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post #21 of 29
It's basically just a spacer to improve airflow or to simply add some clearance. They aren't mandatory, but can improve temperatures and decrease noise. If you want one, you could just gut some fans if you have extra or buy an actual shroud.
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It's basically just a spacer to improve airflow or to simply add some clearance. They aren't mandatory, but can improve temperatures and decrease noise. If you want one, you could just gut some fans if you have extra or buy an actual shroud.
Ah, I see. Well I don't think I'm going to do that. Seems like more bulk to the whole setup.
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Haha. I've been using my ipad as a lifeline to ofn and netflix during my entire sb build it works great
    
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Haha. I've been using my ipad as a lifeline to ofn and netflix during my entire sb build it works great
I did the same during my month long build

    
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Month long build? You must have one Uber PC man!
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post #26 of 29
Shrouds are a good time, but rather than buying one purpose built, theres always the "donate a 120mm" program, cutting a 120mm fan hub out, file down the rough spots and sand, presto, instant 120mm standoff/shroud. Personally I prefer the "open chasis" design, which simply means that the screw holes are open on both sides of the housing, rather than the closed chasis design, which has no opening down the length of the shank.

That and zip ties... no build would be complete without a couple zippies tossed in for good measure!
 
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Month long build? You must have one Uber PC man!
I had work during the day, had to order lots of stuff from overseas so there was a lot of waiting and late nights. The build is in my signature =)

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...led-build.html
    
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I had work during the day, had to order lots of stuff from overseas so there was a lot of waiting and late nights. The build is in my signature =)

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...led-build.html
OMG this is the slickest cleanest build I've ever seen. I guess I can see why it took so long. Looks like alot of time and measures to get those precise lengths. You officially made me rethink how I SHOULD do my build. And I may even have to donate my old case and get me a new better case.
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And I may even have to donate my old case and get me a new better case.
lol Oops.. haha. Anyway thanks a lot of the comment.
    
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