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Quote:
Originally Posted by selectstriker2;12500443 
Got my new sig rig all setup
NZXT Vulcan
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Asus GTX 470 OC to 800/1600/1750
XSPC RASA RS240
GSkill Sniper 60gb SSD
2x1tb Samsung Spinpoint F3 in Raid 0
NZXT Hale 90 650W

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Gotta work on some cable management once I do a little modding to the case
(I currently cannot put either side panel on !)

Nice build smile.gif But is it portable? ...

I use the Vulcan as a media centre PC. It's great to truck around my house (I have several large tv's in the house, master bedroom, basement and living room) and the handle and size make it great for lugging about.

I can't imaging moving around a case with an external rad
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post #922 of 2409
My updated and OC'd NZXT Vulcan.

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How is the Antec Kuhler? everyones bashing it as a corsair rip off, does it perform nicely?
    
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post #924 of 2409
Just finished my mod... kinda.... tongue.gif
Pics soon!!
Pics up! lmk what you guys think! My graphics max temps dropped by 10 degrees C
I gotta paint it again but its done... Messed up a little bit too... doh.gif
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post #925 of 2409
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Originally Posted by TheReciever;12502414 
How is the Antec Kuhler? everyones bashing it as a corsair rip off, does it perform nicely?

It's quite good actually. The tubes are long and flexible and feels sturdy too.

The extra length makes a huge difference and it's not stiff at all.

I idle at 40C and top out at 80C considering I'm OC'd to 4 GHz. I did a burn in and it topped at 80C, I ran all 8 threads at 100% for 1 hour.

I just installed this today so my TIM hasn't set yet.

It usually takes a week for my TIM to set but when it does, I see as much as 10C drop in Temp (this was from my stock cpu cooling). So I'm hoping for a similar drop whenever it sets. It was also applied better this time so should run cooler than it is now.

It was easy to install and their deliver took a about 10 days from the day I ordered it. (Ordered Monday, arrived Wednesday of next week.)

Overall, I'm quite please with the product.
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^ is that with a fan? in the front panel or something
    
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Originally Posted by Liighthead;12505488 
^ is that with a fan? in the front panel or something

No it's all passive cooling. My case acts like one big heatsink.

Is what I would like to say, lol.

Just kidding, yeah the fan is mounted infront of the case. I don't know why nobody has thought of this before.

I see everyone sacrificing the HD cage just to put the heatsink on but there is plenty of room inside the front panel.

And no, my hard drives don't get that hot.

At full load, my OC'd i7-950 tops at 80C and my Raptor-X tops at 51C at full load temp on the HD too which is well within spec operating temp.

Antec Kuhler H20 620, definitely the best cooling CPU cooling solution for the NZXT Vulcan.
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post #928 of 2409
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Originally Posted by MConstantine;12506536 
No it's all passive cooling. My case acts like one big heatsink.

Is what I would like to say, lol.

Just kidding, yeah the fan is mounted infront of the case. I don't know why nobody has thought of this before.

I see everyone sacrificing the HD cage just to put the heatsink on but there is plenty of room inside the front panel.

And no, my hard drives don't get that hot.

At full load, my OC'd i7-950 tops at 80C and my Raptor-X tops at 51C at full load temp on the HD too which is well within spec operating temp.

Antec Kuhler H20 620, definitely the best cooling CPU cooling solution for the NZXT Vulcan.

I have mine there, but for some reason the front panel wont lock in on the right side anymore frown.gif
    
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post #929 of 2409
Wait your rad is outside the case in between it and the front panel? How did you get your hoses out there?

Edit: Nevermind I see tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Ruckol1;12509996 
Wait your rad is outside the case in between it and the front panel? How did you get your hoses out there?

Edit: Nevermind I see tongue.gif

LOL, impossible without modding and the hoses won't reach with the video card in the way.

I have to figure out a way to hide those nasty cables sticking out. It looked so clean before =/.
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