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

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 14% of voters (91)
    200R
  • 22% of voters (135)
    300R
  • 18% of voters (112)
    400R
  • 46% of voters (283)
    500R
612 Total Votes  
post #1161 of 4610
Not that specific fan I linked to, but they might be the manufacturer of the fan Corsair wants?
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post #1162 of 4610
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Originally Posted by Aparition View Post

Not that specific fan I linked to, but they might be the manufacturer of the fan Corsair wants?

Scythe doesn't manufacture fans. They buy parts and have the customized. Just like everybody else. For example, the GentleTyphoons are made by a company called Nidec.
post #1163 of 4610
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Originally Posted by dchen12 View Post

Has anyone installed an NH-D14 in the 300R? And if so, would 2 140mm fans still fit on the side panel?

yes it shold work if my megahalems fit with 2 syche kaze 3000 fans, then the DH-D14 will forsure fit,

you have to worry about your MOBO's memory clearance to the NH-D14 is what u should be worried about.
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post #1164 of 4610
the fans for the 500r are not wired like normal fans. instead of just feeding off the 12v for the fan, corsair uses the rpm line to power the leds...that is why they can be turned on/off with the button on the front of the case without affecting the fan.
    
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post #1165 of 4610
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Originally Posted by ARandomOWl View Post

Anyone tried cramming an E-ATX board into a 500R? Just bought a Maximus IV Extreme and didn't realise it was E-ATX rolleyes.gif

Little update. To my surprise, the board fits almost perfectly. The only "problem" is that the lower SATA ports are unusable. I won't be using those anyway so it's not a problem smile.gif
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post #1166 of 4610
got everything inside my 500r. checking load temps as i 'speak'
i havent use the h100 yet. i want to see if i have a temp difference first. i had good airflow in my zero but the psu was topside.
well lets see if its worth putting the h100 in. i hope not. thats $100 i can put toward a better vid card later.
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post #1167 of 4610
you got a pic of it in there?
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post #1168 of 4610
338

Here is my 300R. Just got it installed with my Silencer 910 PSU. It was hard as hell getting all of the PSU cables behind the mobo tray and get the side panel on, but I managed. I still need to clean up a couple of cables and find two more grommets, but so far, I like this case a lot and it looks great. I actually think the front is the most attractive of all of the Corsair cases. I am on a small PC kick and this case is really a great compromise of full size power in a small package?
post #1169 of 4610
Nice thumb.gif I'm currently wrangling the cable management on my 300R right now. My TX750 also has Giant Spagetti syndrome. I need to get some zip tie mounts and tie the beast up.
I agree it is a really nice "small" case tongue.gif It has enough room to work in but takes up little space.
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post #1170 of 4610
My side window...

Total Cost: £5.00

£3.00 Acrylic sheet 3mm thick (perspex)
£1.00 Sandpaper (to do the corners)
£1.00 Double side tape

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700

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My setup, before the window:

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Edited by Drangueos - 3/9/12 at 1:11pm
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