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post #4851 of 8668
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Originally Posted by Misery View Post

So you don't agree with the idea behind the motherboard controlling the fans, using software?

If your mobo will control the fans, and that's what you want to do, then go for it. Personally I also like aftermarket fan controllers, but the mobo will do a fine job as well, as would the fan controller built into the case. You can always try your first choice and change it if you decide you don't like it. Lots of people control their fans using any of those three options. There's no one correct solution. Just make sure your mobo is capable of controlling 3-pin fans.

Note: You're really not going to overheat your components by just running your fans at lower speeds, even if the system is under heavy load. The components may be operating at higher temperatures, but they won't overheat.

Also note, you can purchase aftermarket fan controllers with "auto" modes that will control your fans based on temperature sensors, but they will add a few extra wires to your system that you will have to manage.
Edited by Mergatroid - 10/28/12 at 2:07pm
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post #4852 of 8668
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You haven't been very helpful so far. Shame on you.

Now now play nice. There are fan controllers out there that have automatic modes to adjust speed based on internal temps. Clicky here for example. thumb.gif
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post #4853 of 8668
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Latest on my Corsair 800 d "The Incredible Hulk"project


Looks interesting.

Are those extensions custom sleeved in UV green ?
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post #4854 of 8668
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Looks interesting.
Are those extensions custom sleeved in UV green ?

I just purchased them over at frozencpu.com

 

The brand's name is modright

 

They came like that :) I did not have to sleeve anything.

post #4855 of 8668
Hey guys, I want to make a PSU cover for my 800D and want to know if any of you have one? I need some advices because I'm not sure if my Window panel will be able to close properly with the PSU cover.

Thank you
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post #4856 of 8668
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Hey guys, I want to make a PSU cover for my 800D and want to know if any of you have one? I need some advices because I'm not sure if my Window panel will be able to close properly with the PSU cover.
Thank you

 

Hey there mate. Check out the one I have which I ordered via coldzero.eu

 

THe window panel closes just fine... thumb.gifAs long as the PSU cover stays just inside the case, and as long as you have holes in the PSU panel for the Side Panel to connect than there is no problem.

 

My PSU cover is not even screwed because I couldn't figüre out how. However it stays perfectly well when the side panel is installed.

post #4857 of 8668
But does the Plexi window touch it when its close, and how thick is your PSU cover. I also looked at cold Zero but I will ask Dwood again.

Can you please post a picture (or more) for an example, thanks bud. wink.gif
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post #4858 of 8668
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But does the Plexi window touch it when its close, and how thick is your PSU cover. I also looked at cold Zero but I will ask Dwood again.
Can you please post a picture (or more) for an example, thanks bud. wink.gif

 

The plexi DOES touch a bit I believe to the PSU cover. If the cover is not installed correctly there might be vibration sounds. I had this. I took of the side panel, re adjusted the PSU cover and the noise stop. But again. I couldn't install it well. Not too talented in that area :) I am taking pictures now.

post #4859 of 8668
Thanks my friend. If you can also tell me if its 1/8" or 1/16" thickness ( probably 1/8" wink.gif

I really don't want to scratch the plexi. If it touches it too much, I might rethink of my design and try to place the PSU plate on the other side of the middle divider.
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post #4860 of 8668

So here are some pictures

 

This is how the PSU plate is without any screws at all

 

1000

 

Notice the screw holes? I have no idea what they connect with.

 

1000

 

The side of the PSU plate and the interior side of the case itself are holding each other as seen here.

 

1000

 

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Also the PSU plate is 3mm thick. Which I believe makes 0,118 inches

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