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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 #1701 of 4610
i was just wondering if anyone knows a good 5.25" drive bay to 3.5" drive adapter? because i would like my HDD to be mounted in the 5.25" area so my rad can be mounted at the front of my 500r
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post #1702 of 4610
It's not really an adapter for that sole purpose, but this guy managed to mount the 500R's own HDD cage into the 5.25 bay.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1214269/corsair-500r-hard-drive-cage-mod
    
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post #1703 of 4610
Hello , I got my 500R and i wonder what i should do with those screws : 450

I saw in the case manual they for fans but its not even hold them for one second

Thanks
post #1704 of 4610
Those long screws are for mounting fans on the top (the 140MM fan holes) and for mounting fans on the side of the HDD cage.
    
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post #1705 of 4610
I tried to mount them at the HDD side panel but they hanging in the air without any lock.....
post #1706 of 4610
lol i tried using those screws in the roof on a fan last night they did not grip in the rubber grommet and was wondering the same thumb.gif
    
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post #1707 of 4610
Quote:
Originally Posted by EoL RiNzleR View Post

i was just wondering if anyone knows a good 5.25" drive bay to 3.5" drive adapter? because i would like my HDD to be mounted in the 5.25" area so my rad can be mounted at the front of my 500r

I use the Xigmatek 4 in 3 to hide my SSD and HDDs in the 5.25 bay. It fits fairly snug, has a fan that you can use or swap for another fan and it works with the 5.25 bay tool-less clips.
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post #1708 of 4610
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Originally Posted by jmdulay View Post

It's not really an adapter for that sole purpose, but this guy managed to mount the 500R's own HDD cage into the 5.25 bay.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1214269/corsair-500r-hard-drive-cage-mod

thank you so much for showing me this it has been very very useful!
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post #1709 of 4610
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaivin View Post

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.

Can someone help me out with this? Cos I don't wish to spend money on h100 if I cant mount it inside 400R
Edited by Kaivin - 5/21/12 at 5:35pm
post #1710 of 4610
Quote:
Originally Posted by blizzard182cold View Post

lol i tried using those screws in the roof on a fan last night they did not grip in the rubber grommet and was wondering the same thumb.gif

The fan holes on the roof which use rubber grommets are for 120mm fans and use another set of screws that may or may not have come with the case. The holes on the roof that do not have grommets are for 140mm fans and use the long fan screws.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaivin View Post

Can someone help me out with this? Cos I don't wish to spend money on h100 if I cant mount it inside 400R

It may or may not fit depending on your mobo and the placement of the 8-pin power connector as seen here: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1652628

If you can't tell for sure, there's always the H80. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by EoL RiNzleR View Post

thank you so much for showing me this it has been very very useful!

You're welcome man, but you should probably thank the guy who thought of it. biggrin.gif

I tried it out before and it easily slides in. It's kinda hard to explain how to lock it in place without pictures but I inserted the thumb screw holes at the bottom of the HDD cage into the gap between the front 120mm fan and the chassis.
Edited by jmdulay - 5/21/12 at 6:01pm
    
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