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Originally Posted by IXcrispyXI View Post

is it true people have been seeing better temps taking the 120mm fan out from the rear?

I have no difference in temps with mine gone. I removed the rear mesh and all unused PCI slot covers as well. Whether it will benefit your setup depends on your airflow config and CPU cooler. Check out the Positive Airflow Cooling item in my sig. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by OverClocker55 View Post

um no... lol

Don't knock it 'til you try it! biggrin.gif
Edited by solsamurai - 4/6/12 at 8:21pm
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post #2662 of 4826
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Originally Posted by solsamurai View Post

I have no difference in temps with mine gone. I removed the rear mesh and all unused PCI slot covers as well. Whether it will benefit your setup depends on your airflow config and CPU cooler. Check out the Positive Pressure Airflow item in my sig. thumb.gif
Don't knock it 'til you try it! biggrin.gif

I did lol.. when my fan for my h60 broke I had no back fan.. temps were same. Sucking in air from the back is the best to do
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I did lol.. when my fan for my h60 broke I had no back fan.. temps were same. Sucking in air from the back is the best to do

If you have an H60 is similar, lol. That wouldn't work as well with a high end air cooler like the D14 or Silver Arrow.
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post #2664 of 4826
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Can anyone tell me if removing the front mesh makes the case wobbly at all? I don't want to ruin the structural integrity for the sake of a bit more airflow...
Also does anyone have 200mm rads in the front, and can recommend the best ones?

Not only will you see better airflow, it will also look good and it will make less noise. But as for the integrity goes, I think it should be fine.
post #2665 of 4826
I just got my 650D two weeks ago and I have noticed that the masking tape that was holding the front mesh intake has left a stain on the aluminum face. Has anyone experienced this and have a way to make the color uniform? For some reason the tape only "stained" the left side of the front panel.

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My front panel is clean.
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post #2667 of 4826
I'd try 99% isopropyl alcohol on it. The alcohol won't damage the finish, but should lift the stain. You can get the alcohol at pretty much any drug store / pharmacy for cheap. I've removed everything from fingerprints on my case to permanent marker on the seats of my truck with it.
 
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What kind of cloth do you use with the alcohol? There's a few finger prints on the side panel I'd like to take care of.
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post #2669 of 4826
try a microfibre cloth.
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For wiping/cleaning the case, I prefer soft terry cloth, but I would imagine that microfibre would be good too.

But the alcohol really dissolves oily and sticky messes. So a plain, clean rag will be fine.
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