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Will post more pictures once I get my sleeve, fans and fan grills. Was also thinking about putting a coil on my H50...
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Am I the only one that thinks it doesn't look any better, if not worse?
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post #13 of 25
IMO, this one looks very good!

I have mine as well, lol





    
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Am I the only one that thinks it doesn't look any better, if not worse?
It's not only for looks. Improved airflow, possibility for 240 rad and full size gpus are a couple of reasons for this mod. Also I think it does look cleaner.
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Why does the cd drive bay look like it's sagging down in the second pic
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Why does the cd drive bay look like it's sagging down in the second pic
Probably because of the view angle results in a strange perspective and because of the wide-angle lens I used for the picture results in some distortion.


Edited by fr0sty_ - 2/27/11 at 4:28am
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Interesting, would a 240 RAD cool my cpu and a single card well enough? If I were to get 2x 240 rads that would cool the CPU and 2 highend cards in sli right?
That should work fine! Although I don't have too much experience with watercooling, so I'd probably ask on the watercooling board.
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That should work fine! Although I don't have too much experience with watercooling, so I'd probably ask on the watercooling board.
Would easily. As long as you aren't cooling a space heater (GTX 4/580) and a cpu at a stupidly high 1.4+v 24/7.
post #19 of 25
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Until I get some aluminum sheet metal or black acrylic sheet this is what the box looks like. I plan on modding a window and adding the sheet to hide the drive bay cage and the bottom of the case. Pretty happy for now.



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post #20 of 25
Subscribed. This looks good, I've had my case for about 4months and I've been looking at a way of freeing up the middle rack area, for better airflow to my graphics card, or more space for a longer card. I might see if I can leave the bottom racks for my HDD and SSD though.
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