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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 #501 of 4609
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lenster;15465606 
Yeah I have the same problem with an ASUS P5Q-E heatsink. check out this thread in the corsair forums
http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showthread.php?t=100027

Towards the bottom of the thread, I've included a pic of how I mounted the fans

Len

I'll post new pics soon, got to drill a hole for the fan wires (have them sitting on top atm) Don't have my PSU though - sent it away to corsair a tad too hastily I think.
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post #502 of 4609
@ Invisible: nice window mod...

Is the plexi totally flat or a little bend to fit the angle in the side panel ?
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post #503 of 4609
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Invisible View Post
You missed me a few pages ago Add me please.
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post #504 of 4609
Corsair customer service is awesome! I have purchased a couple of Corsair items for the pc I built my brother earlier this year, but never had anything personally owned until I bought the 500R. This case is top notch, and they have customer service to match. I had an issue I created myself, and Corsair went beyond my expectations with their response.
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post #505 of 4609
NH-D14 in a 500R doesn't even come close to the window fan.

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post #506 of 4609
Quote:
Originally Posted by willistech View Post
NH-D14 in a 500R doesn't even come close to the window fan.

Nice post! Now I don't have to answer that "is x gonna fit inside" question anymore
post #507 of 4609
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kuni Xela View Post
@ Invisible: nice window mod...

Is the plexi totally flat or a little bend to fit the angle in the side panel ?
It's lexan and it's bent.
Literally da bes
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post #508 of 4609
i removed my side fan on my 500R today and covered the entire panel in sound deadening foam. I'm running positive pressure and I feel a lot of the air instead of passing under the gpu or through the heat sink was actually being forced out around the sides of the fan. so far gpu temp has decreased by 3C average over a 12 hour period of running BOINC at 100%. i'll try to post pics and more thoughts in my build thread later. You cant tell the difference from outside the case the window/mesh just looks blacked out now.
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post #509 of 4609
Quote:
Originally Posted by jizwizard View Post
just a few pics of my 400r built yesterday. will be changing some of the fans tomorrow and changing the cooler to a h100 till next month when i get my third card, new board and psu, then i will fully watercool it.
cheers chris





What size fans do the hard drive cage support?
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post #510 of 4609
look like 120mm
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