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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 #1871 of 4609
you will see a fan connector running from the controller, you will hook it up there
Corsiar 500 R
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Corsiar 500 R
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post #1872 of 4609
there should be another 3pin plug hanging in the front. it looks just like the 2 for the front.337
you may have to 'dig' around in your right side panel for it
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see the empty connector hanging ?
Edited by pc-illiterate - 6/24/12 at 4:11am
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post #1873 of 4609
I can't wait for the 300R price to drop again, I will get it for my son's PC.

Below are photos of my wife's 400R:

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post #1874 of 4609
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Originally Posted by roskof View Post

I can't wait for the 300R price to drop again, I will get it for my son's PC.
Below are photos of my wife's 400R:
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Great cables, but a 1200w psu for a one cpu, one gpu, one hdd system? Those 2 would do fine on 550w. Why spend all the extra money?
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post #1875 of 4609
Thanks! The thing is I didn't spend extra money. Just put it this way, I paid less for this AX1200 than this: Corsair TX550

So I really didn't waste any money thumb.gif
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post #1876 of 4609
finally got around to completing a small upgrade to my 500r. have had the parts for a few months, just never hd the time to build a cable/sleeve it/reroute my loop/etc.

this is my 3rd rev of this pc (since i built it in november lol)

rev 1 (black)

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rev 2 (double black)

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rev 3 (triple black) (cell phone pic warning)

it seems if you leave your keplers alone in the dark too long the little bastids reproduce biggrin.gif

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maxtor hdd asus blu-ray reader/burner xspc ex360 rad (x2)  swiftec mcp655 pump w/bitspower pump kit and v2... 
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lamptron fc5 bitspower 150 black ice reservoir vista ultimate 64 bit asus s248h-p hdmi led 
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acer x183h acer x183h corsair k60 mechanical silverstone strider 1000 silver 
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post #1877 of 4609
Dam... Those are some sick builds to that 500r
post #1878 of 4609
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Originally Posted by sli_shroom View Post

finally got around to completing a small upgrade to my 500r. have had the parts for a few months, just never hd the time to build a cable/sleeve it/reroute my loop/etc.
this is my 3rd rev of this pc (since i built it in november lol)
rev 1 (black)
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you make those brackets yourself? for the radiators?
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post #1879 of 4609
nice config biggrin.gif
i wonder about my 400r
post #1880 of 4609
Quote:
Originally Posted by sli_shroom View Post


finally got around to completing a small upgrade to my 500r. have had the parts for a few months, just never hd the time to build a cable/sleeve it/reroute my loop/etc.
this is my 3rd rev of this pc (since i built it in november lol)
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
rev 3 (triple black) (cell phone pic warning)
it seems if you leave your keplers alone in the dark too long the little bastids reproduce biggrin.gif
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I usually dont like external WC loops, but yours is just EPIC!! (looks like your case has a V engine on the top)
and a little question: dont you think you should have done a little accent color in your build ? (like for example the red Monsoon fittings or the new copper fittings by Alphacool, which sadly there are no compressions yet)
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