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post #10511 of 18197
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This^ and there are many brands and models to choose from. If you want something that last pretty much forever go with Logitech peripherals, well at least to my experience, i have a Logitech Illuminated keyboard i bought back in 2008, still works like a charm albeit it is rubber dome (yep i'm a filthy casual) Their mice also last a lifetime almost, i still have a MX518 though i use my Steelseries Sensei now. Also had a Razer Deathadder the first one.

All in all, my recommendations would be with Logitech, Steelseries or Razer really, also Mad Catz or Roccat is a great alternative too. Many to choose from wink.gif

Yeah, I know Logitech has great durability; my MX518 still works perfectly aside from the scrolling wheel, which is pretty worn out. But it lasted 5 years.

The only reason I'm not going Logitech again is because I don't totally like their mice shape where it's just one curve, and your index and middle fingers are meant to rest completely flat on the mouse. I prefer the shape of my Imperator since it lets my fingers be "coiled" a bit.
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post #10512 of 18197
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I might have accidentally brought something with me on the way home from work.


Woops rolleyes.gif

Oopsy! Such a shame wink.gif look forward to hearing what OC you get fr that bad boy! Also perfect excuse to use your IC 7 diamond TIM now mate!!
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post #10513 of 18197
Hello from Argentina!

I recently bought an i7 3770K, Corsair Vengeance DDR3 4x8 and GTX690.

I'm thinking of buying a 600T but my question is if with this configuration would be enough to have a couple of 120mm on the top of the cabinet in push or pull, radiator inside but no fans below the radiator. The temperature in the room is between 60 and 70 degrees.

Thank you!!!
post #10514 of 18197
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Hello from Argentina!

I recently bought an i7 3770K, Corsair Vengeance DDR3 4x8 and GTX690.

I'm thinking of buying a 600T but my question is if with this configuration would be enough to have a couple of 120mm on the top of the cabinet in push or pull, radiator inside but no fans below the radiator. The temperature in the room is between 60 and 70 degrees.

Thank you!!!

The GTX690 runs very hot as it has a stupid cooling design, one fan in the middle and a GPU either side so it ends up with a loop of hot air back on it self. I would recommend pointing a couple 120 fans at the GPU.

I had a H100 on top with two fans and had my CPU overclocked to 4.7 and had no problem. So the case will easily do what you need.

But like I said, I found my GPU at full load constantly sitting at 89'C, and if you have a look at my old configuration there was almost nothing in my case Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

In my opinion the GTX 690 really needs to be water cooled, mine dropped from 89'C to 46'C on full load. But if I was you I would look at the specs of the newer GTX cards.. for example the GTX TITAN is the same price but only has one GPU and the fan is located at the back so it blows air over the GPU and cools better than the GTX 690, also the performance from a GTX TITAN is more than the GTX 690, the GTX 690 is really just two GTX 680 in a SLI. And I have not even looked at the GTX 780's. I know you just got the card, but I would be very tempted to return it if possible, I like my GTX 690.. but only like it.. But then I am in Australia, and on a hot summers day I could not use my system due to the GPU over heating with the manufacturers cooling.


I hope this helps thumb.gif
Edited by Devious Dog - 6/17/13 at 4:32pm
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I might have accidentally brought something with me on the way home from work.

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That would be called stealing, and then posting on a public forum rolleyes.gif .. I just hope you have not shown anyone at work your overclock.net postings.
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post #10516 of 18197
Thank you Devious!

I already bought the 690 so there isn't much I can do about it.

Let me see if I understood what you said. If I put only two fans at the top in intake my CPU would be ok but if I put those fans in exhaust, the temp from the GPU wont let the radiator to get cooler enough. Is that right?
post #10517 of 18197
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Thank you Devious!

I already bought the 690 so there isn't much I can do about it.

Let me see if I understood what you said. If I put only two fans at the top in intake my CPU would be ok but if I put those fans in exhaust, the temp from the GPU wont let the radiator to get cooler enough. Is that right?

Of course if you put your radiator at the top it would be best to have exhaust as hot air rises, it really does not matter if you have your fans on the top pulling air from inside your case and then venting from the top, or if you had the radiator on top and then pushing the air from inside your case through the radiator to vent the hot air from the radiator.. the temp difference is so minor, but having the radiator on the outside would evolve some modding of your case where having the fans on top and radiator inside would not. But a H100/i or any 220 closed loop system would be more than enough for your CPU, unless you where going to do crazy overclocking of course.

I would NOT put the two top fans with a radiator as intake into the case, as this would push hot air over your mainboard and ram. I would stick with the natural order of life.. hot air rises.

With the GTX 690, I could never keep that thing cool and I tried pointing fans at it in all directions, the best I found was to mount a fan on the mesh directly above the GPU on the door and pull the air out of the case.. this dropped the temp a bit but not much and really made no difference to the CPU being cooled by the radiator.

But then I don't have cooling in our apartment.. so you might be okay, i just deal with ambient temps. And I don't like any GPU or CPU sitting on high temps like 89'C
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post #10518 of 18197
Thank you!

I will try and then post the pics.
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I didn't know you could remove the little "brick" thing under the front 200mm fans, the one the hdd cages sit on. I would really like to remove it.
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post #10520 of 18197
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Yeah, I know Logitech has great durability; my MX518 still works perfectly aside from the scrolling wheel, which is pretty worn out. But it lasted 5 years.

The only reason I'm not going Logitech again is because I don't totally like their mice shape where it's just one curve, and your index and middle fingers are meant to rest completely flat on the mouse. I prefer the shape of my Imperator since it lets my fingers be "coiled" a bit.
The only thing i actually don't like about the Imperator is the small size, well at least for i me have very long "piano" fingers. Though i always have claw grip on any mouse i guess it wouldn't really matter then, i just can't used to having it flat on the mouse feels very weird to me, well like you said you can have them coiled up (also called claw grip) Also one of the reasons i really like the Deathadder it's pretty big and it has matte coating, though it wasn't full matte but they have fixed that on the 2013 version which i love.
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