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That's nice. I've been also experimenting and I ended up doing the same thing - putting an 900RPM 120mm (will change later for an 140mm) as intake in the front top, but left the other "slot" untouched. I'll try and put another fan as intake and also block the mesh and see if that get's me any better results. But definitely one 120/140mm as intake does me better then a big one exhausting air. It cools my RAM and top of the heatsink.

P.S waiting for this to arrive wink.gif

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=130_132_1014&products_id=21505

I'll use it to replace my current self-made grommet that I put in the front cut-out. If it shows good I'll use it if I cut the back mesh too.
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That's nice. I've been also experimenting and I ended up doing the same thing - putting an 900RPM 120mm (will change later for an 140mm) as intake in the front top, but left the other "slot" untouched. I'll try and put another fan as intake and also block the mesh and see if that get's me any better results. But definitely one 120/140mm as intake does me better then a big one exhausting air. It cools my RAM and top of the heatsink.
P.S waiting for this to arrive wink.gif
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=130_132_1014&products_id=21505
I'll use it to replace my current self-made grommet that I put in the front cut-out. If it shows good I'll use it if I cut the back mesh too.

Looks promising. Pics when you're done! The back mesh removed creates a really awkwardly angled hole. Took me a bit to get the molding to hold correctly.
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The rest of my parts are coming tomorrow biggrin.gif. I should have everything together and pics up by this weekend or earlier! thumb.gif
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I plan on taking mine apart completely and giving my case a throurough cleaning. Pics anyone? biggrin.gif
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I plan on taking mine apart completely and giving my case a throurough cleaning. Pics anyone? biggrin.gif

take a picture of the 650d with you on the bath tub lol.

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i just sold my 650d 2 days ago.
































and bought another 650d yesterday biggrin.gif 2nd hand though.
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rs i was going to go for the rx lucky i didnt cause i cant even fit extra fans on the bottom of the rad (heatsink on mobo gets in the way frown.gif )

Yeah I know you can fit an RX if you mount it slightly differently, but I think my RAM is too tall so I'll probably have to stick to the RS.

Sorry to keep asking questions, but do you know how the thickness of the RS compares to the rad on the H100. I was hoping to improve by going custom.
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Yeah I know you can fit an RX if you mount it slightly differently, but I think my RAM is too tall so I'll probably have to stick to the RS.
Sorry to keep asking questions, but do you know how the thickness of the RS compares to the rad on the H100. I was hoping to improve by going custom.

Take a look at their EX series, same/similar thickness as the RS series but with similar performance compared to the RX series.

see this comparison. At less than 1000 RPM fan speeds the RX is better but over that they are pretty equal with the EX taking over at 1500 RPM.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/water-cooling/51442-bundymania-user-review-triple-radiator-360-roundup-16-rads.html

I have one in my 650D and its cooling my 2500K nicely.
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take a picture of the 650d with you on the bath tub lol.
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i just sold my 650d 2 days ago.
and bought another 650d yesterday biggrin.gif 2nd hand though.

Why?
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A local wanted a 650d without a mesh and is willing to pay almost the same price of a brand new one so I sold mine. Then I bought a decent second hand 650d and had enough spare to buy 2 pairs of fans biggrin.gif
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Take a look at their EX series, same/similar thickness as the RS series but with similar performance compared to the RX series.
see this comparison. At less than 1000 RPM fan speeds the RX is better but over that they are pretty equal with the EX taking over at 1500 RPM.
http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/water-cooling/51442-bundymania-user-review-triple-radiator-360-roundup-16-rads.html
I have one in my 650D and its cooling my 2500K nicely.

Thanks for this. I think that is what I shall get!
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