Here are a few pics of the case that include some readings using various instruments that I borrowed from work:
Cable management was pretty good but ever so slightly bows the right side cover when installed. The Corsair TX950 adds a lot of bulk for a power supply that is non modular... The gray wire that is in the picture is an extension that I made for the Delta fan to the fan controller (shown further down)... the fan controller came with the shortest and most useless wires that I have ever seen...oh well... thank God for soldering irons, wire and heat shrink tubing!
Here's one showing the H50 with a Delta 120mm by 38mm and one of the Antec tri-cool fans . That Delta is quite powerful and must push a good 140CFM or more that is way above and beyond that crappy little excuse for a fan that came with the H50 (look at the last pic in this thread)
Here's another pic with the computer powered up. I'm sure you've noticed the home made video card cooler... the reason for that is the Thermalright T-Rad2 GTX that I bought doesn't fit on the Sapphire 4850 so I stuck the video cooler in till I can find a solution... The trad was given to my second son who has an 8800 GTS... just tried to install it on his video card and it doesn't fit
Let this be known to Sapphire 4850 and Gigabyte 8800 GTS owners not to buy this cooler.
Here are a few pics of the cooler and son my son's video card taken earlier... he has the Antec 900 that is a nice little case.
Back to the subject at hand...
This a pic of the Sunbeam fan controller on low speed. Notice the accumulated dust on the three fan filters after only a week of running... smells like high maintenance to me!
This is a pic with the fan controller on high... I forgot to mention that it's only controlling the Delta and a 120mm Antec dual ball bearing (not tri-cool) on the side of the case (blowing out).
I borrowed a sound meter from work and at lowest fans settings I had 54.4 db and 63.2 with all fans on highest settings which is quite reasonable compared to when I had 3 Vantec 80mm tornados in my old Antec Plusview case.
As I mentioned in another thread I prefer to have more fans blowing out meaning a negative differential pressure for the case.
For demonstration I hooked up the "high port" on this instrument so as to show the negative pressure displayed in inches of water. By the way -0.040 inches of water is a decent amount of air but I won't get into details unless anyone asks.
Just for the hell of it here's a pic showing the reading with all fans at lowest settings.
Quite a difference and very quiet but not for a hardcore enthusiast like me so back to the noisy settings...
As far as temperatures are concerned I'll have to rely on what the motherboard is reporting... Below you'll see the hardware monitor in the bios and a reading from a thermocouple inserted in between the fins of the North bridge (passively cooled) cooler which is displayed on a Fluke 744 calibrator.
By the way, readings in the bios for CPU fan speed are for the Corsair fan that came with the cooler (see below) and chassis fan 2 speed is for the internal pump.
Finally I added the Corsair fan that came with the H50 to help cool the ram using the fan cage that came with the case... seems to do the job but no way of knowing for sure.
I would have posted pics of ambient temperature and humidity of the room using a Testo 650 with a 0636 9741 humidity probe but they came out really crappy. Anyways the readings were 21.1 degrees Celsius and 44.5% relative humidity.
PS: some of this thread might seem a bit erratic but during it's composition I reformatted my second son's computer while tutoring him how he should install Windows (he has much less patience than I do)... installed some winter tires on my oldest son's girlfriend's car and the wife just got home and said that her karaoke computer failed last night during a show...FECAL MATTER!... a day in the life!