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Umm it's the hummer pc case by FX and there is room for cable management my camera is really crappy as well so the pic aint the best
Even bad cameras put in the right situation will take great pictures! I think your number one issue is that you don't have enough ambient lighting going to the case, try taking the picture next to an open window during the day, or pointing your monitor with a white screen towards it, changing the angle or pointing a lamp the the direction of the case but not head on to cause a reflection off the caps, etc. That will help with the brightness of the picture, and it should also make a big difference with the "shaky" blurry look of the picture as well.

What I would do for the wiring, other than the standard and always recommended sleeving or sleeved extensions, is firstly, try and make a more uniform direction for the cables. For example, have them branch directly off where they are plugged into to a corner edge of the case, and ride along the corner, altogether to not have so many random cables popping up randomly and going different directions.
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Hey all, Got a second GTX 570 last week or so, thought it would be time to do some cable management and post some pics. My temps aren't too bad, but it gets pretty warm in my room in the summer at least. Winter is coming which will help a lot, but I'd like to think about summer coming back again too lol.

I use the plastic adapter that houses a fan because I actually noticed a temp decrease with and without it. It really helps push some of the air away from the cards, especially with the lack of room between the two.

Also I am looking to find some better fans, any fans worth a mention? I am not too worried about sound volume.























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post #17943 of 27686
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Originally Posted by l_Will_l View Post
Hey all, Got a second GTX 570 last week or so, thought it would be time to do some cable management and post some pics. My temps aren't too bad, but it gets pretty warm in my room in the summer at least. Winter is coming which will help a lot, but I'd like to think about summer coming back again too lol.

I use the plastic adapter that houses a fan because I actually noticed a temp decrease with and without it. It really helps push some of the air away from the cards, especially with the lack of room between the two.

Also I am looking to find some better fans, any fans worth a mention? I am not too worried about sound volume.

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Rotate the radiator 180 degrees better airflow. Other than that 9/10
    
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Turn the rad 180 degrees? Like so the lines are on the bottom? They seem a bit stiff and this is where it sat naturally with the heatsink in place. Besides that, I am not too sure what you mean.
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Turn the rad 180 degrees? Like so the lines are on the bottom? They seem a bit stiff and this is where it sat naturally with the heatsink in place. Besides that, I am not too sure what you mean.
Basically so it looks like this sorry about the terrible editing lol I couldn't be bothered to spend more than 1 minute editing it properly.

White = nothing
Black = what it should look like (well the lines will be longer )
    
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Yeah that's what I assumed you meant. How would that create better airflow though? The air is being pushed/pulled in the same direction with the same fans. I had tried to place it that way initially, but it felt like it wasn't going to fit that way because of the stiffness of the tubing, and I was afraid to over bend them. I can understand that it could improve the circulation of liquid, I suppose that may improve temps. My temps on my cpu aren't bad from what I thought (27-30 idle, depending on the temp in my room) I was more looking for a way to rid the case of the heat from the cards.
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Originally Posted by l_Will_l View Post
Yeah that's what I assumed you meant. How would that create better airflow though? The air is being pushed/pulled in the same direction with the same fans. I had tried to place it that way initially, but it felt like it wasn't going to fit that way because of the stiffness of the tubing, and I was afraid to over bend them. I can understand that it could improve the circulation of liquid, I suppose that may improve temps. My temps on my cpu aren't bad from what I thought (27-30 idle, depending on the temp in my room) I was more looking for a way to rid the case of the heat from the cards.
Lines are in the way of the airflow. I don't think it will make much of a difference temperature wise but I think it will just look better. So its up to you if you want to rotate it.
    
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get me a score for this





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IDE cable ruins it.

And why do you still have a 160gig IDE drive anyways?
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I know, I know... next mobo - no IDE - no optical drive

that 160 is sata II and just boot partition and gaming - everything else stored externally, because I also use a netbook where I need the data from. Easy swapping, no doubles and such.
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