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Thats what sucks about the side fan, it helps a lot for airflow but looks pretty ugly when installed. You have to pick between looks or function.

True True but I have a good source for some water blocks for my vid cards so I will eventualy be going to water cooling on them.
post #7372 of 15182
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Thats what sucks about the side fan, it helps a lot for airflow but looks pretty ugly when installed. You have to pick between looks or function.

True True but I have a good source for some water blocks for my vid cards so I will eventualy be going to water cooling on them.

No worries man not trying to bash your mod at all. Nice work.
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NZXT definitely let me down, went today to exchange my black & green phantom for a plain black one. Checked the box and it was labelled black, opened it up and sure enough it was black and green. Going to have to wait till mid next week for a plain black one. Having this pile of parts sitting next to me is driving me up the wall tongue.gif
post #7374 of 15182
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NZXT definitely let me down, went today to exchange my black & green phantom for a plain black one. Checked the box and it was labelled black, opened it up and sure enough it was black and green. Going to have to wait till mid next week for a plain black one. Having this pile of parts sitting next to me is driving me up the wall tongue.gif

Why not keep the one you have? I would much rather have a black/green than plain black personally.
 
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post #7375 of 15182
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Originally Posted by num1son View Post

Why not keep the one you have? I would much rather have a black/green than plain black personally.

I'd try to resell it on ebay as it seems to be a pretty rare model (or that might just be for Europeans) smile.gif.




Btw, this is what they answered about the GPU:
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Hi,

I'm really sorry if your order does not match your expectations. The photos are not contractual, you received the product that corresponds to the reference at PNY, there is no more than one version.

I'll send you the return process by email, you prefer a credit or a refund?

I remain at your disposal.


Thibault

Really couldn't be bothered to translate that myself (did the first sentance and as I didn't even know some of the french words I asked a bit of help to google's translator). As you can see that dude is insane... Photos must be what the product is otherwise I could sell anything with a way better photo and get away with it.
Furthermore there are indeed several models of the XLR8 560 ti (being the reg one, the OC and the OC2) but the one I recieved, nobody has ever heard of. And by nobody I mean NOBODY AT ALL. There's absolutely nothing about it on the internet except what I put there.


Could anybody tell me the size of a phantom's package tongue.gif ? Just don't want to be too surprised when I see the beast next monday wink.gif (serious question btw).


EDIT: found the one I'd be replacing it with <3, it's cheapper and better. http://www.cdiscount.com/informatique/cartes-graphiques/choix-par-marque/pny/pny-geforce-gtx-560-ti-1go-gddr5-oc/f-107670512-KF560IGTX1GEPB.html?cm_mmc=Nextperformance&cid=media

EDIT2: I'm just gonna put it up on the market place here or on ebay as Exclusive / unique XLR8 560 ti (which it actually is in fact. If you look at things that way this card is valuable since it IS the only one known).
Edited by steelkevin - 12/28/11 at 4:42am
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post #7376 of 15182
i got the h100 for $59.99 as part of the year end sales to replace my noisy hyper 212+...

overall the performance is great... thumb.gif

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before replacing hyper 212+ load is 66c @ 4ghz, ambient 27c
after replacing hyper 212+ with h100 load is as above @ 4ghz, ambient 27c

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because the stock fan is so noisy at full speed, i replace it with cm sickleflow and it turns out very nice and quiet (the only noise is the caviar black spinning)... thumb.gif

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probably will get a wd green drive for storage during the chinese new year sales and my rig will be 70% complete... biggrin.gif

what do you think guys? is it good or bad?
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post #7377 of 15182
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Originally Posted by steelkevin View Post

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Originally Posted by num1son View Post

Why not keep the one you have? I would much rather have a black/green than plain black personally.

I'd try to resell it on ebay as it seems to be a pretty rare model (or that might just be for Europeans) smile.gif.




Btw, this is what they answered about the GPU:
Quote:
Hi,

I'm really sorry if your order does not match your expectations. The photos are not contractual, you received the product that corresponds to the reference at PNY, there is no more than one version.

I'll send you the return process by email, you prefer a credit or a refund?

I remain at your disposal.


Thibault


EDIT2: I'm just gonna put it up on the market place here or on ebay as Exclusive / unique XLR8 560 ti (which it actually is in fact. If you look at things that way this card is valuable since it IS the only one known).

That doesn't actually make it more valuable lol. I wouldn't expect to make money if thats what your thinking. RMA should be easier. Its common for companies to make non reference cards like that later in the production of a card. I got a 6950 from amazon that was a visiontek. Same deal, picture was a reference card but thats not what I got. Strange though that theres no info out there for your card.
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post #7378 of 15182
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i got the h100 for $59.99 as part of the year end sales to replace my noisy hyper 212+...
probably will get a wd green drive for storage during the chinese new year sales and my rig will be 70% complete... biggrin.gif
what do you think guys? is it good or bad?

Looking good there, but don't get a green. Definitely get a black.
 
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post #7379 of 15182
I really want to get the white or black version of this case.... (can't decide)

When I get it, I want to put in a 200 x 200 x 20 (not 30) mm fan on the side as well as a Noctua NH-U12P. Now I know there is a way to fit the NH-D14 in there while that side fan is on, I just read a thread on it. But how tall is the NH-U12P? Will I be able to put it in this case with the 200 x 200 x 20 mm fan, without mods or workarounds?
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post #7380 of 15182
Well going around and seeing alot of the MODS, I am gonna be changing my rig up a little or ALOT which ever makes it look sweeter. I will be posting as many pics of the changes I make here.

Things to buy.

Blue cable sleeving
Sparkly Blue paint ( for interior)
Heat Shrink tubing
Fiber glass Resin
3' tubing (I can salvage some of what I have)
New piece of Lexan
Some sort of trim for around window
More zip Ties (Blue of course)

Screws and miscelaneous parts


Sorry spelling sucks.

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