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Thanks a million NZXT tech support! They sent me this wonderful fan controller WITH the red lights for free. No questions asked. That is A+ tech support people.
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Any way you could take some more shots of that white mesh ? that'd be awesome smile.gif
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post #12242 of 15197
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Originally Posted by SneakyBushNinja View Post

I've considered both options, one is too much work (kgtuning) though it does look totally bad ass, the other is not conducive to the 3 cats in my home (they're kinda dumb and furry).
There are many options for grill mesh, the only reason I did mine the way I did it because I wanted it to look a certain way. The mesh I made can not be bought this way. However, a visit to mcmaster Carr or grainger.com will show stuff similar to what I made. Just remember shipping on this stuff can be just as much as the metal itself.
post #12243 of 15197
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Originally Posted by bjgrenke View Post

Had a very productive day of cleaning the rig, doing cables, and taking some pictures biggrin.gif Need to start some exterior aesthetic modding...
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What Motherboard do you have in this rig?
post #12244 of 15197
Hi everybody,I'm from Bangkok,Thailand and very interested in NZXT PHANTOM case mods.
So,I found this page few hours ago and I likes every chasis in this club
Hope I will recive some great advice from members of this club.

Thank you and sorry for my bad in English.


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post #12245 of 15197
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I feel a compulsory need to design a 360mm radiator bracket that allows for the top 200mm fans to be installed. It looks like it can be done, but it is just a matter of figuring out how I would do it.
It looks like I would need to offset the radiator to the left side of the fans(and it should provide better cooling, as opposed to a deadzone at the center) so the RAM can be cleared, but that's about it. You'd still want to use a fairly thin radiator, but that's about it.
I'm not going to be able to afford liquid for a long time(I haven't even bought new hardware yet), so I didn't spend too much time thinking about it, but I'm really curious to see if I could pull this off. It would be a strange mount, but I bet it can be done. I would bolt in above the fans, wrap around, then the radiator would bolt into it. Then fans could be placed beneath for push-pull.
However, if all goes well, I should be able to redo my PC around mid-August, and I'm looking at some pretty decent hardware, so I'm pretty excited for the future.

Kaged already designed the brackets your speaking of and they are here somewhere in the thread.Speak with him you may be able to get one from him.
   
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post #12246 of 15197
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Originally Posted by mybadomen View Post

Kaged already designed the brackets your speaking of and they are here somewhere in the thread.Speak with him you may be able to get one from him.

I think he wants to be able to use the 200mm fans for some reason. Kaged's bracket wouldn't work with them.
 
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post #12247 of 15197
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Originally Posted by mybadomen View Post

Kaged already designed the brackets your speaking of and they are here somewhere in the thread.Speak with him you may be able to get one from him.

On another note: The link to kaged bracket is on the front page of the club if anyone needs pictures of it. I also have it in Operation Freedom.

KGTuning has a custom made one also which is really clean!!!

I know it's been stated that this would not work with the 200mm fans but wanted to share that. lol
     
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post #12248 of 15197
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What Motherboard do you have in this rig?

It's an Asus P8Z68-V/Gen3. Originally was planning to get a V-Pro but it was out of stock. Glad I didn't spend the extra $30, since this is just as good biggrin.gif
post #12249 of 15197
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I think he wants to be able to use the 200mm fans for some reason. Kaged's bracket wouldn't work with them.
Reason is purely aesthetic. That's why I'm considering designing one. I'll be putting some fairly powerful 120mm fans on the bottom to make up for the 200mm fans on top.

The bracket does look excellent, but it makes the top of the case look empty. Liquid cooling alone would drop my temps a lot and give me some more temp headroom, and I figured that running a 360mm with the 200mm fans remaining would be substantially better than using the included bracket to hold a 240mm radiator in a similar fashion. (I'd make my brackets a lot more stable though).

It's merely a theory idea at the moment, because I won't have the money to liquid cool off the bat. Although, I will attempt to figure this out should I choose to go liquid.
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post #12250 of 15197
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Originally Posted by mvh11 View Post

Reason is purely aesthetic. That's why I'm considering designing one. I'll be putting some fairly powerful 120mm fans on the bottom to make up for the 200mm fans on top.
The bracket does look excellent, but it makes the top of the case look empty. Liquid cooling alone would drop my temps a lot and give me some more temp headroom, and I figured that running a 360mm with the 200mm fans remaining would be substantially better than using the included bracket to hold a 240mm radiator in a similar fashion. (I'd make my brackets a lot more stable though).
It's merely a theory idea at the moment, because I won't have the money to liquid cool off the bat. Although, I will attempt to figure this out should I choose to go liquid.

to each their own man. But just curious, how does Kageds bracket make the top of the case look empty? just wondering. My bracket/ top plate is very similar to his and when the rad is loaded up with fans it is far from empty. If it is just for looks then anything is possible.
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