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Glad I could help
Your system sounds rather loud in that - or is it just ambient noise?
Mine is rather loud also...but mine is packed with fans

Nice basic tutorial for those who need it - creates an effective mounting method


^^ about a 4.0 - as i can see a few attempts at routing in that picture....^^
Edited by scottath - 3/25/09 at 12:26am
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Sorry for going off topic but if i put two fans on my xigmatek dark knight, does it help a lot? Also how would i connect the other fan to the heatsink?
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Sorry for going off topic but if i put two fans on my xigmatek dark knight, does it help a lot? Also how would i connect the other fan to the heatsink?
If you have 2-3 exaust fans in your case (preferably in the top area of the case) i think that a second fan on your Xigmatek would do anything that would show a significant improvement... on the other hand if you have shortage on exaust fans, it might do the trick...

I have 3 exaust fans on top of my case (1x back and 2x top - PSU is downmounted) and when i add another fan on my HR-01 Plus it only shows some 1-2oC improvement at the cost of more case noise.
    
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If you have 2-3 exaust fans in your case (preferably in the top area of the case) i think that a second fan on your Xigmatek would do anything that would show a significant improvement... on the other hand if you have shortage on exaust fans, it might do the trick...

I have 3 exaust fans on top of my case (1x back and 2x top - PSU is downmounted) and when i add another fan on my HR-01 Plus it only shows some 1-2oC improvement at the cost of more case noise.
I think i am fine with the fans i have 4 high speed 88cfm yate loon fans 120mm, one is exhaust in the rear the fan from the heatsink is exhausting to that fan, a top fan right above the heatsink is exhaust to help exhaust the heat and the other top fan toward the front of the case is intake, the left side panel lower fan is intake, and i have a front fan that is exhaust to help exhaust heat from the harddrive. i also have an 80mm fan on the right side panel behind the mobo as exhaust but i dont think it's helping much. I am going to take another look at my cables when my harddrives come in i think i can kind of route them in a circle behind the mobo tray so they are not blocking the front fan.
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What case do you have? I think its much better to have your front fan blow over the hard drives instead pull the heat away... I have 120mm 48CFM fan in front of my hard drive (only one at the moment) and in idle it never goes above 25oC... 19oC at the moment.
    
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@doat

What case do you have? I think its much better to have your front fan blow over the hard drives instead pull the heat away... I have 120mm 48CFM fan in front of my hard drive (only one at the moment) and in idle it never goes above 25oC... 19oC at the moment.
I have a cm690, i have 2 of the stock CM fans that came with the case laying around i am trying to figure out a way to use those two to help cool the hard drives. Anyone any ideas? The reason why i have the front fan as exhaust because i dont think it does much for intake because there are small slots in the metal piece that holds the drives. What program do you use to monitor your harddrive temps?
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Just finished moving to my new case last night.


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i think you should turn your heatsink so the fan is exhausting to your case exhaust fan, helps airflow.
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i think you should turn your heatsink so the fan is exhausting to your case exhaust fan, helps airflow.
Would if I could, but gigabyte decided to make it where the am2 bracket goes not do that. It either goes that way or blowing down toward the video card.
Haven't looked for a retaining clip yet.
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oh, that sucks but it should be fine that way too. Dam nice cable setup by the way, i need to get mine like that.
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