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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 #231 of 4609
I just bought my 500R last week and I'm loving it so far. I put in two 140mm fans on the top because it felt empty there and I agree with some comments about the case fans being a little week. I felt that it might because the fan controller isn't providing enough power? I bought an NZXT 5.25" bay fan controller that should be in today. I'll let you guys know if that helps with fan speed.
post #232 of 4609
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I just bought my 500R last week and I'm loving it so far. I put in two 140mm fans on the top because it felt empty there and I agree with some comments about the case fans being a little week. I felt that it might because the fan controller isn't providing enough power? I bought an NZXT 5.25" bay fan controller that should be in today. I'll let you guys know if that helps with fan speed.
Yeah i was actually going to ask about the fan controller. Changing between low and high doesn't really seem to do much from what I can tell. Other than that, it's a great case. It's awesome to not have the sound of a vacuum constantly in my room.
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post #233 of 4609
I was in the same boat as you two. I could barely even hear a difference between low and high, but compared to my old Antec 300, the proof Is in the pudding, even on low system temps are much better than my Antec, so I'm happy.
    
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post #234 of 4609
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added XReflection and consume, welcome to the club guys
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post #235 of 4609
Anyone know if there's enough clearance to fit a megahalem Rev.B in the 400R?
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post #236 of 4609
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added XReflection and consume, welcome to the club guys
thanks! Also, I've got a question. There doesn't seem to be a slot for card readers, is there anywhere I can put this thing? lol It's 3.5" and all i see are 5.25" drive bays


EDIT: Nevermind, i'd need to buy a converter
Edited by consume - 10/5/11 at 10:52pm
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post #237 of 4609
Just ordered my 500r from amazon, couldn't wait any longer for microcenter to stock them. Got mine for 120 shipped 2nd day shipping with prime. Woulda cost me close to 170 to get it from the egg.
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post #238 of 4609
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Just ordered my 500r from amazon, couldn't wait any longer for microcenter to stock them. Got mine for 120 shipped 2nd day shipping with prime. Woulda cost me close to 170 to get it from the egg.
Soon you will know awesomeness.
    
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post #239 of 4609
selectstriker, why is this thread not official yet?



and could you update me to show black?
    
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post #240 of 4609
Got mines from Amazon in one day. Gotta love Prime. $110 after rebate.

I am building a computer for my cousin with this case so I won't really be an owner. Although, I was comparing it with my current Silverstone TJ08-E mATX case and wanted to show the size difference

I hope Corsair has a mATX case planned in the future.

For those that added fans to the top, should they be installed as an intake or exhaust? I will be pairing the case with an A50 air cooler so I was curious about how I should position it.

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