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post #3771 of 15204
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Originally Posted by DeadShot_1.0;14177823 
what could i say i think there weren't any competition. Great mod, great case tongue.gif and finally that freaken awesome

uhhh.... have you seen kenny's rig?
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@sickpuppy what did you make your psu cover out of?
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post #3773 of 15204
So I had to slap myself today.... I noticed that since I painted my case my temps have not been all that great and I have been stressed to figure out why and today i figured it out..... my push pull set up on my h70 is in push push..... god I am so stupid!
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post #3774 of 15204
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Originally Posted by robert125381;14182578 
@sickpuppy what did you make your psu cover out of?

Its made of wooden panels covered with cloth thats normaly used to cover speakerboxes
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post #3775 of 15204
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Originally Posted by LPRaver89;14186042 
So I had to slap myself today.... I noticed that since I painted my case my temps have not been all that great and I have been stressed to figure out why and today i figured it out..... my push pull set up on my h70 is in push push..... god I am so stupid!

LOL that would have an effect on your temps, luckily my CM212+ fans are attached to the clips and can only go one way lol
   
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post #3776 of 15204
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Originally Posted by LPRaver89;14186042 
So I had to slap myself today.... I noticed that since I painted my case my temps have not been all that great and I have been stressed to figure out why and today i figured it out..... my push pull set up on my h70 is in push push..... god I am so stupid!

That's crazy what were your temps like push/push what did they go to after?
 
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post #3777 of 15204
Hi, recently got around to buying this case and I'm having a few problems, likely due to my ignorance, with getting it all set up. First, and least important problem, is removing the second, smaller, HDD bay. The screws seem incredibly tight and none of my screw drivers seem to be able to get sufficient grip to turn without ruining the screw, any advice?
The second, more pressing issue, is that I can't seem to remove the thumbscrews attached to the PCI covers. I turn them and turn them and they don't move, they just spin and I can't find the right way to get them to unscrew. Can anyone help?
post #3778 of 15204
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Originally Posted by crtwrght_mrk;14189244 
Hi, recently got around to buying this case and I'm having a few problems, likely due to my ignorance, with getting it all set up. First, and least important problem, is removing the second, smaller, HDD bay. The screws seem incredibly tight and none of my screw drivers seem to be able to get sufficient grip to turn without ruining the screw, any advice?
The second, more pressing issue, is that I can't seem to remove the thumbscrews attached to the PCI covers. I turn them and turn them and they don't move, they just spin and I can't find the right way to get them to unscrew. Can anyone help?

First question. Just make sure you use the largest philips head screwdriver you can. Then go slow use a lot of torque.
Second, sounds stripped. Are you turning it the right way? Counter clockwise or to the left? Try pulling up at the same time you unscrew it. That may let it "bite" into the metal if its stripped.
 
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post #3779 of 15204
Cheers for the advice. Yes I was turning to the left, the thing is it isn't just one screw, it's at least two that I can't seem to get out (the only two I tried).
post #3780 of 15204
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Originally Posted by crtwrght_mrk;14189581 
Cheers for the advice. Yes I was turning to the left, the thing is it isn't just one screw, it's at least two that I can't seem to get out (the only two I tried).

sounds like you might have gotten a case that when it was put together they put too much torque on the screws. I would contact nzxt about it.
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