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post #4501 of 15201
Just ordered some para cord from FTW PC. Bought 50ft Black, 50ft Red and 100 pre-cut Black heat shrink. I thought if I was going to pay $13.99 for UK delivery then I might as well make the order more than the delivery charge. Can't wait for it to turn up so I can start sleeving.
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post #4502 of 15201
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Just ordered some para cord from FTW PC. Bought 50ft Black, 50ft Red and 100 pre-cut Black heat shrink. I thought if I was going to pay $13.99 for UK delivery then I might as well make the order more than the delivery charge. Can't wait for it to turn up so I can start sleeving.
What was your order total? I need to do this too and I'm curious about what it will cost me. I probably have no tools for this what all do you need?
 
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post #4503 of 15201
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What was your order total? I need to do this too and I'm curious about what it will cost me. I probably have no tools for this what all do you need?
$15.98 plus $13.99 UK delivery (£18.56 for the lot)

I bought one of these:
http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/p/Pu...ool_20878.html

So far it's been pretty good, quite solid BUT I've only sleeved 2 fans.

Then I realised http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/p/Ph...0cm_20335.html is terrible (can see through it, bulky) so I decided to purchase the para cord instead.

You'll also need either a lighter or a heat gun for the heat shrink.

I'm no expert so you might be better off asking someone else. Lol.
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post #4504 of 15201
Alright, I am not too great with air flow and things of that nature, and I do not think that I have optimal air flow in my case. Here is the way everything is set up.



Is there anything that I can change? Or is that good?

Btw, I removed that second hard drive bay.
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post #4505 of 15201
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Originally Posted by Corgon View Post
Alright, I am not too great with air flow and things of that nature, and I do not think that I have optimal air flow in my case. Here is the way everything is set up.



Is there anything that I can change? Or is that good?

Btw, I removed that second hard drive bay.
Apparently it is best to have:

front, sides and floor as intake

rear and roof as exhaust

That's how mine is but I have never really tried it a different way.
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post #4506 of 15201
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Originally Posted by VulgarDisplay88 View Post
Apparently it is best to have:

front, sides and floor as intake

rear and roof as exhaust

That's how mine is but I have never really tried it a different way.
The only thing about that is that my Graphics card disperses heat everywhere, and with the side as an exhaust, I can just take the hot air it disperses and dispose of it quickly before it gets anywhere else in the case. My reasoning for the tops as intake is that if hot air does happen to rise up from the GPU, it can be pushed back down into the side fan again. The CPU fan also gets the air from the top fans and exhausts directly into the back exhaust fan. I'm not quite sure as to how this works in practicality but I have noticed high GPU temps, especially for the king of card that I have, and I am thinking that's because of non-optimal air-flow in my case.
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post #4507 of 15201
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The only thing about that is that my Graphics card disperses heat everywhere, and with the side as an exhaust, I can just take the hot air it disperses and dispose of it quickly before it gets anywhere else in the case. My reasoning for the tops as intake is that if hot air does happen to rise up from the GPU, it can be pushed back down into the side fan again. The CPU fan also gets the air from the top fans and exhausts directly into the back exhaust fan. I'm not quite sure as to how this works in practicality but I have noticed high GPU temps, especially for the king of card that I have, and I am thinking that's because of non-optimal air-flow in my case.
Keep the side 200mm as exhaust but change the top to intake. They might be sucking in warm air. It's worth a try.
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post #4508 of 15201
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Keep the side 200mm as exhaust but change the top to intake. They might be sucking in warm air. It's worth a try.
Wait...but the top are already intake...
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post #4509 of 15201
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Wait...but the top are already intake...
Sorry I meant exhaust.
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post #4510 of 15201
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Sorry I meant exhaust.
Ok, thanks I'll give it a try.
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