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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 #891 of 4610
Quote:
Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post

good to know i can mount another 120 rad in the back if i need to

You will, you just ca't put it in a push config. The rad doesn`t mount directly to the back... so only a pull config can work.
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post #892 of 4610
Rognin, that blue rad+tubing combo looks beautiful! thumb.gif
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post #893 of 4610
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Rognin, that blue rad+tubing combo looks beautiful! thumb.gif

Thanks bud!
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post #894 of 4610
My Corsair 500R biggrin.gif Black cause black is sexy!
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Going for full watercooling and getting new parts once I find a job!
post #895 of 4610
Replaced "all" my Gelid Wings 12 UV Blue fans with Gentle Typhoons AP15 (1850RPM):


4 GTs AP15 on H100, and 1 for exhaust. Took out fans which were mounted on the HDD cage.
Sound adapter cables for each GTs AP15:


Removed mesh from the side panel.


Running H100 on low, rig is extremely quiet now, the sound of a laptop cooler.
GT AP15 ftw!


CPU ~ 45 degrees during BF3 (i7 2600k at 4.8ghz 1.368 vcore)
CPU ~ around 25 degrees idle

idletemps.jpg

Proof of my i7 2600k chip running 5.0ghz with 1.39vcore while running Prime 95 with temperatures (H100 with AP15):

24968185789232646117200.jpg


GPU ~ 45 degrees idle (dual screens, MSI N580GTX Lightning Extreme 3GB)
GPU ~ 63 degrees during BF3

Before

111420113412.jpg


111920113415.jpg

After

122920113438.jpg


122920113434.jpg
Edited by rwchui - 12/30/11 at 10:00pm
post #896 of 4610
A search didn't turn anything up, so I'll ask here.

1) Can you buy additional drive cages for the 500R? If so, how much.

2) Can you mount (without modding) the drive cages anywhere else inside the case?
 
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post #897 of 4610
Quote:
Originally Posted by DWSR View Post

A search didn't turn anything up, so I'll ask here.
1) Can you buy additional drive cages for the 500R? If so, how much.
2) Can you mount (without modding) the drive cages anywhere else inside the case?

you can buy the directly from corsair i believe. price i have no idea.

and not AFAIK, but whats drilling 4 tiny holes to mount a cage anyways?
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post #898 of 4610
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Originally Posted by rwchui View Post

Replaced "all" my Gelid Wings 12 UV Blue fans with Gentle Typhoons AP15 (1850RPM):
4 GTs AP15 on H100, and 1 for exhaust. Took out fans which were mounted on the HDD cage.
Sound adapter cables for each GTs AP15:
Removed mesh from the side panel.
Running H100 on low, rig is extremely quiet now, the sound of a laptop cooler.
GT AP15 ftw!
CPU ~ 45 degrees during BF3 (i7 2600k at 4.8ghz 1.368 vcore)
CPU ~ around 25 degrees idle
idletemps.jpg
Proof of my i7 2600k chip running 5.0ghz with 1.39vcore while running Prime 95 with temperatures (H100 with AP15):
24968185789232646117200.jpg
GPU ~ 45 degrees idle (dual screens, MSI N580GTX Lightning Extreme 3GB)
GPU ~ 63 degrees during BF3
Before
111420113412.jpg
111920113415.jpg
After
122920113438.jpg
122920113434.jpg

waiting for the "theres too much dust in my case" thread.

why on earth is it ontop of step stools?

i hold near the same temps with a 240 rad under full WC in pull w/ sickleflows, i can probably attribute that to good airflow into my case.as its pull exhaust.

where the heck did you get a white R.A.T.7?
Edited by PCSarge - 12/31/11 at 9:48am
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post #899 of 4610
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Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post

waiting for the "theres too much dust in my case" thread.
why on earth is it ontop of step stools?
i hold near the same temps with a 240 rad under full WC in pull w/ sickleflows, i can probably attribute that to good airflow into my case.as its pull exhaust.
where the heck did you get a white R.A.T.7?

Yes it does get quite dusty, that is why I have a lot of these ready:

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=64670&vpn=DustDestroyer&manufacture=FALCON%20SAFETY%20PRODUCTS&promoid=1301

I paid $80 CDN for my white contagion RAT7 on boxing day at Canada Computers (6400dpi)

Link: http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=21_273_275&item_id=042530

The keyboard I paid $100 CDN after price matched.

Link: http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=54109&vpn=DASK3ULTIMS1SI%20%288%2055800%2000119%207%29&manufacture=Metadot

500R is on top of step stools because its carpet floor mad.gif
post #900 of 4610
Quote:
Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post

you can buy the directly from corsair i believe. price i have no idea.
and not AFAIK, but whats drilling 4 tiny holes to mount a cage anyways?

Not modding is easier than modding, but considering that it's only 4 mounting screws and I'm using a mATX motherboard, I can probably just mount a stack of these things into the case. That would be awesome. Yo dawg, I heard you like drives.
 
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