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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 #911 of 4610
Quote:
Originally Posted by a tech View Post

lol whipped. That is cool tho. We all get that way sometimes.
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post #912 of 4610
The only short coming I could find with the 500R is the space at the top. There's no way I'd be able to fit my beloved 35mm x 120mm Delta VHE fans in there.
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Originally Posted by halfline View Post

Top panel comes off. Here's the amount of space you have in there.
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And, even if I went with 25mm x 120mm fans, it looks to me like there wouldn't be enough inside clearance for my 50mm x 240mm radiator anyway.
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Inside case, top space.
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post #913 of 4610
Needs to be a slim rad to fit up top (31mm or less).
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post #914 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
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Proof of my i7 2600k chip running 5.0ghz with 1.39vcore while running Prime 95 with temperatures (H100 with AP15):
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GPU ~ 45 degrees idle (dual screens, MSI N580GTX Lightning Extreme 3GB)
GPU ~ 63 degrees during BF3
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Looks Sweet, just ordered this case today. Did you do the sleeving yourself?
 
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post #915 of 4610
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Originally Posted by roskof View Post

I love the finish on the 400R, the finish looks a lot better than my Silverstone FT02.
Here is my wife's PC!
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Yo bro, what kind of sleeves did you use on this setup?
    
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post #916 of 4610
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Pic of my GF's 500R I built her. The yellow wire you see is for the side panel fan...
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What a nice watercooling rig for your GF.
    
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post #917 of 4610
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Originally Posted by ZodiarkRuri View Post

What a nice watercooling rig for your GF.

I also use it as an extra folding rig... MOAR PPD!
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Corsair  2x Mushkin 240Gb SSD Raid 0  A lot. ST1500 
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FT02 Xonar ST 
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post #918 of 4610
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have you tried mounting that 120mm rad on the top instead? Planning to get my water cooling but passive type like H70 or H100.

@topic

im still trying to think what mod I can do with my 400R. Im thinking of acrylic clear side panel first then powder coat outside the case.
    
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post #919 of 4610
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Yo bro, what kind of sleeves did you use on this setup?

Those are the NZXT cable extensions I bought from Amazon, I was using those until I replaced them with the Bitfenix brand. Bitfenix looks much nicer and easier to work with. Here is what they look like:

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post #920 of 4610
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I see. Im planning to do also some mods full sleeving with my seasonic x-660w psu but using FTW or mdpc.
    
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Seagate 500gb and Western Digital 320gb LG DVD+RW Prolimatech MegaShadow Push & Pull config Windows 7 64bit Ultimate 
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