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Was wondering if this would be a good idea to install everything like this



Got the exact same case and just tried putting the rad up there fits perfectly fine, but I can't close the top because of the PSU (which I can pretty much move at the bottom, but that would make the whole thing look ugly)

So the question is... am I going to get bad temps with the case open or something like that

I actually think I'm going to get even better temps with the case open because my room is like 18-20C 24/7

Other question is - Should I run one of my 920 or 975 EE instead of the 980x for better temps? I don't care for 6 core for this PC since it will be just for gaming.. so 920 / 975 EE + crazy overclocks and no HT = win!? ;o

Other reason: Got a buyer for 980x that's why im asking.. no difference between 4 core and 6 core to me.

Thanks in advance
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I foresee dust issues in your future
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I foresee dust issues in your future
No dust in the room anyway ^^ gets cleaned 2 times a day
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post #4 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lune View Post
No dust in the room anyway ^^ gets cleaned 2 times a day
You'd be surprised what's in dust. Most of it is dead skin and fuzz from our clothing. Give it a shot though, and see how much dust you accumulate over a given period. If it's acceptable, you can just invest in some compressed air cans
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post #5 of 32
wow this thread fits my plans, i also have that case and i´m trying to rebuild my watercooling parts, and i´ll use a 360 rad in the top and a 240 rad in the bottom, as soon a put all my stuff together i´ll post here so maybe we can helps us eachother..
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You'd be surprised what's in dust. Most of it is dead skin and fuzz from our clothing. Give it a shot though, and see how much dust you accumulate over a given period. If it's acceptable, you can just invest in some compressed air cans
Dust is not a problem, the case is half open anyway.. holes from everywhere, keeping the top open won't be a huge problem me thinks

Let's hope so
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2 times a day ***?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lune View Post
No dust in the room anyway ^^ gets cleaned 2 times a day


I loled

And now to be helpfull to make it up to you, Could you maybe turn the rad so the I/O is to the front of your case and then have room to close the top?
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2 times a day ***?
Maids : / or whatever you call it in English
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post #10 of 32
seems fine as the incline probably isn't much of a problem.

btw ITS TRANSFORMING!

looks great btw. the bottom looks confusing. from what i'm seeting

SB > T port > Rad > GPU > Pump?
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