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Great work!

Quite the transition from a large case to a small one huh? How are your temps now?
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Originally Posted by ellisbodds View Post
That could be a problem actually...

Although I stand on my desk way too often, I wouldn't be surprised if Silentium weighed more than me
... it is entirely possible.

I feel compelled to put on a weight-lifting belt prior to moving the fatty around.



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I thought my HAF X was beefy, hah! Silentium should have its own reality show.


I wonder what a debacle of a show would be titled?



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You would have to build a new house around silentium, it is that big that I'm surprised it doesn't have mini itx cases orbiting it


...now that is a very funny mental image.

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Originally Posted by ellisbodds View Post
Here's hoping it does suck in Flux next time you switch it on, like a black hole...
heh... I won't show these posts to the poor case as it is a little sensitive about its weight.

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Me wants to sees some close up pictures of that there contraption Please.

Is that a power switch on that motherboard? To the far right of the 24 pin socket?

Too bad you couldn't use a dominator Ram fan on that, not that you need it with the noctua black hole.
Which contraption do you refer to Master Owl, the mobo or the T60?

That is indeed a power switch on the motherboard. it is so conviently placed that I did not bother to hook up the power switch that was included on the T60.

Ironically I am uploading the images of a mod I did that addresses that which you mention.

It is unlikely that the mod will help the cooling of the CPU or the GPU, but it will send a gentle wave of air across the motherboard and toward the ram.

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Originally Posted by IzninjaFTW View Post
Great work!

Quite the transition from a large case to a small one huh? How are your temps now?
"Thank you", IzninjaFTW.

Temps at the time of this post are:

Ambient: 25C
GPU: 34C
CPU: 35C (warmest core ~ 4.5GHz VCore @ 1.32)

The Delta on the CPU is about 15 ~ 25C (with Prime95 being on the higher end).
The Delta on the GPU is a whopping 40C at full load on games.




...pics of the (yet to be installed) mod inbound momentarily... standby.



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T60 unboxing and Front Panel Mod

It dawned on me that I never posted the pics of the T60 when it arrived.

I suppose that in the fervor and excitement I forgot.














The Front Panel Mod:

This mod may not actually help CPU and GPU temps, but it will put a small protective face on the T60 and will wash the motherboard and RAM with a gentle breeze... and that surely can't hurt.

Note that I have not installed the mod yet, but it is ready.

What I would like is some input and opinions on whether I should install it or not...


Here are some parts I had lying around from other mods that were either scrapped, mothballed, or I forgot to complete. I hope that I am not using anything vital to other projects, but if I am... c'est la vie.



The fan grills are beautiful. They are honeycomb grills from MNPC Tech.



Fans: Dunno what kind they are, but they blow air.


(maybe Cooler Master fans?)



Quick assembly:







Test Fit to show air passage:





Completed and ready to mount:








Thanks for stopping by.
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Lookin good
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I've seen those grills somewhere before... Looks pretty good, though I'm not sure if your shiny acrylic goes too well with the brushed aluminum. That would be up to you to decide, however. Function-wise, I'm sure it would be nice for your RAM and other chips on the MB.
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It looks cool and it's done. I don't see a reason not to use it.

And I think you might be correct about the fans being the air-blowing kind.

Looks awesome
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Is that a fish tank in your wall??

edit: or a fish tank picture...
Edited by TheCh3F - 1/24/11 at 6:30pm
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Lookin good
Danke, HobieCat.


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I've seen those grills somewhere before... Looks pretty good, though I'm not sure if your shiny acrylic goes too well with the brushed aluminum. That would be up to you to decide, however. Function-wise, I'm sure it would be nice for your RAM and other chips on the MB.
Heh... it was your fault that I had to get some of those grills. /

They are surely quite schmexah!

I think you have a point about the disparate finishes, but I live in a cave that is in perpetual shadow (I had every light in the room on to take those pics) so most of the time all I see is dim outlines of stuff...

Thanks for the input, FISH. Much appreciated.



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It looks cool and it's done. I don't see a reason not to use it.

And I think you might be correct about the fans being the air-blowing kind.

Looks awesome
.... yar! I wasn't sure about what kind of fans they were... they do seem to blow air though.

And yeah. I will probably mount the mod tomorrow.

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Is that a fish tank in your wall??
A what in the where?!?!



heh... nah, I have no fish tank.

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sexy as always! every thing you touch turns into gold.... or rather acrylic.....
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Sexy as always
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