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Do you plan on relocating one of the drive cages between the rad and the PSU...or are you going to drop one or more into the 5.25 bays? I.


Too often overlooked......but plenty ample room, mounting 51/4 HD underneath naked cage.
Simple mod, with virtually no blockage of upper fan

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post #1582 of 15856
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Too often overlooked......but plenty ample room, mounting 51/4 HD underneath naked cage.
Simple mod, with virtually no blockage of upper fan
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My first thought was this, especially with a 240mm radiator. I could also use a horizontal drive cage next to the power supply, helping to hide the hideous cables that Silverstone provided with the "PLATINUM" psu. You'd think they would do better in the looks department for such a "high end" unit. Problem with this config, is my pump has the Swiftech heatsink/fan combo mounted below it, making it fairly tall and tubing would need to also go through the drive cage. We'll see.
 
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post #1583 of 15856
Butcher, what about putting this bad boy up there?? Ikrin's 280 Airplex radiator?? Get that and some 140 Akasa Viper fans, and it would be even more of a beast. Plus you would be helping an OCNer.
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post #1584 of 15856
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Butcher, what about putting this bad boy up there?? Ikrin's 280 Airplex radiator?? Get that and some 140 Akasa Viper fans, and it would be even more of a beast. Plus you would be helping an OCNer.

While that is a nice radiator, it's a bit out of my "budget", if you can call it that lol
 
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Lol oh, didnt realized it was for the Budget BOINCer. Finally going to start swapping parts over for my secondary rig in my R3. Looking some of the pics though, I wish I would of got the XL
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post #1587 of 15856
Hello everyone!
Great looking builds here!
I may be joining this club this week or next week with a Core 1000 to upgrade the case of a budget gaming rig.
Quick question: how are the Fractal Design 120mm fans?
I'm considering replacing the OEM Corsair fans on the H80 with the FD 120mm fans.
Will that be an up-, down-, or sidegrade?
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post #1588 of 15856
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Hello everyone!
Great looking builds here!
I may be joining this club this week or next week with a Core 1000 to upgrade the case of a budget gaming rig.
Quick question: how are the Fractal Design 120mm fans?
I'm considering replacing the OEM Corsair fans on the H80 with the FD 120mm fans.
Will that be an up-, down-, or sidegrade?

The stock fan on the Design Core 1000 is top quality build wise. I have one and I kept it on my case as a side fan. It's super quiet, but still moves a fair bit of air as a side fan.

I wouldn't rely on it as your only intake fan though. On the side it works perfect as a fresh air supply for your graphics card.

Take a look at my Design Core 1000 Build Log in my sig.
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Add me to the club
Fractal Arc Midi!! The lighting is NZXT led strip and logysis white cold cathode at the bottom in case anyones wondering
I need to clean the sidewindow and touch up the side panel
Waiting on nzxt white mobo pin extension

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post #1590 of 15856
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Arctic F8 2000RPM fan added to mosfets thumb.gif
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