Update: Bottom fan mod & ECP Ribbon Cable
All right, so since I got 3 days off, I spent the middle day modding! First day was to make sure that I could use this new camera.. lol..
I got the thought of doing a single 140mm fan for the bottom of the case. To blow cool air up onto the video card.. Via my "Blanket effect" of cooling, the only thing that doesn't get the "proper" air onto it is the GPU.. I got the fans blowing onto the ram when their going to the rad, but I don't have anything going to the GPU.. Until Now.
I thought it would be a good idea to do not one but two 140mm fans at the bottom.. One was going to make it look funny, or at lease to me, so Do two..
Yep, gotta make sure the "x" are there to know what I want to "leave" :roll" But, I made sure to do it on the bottom of the case so if I flop up.. Yeah, you won't see it!! lol
So, after a bit of cutting via the dremel I get this
It's turning out pretty good! I must say... But, still gotta sand the edges so I can finish it to be....
Looks pretty good doesn't it?
I made sure to make a cut for the fan header... I'll do like I did with the other fans, Wire them up all together so it will look and work good.
One thing shown now the other... the Ribbon cable.
I've got a few things going for me with this ECP panel.. One, it has the switches for the power.. So, I can retire the box that RM and I made, and do something else.. Also, makes me go and redo a new box since I got a dremel.
The one thing that plagued me with the original cable was that it wouldn't allow me to mod the ECP Panel with the case right... So, after much help via TPU I got it working! Thanks TPU!
Now, to show you how long it really is compared to the cables they give you:
That's right, I can even reach that far with the original cable. Now, I gotta make two boxes, a "male/male" connector and that mod will be done. I can use the two pieces I cut out of the bottom to make one box. As for the "male/male" connector... That's going to be a thing I gotta work on.. Might gotta get with someone to make me one.. lol..
Well, that's all for tonight. I'm pretty please with how everything turned out. I got a few things to mod then I can place everything back into the case. I do need to sell my Swifty pump so I can grab a 355 pump.. My loop will probably only be 3f in total length so I don't think I really need this 655 pump... Plus, if I grab the 355, I can screw it to the res a lot better..
thanks everyone for looking, and Thanks RM and Brian for the help. I probably wouldn't of finished it today if I didn't have you to to bullsh1t with!
Wait.. I leave you with this