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Didn't like the fans, they don't match the blue LED lights one the front of the case, they are noisier than the fans that were on the case, and my NZXT Sentry 2 makes them even noisier. Returning them and buying different ones.
post #882 of 2487
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Originally Posted by brandontaz2k2 View Post
Didn't like the fans, they don't match the blue LED lights one the front of the case, they are noisier than the fans that were on the case, and my NZXT Sentry 2 makes them even noisier. Returning them and buying different ones.
What do you mean? I'm about to buy a sentry 2 and an evo too.
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post #883 of 2487
Well if you google NZXT Sentry 2 fan noise problem, you will see several pages of complaints. But don't worry, if you are using the EVO case fans you will be fine. They work great with the NZXT Sentry 2. Make sure you have space to put the extra wires from the Sentry 2. It has a bunch of wires on the back of it..
http://www.nzxt.com/forum/showthread...(Strange-Noise)
I just looked at that page and it lists the CoolerMaster R4 being one of the issue fans (the ones I bought). Wish I would have seen this before I bought the fans.
I bought myself these fans instead http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...6446&CatId=494
And will return the CM R4's tomorrow.
Edited by brandontaz2k2 - 12/21/10 at 11:06pm
post #884 of 2487
Thanks for the heads up
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post #885 of 2487
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but why the tinted window??? kinda defeats the purpose in my opinion. I have seen some custom stealth looking rigs with the tint and that's cool, but doesn't seem like a high a demand on stock case at the moment.
It's only slightly tinted. The internals are all easily visible, I suppose it just keeps up with the theme. It's not dark to the extent where you need to look any harder to see the inside so it still serves its purpose as a window. I guess you need to see it in person to fully see what it is.
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post #886 of 2487
I Got my case!

I threw away the 3 tool free thingy.

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post #887 of 2487
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I Got my case!

I threw away the 3 tool free thingy.

Nice bro! I have been waiting for this...stop being a tease and show off the inside. How are you liking the Evo so far?
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Your product links to the NZXT webstie are broken.
Just a heads up.
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Nice bro! I have been waiting for this...stop being a tease and show off the inside. How are you liking the Evo so far?
Its massive and heavy! Cable management is a pain in the ass though, You cant stack them cables up lol. I Change the HDD Led to red I got from my old case. My side panel is screaming and it wants to be opened too many cables on the back!

And the side panel really got me! I thought you need to slide it, and then I realized It was like a door!

Well anyways my sister borrowed my cam so Ill just show some pics later. My cable management sucks tho
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post #890 of 2487
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Its massive and heavy! Cable management is a pain in the ass though, You cant stack them cables up lol. I Change the HDD Led to red I got from my old case. My side panel is screaming and it wants to be opened too many cables on the back!

And the side panel really got me! I thought you need to slide it, and then I realized It was like a door!

Well anyways my sister borrowed my cam so Ill just show some pics later. My cable management sucks tho
Don't be fooled by my superior cable management skillz...lolj/k. The Tempest is not the most convenient, but it is possible to accomplish. I highly recommend that you buy some of those adhesive zip tie mounting tabs. (see pic)

These little guys make it easy to spread the cables out making them less bulky. If you look at my back panel it doesn't look nice, but it doesn't have to right? Anyway as you can see, most of the room I found was behind the psu and the hdd cage. So I simply bunched everything in those area's (and my side panel does not scream to too much).



Now your quite lucky because you have the EVO version and Nzxt provided a side panel that is flared out, so you should have plenty of room to bundle and tie the cables up. If I pulled it off with the original Tempest then you should have it easier. Patients is key my friend, it will pay off and look amazing!



Now my side panel....just for fun!

Edited by t77snapshot - 12/28/10 at 10:50am
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