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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 #3071 of 4610
I was annoyed with Corsair today when I discovered I couldn't mount a 120mm fan at the top on the front if a 140mm fan is mounted below it on the 300R. I don't see why they made it so that you can have 2 140mm fans, 2 120mm fans but if you want to have a 120mm and 140mm the 140mm must be mounted at the top rather than the bottom... crazy sozo.gif

Also after switching to an ATX motherboard from a mATX I've noticed the audio cable is about 10cm too short frown.gif
     
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post #3072 of 4610
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Originally Posted by Scott1541 View Post

I was annoyed with Corsair today when I discovered I couldn't mount a 120mm fan at the top on the front if a 140mm fan is mounted below it on the 300R. I don't see why they made it so that you can have 2 140mm fans, 2 120mm fans but if you want to have a 120mm and 140mm the 140mm must be mounted at the top rather than the bottom... crazy sozo.gif

Also after switching to an ATX motherboard from a mATX I've noticed the audio cable is about 10cm too short frown.gif

Perhaps it was a design compromise to accomodate fan spacing for radiators? Although they sorted that out on the top panel (despite a rad with fans not fitting!)

Also, I ended up getting this, among others.
post #3073 of 4610
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Originally Posted by rastabilly View Post

Given it's a Corsair oriented forum, I'm expecting some love for something like the Corsair H80. Add two SP120 fans in push-pull, mount to the rear exhaust, jobs a goodun thumb.gif Not done this myself though, just seen it done and know it'll fit without getting the Dremel out...

Clearance is a problem at the top of the 300r. I've all but given up on ideas to try to shoehorn a dual rad in there.

Cool thanks! thumb.gif
 
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post #3074 of 4610
Thanks for the link! Yes, I love this ram. Super cheap too!
post #3075 of 4610
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Originally Posted by Inacoma79 View Post

Gentlemen (and ladies)- I'm about to come upon some extra cheese and want to upgrade my cooler, Hyper 212 Eve to a closed loop kit. I have a 300R 5 x 140MM fans and 2 x 120 fans. My CPU is clocked @ 4.5 ghz and have the itch to go higher. I want to try and keep my current fans but given the kit may need to drop/buy some more.

Any suggestions?

PS. I also have a Sabertooth Z77 mobo so I might have issues with a top mounted unit clearing the "armor".

The H80 would be a good bet, or maybe spring for the H100 -- Or even wait for the Swiftech H220

I have a last gen H60 with Corsair SP120's installed in Push pull. It keeps my 3570K @ 4.8Ghz 1.308v in the High 60's when gaming. Running stress tests it gets the low 90c range which is still fine. So the H80 and H100 should be about 10c differnce with the CPU loaded.
post #3076 of 4610
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Originally Posted by Face2Face View Post

The H80 would be a good bet, or maybe spring for the H100 -- Or even wait for the Swiftech H220

I have a last gen H60 with Corsair SP120's installed in Push pull. It keeps my 3570K @ 4.8Ghz 1.308v in the High 60's when gaming. Running stress tests it gets the low 90c range which is still fine. So the H80 and H100 should be about 10c differnce with the CPU loaded.

Nice, thanks! You've got yourself a pretty good chip, I'm jealous hmmsmiley02.gif. My chip needs v1.29 to hit 4.5--been struggling to get it past 4.6. I was looking at the H110 i know I shouldn't have, but dang is it a nice kit.
 
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post #3077 of 4610
I've just discovered scan sell the HDD upgrade kit for the 300R and the 700D/800D rubber grommets that fit the 300R. Now if only the grommets didn't cost almost £10 I would get some. The price of the HDD upgrade kit is alright though, only £3.35.
     
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post #3078 of 4610
Still leaning toward getting an h220.... but will this fit in a 500r without modding?
post #3079 of 4610
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Still leaning toward getting an h220.... but will this fit in a 500r without modding?

there arent 140MM fan mounts for the 500R on the top of the case or the front
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post #3080 of 4610
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Originally Posted by EoL RiNzleR View Post

there arent 140MM fan mounts for the 500R on the top of the case or the front

The unit fits at the top of the unit tho. The site confirms it.
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