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I was looking for some fans on performance-pcs.com and happened across these "custom" magnetic dust filters for the Phantom. They are a little expensive but it looks like they would drastically improve on the stock dust filter. I figured someone might want to try them out.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=34351&zenid=5e4b1ed0562a9310b05abcbad0931c70

The pictures look like they put them over the mesh. It looks like they don't sit flush.
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post #12672 of 15204
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I think the rad is about 30-35mm thick and a 280 rad would be a little wider and a little longer to accommodate 2x140 fans also my psu is bigger as well its a seasonic-x 1250 so depending on your psu it may be smaller plus to get my rad there I had to drill holes because the bottom vents don't line up for 2x120 fans.
I edited my comment while you were posting (it's still there if you want to read it).
It's still weird because you're PSU is 190mm long which is only 50mm more than mine and with the 280mm rad you should be left with 113mm but with your 240mm rad it looks like you've barely got 50mm (PSU cables counted in). Did anybody care to measure the case ? There's no way it's 613mm deep if you've got so less empty space unless you're rad is longer than 317mm which would surprise me from a 240mm.
EDIT: looks like 240s are usually 280mm long. So yeah, the little space you've got there is really weird.

@Kgtunig @Darlene @Caruban @XNine: Thanks for the answers, sounds logical.

@Reaver: It's a shame you don't get much time to work on it, still, I'm looking forward to seeing how it turns.

@Destinyair: I like how you picked a black a white theme and decided to paint the back pannel (mobo tray ?) black.

@Stealth13: Actually, although having the angled one on the res instead of the pump doesn't make any sense I really think it looks cool. The way your hoses are set up makes it look like some kind of water slide or tornado.
Edited by steelkevin - 8/14/12 at 12:28pm
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I edited my comment while you were posting (it's still there if you want to read it).
It's still weird because you're PSU is 190mm long which is only 50mm more than mine and with the 280mm rad you should be left with 113mm but with your 240mm rad it looks like you've barely got 50mm (PSU cables counted in). Did anybody care to measure the case ? There's no way it's 613mm deep if you've got so less empty space unless you're rad is longer than 317mm which would surprise me from a 240mm.
EDIT: looks like 240s are usually 280mm long. So yeah, the little space you've got there is really weird.
 

 

I have some work to do to my screens and desk area so while that is being done I'll try to make sure I take the side panel off and take some measurements for you thumb.gif

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post #12674 of 15204
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I have some work to do to my screens and desk area so while that is being done I'll try to make sure I take the side panel off and take some measurements for you thumb.gif

Oh, well I didn't mean to ask you to do it but thanks wink.gif.
At least that way I'll no were I stand.
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Oh, well I didn't mean to ask you to do it but thanks wink.gif.
At least that way I'll no were I stand.

 

np anytime I like to help out biggrin.gif

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Question, has anyone put a fan behind the right panel (where the wires go) blowing into the access hole for the cpu socket?
post #12678 of 15204
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Question, has anyone put a fan behind the right panel (where the wires go) blowing into the access hole for the cpu socket?

Nope, and no point, really. Then again, most of us are watercooling....soooo....
post #12679 of 15204
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Nope, and no point, really. Then again, most of us are watercooling....soooo....

what xnine said...dunno why youd wanna cool the back of your mobo for anyway tongue.gif
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post #12680 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Crizume View Post

Welcome and Gratz on first post.
Hell of a 1st post btw. Very sexy looking phantom

Thank you!

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Originally Posted by num1son View Post

You should definitely grab a couple of 45 angled rotary fittings for the rad to cpu block connection. That would really clean up the look with out that big ol' loop of tubing there. Otherwise looks great!

Sounds like a very good idea to me, the problem during the build was that I ran out of fittings rolleyes.gif
I will have to orders those 45 angled fittings together with some more tubing, since I ran out of tubing too biggrin.gif
But I'm gonna wait to order, since the temps are very disturbing..
Will have to order a second rad as well to fix that problem, thinking of a 140 rad to place in front of the 140mm fan..
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