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post #5191 of 15840
I will see how these perform when switched to mobo instead of controller.

And I am not willing to but another fan. 3 is enough for me.
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figured i would post some new pictures.

Installed my corsair fans. Sorry for the bad quality, cell phone pic. Need batteries for my digital cam. I will be painting all the white stuff in the case red here soon to complete the theme as well as replacing my powersupply with a new one with red/black sleeved cables.

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Psu upside ?
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post #5194 of 15840
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Originally Posted by HiCZoK View Post

Psu upside ?

Looks like.

I got my psi with the fan up too and got no temp or noise problems.
It just looks better imo
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post #5195 of 15840
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Looks like.
I got my psi with the fan up too and got no temp or noise problems.
It just looks better imo
LOL omg im not the only one. I am new to building PC's & im about to build my first one & the first thing i noticed is that the PSU fan shouldn't be visible lol. I just didn't want to say anything so i wouldn't look like a fool :3
Wouldnt it be better to have the PSU fan down?
  • coolest air is on the bottom
  • PSU and GPU wont fight to suck air?
post #5196 of 15840
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LOL omg im not the only one. I am new to building PC's & im about to build my first one & the first thing i noticed is that the PSU fan shouldn't be visible lol. I just didn't want to say anything so i wouldn't look like a fool :3
Wouldnt it be better to have the PSU fan down?
  • coolest air is on the bottom
  • PSU and GPU wont fight to suck air?

yeah it is not that problematic.
If there is enough space between the you and the psu you should be fine.

The temperature should be not a problem because psus are so efficient these days it should all be fine.

And just keeping in mind: If you have payd 200+ for your psu why not showing it of? biggrin.gif
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post #5197 of 15840
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yeah it is not that problematic.
If there is enough space between the you and the psu you should be fine.
The temperature should be not a problem because psus are so efficient these days it should all be fine.
And just keeping in mind: If you have payd 200+ for your psu why not showing it of? biggrin.gif

lol fair enough :3
I'm about to start my first build that uses this case & im gonna try and get the most out of air. I'm probably gonna be obsessed about it when i finish my build & it turns out to work.
post #5198 of 15840
ahh the old which way is the right way up for a psu debate.. tom logan (ttl from oc3d tv) reckons it makes no real difference..he always has his fan up for asthetics..
personally i prefer the fan down , especially if you have a dust filter on the bottom of the case.
also i worry that a screw might drop in there one day when i'm swapping bits around..then i'd have to fish it out..

But It's an individual choice .. no right or wrong
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post #5199 of 15840
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Bottom cage is removable you'll just need to drill out few rivets. It does somewhat block the air from that fan not completely though but removing it will definitely improve the airflow. Just did same thing with my core 3000 and it dropped my gpu temps by several degrees.

Once you remove the bottom hdd cage, I am guessing you can't put it back on right?
post #5200 of 15840
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Originally Posted by cgull View Post

ahh the old which way is the right way up for a psu debate.. tom logan (ttl from oc3d tv) reckons it makes no real difference..he always has his fan up for asthetics..
personally i prefer the fan down , especially if you have a dust filter on the bottom of the case.
also i worry that a screw might drop in there one day when i'm swapping bits around..then i'd have to fish it out..
But It's an individual choice .. no right or wrong

That's where I'm from smile.gif
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