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So i made a nice fan duct/deflector for my 140mm Noctua to help cool my Gainward Phantom 580
Polycarb goodness (and yes it is polycarb not acrylic lol) I'll wrap the front and back in black vinyl later and leave the edges exposed.. Give them a polish too smile.gif
Nice stainless thumbscrews aswell smile.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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That's cool. what direction is the flow of that fan?
     
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post #11152 of 15204
Flows from under, into the case, blowing fresh cold air onto the gfx card, rather than using already warm air from within the case (which I have a filter on the underside )

PSU also draws from under the case smile.gif

the side fans remain. 1 blowing through the HDD rackm one blowing into that 140mm and ducting, Ill have these right down low on the fan controller smile.gif

Hopefully with the 120mm and x2 200mm exhausts at the top it will draw all the hot air up and out from the cpu and mobo
And GFX card and PSU push out through the PCI vents and back of the case

So you get a better idea of the air flow concept

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Edited by Eagz - 4/16/12 at 1:01am
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post #11153 of 15204
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Oh and another thing which really bothers me is that the plastic stick located here: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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just doesn't want to come out... all the others do but that one seems stuck. It looks like it's too thick and shouldn't even be there in the first place. Any idea why that is ? Did that happen to anybody else ?
(the pic was found on page 1020 or something near there, it's not my phantom).
thanks.

This remained unanswered so I'm putting it here just in case people didn't notice it.


@The paint wiz (SW3D), I've bookmarked the post in which you told me exactly what to do to paint the plastic parts (once again, thanks a lot for helping smile.gif ) but after a bit of thinking last night I realized the mesh parts / thumb screws / PCI brackets weren't plastic but some sort of metal xD (yeah, really feel stupid right now...). So sorry for bothering you again but will I need to buy different stuff to paint those or will the same method work just as well as any other (although I kind of doubt it) ?

Thanks.



EDIT: oh and I for one prefer the first option (plain NZXT Phantom, no fancy font or anything).
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Ok seeing it's my case in the pic ill answer.
Yes mine was a bit stiff, but gave it a good yank and it came off (context is a wonderful thing here ...)

anyhow, I have just run a round file in there and seems fine now smile.gif
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This remained unanswered so I'm putting it here just in case people didn't notice it.
@The paint wiz (SW3D), I've bookmarked the post in which you told me exactly what to do to paint the plastic parts (once again, thanks a lot for helping smile.gif ) but after a bit of thinking last night I realized the mesh parts / thumb screws / PCI brackets weren't plastic but some sort of metal xD (yeah, really feel stupid right now...). So sorry for bothering you again but will I need to buy different stuff to paint those or will the same method work just as well as any other (although I kind of doubt it) ?
Thanks.
EDIT: oh and I for one prefer the first option (plain NZXT Phantom, no fancy font or anything).

I've used the same method on plastic and metal. So your golden (get it? Golden! Lol ) tongue.gif
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Ok, then I'm going to try that right now wink.gif.

Will tell you in a couple of minutes wether or not I broke something xD.

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I've used the same method on plastic and metal. So your golden (get it? Golden! Lol ) tongue.gif

XD. Well atleast people are in a funny mood today tongue.gif. Good to see people laughing.


Oh and thanks for answering.



EDIT: Ok, got it out with a metal ruler stuck it between the pannel and the top and gave it a big hit. Top popped off straight away with no damage.


EDIT 2: Ok so I've found the french equivalents for primer and adhesion promoter but I have a doubt on what clear might be. Could it be just another name for varnish ?
Edited by steelkevin - 4/16/12 at 5:54am
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post #11157 of 15204
Look for Lacquer (english word derrived from a french word) or Lacre (the french word)

Go to a car parts store and you should be able to find clear coat pretty easy smile.gif
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Look for Lacquer (english word derrived from a french word) or Lacre (the french word)
Go to a car parts store and you should be able to find clear coat pretty easy smile.gif

I really think it's "vernis" though. I can't find anything called lacre and it reminds me of the word "laque" but that's be either something women use for their hair or another word to say "vernis" used on wooden furniture smile.gif. Thank you.

Oh and I was about to go out smoke and as I don't like going out for nothing or just sitting around I'll go see what they've got around here (it's a small city in the middle of nowhere, I'm normally in Bordeaux, there, I'm sure I can find what I need wink.gif ).
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post #11159 of 15204
Haha if it wasn't considered a dangerous good, I'd send ya some from Aus lol, I work in an automotive parts store lol. Always have it on hand
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I really think it's "vernis" though. I can't find anything called lacre and it reminds me of the word "laque" but that's be either something women use for their hair or another word to say "vernis" used on wooden furniture smile.gif. Thank you.
Oh and I was about to go out smoke and as I don't like going out for nothing or just sitting around I'll go see what they've got around here (it's a small city in the middle of nowhere, I'm normally in Bordeaux, there, I'm sure I can find what I need wink.gif ).

What you're think of is varnish. (:

In the US it's commonly reffered to as satin.
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