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post #5201 of 16062
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Originally Posted by HiCZoK View Post

Psu upside ?

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Originally Posted by DJKAY View Post

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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Originally Posted by james990 View Post

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?

It doesn't matter which way it is mounted. I rather have it sucking case air out, than have to worry about cleaning some hard to reach dust filter commonly. Psu's used to always draw air from the case. For looks wise it would probably look better if it was right side up, as the cables would be closer to the cut out. I tested it both ways, mounting it so the fan pulled air from inside the case results in a 1-2 c drop on the gpu.
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post #5202 of 16062
yeah but my psu hardly spins at all. it is 600w gs corsair and the sucker spins only from time to time when the power draw is big enough. It looks sick and have led's installed.... migth reconsider changing its position


edit: Any recommendations how to cover the spare fan mesh on roof of 3000 ? I will not install additional fan there
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post #5203 of 16062
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Originally Posted by HiCZoK View Post

yeah but my psu hardly spins at all. it is 600w gs corsair and the sucker spins only from time to time when the power draw is big enough. It looks sick and have led's installed.... migth reconsider changing its position
edit: Any recommendations how to cover the spare fan mesh on roof of 3000 ? I will not install additional fan there

If you have lightning then it´s worth a look thumb.gif
For covering I would reccomend you something like the ModuVent of an Define or some custom metall plate.
BTW interesting question biggrin.gif

EDIT: Found something here
Edited by DJKAY - 12/12/12 at 8:31am
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post #5204 of 16062
Well that looks good but I would rather think of some dust filter I think + I don't want to buy anything else. parts like that are impossible to get in poland anyway tongue.gif
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post #5205 of 16062
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Well that looks good but I would rather think of some dust filter I think + I don't want to buy anything else. parts like that are impossible to get in poland anyway tongue.gif

No need to buy parts like that, make them yourself´from any piece of black plastic, and if you're on a real tight budget: nylon stocking.
 
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post #5206 of 16062
Hi alll

I just bought a fractal xl case and going to be using it as a server I was wondering has anyone removed the flap from the bottem chamber to the motherboard just above the psu or have you left it shut ? Does this matter.

And what about the side part next to the harddrives have you removed this flap also.

Thanks
post #5207 of 16062
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Once you remove the bottom hdd cage, I am guessing you can't put it back on right?

You sure can. You could rivet in again or go for nuts and bolts.
post #5208 of 16062
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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
Yeah, thats exactly where i stand.
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You sure can. You could rivet in again or go for nuts and bolts.
Hmm true.
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Here's update on my case mod
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