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Wil11o6 - I don't know what to say..... Astounding drool.gif
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Updated (sort of looks the same):
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what are you using for those white fans? and those clear ones tongue.gif
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what are you using for those white fans? and those clear ones tongue.gif

The clear ones are Megaflows, the ones on the cooler are the ones that come stock with the Frio, and the other white ones look like they are from NZXT. (Correct me if I'm wrong. tongue.gif)
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AMD really needs to make a black or red crossfire bridge.

What about using something like this?
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Right now, I am running stock volts OC'd to 1025/1475 since I only have a 1080p so no need to go all crazy on the OC, even two of these at stock are already monsters. I set fan speed to only 35% since I think anything higher than 40% is too loud. 35% is pretty low fan speed so my top card runs up to 80c and my bottom to 75c in BF3. I didn't want to OC more since it would mean needing to up voltages and up temperatures and then up fan noise and then up annoying.
I am happy because two 7970s are actually quieter than one. When I only had one 7970, I always dipped into 40s and 50s in BF3 so I had to crank up OC's and fan speed to keep that one card cool. With two, I can keep at stock voltages and keep fan down, and still have 60fps+.

Lol, now all I have to do is find a grand or so to get this case and those cards! biggrin.gif Thanks for the info.thumb.gif
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I wonder if you turn the top fan as intake, will the temps be better? logically the out taking will compete with the air flowing through your heatsink. intaking will help bring fresh air to the heatsink AND vrm area AND ram. the air will flow down, through the heatsink and out the 120mm back fan?

furthermore, silverstone advocates greatly on positive pressure to keep dust minimum
    
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What about using something like this?

I love that stuff lol. This is pretty awesome too, not sure how he did it:
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Lol, I've seen just about everything get sleeved on OCN! thumb.gif
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post #1858 of 4826
I received my 120mm Spectre Pro to replace the exhaust fan today (which was somewhat unexpected, given the fact that there's a general strike going on in Belgium today tongue.gif) and it's much quieter than the the stock Corsair fan and moves a fair bit more air too.
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post #1859 of 4826
Finally... did my 650D build smile.gif

... not that great compared to some of those at the board here, but I am quiet confident smile.gif

A lot of owner/reviewer mentioned the sub optimal air flow - and each of us has his own approach to overcome this smile.gif

Here is mine...

H100 with 2x Noctua NF-12F PWM -> exhaust
Stock front fan converted to exhaust
Sidepanel with 4x Arctic F12 PWM (daisy-chained pwm)

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Great case and great rigs...! But I was just wondering why Corsair didn't cover the top of the case with a mesh solution like 500R or 600T...
Maybe it's just me but the top of the case, where the fan is attached, is very ugly, seems unfinished, not consistent with the style of the box.

Is there any solution (mesh or something else) to put that bulge to be more like the front mesh or even the 600T top mesh?
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