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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 (111)
    400R
  • 46% of voters (282)
    500R
610 Total Votes  
post #3301 of 4609
Might i join the club of gentlemen?

(my camera sucks ass... just imagine it to be a bit darker blue and not so blurry :])

post #3302 of 4609
Ozzy, I like your mode. What did you use for the black outline? Is it double sided sticky tape?
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post #3303 of 4609
Hi fellow 500R owners with the Demciflex side panel dust filter

I would like to know the tempreature difference with it on vs off during gameplay with hardware intensive games (Farcry 3...Crysis 3) with the standard fan switch turned to 'high'

I like to keep the dust out but would be afraid it would impede on more than a degree or two in terms of temps due a relatively restricted air flow.

Hopefully someone can test this out for me quickly before I purchase...just the side panel I dont need a test with all 5 of the filters offered by Demicflex.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14950/ffi-94/DEMCiflex_Corsair_500R_Magnetic_Dust_Fan_Filter_-_Side_Piece.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vINN7rymIkU
Edited by twitchyzero - 3/25/13 at 5:17pm
     
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post #3304 of 4609
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hey guys
I am going to buy new case this week and can't decide between storm scout 2 and carbide 400 R ..I want to know your opinions without a bias answer for the corsair smile.gif...also I want to ask you about the noise level from the carbide 400 as I noticed from the design that noise might escape from the top of the case

I have the 500R but the 400R is very similar to it. The only thing I do not like about both the 500R and 400R is the side mesh grill but I think both cases are great. I plan to remove the mesh grill and replace it with a window.
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post #3305 of 4609
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I love the window mod. I plan on doing the same to my 500R one day soon.

Thanks. It's surprisingly simple to do, as long as you have the right tools and some patience.
    
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post #3306 of 4609
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Just finished the window modification on my 500R, really pleased with the result!
(Poor picture quality due to my phone, digital camera needs recharging.)





Thats looks very nice
What did you use for the border?
Thats my next mod.
post #3307 of 4609
window mode looks great but I wouldn't go for it knowing I lose 200mm intake which is important for blower-styled card like your 570
     
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post #3308 of 4609
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window mode looks great but I wouldn't go for it knowing I lose 200mm intake which is important for blower-styled card like your 570


The card has it's own fan smile.gif
post #3309 of 4609
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window mode looks great but I wouldn't go for it knowing I lose 200mm intake which is important for blower-styled card like your 570

The case temps are about 3-4 degrees higher, it's not a problem though, I'll be watercooling soon.
    
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post #3310 of 4609
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Thats looks very nice
What did you use for the border?
Thats my next mod.

I used spray-paint for the borders and marked the area with masking tape. The paint has a smooth matte effect and does look good. Here's a link: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B001W03PH2/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
    
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