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Old 03-16-2014, 11:36 AM
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Well went a little nuts with some vinyl last night. Think it looks good took me forever. It's not perfect but i think i did a decent job for my first time trying it.

I especially like the hard drive it was an eyesore for sure. Prob going to make a beauty plate for over the hot swaps with some plexi and vinyl. Must of been an idiot and thrown all my plexi in garbage when I moved cuz i can't seam to find any...
yep looks pretty good,i knew there was a darkside to you,,,
have you tried heat shaping it?
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Old 03-16-2014, 11:57 AM
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I didn't bother heating it up as I wasn't going around any corners or anything. I didn't want to deform any of those little squares. I'll have to use some heat for the beauty plate I want to make. No time left for it this weekend tho. Time to game.
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Right I added a sharkoon fan and a couple of cables redone. Got rid of my Creative Soundblaster Z as I did not like the light and put in the reconn3d with a modified backplate from E22. This is the final update. Got a spare 7970 Matrix plat but the games I p[lay I do not need to go crossfire. The BHD and joint operations could almost be played with any old laptop.
This is now final and thinking about doing a watercool version next maybe in a white 540 case. One for the Mrs.









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Old 03-31-2014, 08:34 AM
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hi before i post my build pics, i want to add some vinyl for the pimp-de-grace
but i have a few questions,

1- at the back of the case, did u lay the vinyl down them cut the holes from the back of the case?
2- what did u do with the brackets that support the drive sleds? cut them out, hammer then down, or bend them out fo the way?

ty for the help
1.) Laid the vinyl down then used a heat gun which helped as it was easier to cut. When you use the heat you will see exactly where it has to be cut out.
2.) Brackets I cut out with a dremmel which made life easier.

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Hello All,

Finally got my build finished!
Including:
-Intel i7-4770K (@4.0Ghz)
-Corsair H105 (with 2x SP120 perf. fans in pull)
-Corsair Dominator 1866Mhz (2x4gb)
-Corsair Ax860i
-Msi Mpower Max Ac
-Msi Geforce Gtx 780 Lightning
-Samsung 840 series 250gb ssd
-&(2 old Hdd's)
-LG cd/dvd rw drive
-Sentry mesh fancontroller
-3x AF120 quiet & 1x AF140
-&some custom dustfilters on top &back
-2x Alchemy 30cm white leds
oh yeah.. I also used the Corsair carbide 540 air case in case someone asks:p

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Very clean and tidy. Nice
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Hi guys,


I present my new project with rigid tube. This is my rig with 540 corsair air.

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It´s blue, very very blue...










A look inside

















Playing with lights ...






















I made a backplate with light, but not seen much.


Hope you like the rig.
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I've been meaning to do something awesome with my rig for awhile, and the contest sparked me redoing my rig. Let me know what you think. :thumb:







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well im finished my 540 switchout, and after a week or two of runnign it through its paces, i decided it can finally get some air time

ill try to get some really clear pics of the inside outside and back in the next few days, but here are 2 to start :D


as soon as i can get some decent light outside, ill be getting some detailed pics

pce
you may want to resize future pics that fit on the screen
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Hey all - I recently decided to take the plunge on a 540 Air and also picked up an H100i - waiting on the 540 Air to finish shipping at this point. Just curious as I've watched multiple videos and browsed quite a few pictures, etc. on the system.

One thing I can't seem to figure out is why when using the default fans (or 2 custom fans) with the H100i in this case, that some individuals put the fans below the radiator and some mount them on the top of the radiator. Is there any reasoning behind this if I'm using the default H100i and the 540 Air (no extra fans, no custom fans for the color effects, etc. at this point)?

Personally, I think it looks cleaner with the fans mounted on top of the radiator, but just curious if there's a performance difference or something else I'm missing - as when looking at most of the pictures the general system setup looks identical (e.g. I can't find a reason for mounting one way vs. the other) aside from the fan configuration with the radiator.

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it depends on the type of hardware your running that generates heat but either way,air must be pushed not pulled thru the radiator....
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it comes down to the direction of the air flow IMO
as wytnyt has said, air must be pushed, so if the rad/fans are used as an exhaust the fans are mounted bottom side to push air out of the case,
if the rad/fans are used as intake, the fans are mounted top side to pull air in and push it through the rad

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it depends on the type of hardware your running that generates heat but either way,air must be pushed not pulled thru the radiator....
I'm pretty sure that doesn't matter at all.
Either you push or pull, the same amount of air get's through the radiator.

I'm also running pull on my H105, works great!
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I'm pretty sure that doesn't matter at all.
Either you push or pull, the same amount of air get's through the radiator.

I'm also running pull on my H105, works great!
sorry but it is a well known documented fact among most users that you should push air thru the rad for optimum cooling.
all fans push better than they can pull...
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