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yeah i realized that. And i know what you mean now about cutting the case. I cut the bridge in the middle but I have to get around to cutting the part by the USB. I went through 4 blades yesterday and ordering more from amazon. the diamond cutting ones. I hope they will be of some use. my temps got worse with my watercooling... I haven't put in the 2500k yet cuz its not here but with 3 fans pushing its actually doing worse than my 212+?
Yeah I would like to see a little more info so we can hopefully help you. I honestly can not believe that.
 
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post #5572 of 15182
Hey guys does anyone know how to make a SATA power cable that connects all your hdd at a perfect 90 degree angle? I seen some people here make it I just wish I knew how lol
post #5573 of 15182
i believe they sell those. I have a few of them that came with my previous mobo and i bought some for like 20 cents each.

My temps now are better because the room temp is lower, its around 32-36 idle and 50-55 load, which is much better than my hyper212+ at least on load. I guess idle temps won't matter much. and it takes longer to heat up the water that much.

I will post pics but right now its mounted on the back of my case until I the diamond blade cutting things come from amazon and I can finish cutting my case to install it on the inside, but I guess here is a pic of it right now.

I also cut the back of the phantom and the PSU fan intake to lower lessen obstructions of airflow







Edited by chinesethunda - 10/8/11 at 9:36pm
   
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post #5574 of 15182
I have the Rad in the top of my case with no Modding. What CPU are you using and what clock?

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Hey guys, this is unrelated but it would be great if you guys could "like" my photography fan page on Facebook (if you enjoy my work that is). Trying to make my FB page more popular haha.

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post #5576 of 15182
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i believe they sell those. I have a few of them that came with my previous mobo and i bought some for like 20 cents each.

My temps now are better because the room temp is lower, its around 32-36 idle and 50-55 load, which is much better than my hyper212+ at least on load. I guess idle temps won't matter much. and it takes longer to heat up the water that much.

I will post pics but right now its mounted on the back of my case until I the diamond blade cutting things come from amazon and I can finish cutting my case to install it on the inside, but I guess here is a pic of it right now.

I also cut the back of the phantom and the PSU fan intake to lower lessen obstructions of airflow
Hah, awesome. We both have our 360 rads mounted the same exact way.

I <3 my Phantom. I still stop and just look at it from time to time. It's just awesome.
    
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post #5577 of 15182
Hey guys, I just got my phantom last week and built my first computer ever.... man it is one sexy beast LOL. the only thing is, in order to get a side fan, the aftermarket heatsink I went with was the cm hyper n520. I'm using an i7 2600k, and my idles are around 45, load goes up to 70c. so I was wondering, what are some other cpu coolers that would fit in this case along with the side fan?
and the next big question... I've seen some people put a fan up in where the cd drive bays are (behind the door basically) , is there any tutorial on how to do that without drilling, etc? thanks!
Edited by zedsterr - 10/9/11 at 3:40am
post #5578 of 15182
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Hey guys, I just got my phantom last week and built my first computer ever.... man it is one sexy beast LOL. the only thing is, in order to get a side fan, the aftermarket heatsink I went with was the cm hyper n520. I'm using an i7 2600k, and my idles are around 45, load goes up to 70c. so I was wondering, what are some other cpu coolers that would fit in this case along with the side fan?
and the next big question... I've seen some people put a fan up in where the cd drive bays are (behind the door basically) , is there any tutorial on how to do that without drilling, etc? thanks!
I bought one of these http://www.coolermaster.com/product.php?product_id=2542 removed the face plate, removed the fan and installed an AP-15 then installed the whole thing and finally inserted the stock bay mesh to cover it. Works quite well.
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I bought one of these http://www.coolermaster.com/product.php?product_id=2542 removed the face plate, removed the fan and installed an AP-15 then installed the whole thing and finally inserted the stock bay mesh to cover it. Works quite well.
Hey that's pretty cool! How much is that thing though?

And to the other poster, I actually just have one sitting in there vertically. It's not secured at all and isn't an issue. Maybe you want to just try that first?
 
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post #5580 of 15182
Hey everyone.. been working on my phantom. Build log is in my sig. Any ideas/suggestions?


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