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rep me dawg:P
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rep me dawg:P

teaching.gifNot supposed to ask for rep. teaching.gif
Edited by solsamurai - 12/6/11 at 5:48pm
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Exzacklyright -

(My recommendations only)
Cut the mesh out like Evoss and add some trim from MNPCtech or elsewhere.
Go with the Megaflow fan. It moves more air with less noise than the Corsair. I've used both. Megaflow is WAY BETTER!

Corsair fans basically suck. Powerful ones are loud, quiet ones are useless.

The black plastic support is very useful for hiding excess Hdd/molex cables. You will get better hdd cooling with one cage mounted close to the fan.

If you go with the Megaflow you will need to move the plastic base. Look at the screw hole pattern where the plastic base mounts. Now replicate that pattern 10-15 mm closer to the psu area (away from the fan). This will give you the option of mounting the base near the fan for the best hdd cooling.

The washers are for isolating the fan from the case to cut vibration down.

Enjoy!
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oh sry man:(((
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oh sry man:(((

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The left bottom are 2 thumb screws right? Only on the left side?
like this?

SNIP

Case!! yay!!

SNIP

So w.t.f is this for: SNIP
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Uh, don't switch that fan to the megaflow. That thing barely pushes any air. I already bought one to replace the stock 200mm but it performed much worse. RMAed instantly. Save yourself the trouble and just keep the stock fan. There really isn't any viable alternative out there for a "better" 200mm fan.
Someone said this... but specs show differ...
Corsair 200mm fans:
Fan Speed: 1000RPM
Air Flow: Up to 92 CFM
Noise: 28.8dBA
Megaflows:
700 RPM
Air Flow 110 CFM
Noise Level 19 dBA

Congrats on the new case. Be sure to post pics when it's done. thumb.gif
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450

Can't get on the back panel! haha. one of the problems are the sata connectors to the HDD cage... I tried forcing it on but the middle of the panel was sticking out so I Just figured it wasn't worth it. Somehow I gotta clean it up -_-

I fixed it a bit better then the picture.. but can't get it on still lol

The good news is, is that it booted up for the first try... didn't recognize the dvd drive but switched sata ports and it worked.

*update* got the back panel on!
Edited by exzacklyright - 12/7/11 at 1:37am
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Just a friendly reminder to all those who're removing any of the fan meshes, especially if you're using a Dremel or other power tool, REMOVE ALL COMPONENTS FIRST! Take everything out, incl. motherboard, hard drives, PSU, etc. Also, I suggest plastic bagging the cables during the process if using a power tool. Don't put the components down next to where you're cutting either. tongue.gif

Metal dust and splinters can wreak havoc on electronic parts.

After cutting, vaccuum the case, and if you used a powertool like the Dremel, wash down everything with a damp cloth to get the last metal dust out of the case. Get into the nooks and crannies.
Edited by Celoth - 12/7/11 at 1:00am
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Just a friendly reminder to all those who're removing any of the fan meshes, especially if you're using a Dremel or other power tool, REMOVE ALL COMPONENTS FIRST! Take everything out, incl. motherboard, hard drives, PSU, etc. Also, I suggest plastic bagging the cables during the process if using a power tool. Don't put the components down next to where you're cutting either. tongue.gif
Metal dust and splinters can wreak havoc on electronic parts.
After cutting, vaccuum the case, and if you used a powertool like the Dremel, wash down everything with a damp cloth to get the last metal dust out of the case. Get into the nooks and crannies.

forgot to wipe it down... but use compressed air on it... hopefully it was enough
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You can try using some U-channel while you're at it, so you don't need a perfect cut and maybe get less vibration from the fan. wink.gif

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