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Poll Results: Which One(s) Do you Own?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 14% of voters (91)
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  • 22% of voters (135)
    300R
  • 18% of voters (111)
    400R
  • 46% of voters (282)
    500R
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post #1061 of 4609
=/ Seriously? I dont want to break it tongue.gif Is there somewhere I am supposed to lever from or anything?
post #1062 of 4609
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Originally Posted by Tomha View Post

=/ Seriously? I dont want to break it tongue.gif Is there somewhere I am supposed to lever from or anything?

You could try squeezing the clips on the inside of the case that hold it in place. But honestly, the easiest way is to grab a corner and pull. It's very solid and unlikely to break.

Alternatively I guess you could unscrew all the clips from the inside.
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post #1063 of 4609
Got it, thanks smile.gif I will post some pictures soon. Also, are you meant to be able to remove the front fan filter? it looks like its held in place by the front mesh.
post #1064 of 4609
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Got it, thanks smile.gif I will post some pictures soon. Also, are you meant to be able to remove the front fan filter? it looks like its held in place by the front mesh.

You can remove it by lifting up the little mesh tabs, but there is no quick removal method like the filter on the bottom of the case, which I found odd.
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post #1065 of 4609
Another question tongue.gif What is the "1394" cable for? Its identical to the "HDAudio" one. Sorry for all the separate posts, I am finding these things as I go along.
post #1066 of 4609
1394 is the Firewire port, if your motherboard has Firewire headers, they should be labeled as either Firewire or 1394 or something similar. They look just like the USB 2.0 headers.
post #1067 of 4609
Oh lord tongue.gif Another question. My NZXT Sentry 2 is far too short for the tooless 5.25"bay mechanism to be effective at holding it in, however it is in the way of the holes I could use to screw it in instead. Is there a easy way to remove them? Brute force? Or it isnt meant to be?
post #1068 of 4609
they come off easily. i dotn like them so removed them all. each one has a set of plastic pins in the middle that snap into holes in the metal cage. squeeze the plastic piece in the center and the pins will come out of the metal holes.
    
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post #1069 of 4609
i finally found the short that was casing my computer not to power on when i pressed the power button from a COLD BOOT that would me have to push the power button a million times until it came on, now it comes on right way... it was the panel connectors, i fit them in there better and made sure that they were "properly connected" plus to plus and minus to minus, im pretty sure i had it right the first time. I found the short by "wiggling/shacking" each cable/chord one by one and constantly hitting the power button until the computer turned on. I repeated this a couple times over the period of a couple weeks til i found the wire that i would have to wiggle to turn on the computer and thats how i knew it was that chord/cable/connector. I have attached a picture below of the cable i am talking about. It may vary for someone else, but if u follow my "wiggle and power" step u should eventually find the short. GL to those trying to find a short, it sure does take time and patience.


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post #1070 of 4609
it is funny you mention that short. i swear my front panel had 2 wires crossed from the factory. the stock fans wouldnt work when i 1st put my rig together. the fans worked fine when i powered them straight off a psu. i checked the voltage at the wide connector that connects to the back of the fan controller and the ground/12v lines were swapped. i can see having power on pin 3 since corsair uses the rpm line to supply power to the leds, but i had no power when measuring pins 2 and 3 and negative power between 1 and 2. swapped the 2 lines feeding that connector and everything had been good since.
    
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