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Been looking into getting a core1000 and pretty much the only problem now is cpu cooling. I've been looking at AXP-140, NH-L12 and Antec 620 and I'd appreciate suggestions/opinions. With noctua I'd get 2 fans, so that's obviously a bonus.
I'll be likely ordering from mindfactory.de, and price should be around the aforementioned coolers or lower.
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I would go for the 620 to save space.
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^^ what he said. the core 1K is a small case and if you dont have a modular psu, you going to need all the space you can.
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Originally Posted by macarule View Post

Thanks smile.gif
it is at the top to get airflow through the case, i have a feeling its the fan and the case just magnifies it...

Might be - I do seem to be having slight issues with different fans in the front and annoying sounds getting magnified (the FD OEM 2 of the 3 sounded bad outside the case tho'). I've notice that you have removed the filter on the front - did you have this humming issue before this? Are the exhaust fans you got there the NB multiframe ones?


Edit:
@Blizlake - The same as the other 2 said the Antec 620 for the Core 1000.
If you went for the Core 3000 you would have a bit more room and could go with either of the other 2 coolers.
Edited by Charlie-- - 5/30/12 at 6:44am
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Might be - I do seem to be having slight issues with different fans in the front and annoying sounds getting magnified (the FD OEM 2 of the 3 sounded bad outside the case tho'). I've notice that you have removed the filter on the front - did you have this humming issue before this? Are the exhaust fans you got there the NB multiframe ones?

nah i didnt but i didnt at first with it removed, but my FD one went a bit funny and i got a similar sound so i switched them out, but i got a similar sound, i think its the fan because it shakes and hums a little outside the case mad.gif
yeah they are Multiframes smile.gif
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If you went for the Core 3000 you would have a bit more room and could go with either of the other 2 coolers.

Yep the 3000 is a great case, just a bit tight for cable management spacing. smile.gif
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Yep the 3000 is a great case, just a bit tight for cable management spacing. smile.gif

Yes a very nice case, could get a bit tight on cable management. I nearly got that case but decided to give myself a bit more room & I was able to get the Arc Midi for just less than £50 as I had an Amazon voucher smile.gif


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nah i didnt but i didnt at first with it removed, but my FD one went a bit funny and i got a similar sound so i switched them out, but i got a similar sound, i think its the fan because it shakes and hums a little outside the case mad.gif
yeah they are Multiframes smile.gif

Well I will test tomorrow - I did read (on this forum, I think) that someone said the NB PK fans sounded better without the rubber surrounds on them. Edit: Try putting a Zalman RC56 (7V) Noiseless Resistor Cable on one of the Pk's to test to see if the hum goes away.
Edited by Charlie-- - 5/30/12 at 8:55am
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post #2688 of 16139
Cheers for your imput adridu59, mironccr345 and Charlie--, Rep+ given smile.gif
I was actually leaning towards the 620 after thinking about it, but I'd probably have to change the fan to a X-silent or something... Cheers smile.gif
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I'm thinking about windowing the side panel on my Core 1000 just for the fun of it. I'll most likely get it done a month from now when the garage gets a workshop makeover.
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Do any Midi owners have side panels that are a SOB to take off?
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