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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 #1691 of 4610
remove 6 rivets
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Edited by hknx - 5/19/12 at 7:34pm
post #1692 of 4610
Hey guys, here is my 500R, is a work in progress since I'm saving for a new GPU.
IMAG0718
IMAG0716
IMAG0715
IMAG0719
IMAG0720
The two PCIxe cables are just hanging and waiting for a GPU rolleyes.gif
post #1693 of 4610
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post #1694 of 4610
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Originally Posted by hknx View Post

remove 6 rivets
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another question...how do you remove the top panel? redface.gif
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post #1695 of 4610
remove all the scews.
push on the top of the optical drive bays because it's locking the top panel,
then remove in first this side of the top panel

(when you are looking 500r from the front, left side of the top panel will be the first side to be removed when pushing on optical drive bays)

sorry for my english i'm french
post #1696 of 4610
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Originally Posted by hknx View Post

remove all the scews.
push on the top of the optical drive bays because it's locking the top panel,
then remove in first this side of the top panel
(when you are looking 500r from the front, left side of the top panel will be the first side to be removed when pushing on optical drive bays)
sorry for my english i'm french

awesome thanks alot mate much appreciated thumb.gif
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post #1697 of 4610
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hi im new here,
now building my 500r rig and wanna know if my airflow is good ?

when finish i will post some more pics of my gaming rig.

thx

edit,, the stock side fan blows the air to the outside
Edited by R4zor - 5/20/12 at 1:49pm
post #1698 of 4610
It's normal looking.

Just open the case and lay it on it's side for the best possible cooling. Compare those temps with the closed case, sitting normally.
Edited by samwiches - 5/20/12 at 3:29pm
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post #1699 of 4610
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Here is the photo of what I am trying to say:
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I'm afraid that the motherboard pins would be damaged.

I just built a 500R with a Z77 Sabertooth for a friend. I encountered the same issue. i just used the USB3 to USB2 adapter that came with the case and just plugged it into the regular USB ports at the bottom of the board.
    
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post #1700 of 4610
I'm new to OCN, currently i'm using 400R with MSI Z77A-GD65, just wanna check is it possible to mount a H100 to it? Because i plan to get h100 next week.
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