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5 1/4" cover completed:

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Edited by wermad - 1/23/11 at 9:32pm
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order place at mdpc for sleeving... No water cooling here though (minus h70):-\
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Oupavoc, has the front fan made your temps any better? I'm waiting on your results before I cut my case up =P
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by wholeeo;12131002 
Oupavoc, has the front fan made your temps any better? I'm waiting on your results before I cut my case up =P

Well here are my old temp results on air cooling
(using a i7 920 4cores-8threads @4.2GHz 1.2100v)

Megahalems Air Cooler

CPU Idle load
Motherboard Temps: 41C
CPU Temps: 37C

GPU Idle Load with Fan at 30%
GPU Temps: 64C
CPU 100% load
Motherboard Temps: 42C
CPU Temps: 53C

GPU 100% Load with Fan at 30%
GPU Temps: 84C



And here are my new temp results on air cooling
(using a i7 970 6cores-12threads @4.2GHz 1.2875)

Megahalems Air Cooler

CPU Idle load
Motherboard Temps: 29C
CPU Temps: 30C

GPU Idle Load with Fan at 30%
GPU Temps: 43C
CPU 100% load
Motherboard Temps: 30C
CPU Temps: 49C

GPU 100% Load with Fan at 30%
GPU Temps: 69C

So imo i think its worth it and the temps are better just by adding a front intake, what a difference imo. board, cpu and gpu got a good temp drop. Well worth it. Also this shows me that this mod should have been a stock feature in this case.
Edited by Oupavoc - 1/24/11 at 8:51pm
    
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Just got my 700D and I have a quick question, is it necessary to get 3x120mm fans to put on top for better airflow? I'm gonna use a H70 and mount it on top so that will leave me room for 2 mores. And besides the Gentle Typhoon, what's the best fan with noise/performance ratio? My goal is to build a silent PC so I really need to minimize the noise as low as possible.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iTravis;12134657 
Just got my 700D and I have a quick question, is it necessary to get 3x120mm fans to put on top for better airflow? I'm gonna use a H70 and mount it on top so that will leave me room for 2 mores. And besides the Gentle Typhoon, what's the best fan with noise/performance ratio? My goal is to build a silent PC so I really need to minimize the noise as low as possible.

Well I would install for the extra cooling, also xigmatek are good too, I have'nt bought fans in a while so idk what's really out there right now.
    
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Originally Posted by Oupavoc;12136265 
Well I would install for the extra cooling, also xigmatek are good too, I have'nt bought fans in a while so idk what's really out there right now.

Thank you for the response. I did use the Gentle Typhoon as rad fans when I still had my 800D and love them but I don't know if there's any better fan since I haven't kept up for a while. I'm pretty close to ordering a set of 4x Gentle Typhoon 1850rpm so I just wanna ask around before I make the purchase. biggrin.gif
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BTW, anyone else find Coolermaster just plain lies about their rated Db?

Sickleflow are supposed to be rated 19Db!

But my 3 sound like 25-28Db.... I mean sure, they are clumped together at the top so I expect 2/3 more Db... but like 10 more? No ways. Also the fans seem to have NO grooves for the screws, so had to use my pocket knife to try to screw the screws in.... was tough. Poor design and very poor thinking Coolermaster. I am disappoint.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shadowtroop;12094163 
heres my case guys

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its basically my sig rig, i just changed all the components

nice build but i think the in/out on your cpu block should be the other way
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