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February 21, 2014 10:32:34 AM

I just got my brand new system from Cyberpower PC (yes, I'm lazy and work too much, got it built from them) but I'm kind of a newb to stuff. I'm tech savvy, but there are things I'm not up to date with so I just need a little help.

I'll order my questions to make it a lot easier to address.

http://tinypic.com/r/o8xmdz/8
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Picture of case fans (question 1)


http://tinypic.com/r/96gdi9/8
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Picture of my SSD inside (question 1)


http://tinypic.com/r/118q87d/8
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http://tinypic.com/r/2r3xbop/8
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pictures of this random black square with screw holes (question 2)


Alright, those are the images with their addressed questions!

Question 1: The entire system came just as seen, along with the fans being tied together like that (yes, they really left it like that and didn't even hook them up), but I read in the manual they're for the HDD to be cooled. However, I have a SSD. Did they simply forget to hook them up, or do I not need it with my lone SSD in my computer? Included an image of the SSD for the lulz.

Question 2: What is this large black panel with screwholes for? Is it for a radiator, or an intensely large fan? I literally couldn't find it in the user manual or anywhere at all.

Question 3: Referring to the fans in picture 1... Do I need to replace those? I am considering 125mm x 25mm maximum cooling fans, but I'm not sure if I even need them. The right side panel of the system, identical to the left I pictured, has similar fan holes, but no fans in them. Should I put fans in them?

I do apologize for the needy question but appreciate all the help I can get :) 

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February 21, 2014 11:19:50 AM

Joseph Sauerland said:
I just got my brand new system from Cyberpower PC (yes, I'm lazy and work too much, got it built from them) but I'm kind of a newb to stuff. I'm tech savvy, but there are things I'm not up to date with so I just need a little help.

I'll order my questions to make it a lot easier to address.


Quote:
Picture of case fans (question 1)



Quote:
Picture of my SSD inside (question 1)



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Quote:
pictures of this random black square with screw holes (question 2)


Alright, those are the images with their addressed questions!

Question 1: The entire system came just as seen, along with the fans being tied together like that (yes, they really left it like that and didn't even hook them up), but I read in the manual they're for the HDD to be cooled. However, I have a SSD. Did they simply forget to hook them up, or do I not need it with my lone SSD in my computer? Included an image of the SSD for the lulz.

Question 2: What is this large black panel with screwholes for? Is it for a radiator, or an intensely large fan? I literally couldn't find it in the user manual or anywhere at all.

Question 3: Referring to the fans in picture 1... Do I need to replace those? I am considering 125mm x 25mm maximum cooling fans, but I'm not sure if I even need them. The right side panel of the system, identical to the left I pictured, has similar fan holes, but no fans in them. Should I put fans in them?

I do apologize for the needy question but appreciate all the help I can get :) 


Cant see your pictures! :D 
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February 21, 2014 12:01:34 PM

I guess it was messed up. I changed it to URL now :( 
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February 21, 2014 12:08:41 PM

Joseph Sauerland said:
I guess it was messed up. I changed it to URL now :( 


#1 Plug them into the MoBo, and be careful in the future when opening the case.

#2 Can't really tell from the picture :/  You may just be talking about the HDD/SSD rack.

#3 The third pic is where what looks like a 200mm fan might go if you wanted one. (I think.)
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February 21, 2014 6:38:22 PM

So I should use the fans? As in ill need them, or are they unnecessary? And yes, the picture is dark. It's just a picture of the SSD/HDD rack with one lone SSD in it. That's why I am unsure if I need the fans or not, I just have one lone SSD in my computer, and I'm unsure if I need to hook up the cooling fans for it or not.

Also, I was thinking about ordering 8225 mm fan, but I'm unsure where would fit.
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February 21, 2014 8:19:57 PM

Joseph Sauerland said:
So I should use the fans? As in ill need them, or are they unnecessary? And yes, the picture is dark. It's just a picture of the SSD/HDD rack with one lone SSD in it. That's why I am unsure if I need the fans or not, I just have one lone SSD in my computer, and I'm unsure if I need to hook up the cooling fans for it or not.

Also, I was thinking about ordering 8225 mm fan, but I'm unsure where would fit.


Looks like you need a 220mm fan.

Also I would suggest plugging in the fans, you don't need to though.
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