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post #8991 of 16139
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Figured I'd go ahead and post a pic of my rig. I thinking about water cooling it in the next few months after I change those fans and get a 780.

If you have 2 SSD only, you can remove them from the HDD bay and put them any where. Get more clearance and airflow
The plastic rails can be removed.
    
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post #8992 of 16139
I have one SSD and a 1tb Seagate Barracuda. That second 2.5 drive is from my dead laptop I was recovering files from.

I'm still looking at all the options but I have an idea what I'm going to do. Put the HDD in the top 5.25 bay with an adapter and put a fan up there. Put a fan controller in the bottom one and the SSD somewhere behind the motherboard tray. Though I'm thinking about getting another one for RAID, but I don't want to install everything again....
post #8993 of 16139
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Hot air goes up its physics

Not significant where there are fans. The lighter hot air will not resist to the fans push.

My advice: all intake and leave the back free for air exhaust due to the pressure or stick a fan if you want to.
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Fractal Design Define R4 Titanium Windowed
MSI Z77A-GD65
Noctua NH-U14S
Core i7 2600K 4,5 / 1.30V / 64 load
MSI GTX 770 Gaming 1320/8010 75 load
Seasonic X-660

Cooling : all 5V, except cpu fan PWM

All HDD cages removed, SSD mounted behind 5,25" position. 2x Scythe Himuro in 5,25s to keep my HDDs quiet and cool.

Using some Bitfenix single sleeved cables.

Deadly silent, no LEDs and other useless crap.
post #8995 of 16139
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Fractal Design Define R4 Titanium Windowed
MSI Z77A-GD65
Noctua NH-U14S
Core i7 2600K 4,5 / 1.30V / 64 load
MSI GTX 770 Gaming 1320/8010 75 load
Seasonic X-660

Cooling : all 5V, except cpu fan PWM

All HDD cages removed, SSD mounted behind 5,25" position. 2x Scythe Himuro in 5,25s to keep my HDDs quiet and cool.

Using some Bitfenix single sleeved cables.

Deadly silent, no LEDs and other useless crap.

ALL THE NOCTUAS thumb.gif

Nice rig, you´ve got there and some pretty good temps too.

Maybe go with some sleeved cables on your 770 it should give it a cleaner look. biggrin.gif

EDIT:
Skythe Himuro FTW they are just amazing.
Edited by DJKAY - 8/26/13 at 4:37am
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post #8996 of 16139
Hi there everyone! I'm new to Fractal Design and so glad I am. Just pulled the trigger on a brand new case. I did all my research and my heart kept going back to this. I love white. Now my PSU will be in sync with this case. The current case was won and it's just to big for my needs. I'll put it back into storage. It's actually quiet but I want silence. No sounds! Just a computer that kicks some butt!

I'm really excited to get this case. What's your take on this case? Thanks for all the help!

http://www.fractal-design.com/?view=product&category=2&prod=107
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post #8997 of 16139
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Fractal Design Define R4 Titanium Windowed
MSI Z77A-GD65
Noctua NH-U14S
Core i7 2600K 4,5 / 1.30V / 64 load
MSI GTX 770 Gaming 1320/8010 75 load
Seasonic X-660

Cooling : all 5V, except cpu fan PWM

All HDD cages removed, SSD mounted behind 5,25" position. 2x Scythe Himuro in 5,25s to keep my HDDs quiet and cool.

Using some Bitfenix single sleeved cables.

Deadly silent, no LEDs and other useless crap.
That's a clean build. Love the Noctua fans. thumb.gif
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post #8998 of 16139
Good evening,

I have a slight issue here with FD Define R4 and Noctua NF-A14 fan. I want to put 2 stock fans that came with the case in front and Noctua fan in the back (as exhaust), the thing is Noctua fan is 4 pin. Do I need to get an adapter 4 pin to 2 pin( if there are any) if so will I be able to control all 3 fans with the stock controller that came with the case?
post #8999 of 16139
I've looked around, and think I may well end up buying 4 Noctua A14 PWM (since it has higher static pressure+cfm) and connect them to the fan controller using 2 of these - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Phobya-Adaptor-4Pin-PWM-Plug-To-3Pin-Socket-Fan-Cable-30cm-Black-/231027763602?pt=UK_Computing_CablesConnectors_RL&hash=item35ca53e992

Those 4 would be for the filters, so front intake x2 and top rear would be exhaust and top middle would be intake (perhaps with LNA). Should work quite well I think - I'll save myself £40 and use the included fans at the bottom and rear exhaust, since they get fairly good airflow through them.

I settled on Noctua since their fans are actually quite cheap when you consider the 6 year warranty. It may actually make them cheaper than other similarly specced (and louder!) fans in the long run.
post #9000 of 16139
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I've looked around, and think I may well end up buying 4 Noctua A14 PWM (since it has higher static pressure+cfm) and connect them to the fan controller using 2 of these - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Phobya-Adaptor-4Pin-PWM-Plug-To-3Pin-Socket-Fan-Cable-30cm-Black-/231027763602?pt=UK_Computing_CablesConnectors_RL&hash=item35ca53e992

Those 4 would be for the filters, so front intake x2 and top rear would be exhaust and top middle would be intake (perhaps with LNA). Should work quite well I think - I'll save myself £40 and use the included fans at the bottom and rear exhaust, since they get fairly good airflow through them.

I settled on Noctua since their fans are actually quite cheap when you consider the 6 year warranty. It may actually make them cheaper than other similarly specced (and louder!) fans in the long run.
It is bad to control a pwm fan with voltage. It will harm the pwm circuit. If you are running them off a fan controller there is no need to pay extra for pwm.
Edited by gdubc - 8/26/13 at 2:34pm
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