well. biggrin.gif

I know that but I was thinking maybe honeycomb mesh ?
And that's why I said the AF for the case and SP for the radiator thumb.gif
Haha my friend has it on his Switch 810 and it is pretty amazing! biggrin.gif
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i'm with DMT94 on the noise .. god, it's like an auto headache starter ..
i would recommend adding the foam filters back as they decrease the air hitting the metal bars .. don't worry about airflow, that's why you have two fans instead of one tongue.gif
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i'm with DMT94 on the noise .. god, it's like an auto headache starter ..
i would recommend adding the foam filters back as they decrease the air hitting the metal bars .. don't worry about airflow, that's why you have two fans instead of one tongue.gif

Haha it's a pain in the radiator! wink.gif I'd like to get some thinner mesh for the top and side fans still though, can anyone reccomend some stuff that I can get custom cut? Must be thin smile.gif and I remopved those pesky dust filters, it's too much hassle to clean out all the time tongue.gif also my tv unit doesn't get that dusty thumb.gif
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Still wishing they had a micro ATX variant of this case.

~Tempest Mini~

* Dual 120mm fans up top
* Optional Rear 92mm fan mount w/Integrated 80mm support
* Completely modular front panel including dual removable HDD trays for the option of High end GFX cards
* Front panel 140mm fan mounts w/support for 120mm (Perhaps dual 120?)
* Dual USB 3.0 support on the I/O panel
* Extra durable gold plated Headphone/Mic ports
* Integrated 25W per channel fan controller (Support up to 5 fans?)
* Optional bottom 120mm fan mount
* Spacious rear panel support (Up to 1 Inch spacing)
* SATA III HDD dock supporting 2.5" and 3.5" drives respectfully
* Side panel w/dual 120mm fan support w/o Window
* Optional panel with clear acrylic window in the classic NZXT shape and fashion w/o fan (Available online as a separate purchase)

~Questionable Features~

(?) Integrated HUE controller
(?) Slide to remove top Bezel
(?) Hinged side panels
(?) Relocated PCI 1x PCI slot with adapter cable for motherboard (SATA or USB interface/ perhaps thunderbolt support?) <----This would be beast

EDIT:
If you have something to add let me know, I'm seriously thinking about modeling a Micro ATX version someday and submitting my idea to NZXT headquarters one day after all I will be doing these kinds of things for a living one day. rolleyes.gif
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Still wishing they had a micro ATX variant of this case.

*removed list*

I approve of this idea thumb.gif

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If you have something to add let me know, I'm seriously thinking about modeling a Micro ATX version someday and submitting my idea to NZXT headquarters one day after all I will be doing these kinds of things for a living one day. rolleyes.gif

By that, you mean you intend to get into the development of enthusiast cases, or the modelling/prototyping side of it? I've often considered something similar since catching the modding bug, has to be said.

It'd either be that, or actually put my degree to good use and become a Software Engineer, but I've seen enough code to last me a lifetime rolleyes.gif
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