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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 #3311 of 4610
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Originally Posted by SebRa View Post

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

Sweet thought it was some kinda rubber weather strip thing.
post #3312 of 4610
owning a 200r now, really great case except for the stupid senseless top. why is it so open? not everyone is gonna install a ****ign 150 dollar watercooler in this case. just makes it more prone to being dusty or even worse, vulnerable to spilled drinks etc..
post #3313 of 4610
Yeah, I'm worried about the grate at the top with dust falling in too with my 300R.

I wasn't really able to make that left panel go in perfectly without the gap, so I'm giving up for now.

But I was also wondering... when I took the front panel of the case out of the 300R, some of those metal prongs (the things that look like little flower buds) had one of the "petals" folded out completely. Is that normal? Or did I flatten them by accident when I was putting the front panel in and out? It wasn't easy to bend it back into place, so I left it alone.

Thanks.
post #3314 of 4610
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Originally Posted by jayfkay View Post

owning a 200r now, really great case except for the stupid senseless top. why is it so open? not everyone is gonna install a ****ign 150 dollar watercooler in this case. just makes it more prone to being dusty or even worse, vulnerable to spilled drinks etc..

I dont find it to be much of an issues. Mine sits on top of the desk so any drinks getting in is very unlikely. As for dust, positive airflow will minimize the amount of dust which finds its way in. But I do agree; anyone buying a 150 dollar water cooler will probably not have such a cheap case.
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post #3315 of 4610
I though I'd ask this in here as it's sort of related. I need some fan suggestions for a Venomous X that I've got coming at some point in the next week.

It's currently got no fan at all and I'm looking at 120mm PWM fans that are preferably under £7/8. I don't want to spend a fortune thumb.gif
     
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post #3316 of 4610
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Originally Posted by lowerstreet View Post

Yeah, I'm worried about the grate at the top with dust falling in too with my 300R.

I wasn't really able to make that left panel go in perfectly without the gap, so I'm giving up for now.

But I was also wondering... when I took the front panel of the case out of the 300R, some of those metal prongs (the things that look like little flower buds) had one of the "petals" folded out completely. Is that normal? Or did I flatten them by accident when I was putting the front panel in and out? It wasn't easy to bend it back into place, so I left it alone.

Thanks.

Yea, you flatted them something fierce it sounds. They compress as they go into the mounting holes so you get a sung fit. If the face plate isn't jiggling and rattling best to leave them alone.
 
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post #3317 of 4610
Hey guys newbie here but wanted to say hey and add my 400r to the line up. its a work in progress. See the album for the transformation pics. More to come.

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Oh BTW the entire case is done with plasti-dip white ^_^ thought id do something different.
Edited by BeefCurtins - 3/26/13 at 1:28pm
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post #3318 of 4610
Thanks all I ordered carbide 400 yesterday smile.gif
post #3319 of 4610
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Ozzy, I like your mode. What did you use for the black outline? Is it double sided sticky tape?

You mean the black border?

if that´s the case it´s nothing more than matte black spraypaint, cheap and easy. the window is 2 mm acryllic, mounted with 1mm thick double sided mounting tape thumb.gif
post #3320 of 4610
Updated pic of mine with the new PSU. Hybrid-modular certainly makes things tidier and easier to install.
Also added a couple of Fractal Design SSR2 fans (140mm and 120mm).


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