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Nice pictures! It looks like the 650D could eat it like an amoeba right next to it.
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I know I posted mine a lot, but here it is zip-tied up and while running:
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Need to clean up cables behind case hah. She's dusty up front too.

I have to say thats the coolest, neatest braided cable setup I've ever seen
gonna have to copy that biggrin.gif
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@ WiL11o6

Just a thought. instead of black zip ties maybe try some red sewing thread to tie your cables. Unless of course you like the black zip ties. just my .02

nice looking build though
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@ WiL11o6
Just a thought. instead of black zip ties maybe try some red sewing thread to tie your cables. Unless of course you like the black zip ties. just my .02

Stop making me jelly:P to much talk of this smexyiness sad-smiley-002.gif
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DO WANT that PSU cover. How did you craft that?

Some sheet metal from home depot and tin snips. Make a cardboard template first so you can get the size just right and get the bend in the right place. A little spray paint to make it match the case and its done.
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@ WiL11o6
Just a thought. instead of black zip ties maybe try some red sewing thread to tie your cables. Unless of course you like the black zip ties. just my .02
nice looking build though

+1 for this. I saw someone do that in their rig (can't remember who) and it looked great. Of course, your rig already looks very nice. thumb.gif
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Thanks, I actually like the black zip-ties for some reason.

Anyone know what fans can go onto the optional mesh panel for the 650D? These 7970s run too hot and the 140mm right in front isn't cutting it enough because once I open the side panel, my temps drop another 5c, so I'm assuming a side mesh with fans pulling in air would do the same. I've seen people put 4 fans on the mesh, are those 120mm or 140mm?

Also, is it much noisier? With the extra fans and with a big opening, I'm sure the GPU fan noise would leak out too. I sort of want a quiet system, but I'm willing to spend $50 for fans and mesh just to see how much it cools my CF cards.
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I believe you can either have 4x120 or a single 200mm.
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@ WiL11o6
Just a thought. instead of black zip ties maybe try some red sewing thread to tie your cables. Unless of course you like the black zip ties. just my .02
nice looking build though

I would have done/tried white instead
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post #2160 of 4826
Hi all,
I just found this forum. I really want to order this case but my only issue is with cooling.The slot in my desk here at home is 20 1/2" tall so I'm wondering if that will work for me.I have a H80 I was going to install in the back and use the top fan(s) for exhaust but with it being so close size wise I don't know if the hot air will be able to clear out. Should I maybe go with a H100 instead and have it pull air down into the case at the top and use the back fan for exhaust?Even then I'm not sure if it will be able to pull enough in.Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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