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post #4881 of 22275
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I just got my 15 cougar 140s and one 120 (for the rear of the STH10) so I"m definitely committing to the STH10. Ordered a new roll of primochill and a Silverstone usb 3.0 w/ audio jack 3.5" bay panel as well. I wanted to stick the psu on top but I think the stock cables won't reach the 4th gpu so I'm going with both psu's mounted at the bottom. So that means I have to do the slight mod to fit the top rads.


Excited to tack this one and I'm hoping it goes down much more smoothly then the TH10.
Why not do a single psu up top and one down below, use the bottom one for 2-3 cards and top for everything else? It only takes two wires to get the PSU's to operate together.......

That way it's kinda mirrored.
post #4882 of 22275
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Originally Posted by Jimhans1 View Post

Why not do a single psu up top and one down below, use the bottom one for 2-3 cards and top for everything else? It only takes two wires to get the PSU's to operate together.......

That way it's kinda mirrored.

Wanna keep things together plus I don't like feeding exhaust air from the rads into the psu. My old enermax psu's fan always ran a bit hard because of the bottom rad next to it. Also, since the case will sit on top of my desk, I want the psu cables as low as possible.
post #4883 of 22275
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Wanna keep things together plus I don't like feeding exhaust air from the rads into the psu. My old enermax psu's fan always ran a bit hard because of the bottom rad next to it. Also, since the case will sit on top of my desk, I want the psu cables as low as possible.
thumb.gif gotcha
Also, the STH10 is like 32"+ tall, your putting it on top of your desk? I hope it's a solid desk with a wood top and not glass!! I've already figured my STH10 build is gonna weigh around 90lb+ once it's all finished. I'm kinda wishing I had ordered the caster set for it LOL
Edited by Jimhans1 - 2/24/14 at 8:47pm
post #4884 of 22275
New Build Log Up. Add me to da club if you have not already from my last build biggrin.gif

http://www.overclock.net/t/1469695/the-avatar-state-sm8-build-log/0_20
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post #4885 of 22275
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thumb.gif gotcha
Also, the STH10 is like 32"+ tall, your putting it on top of your desk? I hope it's a solid desk with a wood top and not glass!! I've already figured my STH10 build is gonna weigh around 90lb+ once it's all finished. I'm kinda wishing I had ordered the caster set for it LOL

Desk is a tad short for it to go under. I rebuilt the desk so weight is not a concern tbh. We have plans to remodel so it may go on the floor eventually. Gonna pick up the caster kit just in case.
post #4886 of 22275
are you sure you're going to be sticking with that case for at least a year?
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post #4887 of 22275
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are you sure you're going to be sticking with that case for at least a year?

I make no promises tongue.gif. Current case not safe for the massive weight of the mb, gpus, and blocks. ITs not even underwater yet. Rather then risk breaking my gear, its easier to just get a more capable case.
post #4888 of 22275
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Killa Cam View Post

are you sure you're going to be sticking with that case for at least a year?

I make no promises tongue.gif. Current case not safe for the massive weight of the mb, gpus, and blocks. ITs not even underwater yet. Rather then risk breaking my gear, its easier to just get a more capable case.

your saying i need to reenforce my new TH10 ( my last stepping stone till the TX10-D )

so

luna and all others with issues mounting the aquaero, i know how to fix it.

loosen the screws holding the front plate / bay mounts

the 5.25 mounting has some play in it, i made mine fit and i am taking it apart for its latest refresh. and i noticed some wobble with it so i ave it a try and it goes in smooth as butter where as i tried it before i loosed them tonight and it was still hard to do
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post #4889 of 22275
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your saying i need to reenforce my new TH10 ( my last stepping stone till the TX10-D )


Blackhawk Ultra. Soon as I pulled the hdd cage to mount the front 280 it lost a lot of structural integrity. The mb panel wobbles a lot and flexes as the gpu's go on the mb already laden with ram blocks, mb blocks, and the cpu block. I'll use it for now but with a single card until I get the STH10.
post #4890 of 22275
damn, those Cougars are expensive! The fans too. And I can only find the orange editions. So are they easy to take apart?
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