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Why did you stack the fans? They don't really help.
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I'm so liking this build. But then I tend to like any build using an EP45-UD3P (even if it's only as a mockup). That way I can see how it fits and looks on other cases and builds. Plus I love Neon Green fans.

Quote:
Originally Posted by rugox;13116319 
Why did you stack the fans? They don't really help.

Probably using just the outer fan housing as Shrouds to eliminate the dead spot at the center of the fan blade area.
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post #13 of 64
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rugox;13116319 
Why did you stack the fans? They don't really help.


LOL! biggrin.gif The ones closest to the rad are hollowed out for shrouds as Papa alluded to.
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf;13116362 
I'm so liking this build. But then I tend to like any build using an EP45-UD3P (even if it's only as a mockup). That way I can see how it fits and looks on other cases and builds. Plus I love Neon Green fans.

Probably using just the outer fan housing as Shrouds to eliminate the dead spot at the center of the fan blade area.

Thanks Papa!

The stuff in my sig will be in this for a while until I get newer gear. I do love my Gelids! smile.gif I'll be moving those into the MB area after I get different rad fans to see them better. I'm thinking the white Gelids since they may be similar and are cheaper. I'd like GT-14 or GT-15s, but are pricey and always outta stock.
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post #14 of 64
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More work/pics: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Couple more pics:
The DEMCflex filter from the front of my HAF 932 fits over my PSU nearly perfectly. Only a little long:
M8Project053.jpg

Front:
M8Project054.jpg
M8Project055.jpg

Edited by Forsaken_id - 5/2/11 at 1:21am
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post #15 of 64
Very nice. Keep em coming. biggrin.gif

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How tall is the extended top?
    
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post #17 of 64
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Quote:
Originally Posted by werds;13164920 
How tall is the extended top?

It is 2 13/16" or 71.43mm, but it overhangs slightly to match up with the sides. Actual usable extra room is 2 1/2" -ish or 63-64mm.
Edited by Forsaken_id - 4/18/11 at 3:22am
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post #18 of 64
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MOAR: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
M8Project056.jpg
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M8Project058.jpg

I love these fans like this, but they will be moved to the MB area so I can see them and replaced with something else for rad duty:
M8Project060.jpg
M8Project059.jpg

How it sits for now:
M8Project061.jpg

With reflections of what powered me that morning, lol:
M8Project062.jpg
M8Project065.jpg
M8Project066.jpg

I did three of these up for giggles and my add them for the same as well (at least for a day or two):
40mmCMfans003.jpg

I also got my 1/4 and 1/2 cleancut in a couple days ago and can now finish my front panel.

Also added the DEMCflex 360 filters to the top and the top one from my HAF 932 kit to the front left where the intake fans are. I'll get pics when I get off my *oh look, shiny* . . .
Edited by Forsaken_id - 7/1/11 at 6:36am
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post #19 of 64
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I got my EVGA GTX580 in a couple days ago, man is it awesome! Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
GTX580002.jpg
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GTX580004.jpg
GTX580005.jpg

Now I just need a pump, a couple more fittings, and a res to setup my loop for it. 1 loop for CPU, and MB when I upgrade that, and 1 loop for GPU (s).

Also need an PCI 8 pin extension to sleeve to match my 6 pin.
Edited by Forsaken_id - 5/2/11 at 1:23am
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post #20 of 64
Shoulda got a 6970 or 6990. Don't OC that 580 though. Might not stand up to it. wink.gif

Still it's not a bad purchase as long as you are happy with it. smile.gif

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