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tbh, you're sweating a lot of the small stuff. I would highly recommend concentrate on getting the major components done first and then manage the little things as they come along. Its more crucial to get the basic layout done first and then do the small details (sort of like sculpting, get a basic shape first and then work on the finer details).


I would get it for first timers but after a few builds, one should know not to get too hung up on this smaller details. The basic concept of each case has be designed for water/air cooling in mind, so it should be quite effective. You're only trying to squeeze the last bit of blood which can be an insignificant value. Its like the guys who spend weeks lapping a cpu. I don't really see the benefit but for those who must have every single last drop, have fun thumb.gif
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just placed my order on ppc sm8 build log will begin when I return from vacation. Two things will be changed when I get home one will be a new pc being built and the other I will be engaged to be married biggrin.gif
    
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save your self !!! run away NOW !!!!!!


jk

congrats !@~
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Now we need steezy to get his sm8a tongue.gif
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Now we need steezy to get his sm8a tongue.gif
I can't wait!
    
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just placed my order on ppc sm8 build log will begin when I return from vacation. Two things will be changed when I get home one will be a new pc being built and the other I will be engaged to be married biggrin.gif



One of the events is admirable and worthy of congratulations, . . . . . applaud.gif




The other is more worthy of a visit to your local mental health facility . . . . wheee.gif




I'm gonna stay mum on which is which . . . . biggrin.gif


Darlene
Edited by IT Diva - 7/21/15 at 3:13am
post #14457 of 22189
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Originally Posted by Mega Man View Post

i love you right now, seriously - so sick of hearing " hot air rises " or " pushing hot air down with a fan is a bad idea"

Thank you!

I had two semesters of thermodynamics, and while it has been a while and I'm admittedly a bit hazy on the
details at this point, one of the things which stuck with me is that unless you have a big space with lots of
fluid (air, or whatever) where natural convection can work its magic (say, a chimney), forced convection (i.e.
a fan), even pretty damn weak, will easily overcome natural convection. As far as I'm aware, PC cases aren't
chimneys.

Although maybe if you take out all the horizontal plates from the TX-10 and put it on a few pedestals? lachen.gif
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Whats the max rad+fan thickness I could use in front of S3 and still be able to mount EK pump res combo on the fan?
I really want to have EK XE in push pull there, but I think that would force me to mount rad and pump combo outside near the exhaus fan grill.
Edited by Anateus - 7/21/15 at 6:02am
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just placed my order on ppc sm8 build log will begin when I return from vacation. Two things will be changed when I get home one will be a new pc being built and the other I will be engaged to be married biggrin.gif

Congratulations on all that, especially the wedding part ! biggrin.gif
Edited by TUFinside - 7/21/15 at 7:20am
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just placed my order on ppc sm8 build log will begin when I return from vacation. Two things will be changed when I get home one will be a new pc being built and the other I will be engaged to be married biggrin.gif

It's contagious! My first purchase after my Case Labs was an engagement ring for the lady who encouraged me to purchase it biggrin.gif

Luckily we have rigs to build to escape from some of the wedding planning. The wedding industry has gone insane!

Congratulations - I got word last week that my Mercury S8 should ship this week (ordered first week of June). I have the pedestal and it's lonely smile.gif
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