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Poll Results: Which One(s) Do you Own?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 14% (79)
    200R
  • 22% (120)
    300R
  • 18% (99)
    400R
  • 45% (245)
    500R
535 Total Votes  
post #2211 of 4310
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Originally Posted by JohnnyChuttz View Post

Zip ties are your friend. Take your time and pull the slack from your wires into the back compartment. Fan out your PSU cables in there if you need to make them fit.
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thanks for the examples. i plan to try and tidy up my wires sunday when im off work. i plan to get a CM hyper 212 evo with a scythe fan to bring my temps down for rendering and encoding video if my computer continues running hot after the next few days which is only when doing video work. pretty sure my cpu barely gets hot when casually gaming. i just built it thursday so need to wait and see how it goes biggrin.gif

second attempt to get all cables out of the way. not quite perfectly hidden like yall pros. but my cables are totally out of the way now lol


Edited by Conspiracy - 9/8/12 at 8:29pm
post #2212 of 4310
In the 500r, how large of a psu can you fit before blocking out the bottom fan mounts?
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post #2213 of 4310
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Originally Posted by starships View Post

In the 500r, how large of a psu can you fit before blocking out the bottom fan mounts?

I can fit a silent pro 1000w which is large-ish
 
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post #2214 of 4310
Hmm
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post #2215 of 4310
trust me dude you will have space to fit a larger than usual PSU
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post #2216 of 4310
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trust me dude you will have space to fit a larger than usual PSU
I guess I'll see for myself when my own 500r arrives lol
Edited by starships - 9/11/12 at 2:06am
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post #2217 of 4310
here's my 500R ..add me to the club and pls comment on my casing.any further improvements?




Edited by codenamew - 9/11/12 at 6:47pm
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post #2218 of 4310
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here's my 500R ..add me to the club and pls comment on my casing.any further improvements? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


I would move the hdd cage to the bottom instead of the top so that fan can blow straight to your graphics, but it won't really make a difference. Only other thing you could do is get a heatshrink for the end of those cables/get ones that are fully sleeved. Looks really good m8, I'd be happy with that.
Edited by starships - 9/12/12 at 4:09pm
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post #2219 of 4310
Hi Guys can any one help ? i have a 500R and im looking at a new build will a E-ATX motherboard fit in the 500R ?? ive seen the C70 will take it but that's a ugly case !

Many Thanks
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post #2220 of 4310
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Hi Guys can any one help ? i have a 500R and im looking at a new build will a E-ATX motherboard fit in the 500R ?? ive seen the C70 will take it but that's a ugly case !
Many Thanks
If you have a 500r already just look up the specific motherboard's dimensions and take measurements in your case to be sure. I've asked this question before and the consensus was that, yes the 500r will fit an E-ATX board but it'll block out some of your sata ports because of how the motherboard area is recessed. Here is someone with a sniper 3 in their 500r, so you can see what I mean. http://www.overclock.net/t/1119694/official-corsair-carbide-series-300r-400r-500r-owners-club/2080]http://www.overclock.net/t/1119694/official-corsair-carbide-series-300r-400r-500r-owners-club/2080[
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