Fractal Design Node 605 HTPC Style Case

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Fractal Design Node 605 HTPC Style Case

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Re: Fractal Design Node 605 HTPC Style Case

Post by CA_Steve » Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:16 pm

Any possibility of this case getting some additional love? Granted, it sucks ass when you use the as-shipped configuration with a 95W CPU and a gaming GPU...but, is there a configuration that will work? Adding more fans/ changing the airflow?

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Re: Fractal Design Node 605 HTPC Style Case

Post by MikeC » Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:49 am

CA_Steve wrote:is there a configuration that will work? Adding more fans/ changing the airflow?
There's just not that much you can do for cooling a video card in this case, no way to get cool airflow directly to it. That's the only thing which would help. A vent above the video card position would have opened some options.

A tower cooler with a fan blowing out towards the back would probably help, but we don't know of any available currently that would perform well enough. The old Scythe Ninja Mini comes to mind, of course, but that hasn't been available for a quite a while.

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Re: Fractal Design Node 605 HTPC Style Case

Post by atmartens » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:38 am

I guess you either need to use a video card that exhausts out the back or use an APU.

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Re: Fractal Design Node 605 HTPC Style Case

Post by frenchie » Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:19 am

Thanks for the review !

my 2 cents : replace the pci slot covers with an exhaust 92mm fan :)

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Re: Fractal Design Node 605 HTPC Style Case

Post by Cistron » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:45 am

What about loosing the dust filters and turning this into a negative pressure case?

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Re: Fractal Design Node 605 HTPC Style Case

Post by SolGoodGuy » Sat Mar 09, 2013 12:42 pm

What I'd like to know is if there enough space to mount two 120 mm AIO radiator coolers with either 1 or 2 fans each. With both the CPU and GPU cooled by AIO wouldn't that streamline dumping hot air out of the case?

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Re: Fractal Design Node 605 HTPC Style Case

Post by xan_user » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:32 am

whoops! building a case for a full atx, when it really wont fit with an opti drive, then charging $150! :lol:

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Re: Fractal Design Node 605 HTPC Style Case

Post by muguiman » Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:28 am

Does anybody knows if the Arctic cooling Freezer 7 Pro fits in this case? Theorically it should fit looking at the specs.
It could be a good cooler and it blows the hot air direct to the rear of the case to extract it.

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