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post #9001 of 18196
Thanks mate, its on a side window cooling my GPU's so no side mesh and the hole has been cut out for a 120mm fan...here's a picture. It's been so long since i used PWM fans...what temperture do they respond to? Motherboard or CPU?





The AP-15 is a very good fan, it's quiet it just has a whistling noise at lower speeds. I just fitted the round filter above instead of the silverstone one i was using and it is a little less noticeable now.
Edited by Darylrese - 4/5/13 at 7:07am
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I have mine running off my Aquaero LT, but I did have them running off my CPU fan header. The advantage of use the Aquaero, is that I can set them to respond to a number of different temperatures. Right now they run off of my water temp, but I also can set it to run off temps of my CPU, GPU, air, or a number of combinations with the delta settings. I am now using this to magange my 6 PWM fans from a single header, my CPU header is running my two PWM pumps.
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Thanks for the info mate.

After fiddling around all afternoon, i've managed to fit a temperature probe to my top card, hook my AP-15 up to the corresponding fan header and now automatically ramp my fan up and down using my fan controller and software. Idle my AP-15 now runs at 1300RPM (Silent no whistling) and when gaming it ramps up to full speed (1850RPM) My top card has never gone past 71c in benchmarking Happy Days!

I also fitted the round fan filter which a detachable ring so i don't need to remove the fan for cleaning. I also colored in the inside of the cut out so that it doesn't show (before it was shining light through) and i'm really pleased with the outcome.

My Spectre Pro has been sent back and i will stick with my CM MegaFlow which is really quiet thumb.gif

Here's a few final pics, all i have to do is find a acrylic polish of some kind to really make my side window shine and I'm done! I hate to think my computer is finished as i love fiddling around with it all the time....hmmm














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Awesome job, Darylese. Your side panel looks super nice with that round filter.

What did you use to paint the PCI slot thumbscrews, by the way?
post #9005 of 18196
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got 20 mins. spare time from work and worked out on this.

my not so done psu cover.

Looks like we had the same idea my friend, ill advise you to either spray paint it (VERY CAREFULLY) or use vinyl like i did...

Edit: actually what material did you use to make it? if it was wood then when you paint it you'll notice imperfections...

heres a picture of mine



Sorry bout the quality took it very quickly thumb.gif
Edited by Recr3ational - 4/5/13 at 6:52pm
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Looks like we had the same idea my friend, ill advise you to either spray paint it (VERY CAREFULLY) or use vinyl like i did...

Edit: actually what material did you use to make it? if it was wood then when you paint it you'll notice imperfections...

heres a picture of mine



Sorry bout the quality took it very quickly thumb.gif
it's made of metal. 1mm thick sheet of metal spot welded to each other. i'm thinking of painting it all matte black and make a corsair or asus rog stencil and paint it white. which would be better??
nice rig btw. smile.gif
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psu cover test fitted biggrin.gif

and is it good to mount my hdd in there??
don't mind my tattoo tongue.gif

next target, engraved corsair logo will be painted white.
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Awesome job, Darylese. Your side panel looks super nice with that round filter.

What did you use to paint the PCI slot thumbscrews, by the way?

I just used spray paint mate from a local car shop called halfords here in the uk.

Thankyou for your kind words I'm really pleased with my build, my temps are still slightly off, my top card is reaching 71c all of a sudden but that's well within acceptable limits.
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post #9009 of 18196
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psu cover test fitted biggrin.gif
and is it good to mount my hdd in there??

That looks really good! Just don't forget the rubber washers (or whatever you come up with) to keep your nice cover from vibrating thumb.gif
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and is it good to mount my hdd in there??

Looks good but its not good for you hdd.
If you mount your hdd like this yo become an bearing failure.

sry for my english redface.gif
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