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made some serious changes to my rig smile.gif got new feet, new fans, new power supply that i fully sleeved so now it perfectly matches FD color scheme biggrin.gif, installed my new z77 sabertooth which IMO looks simply fantastic and here is the rig! Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)



Those front fans are new NZXT Flow series fans - they look really nice and move serious amount of air, so i definetily recommend them!
Thoughts?

Gorgeous! wubsmiley.gif How's the dust issue with those front fans completely unfiltered?
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post #3452 of 15742
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P.S. I didnt thin about selling these panels but i think it could would be a good idea smile.gif

Fixed that for you.

Another awesome modification to an already beautiful project.
post #3453 of 15742
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Gorgeous! wubsmiley.gif How's the dust issue with those front fans completely unfiltered?

Thank you kindly smile.gif Honestly i kinda like to clean my rig once a week or so. But even after a week its not bad, i dont have pets - that coolit eco radiator gets a little dusty but that is pretty much it.
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post #3454 of 15742
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Thank you kindly smile.gif Honestly i kinda like to clean my rig once a week or so. But even after a week its not bad, i dont have pets - that coolit eco radiator gets a little dusty but that is pretty much it.

I have a dog and cat here and have my FT02's 3*180mm fans unfiltered. Rarely ever gets bad in it at all, and I still regularly clean it out once every week or 2. Same with my Define XL.

Great build btw thumb.gif
post #3455 of 15742


I hope i uploaded this right, so am I in? =)

Edit: Does anyone have pictures of an arc case with LED fans? I really want to put some on my PC =)
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Another edit: is anybody having issues putting in HDDs in? I screw them in to the caddy all the way but i just can't get the caddy in all the way when there's two drives near eachother. I only have 4 drives and if i can fix this i'd remove the top drive cage, but I really don't wanna force anything in there it seems cruel haha, thanks in advance!
Edited by xK1LLSW1TCHx127 - 7/24/12 at 10:27pm
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post #3456 of 15742
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@ llibert333 - Use the mesh bay cover from the Core 1000 line the back of it, add foam etc and make it into a stealth DVD cover, similar to what I did with the Arc Midi.

Wow that's really cool what you did with the DVD drive on your arc midi, how'd you do that?
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post #3457 of 15742
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Originally Posted by ekg84 View Post

made some serious changes to my rig smile.gif got new feet, new fans, new power supply that i fully sleeved so now it perfectly matches FD color scheme biggrin.gif, installed my new z77 sabertooth which IMO looks simply fantastic and here is the rig!




Those front fans are new NZXT Flow series fans - they look really nice and move serious amount of air, so i definetily recommend them!
Thoughts?
I want that case! It looks so awesome. I was thinking about getting new fans and recently wanted some LED ones. Have the NZXT given you any problems? I wonder if I should go with the Vegas Duo or the NZXT? Since I have the foam dampening crap on my Midi, it wouldn't do me much in the front but I was hoping for one on the rear.
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post #3458 of 15742
Ekg, I just looked at the tray picture in bigger view and wow, you really put that cpu cable under the mobo? No cpu gromit? biggrin.gif

I also have another question about the Enermax fan, I understand that you made it work with the radiator but how? Isn't it 3 pin? I mean, it's not even PWM.
Edited by adi518 - 7/25/12 at 1:53am
post #3459 of 15742
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Love the look of that Rear Fan drool.gif
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post #3460 of 15742
I've come to a certain conclusion.

It's much more fun, and better looking to get a NON modular PSU and mod it like that. Funny, because I like my X-560 but sort of regret I didn't just get a cheaper non-modular unit and sleeve it. It's even slightly easier to manage cables that way.
Edited by adi518 - 8/6/12 at 4:14am
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