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Originally Posted by mybadomen View Post

Just wanted to pop in and say hi to you all. and Hello to NZXT also.
Also i have a photo of one of my Phantom's i can share.. Lol its not much just me using Venom as a temporary Bench for now: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Lol and no this is NOT a come back of Venom if you look closely its messy inside. I just threw it together for now to test the hardware.
Basically just wanted to pop in and say hi to everyone.
Take Care Guys and keep watching ,I have some cool builds coming soon.

MybadOmen

DAMNIT mbo, now I need new underwear. frown.gif
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Got my comp back together last night biggrin.gif.
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post #12213 of 15187
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Got my comp back together last night biggrin.gif.

What you've done is really interesting.thumb.gif But thermally speaking having that PSU exhausting into the intake of your GPU is no good.
 
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Got my comp back together last night biggrin.gif. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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How did you mount the PSU like that?

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Originally Posted by num1son View Post

What you've done is really interesting.thumb.gif But thermally speaking having that PSU exhausting into the intake of your GPU is no good.
True. I think it'd be better if he had the front 200mm as exaust, the right side 120mm side panel fan as exhaust, the left side 120mm side panel fan as intake along with a 200mm side panel fan. The 200mm side fan should pull in enough air for the graphics card, and it'd be nice to get the hot PSU air out right away with the front 200mm.
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hmmm need a good glue. for acrylic to metal. any recommendations?
post #12216 of 15187
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How did you mount the PSU like that?
True. I think it'd be better if he had the front 200mm as exaust, the right side 120mm side panel fan as exhaust, the left side 120mm side panel fan as intake along with a 200mm side panel fan. The 200mm side fan should pull in enough air for the graphics card, and it'd be nice to get the hot PSU air out right away with the front 200mm.

I don't have a side fan except the 2 120mm. And the fan on the PSU is at the bottom and it's an intake, so reversing my air flow would only push the warm air from the PSU vent, in its rear, downward and into vicinity to be pulled into the GPU. The GPU exhausts out the back and sides, including the front, so the warm air from the PSU really has nowhere to go that it can adversely affect my temps significantly, especially since there's a 200mm just above it that pulls that air out. I need to block off the rear where the PSU was previously mounted though.
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post #12217 of 15187
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Originally Posted by Phelan View Post

I don't have a side fan except the 2 120mm. And the fan on the PSU is at the bottom and it's an intake, so reversing my air flow would only push the warm air from the PSU vent, in its rear, downward and into vicinity to be pulled into the GPU. The GPU exhausts out the back and sides, including the front, so the warm air from the PSU really has nowhere to go that it can adversely affect my temps significantly, especially since there's a 200mm just above it that pulls that air out. I need to block off the rear where the PSU was previously mounted though.

LOL just leave the side panel off and it will get plenty of air. haha
post #12218 of 15187
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hmmm need a good glue. for acrylic to metal. any recommendations?

Gorilla glue comes to mind, though it's not cleanest. It expands and can be messy if even mildly over-applied. If you need it to set quicker, put superglue on one side and the gorilla glue on the other side. I've repaired fan blades before in this fashion since neither glue would hold alone.
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post #12219 of 15187
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Originally Posted by Phelan View Post

Gorilla glue comes to mind, though it's not cleanest. It expands and can be messy if even mildly over-applied. If you need it to set quicker, put superglue on one side and the gorilla glue on the other side. I've repaired fan blades before in this fashion since neither glue would hold alone.

cool thanks. I have an idea for a mod but I need some good glue.
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