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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 #3791 of 4610
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Originally Posted by Segur View Post

Hey, I built my computer last year with a 300r case, asus z77 mobo, and two GTX 680s in SLI. Since building it I have been planning on overclocking the CPU and it seems like the Corsair H100, H100i, or H110 are my best bet.

My question is would these fit with my mobo and case?


Thank you for your time you guys are a wealth of information,

-Segur

There's at least one thread on here somewhere where someone has done it, but you won't fit a double rad unit with fans inside the top of the 300r without at least modding the fans. My ASRock Z77 Extreme4 has heatsinks and RAM slots that would interfere with clearance.

I'm looking at doing a custom loop, and the different ways to get enough rads in to watercool CPU and GPU. I think losing the 3.5 drive bays and stealthing the SSD is the way to go. Have seen a Silverstone single 5.25 caddy that takes a slim (laptop) optical drive AND four 2.5 HDD/SSDs, which might help. Adding a decent single rad to the loop in the rear exhaust position should give me enough cooling, just about. Alternatively, a Black Ice stealth 240 with slim fans (scythe slipstream 12mm thick) might just squeeze in between the top panel and the mobo heatsinks. Not sure how good the cooling would be from that, but it wouldn't be the only rad in my loop.

If you can lose the 5.25 bays as well, you could get a triple rad in the front, although fan mounts might take a bit of mod work.

Let us know what you decide!
post #3792 of 4610
front fan mounts would definitely take work. they have to be slotted upwards about 1/4 inch to be able to get the bottom fan and the bottom half of the second fan, at least in my 500r thats what i needed and got
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post #3793 of 4610
Am I missing something or does this case not come with a pre-mounted speaker (the "beep" speaker)?
post #3794 of 4610
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Am I missing something or does this case not come with a pre-mounted speaker (the "beep" speaker)?

The 500R didn't. That stopped coming on cases way back when, I thought. Came with the motherboard.
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post #3795 of 4610
Way to make a fella feel old there Dest...

Nothing with the MB either unless it's premounted on there somewhere. Oh well, no beeps.
post #3796 of 4610
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Way to make a fella feel old there Dest...

Nothing with the MB either unless it's premounted on there somewhere. Oh well, no beeps.

Wasnt my intentions, haha. But most motherboards wil come with a little connector for the POST beeps. Although I have seen a few midrange and low end boards that did not have a mounted speaker or bundled connector. My ASUS board came with one bundled but I never use it. My MSI board also came with one as well, but it had that BIOS DR thing built into the board that gave any error codes at POST.

I could send you mine if you wanted. I definitely dont have a use for it.
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post #3797 of 4610
Got the ASUS Maximus VI Hero, I guess you'd call that a mid/high range board...but you're right, the board has the LED's for errors as well as the little 2 digit error code readout, so I guess the beeping is redundant. Guess it'll take some getting used to...
post #3798 of 4610
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Got the ASUS Maximus VI Hero, I guess you'd call that a mid/high range board...but you're right, the board has the LED's for errors as well as the little 2 digit error code readout, so I guess the beeping is redundant. Guess it'll take some getting used to...

Yea that is supposed to be more convenient than listening for beep codes. I like it personally, wish more boards would implement that LED readout.
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post #3799 of 4610
need a bit help here, I need a good fan controller, any suggestions ?
It need it to have 4pin or 4pin > 3pin connector since i have 2 pwm fans,
I have total of 7 fans, I don't need all of them to be connected I can control couple with Asus AI suite

this is my current fans layout :


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post #3800 of 4610
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need a bit help here, I need a good fan controller, any suggestions ?
It need it to have 4pin or 4pin > 3pin connector since i have 2 pwm fans,
I have total of 7 fans, I don't need all of them to be connected I can control couple with Asus AI suite
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this is my current fans layout :

thanks

You asked this same question while back and got plenty of answers.

The 2 front intakes as well as the 200mm side fan are controlled by the fan controller on the front of the 500R.

The fans for the H110, the VRM fan, and even the Rear exhaust fan can be plugged into the H110 block. It supports 4 fans.
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