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I have a bigger problem then my res... It looks like I may have to lose a fan.

 

 

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I have a bigger problem then my res... It looks like I may have to lose a fan.



Slim fan is better than no fan...
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I have a bigger problem then my res... It looks like I may have to lose a fan.

Notch the frame of the fan, and trim the 8pin plug to just barely clear the fan blades.

Alternatively, you solder a Mod-Smart 90º angled connector onto the board in place of the factory one.

There is always the external mount option. wink.gif
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post #4184 of 11102

I already fixed it. I had to notch the fan shroud then grind down the 8 pin plug a bit. It its extremely close to the fan blades but it should work fine.

 

 

 

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Was exactly what I was thinking of, just thought that the blades might become a problem tongue.gif

 

Turned out just fine thumbsupsmiley.png

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Wasn't a fan of these blocks with the circles but it's neat actually. I have to use the sli link because the 580 is in the way otherwise.
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Wasn't a fan of these blocks with the circles but it's neat actually. I have to use the sli link because the 580 is in the way otherwise.
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What CPU block do you have?
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Well, at least they gave it a bit of a frosty finish so the ugly won't be so noticeable when the nickle starts to corrode and come off the block. tongue.gif
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What CPU block do you have?

EK Supreme HF, its the one I had on my last build. I just set it on the posts to show you, my CPU isn't installed yet.

 

 

 

I have my 240 rad, 580, and 680 installed now.

 

 

 

 

I'm not sure how to route this tubing here its gonna took bad probably... Will the 580 fold if it is in the 3rd PCI-E slot instead of the 2nd, leaving the 2nd empty? Then I would have a bit more room to make it work. 

 

 

 

Time to take a break, I haven't eaten in 15 hours. I NEED FOOD!

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Will the 580 fold if it is in the 3rd PCI-E slot instead of the 2nd, leaving the 2nd empty? Then I would have a bit more room to make it work. 

Being in a 4x or 8x slot won't hurt the folding performance at all.


Also, were you planning on leaving it with every fan in your case oriented to be exhaust?
Now would be a good time to rethink that, before you have it all piped in. wink.gif
Edited by Caleal - 10/20/12 at 12:39pm
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