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post #3911 of 15204
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Originally Posted by holynorth View Post
Are you removing both the HDD cages for your rx240?
Oh yeah for sure. Gonna cut out part of the bottom too for more flow. What fans are people using for their rads? I'm thinking yate loons.
 
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post #3912 of 15204
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Hey everyone, on the fan controller, the LED for the 120mm side fans blinks randomly. I've tried to figure out what causes this, and I found that sliding up the knob for the side 200mm will make it turn off, but not every time. Sometimes it blinks on its own. Anyone seen this before? I hope I didnt miss anything in the instruction manual.
its a pin on one of the plugs for the fans. its either not in all the way or not in at all.
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post #3913 of 15204
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I was wondering if anyone has tried fitting TWO 200mm Xigmatec XLF Fans into the top of the case. I popped one in without the screws and right now there's a rebate on Xigmatec fans and I was thinking about switching out the weak NZXT fan.

My plans for this case are,
1. Replacing the side fans, adding a front fan, and covering up the mesh on the right side panel. I want the side fans to pull in the air and the front fan to blow the air through the case.
2. I plan on somehow modding the harddrive bay area so that the front fan's air flow isn't obstructed so much by the cage, or even strapping the fan in the Optical drive bay area. I just want fresh air from outside to be pushed through the case.
3. Replacing top and rear exhaust with more powerful fans.

If anyone has any suggestions on how I can get some of these done please let me know =D thanks!
1. super easy
2. you need to remove the rivets to get it out. use a drill and a 5/16 drill bit. its easy.
3. the nzxt fans a quiet good. dont underestimate them. All the xiggy fans are great too. If you need to make 2 fans fit up top you might need to the rubber fan mounts that come with them and a small bladed flat headed screw driver.
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post #3914 of 15204
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Oh yeah for sure. Gonna cut out part of the bottom too for more flow. What fans are people using for their rads? I'm thinking yate loons.
dont cut it out, drill out the rivets with a 5/16 drill bit.
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post #3915 of 15204
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its a pin on one of the plugs for the fans. its either not in all the way or not in at all.
It could be, but more than likely its in the controller itself. I went through all of those simple type fixes that it seemed it could be. I think the controllers themselves go bad.
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Originally Posted by xD3aDPooLx View Post
dont cut it out, drill out the rivets with a 5/16 drill bit.
Yes I'll be drilling out the rivets in the HDD cage. What I was talking about is the bottom of the case itself. I imagine the ventilation (or at least I assume that's what they are for) cuts that are in the bottom of the case can not possibly allow enough free air movement. This would create more pressure for the rad fans to push. So I'm going to just cut fan size squares in the bottom of the case. Or maybe the size of the whole rad, leaving enough to mount to or hold the rad of course. Then I'll make some type of grill or filter eventually.
 
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post #3916 of 15204
okay then use a 4 1/2 metal hole saw for that then.
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post #3917 of 15204
Ok, I have this idea...someone tell me if it's stupid

I ordered a RS360 kit on friday. I'm going to hang the 360 on the rear of the case with the mounting kit that comes with it. I'm going to use the three fans that it comes with for pull, but I'm also going to mount the 3 120MM fans that comes with the phantom to push, so I'll have a push/pull config going. I'm going to stick all the push/pull fans on the phenoms build in fan controller (remember, it has 6 connections, one of the sliders controls two of the fans), and stick the remaining 140/other two 200 mm's on the motherboard headers or Molex connectors.
    
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post #3918 of 15204
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Ok, I have this idea...someone tell me if it's stupid

I ordered a RS360 kit on friday. I'm going to hang the 360 on the rear of the case with the mounting kit that comes with it. I'm going to use the three fans that it comes with for pull, but I'm also going to mount the 3 120MM fans that comes with the phantom to push, so I'll have a push/pull config going. I'm going to stick all the push/pull fans on the phenoms build in fan controller (remember, it has 6 connections, one of the sliders controls two of the fans), and stick the remaining 140/other two 200 mm's on the motherboard headers or Molex connectors.
I think you should use the fans that come with it to push. The nzxt 120mm fans dont move much air from what ive noticed. And I think youd get a good amount of airflow overall but cable management is going to be ugly back there with all those 4pin fan connectors. Also you still are going to want a couple fans moving air in your case so you other components dont get too hot.
post #3919 of 15204
You can mount the rad inside the case up top. Also you can nab some yate loons from koolertek.com for cheap. http://www.koolertek.com/computer-pa...2-184p1522.htm
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post #3920 of 15204
instead of one fan on each of the controller, get some splitters or make a 6-way splitter yourself. you want the same speed for all of them, not a different speed for each of them, that would unbalance your rad cooling. then you have more controllers for other stuff
   
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