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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 #1921 of 4609
I got the 500R! Really nice case, compared to my Antec 300. 1 little thing I do not like is that the hard drive cage leaves big scratches when I removed it on the other cage. I can live with those but it´s not really nice.
Edited by Tom114 - 7/5/12 at 1:07am
post #1922 of 4609
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Originally Posted by Tom114 View Post

I got the R500! Really nice case, compared to my Antec 300. 1 little thing I do not like is that the hard drive cage leaves big scratches when I removed it on the other cage. I can live with those but it´s not really nice.

500R* not R500 tongue.gif
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post #1923 of 4609
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Originally Posted by EoL RiNzleR View Post

500R* not R500 tongue.gif
Fixed rolleyes.gif
post #1924 of 4609
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Originally Posted by PureBlackFire View Post

Here is what the case looks like:
521
From Tweakers.net
Never understood the design choices the manufacturers make when adding these windows.

The window should be scaled to be 20/25% smaller than the largest supported form factor -and centered over the motherboard.
And if it is supposed to be a window, don't negate it by adding the fan mounts...one or the other, but not both in the same area.

The fan mounts appear (assuming that photo to be accurate) to have been shifted about an inch to the center as well as almost an inch higher, so that depending on your equipment, any side-mounted fans will interfere with either your HS/F and/or GPU PCI-E power cables.

Pass.
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post #1925 of 4609
Will the side panels on a 500r fit a 300r? I know that the 400r/500r sides are interchangeable and it would be nice to have a bulge on the back side for cable management. smile.gif
post #1926 of 4609
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Originally Posted by fatboiee View Post

Will the side panels on a 500r fit a 300r? I know that the 400r/500r sides are interchangeable and it would be nice to have a bulge on the back side for cable management. smile.gif

I'm going to say no. The side panel for the 400R/500R is wider than the one for the 300R.
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post #1927 of 4609
Anyone that has used an A/C filter in the front of the 500R.....Did you leave the mesh filter in there also or just remove that and use the A/C filter pad?
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post #1928 of 4609
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Anyone that has used an A/C filter in the front of the 500R.....Did you leave the mesh filter in there also or just remove that and use the A/C filter pad?

I use the modright filters and I removed the mesh from the front. no point in having both.
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post #1929 of 4609
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I use the modright filters and I removed the mesh from the front. no point in having both.

Ok, I might remove the mesh then. No sense in blocking more airflow I guess. I was going to use the modright filters, but instead used my funds for the DEMCiflex magnetic filter for the side panel. The Duck A/C filter pad I got was only 96 cents at my Walmart anyways instead of $5+ I have found on most sites that don't usually have free shipping.

EDIT: Well I got all my fans and my Recon fan controller installed. Thought I would just add some pics to this post instead of double posting.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Edited by jbobb - 7/5/12 at 1:48pm
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post #1930 of 4609
im betting youre recirculating the exhausted air back into the case if youre keeping it in a cubby.
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