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thank you! i painted it, little sanding with a 220 grit sand block, one coat of primer, and i used home appliance paint for a little shine and durability without having to add clear coat
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Which fans did you have on the h100?
I replaced the stock with NoiseBlockers multiframe. They were sufficient for a bit but I could still hear them. I think the main culprit was the pump though. It started to get a little noisy.
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I replaced the stock with NoiseBlockers multiframe. They were sufficient for a bit but I could still hear them. I think the main culprit was the pump though. It started to get a little noisy.

Ahh okay, yeah my h100i pump can go bananas sometimes but usually it's pretty damn quiet. Air coolers jus have less things that can make noises.
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Nice setup! How come you have fitted your radiator upside down? I think it might hinder cooling performance like that as the pump has to work harder to pump water up hill to the radiator? Could be wrong, its certainly individual smile.gif

I put my HDD's back in the cage by the PSU, the HDD rack i got made the drive noisy. Going to upgrade front fan to a Bitfenix Spectre Pro and be done with it for now i think.

The only thing i want to look into is my H100 fans. I currently have 2 x AP-15's and while they are fantastic fans, the noise is annoying me. I'm wondering how much worse the SP120 quiet editions would be as they are totally silent! I have ramped the AP-15's down to 1300RPM to make them silent for now and temps still seem good so might just keep them at a slower speed.

If you check on Corsair's site, and look for the original H70 build done by George, it also had the hoses on top of the rad. If there are no odd noises and performance is what it should be, I don't think it matters which way the hoses are oriented.
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this is my first build and i am not sure if it's good, i am not good, i just watch some youtube videos on how to build a rig

Looks like you did a pretty good job. One suggestion though, move the LED strip so that it's inside the lip of the chassis all the way around the case so you can't see the LEDs, just the light they create.

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post #8855 of 18196
Added some SP120 quiet edition to my system, really happy with these fans! smile.gif



Anybody know how the PSU cover from the HAF X fits in this case, or if it fits at all?
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If you check on Corsair's site, and look for the original H70 build done by George, it also had the hoses on top of the rad. If there are no odd noises and performance is what it should be, I don't think it matters which way the hoses are oriented.
Looks like you did a pretty good job. One suggestion though, move the LED strip so that it's inside the lip of the chassis all the way around the case so you can't see the LEDs, just the light they create.



thanks, but i think i will change the leds to bitfenix led strips, i think that is more brighter than nzxt led?
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So I've been slowly collecting parts for a custom loop that I'm hoping to get installed this weekend. Quick question to anyone who has done one, should I run push or pull? Some info that may be needed to help answer, single component loop (cpu). Radiator is an Alphacool ST30 240, fans are Corsair SP120 High Perfomance edition. I've also read that to help with the reduction of dust inside the computer I should look at creating positive pressure. Not sure which way to setup the fans to best achieve this and in doing it if it would affect the radiator performance. Thanks in advance!
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Added some SP120 quiet edition to my system, really happy with these fans! smile.gif



Anybody know how the PSU cover from the HAF X fits in this case, or if it fits at all?

Your setup looks so sweet! Love the blue / black and white theme!

How are you finding your SP120's are performing? What fans did they replace? They are SO quiet, i want a set for my H100 as i have AP-15's at the moment which are too noisy for my liking. Getting older now and prefer the peace and quiet hahahaha thumb.gif
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I work in a school took my 600t side panel in with the stock window and mesh panel and asked if anything could be done to get a fan fitted whilst keeping the side window.

The technician down there has made me a new acrylic side panel with a 120mm cut out for a fan using 2D Design and a few cutting machines..heres a sneek preview but finished photos to come later on today smile.gif

The fan is in the exact same place as the side mesh panel. We are just getting it fitted to the side panel now after we made some plastic spacers to fit the window to the plastic surround thumb.gifthumb.gif

I could have gone for two fans but i think 1 will be just fine and i like to see more of my setup through the window rather than lots of fans.

All being well i think this mod could be a WIN for me as i need to cool my graphics cards but want to keep the side panel without spending much money. He's doing it for FREE smile.gif


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Urgh.... I really must have the worst luck when it comes to fans.... Bought two SP120 Quiet Editions in order to try them out and see how they perform compared to my NF-F12's. Open them up give them both a spin and immediately notice that one of them barely moves at all. Seems like a part has almost shaken loose and is just grinding against the fan.


Time for another fan RMA! jealoussmiley.gif
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