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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
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post #791 of 4609
the extra 3 pin adapter is for the fan on the side panel
    
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post #792 of 4609
i'm really interested on replacing my h80 to h100 and my old casing to 500r, can i do h100 push pull config on the 500r without any modification ??
post #793 of 4609
I would like to be added to the 400R section my pictures are in my sig rig gallery down below.
   
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post #794 of 4609
First post. I just bought this case for my second build that I'm putting together. I was wondering if anyone has any clear pics of their cable management from the backside of the case where the cables are stuffed. I have a modular PSU to make things easier, but I'd like to see where others have placed their zip tie mounts so I can clean it up as best as possible.

Also, when using the H100 with this case, I assume the best way to mount it would be to place the rad on top under the grill/filter and mount the two fans under it inside the case, but should the fans be in a exhaust or intake position?
post #795 of 4609
Not sure if his helps anyone but the DEMCiflex Corsair 650D Magnetic Dust / Fan Filter Top Piece is a perfect fit for the mesh side panel of the 500R. Not sure about the posting rules on links to sale sites so I will leave you guys to Google it. Costs about $20 and works very well.
post #796 of 4609
thx straegen thumb.gif

will it fit on the inside of the side panel as well?
    
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post #797 of 4609
Just a quick question. How many of you guys have the back panel flush with the case? Mine has a noticeable gap along the front and top of the case (can easily stick my fingernail into the gap.

Can't remember if it was already like this or due to my cables pushing the panel out (not about to remove the psu and undo hours of work just to find out).

PSU is a TX750w. My god it has so many cables.
Edited by SpiritGear - 12/6/11 at 1:34pm
 
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post #798 of 4609
no gap here. since i am single sleeving everything i have been able to keep the cable pretty flat though
    
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post #799 of 4609
no gap, it's possible to fit all the cables so they dont push into the panel
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post #800 of 4609
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kuni Xela View Post

no gap, it's possible to fit all the cables so they dont push into the panel

Could you do a diagram or post a picture of your cable management?
I'd take a picture of mine but I'm trying to stabilize my OC atm.


Currently I have all my psu cables fed out the bottom grommet. The molex cables are stuffed into the bottom pocket and my extra pcie cables are taking up the middle of the MB tray area.
The main ATX cable and others are stuffed along the side grommet area.

The biggest problem I have is with the SSD/HDD SATA and power cables.
To close the back panel, I open the fan panel to pull out my ssd/hdds halfway (while plugged in) so the power cables in the back aren't bulging out as much.
After i get that in, (with a little bit of force) I push the SSD/HDDs back in and close the fan panel.

A little tempted to remove the 200mm fan and use the grill from the fan panel to see which cables are giving me trouble.

Overall my cables might be a little bottom heavy. When I take out the panel I can poke slightly in and out.
It makes a duller/heavier version of the popping noise made by jam jar safety caps.
 
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