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nice wind tunnel. but that packing tape... ain't that prone to ESD?
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post #2962 of 7172
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nice wind tunnel. but that packing tape... ain't that prone to ESD?
'Prolly. "Tis the ghetto way.
post #2963 of 7172
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nice wind tunnel. but that packing tape... ain't that prone to ESD?

Yup, but Im guessing as long there is some moisture in air (and it is, wet winter here) possible ESD is not concern. Im 99% certain...
At very dry and hot summer most likely that would be another story but by then I hope to have my case finished and everything in it grounded. This was testing rig to see how much cooling can get with that 30cm floor fan.
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post #2964 of 7172
I raise you my wind tunnel I posted a while ago. Here are some pics of when I updated it, but never posted pictures. If you want to see the other pictures, just search this thread or go to my profile because I don't think I should repost them.

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I raise you my wind tunnel I posted a while ago. Here are some pics of when I updated it, but never posted pictures. If you want to see the other pictures, just search this thread or go to my profile because I don't think I should repost them.

use crates for your rig like me and you get temps 10-20C cooler. lol its my sig rig you can see i put milk crates also there is a pic or 2 on this thread. you need 3 or 4 crates but i only had 2.


Edited by djthrottleboi - 3/12/14 at 5:43pm
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post #2966 of 7172

Well, clearly this is the thread i've been looking for. BTW this is "The Sawed Off" in my sig. Was a temporary solution that worked too well to abandon. CPU cools better in this arrangement than in a Rosewill Thor V2 case with the same cooler, just sayin.

This same rig also has this little gem of klugewerk, which has (i suspect) allowed it to survive a hefty 25% overclock 24/7 for the past year or so, in spite of being built on the absolute most failure-prone, never-OC-it-it'll-explode motherboard in the world.

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post #2967 of 7172
Reused my old xbox360 hdd, it was a pita removing the plastic shell without any torx.

It didn't detect so i thought it was because it's in Xfat format, then i switched the sata cable it didn't make any difference.

Finally it was the Sata ports, there were deactivated in the bios.

Anyway might try installing ubuntu on it just for fun.



Edit: 1337th post drunken.gif
Edited by 222Panther222 - 3/12/14 at 9:03pm
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Welp, one of the fans on my Twin Frozr III 6950 started going bad awhile back. Out of warranty and not wanting to spend the cash on something like an Accelero cooler, I decided to ghetto rig it biggrin.gif

Armed with a pair of 120mm case fans and some zip ties, here's what I came up with. Please forgive the cellphone cam.



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The result? Crazy looks and an 8C drop in load temps.
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open case for now. Working on the side panels
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So the C70 case did not arrive on time... but here's what I said to myself:
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No case? No problem!

Grabbed the next best thing and built my own temporary case biggrin.gif


Yes, that's a box of a 24 pack of Grolsch beer cheers.gif
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