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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. jallenlabs

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    Yes. 14lb northern pike and a 10lb walleye which you cant really see much of.

    Here is a updated photo of the PC. Switched gpus, added some new cables. CSX Mod 2017.jpg
     
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    Hey guys, it’s been a while since I posted on this thread - almost a year I think - so here I am. So I had my X99 platform PC for some time and to be frank I wanted to move to something smaller. I saw the In Win 303 over a year ago on a news article here on TPU and had to have it, but then its little bro the 301 was launched and well yeh :pimp:. I also had a dirty thought about going full RGB despite being 22 years old haha (what am I doing with my life?!). Sadly I couldn’t find any Asus X99M-WS boards anywhere so I took the opportunity to move to a new platform.

    I had thought about going with Ryzen (particularly the Ryzen 7 1700 or the 5 1600) but as I mainly use my PC for games nowadays and rarely for super CPU intensive tasks like I used to, I settled with the 7700k. I now also have to look for a cheap external multi 3.5” drive enclosure.

    That was close, the metal reinforcement bar for the cooler is LITERALLY touching the front fan bracket. D: But it fits. The card is 330mm long and the case supports 330mm cards :p Sadly my support beam that came with the 1080 HOF does not fit in this case as it's too shallow and narrow to mount it.
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    RGB LEDs are adjustable in the Asus AURA software which is nice. I'm little unsure whether the top LED strip looks OK or not. I'm tempted to remove it. The front fan is also an exhaust and there is an unfiltered grill on the right side panel.

    I went with a H80iv2 instead of a 240mm rad so I could keep using my 1080 HOF (though the White DeepCool Captain 240EX is very tempting – maybe I should upgrade to a smaller 1080 Ti so I can do that?).

    I also bought a set of white Chromax fittings for my Noctua fans and a set of Phanteks black & white cable extensions. Despite not being able to fit the support bar (read; scaffolding) for my 1080 HOF, the card seems to not experience sag which is probably due to that metal beam touching the front fan bracket.
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    Played around with the monochrome setting on my Huawei P10.
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    Finally got new pump in and everything running again, modding front and top panels and still figuring what I want to do with the fans.
     
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    OS CloudREADY v.57.2.15 most Latest on Acer Aspire One

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    Current computer until Ryzen APUs. Just overclocked the display to 94hz, smooth as silk.

    I'm having trouble finding an extra 4gb ddr3l stick for it. 3rd world problems.
     
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    Doing a W7Starter Edition Experiment...

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    So it's only been about a week since I last posted here and I've changed a few things. My PSU I think was on its way out as it was getting super hot and its fan would continue to run LOUDLY for about 15-20minutes after exiting an intensive game (e.g. BF1). So I replaced it with an InWin Classic Series 900W and it's 80+ Platinum which was a nice bonus. Yes it is 165mm long and the case supports 160mm only but it fits just fine ;) Yolo. Next I upgraded to a GTX 1080 Ti as I really wanted to max out all my settings @ 4K and frankly my 1080 wasn't cutting it. I loved the 1080 HOF but it just wasn't enough :'( It's being used in an HTPC now (overkill I know).

    And finally I was unhappy with how loud my Corsair H80i V2 was even with Noctua fans so I moved to air cooling. My InWin 301 only fits towers up to 158mm high and having an mATX board also meant the tower width had to be fairly narrow too. The best coolers I could find which would fit would be a Cryorig H7 or a Noctua U12S. Buuuut I wanted something more powerful as I still wanted to be able to OC my 7700k a bit. The Noctua D15S is 160mm in height and thought I'd be cheeky and see if it could squeeze into the case. Voila, it fits! - JUST. hahah. It was actually quite easy to install too, just like any other Noctua cooler.

    Sexy PSU, am I right?
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    Ohhhh the cables D: and so little room.
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    Honestly this is about as best as I could do.
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    The D15S fits!
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    The finished product. And yup, I have a back-to-front airflow as there are no dust filters for the front/right side panel. I might buy a large dust filter and switch it around and see how temps go but that's something for the future.
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    And a size comparison of the old 1080 HOF and new 1080 Ti SC2 in the thumbnails below.
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    Nice upgrades, having an inwin 303 myself. I was curious as to where the front fan draws air?
     
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    Thanks :) My front fans (the ones on the right in the last photo) are my exhaust fans. They exhaust through the hexagonal vents on the right side panel - similar to how your 303 would work. It's just not a direct flow like what would be on your 303 and it's a bit blocked by my internal cables. I'm really loving these "value" InWin cases - I hope you are too! Superb build quality and thick steel.
     
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    Oh! That right! I was thinking it had mounts directly facing the back panel for exhaust. So when i saw yours that way i was confused. But yes, the awesome build quality of these inwin cases at their prices are incredable. They just get some flack for their different then most airflow directions. But my previous case was a phanteks evolv atx (non tempered glass) and my inwin 303 has way better air flow and looks slick.
     
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    For now.
     
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    Very nice cadaveca!. :)

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    Switched the radiator to a 180mm for cpu only.
     
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    New case arrived.
     
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    I have three going:

    i7 7800X & GTX 1080 Ti

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    i5 6600K & GTX 1080

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    i5 2500K & GTX 980

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    In case someone thought I just swapped parts to the same case up above. I absolutely love these cases. They are the perfect platform. Corsair never fails to impress.

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    For now, still to change tubing.
     
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    Systems are looking good guys
     
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    My "completed" Ryzen Build in a new red aluminium case to match the AMD theme. Organising the cable is a pain, an sfx modular psu would saved me the trouble, just making do with the recycled PSU for now. Psu, ssd, gpu and soundcard are all recycled except the RYZEN 1700 and the msi motherboard. All I left is a Windows clean install but I need new SSD and tracking my Windows 8 upgraded license for this to be alright. Too much hassle for that maybe in the future after dealing with uninstalling old drivers and just plugging in my old ssd in. Not much overclock luck here. Running at stock now and 3.7GHz at best with Ryzen Master. That is the limit of this build as well as my sanity lol. Still alot of what if disappointment of me thinking if I could get something else. I already accidentally scratch the base of this case abit already haha. I should just try to "Zen" out reading about zen Buddhism of about imperfection, no pun intended.

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    My bh8 case by caselabs will arrive at the end of September. Can't wait to show the Ryzen build she's gonna house !!
     
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    I cancelled mine but will probably pick one up later.
     
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    The case is called NOVA-M Pro locally at my place. Here is the site. It is basically a licensed build Raijintek Styx without the logo.

    Just like how cooltek market Jonsbo cases in Europe.

    I always have a thing for aluminium case especially small form factor ones. The Nova M is a Micro-atx case with 5 pcie slot. You can fit an atx board inside by removing the top cover to insert the motherboard in. It is a tight fit though I tried it and the connectors are hard partially block if you use atx. Still it is a great way for small form factor ATX if you are willing to jam things in. Even for a micro atx case it is pretty small. I plan to lug this in a bagpack.

    The motherboard I am using is the Msi b350m gaming pro which is small than standard micro atx.
     
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    Managed to find a 4GB DDR3L module for the notebook, glorious 8GB master race, now i can play Breath of the Wild at beautiful 15fps.
     
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