The summer is coming and that means hotter indoor temperature. Better fit those extra fans now! It will surely extend the lifetime of both the disks and the computer.
I had a whole bunch of Akasa & Noctua voltage reducers to decrease the overall noise level of all the fans.
System seemd to average at around 26 degrees celsius according to Speccy. :D Room temperature is 25.1. So that's pretty decend. That machine runs 10 hardisks, a Phenom 960T, 4 GB of 1066Mhz RAM + 10 fans. It only runs a limited 64MB old Nvidia card at the moment. This rig draws about 197 watts, So the fitting of 10 fans increased the watt usage by about 10, even after ALL of then was fitted with voltage reducers.
|Work in progres! |
|80mm fan attached with softmounts, diagonally :)|
Rear fans & PSU fan:
Front intakes: (Both covered with dust filters.)1x120mm Akasa (SYSFAN)
|Cable managemnet done!|
|Custom fitted 120 and 80 mm fans blwing on the |
side of the lower 6 disks trough chassis holes
|Finished ! With a 8mm green led outtake in front of the CPU fan.|