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I'm sorry guys frown.gif I turned on the vulcan and decided to go with a corsair 350D. Either way I think I would have been a good build its just that I felt that the vulcan was a little restrictive If i ever wanted to upgrade cooling in the future without drastic modding. I really hope they come out with a vulcan 2 or NZXT makes a spiritual mATX successor to the vulcan! Its only 2-3 years old but I would really like to see a new version tongue.gif
post #2302 of 2409
I bit the bullet and ordered the Asetek 545LC 92mm AIO water kit for the Vulcan. Air cooling drives me nuts redface.gif

Pricey but the good news is it will have better peformance than the Noctua I am using and frees up a ton of space around the motherboard (allowing me better wire management amongst other things).

Going to take awhile to ship from the US. I will post pics and results once it arrives.


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Finally decided to upload some pictures of my build. Sorry for the lack of quality, but all I have to my disposal is an iPhone 4 camera tongue.gif

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A few updates to my Vulcan system. Still waiting on the Asetek AIO 92mm water kit.





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Well, you were quick on that 780 to say the least.
How is it so far?
post #2306 of 2409
Going through a fresh install...mad.gif

Once I'm done will be loading BF3 and try it out. It is very quiet though.
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post #2307 of 2409
Hubba Hubba lol. I have my sights set on one of those. I have a gtx 570 that does almost anything I want minus skyrim mods. The 1.25Gb of VRAM is really holding me back lol. I also would like something that ran cooler and had better power consumption. I know the gtx 780 uses more power but it runs cooler biggrin.gif.
Does nVidia have anything like AMD's zero core technology?
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I'm sorry guys frown.gif I turned on the vulcan and decided to go with a corsair 350D. Either way I think I would have been a good build its just that I felt that the vulcan was a little restrictive If i ever wanted to upgrade cooling in the future without drastic modding. I really hope they come out with a vulcan 2 or NZXT makes a spiritual mATX successor to the vulcan! Its only 2-3 years old but I would really like to see a new version tongue.gif

yeah, i was hoping nzxt release another set of mATX cases. like vulcan V2 ot something tongue.gif
no idea why but i love their design, somehow, flashyy biggrin.gif

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Finally decided to upload some pictures of my build. Sorry for the lack of quality, but all I have to my disposal is an iPhone 4 camera tongue.gif

you can actually mount 120cm front fan at the outer side of the case? :O
I didn't really know that

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A few updates to my Vulcan system. Still waiting on the Asetek AIO 92mm water kit.






Sweeet component you got there!

anyway, do back of your plate come in contact with the 3.5 bay or it barely touch?


anyway, here's a little update with my case, just got my G550, getting ready for haswell biggrin.gif



*i took my GC off just to stop me from playing games too much tongue.gif
**Getting ready for finals, and Haswell at the same time biggrin.gif
Edited by zyue - 5/24/13 at 9:23pm
post #2309 of 2409
Yes, you can mount a 120 fan on the exterior behind the front plate. Mind you given the length of the AIO hoses, it may be necessary to put it inside to move the rad closer to the cpu.

Or you can order this (which I am waiting on).

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Has anyone tried one of these?

My only beef with going back to the Vulcan is no front USB 3.0 ports. I need one to connect my various 3.0 flash sticks (and an external 3.0 drive I use occasionally). Plus my old kingston 2.0 card reader really chugs along when loading video files to the 32GB Micro SD cards I use in one of the tablets.

I saw this and thought what a great idea, a USB 3.0 port and a USB 3.0 card reader, fits in one of my empty 3.5 bays and plugs into the internal 3.0 motherboard port.

And its cheap...

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