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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 #3501 of 4610
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just a teaser wink.gif cough *300r*
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*cough* MOARRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! wink.gif
     
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post #3502 of 4610
when the paint drys there will me MMMOOOAARRR!! devil.gif


white paint is annoying to work with, 1 little bit of dust then bam mad.gif



edit:

hears MMOOAARRR!!



more in build log in sig
Edited by lordhinton - 5/9/13 at 1:25pm
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post #3503 of 4610
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Originally Posted by lordhinton View Post

when the paint drys there will me MMMOOOAARRR!! devil.gif


white paint is annoying to work with, 1 little bit of dust then bam mad.gif



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hears MMOOAARRR!!



more in build log in sig

You might like mine as well, debating if I should give everything another coat. Got all the pieces painted and put back together.. Progress is in my SIg.
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post #3504 of 4610
Hey guys, got a question for ya'. I just got a 500r and I am trying to work out the cooling. I will be putting a H100i in the top, have two intake fans on the front, one on the bottom(140), an exhaust on the back(140), and possibly two fans on the HDD bays.

My questions are thus: Are the fans on the HDD bays helpful at all, and should the h100i be in exhaust or intake? If I saw correctly, the top mesh is dust filtered, meaning I can use it for intake.

What do you guys think?
post #3505 of 4610
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Hey guys, got a question for ya'. I just got a 500r and I am trying to work out the cooling. I will be putting a H100i in the top, have two intake fans on the front, one on the bottom(140), an exhaust on the back(140), and possibly two fans on the HDD bays.

My questions are thus: Are the fans on the HDD bays helpful at all, and should the h100i be in exhaust or intake? If I saw correctly, the top mesh is dust filtered, meaning I can use it for intake.

What do you guys think?

The top panel is NOT dust filtered, it just has the mesh grill and a plastic brace piece underneath.
I personally would set the H100i as exhaust out the top as you have a mostly positive pressure airflow right now with what you described.

The fans on the HDD bays would be the most helpful in extra airflow to the graphics cards, pushing trapped hot air between the cards out the back (if crossfire or sli) and not becoming stagnant.
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post #3506 of 4610
the white 500r has an almost filter in top. Its the same piece of crap plastic mesh as the front. Its there to keep the white top panel from bleeding through the white metal mesh top.
Set your rear fan as intake and the top as exhaust. If your side panel is still a 200mm fan as intake you will have good airflow very little dust and the temps should be very good also.
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post #3507 of 4610
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the white 500r has an almost filter in top. Its the same piece of crap plastic mesh as the front. Its there to keep the white top panel from bleeding through the white metal mesh top.
Set your rear fan as intake and the top as exhaust. If your side panel is still a 200mm fan as intake you will have good airflow very little dust and the temps should be very good also.
Ah so the white model has something the metallic gray one does not. My 500R did not come with a filter on top.
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post #3508 of 4610
I will have to check again but I thought for sure it had a filter. I am also replacing the side mesh with a window so I am relying more on the intake from the bottom and front of the cases. Thi is partially why I thought I would need the inside HDD fans to help move that cool air across my GPU and mobo:o
post #3509 of 4610
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I will have to check again but I thought for sure it had a filter. I am also replacing the side mesh with a window so I am relying more on the intake from the bottom and front of the cases. Thi is partially why I thought I would need the inside HDD fans to help move that cool air across my GPU and mobo:o
That would be a good idea nontheless. More airflow means less chance for stagnant air to generate unwanted heat.
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post #3510 of 4610
got me a white one ^_^


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