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

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 14% (79)
    200R
  • 22% (118)
    300R
  • 18% (98)
    400R
  • 45% (243)
    500R
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post #2531 of 4288
There is also a way to mount 3 3.5" drives in 2 5.25" drive bays...http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817994097
post #2532 of 4288
Those were both helpful links, and give me a jumping off point in my searching, thank you.

Let me be a bit more specific, to see if it reminds of you of a particular something.

I'm going to be using 3 SSD's at 2.5" and one HDD at 3.5" and I'd like to get em all clear of the lower two intake fans, as i'm using AF120s and I don't want to obstruct the flow.

Now in the 5.25 cage all I have up there is the factory front controls and a DVD+R/RW drive. So I have the rest of the space clear.
post #2533 of 4288
does 500r black have dust filter on the top?

Would You recommend it or fractal 300/ arc midi for use with my rig and macho ?
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post #2534 of 4288
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does 500r black have dust filter on the top?
Would You recommend it or fractal 300/ arc midi for use with my rig and macho ?

no dust filter, but i would strongly advise you to have the fans pushing up anyway, heat naturally rises so its logial to have the top as an exhaust
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post #2535 of 4288
well that's a bummer. I don't want to get any additional fans.
How about moving front fans to the top and back fan to the front as intake?
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post #2536 of 4288
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Originally Posted by Zyrael View Post

Those were both helpful links, and give me a jumping off point in my searching, thank you.
Let me be a bit more specific, to see if it reminds of you of a particular something.
I'm going to be using 3 SSD's at 2.5" and one HDD at 3.5" and I'd like to get em all clear of the lower two intake fans, as i'm using AF120s and I don't want to obstruct the flow.
Now in the 5.25 cage all I have up there is the factory front controls and a DVD+R/RW drive. So I have the rest of the space clear.

You could also use this to clear up even more space.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/15263/hdd-ss-05/Silverstone_FP58_525_Slot_Loading_Optical_Bay_Adapter_w_Quad_25_SSD_Support_-_Black_FP58B.html?tl=c273s906b7&id=wrAKiQxg
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well that's a bummer. I don't want to get any additional fans.
How about moving front fans to the top and back fan to the front as intake?

I'm confused, why are you moving fans around?
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post #2537 of 4288


Tada. Finished it after a SCANT 8ish hours of build time and cable management. This is the rough draft. Phase 2 is adding the crossfire 7950s. Phase 3 is case modding and color coordination. But anyway there's the debut. Sorry for crummy picture quality, I'm tired and it's an iPhone.

Now THAT is sexy. I'm going to strongly consider purchasing that. If only there was an adapter to hold 1 each of a 3.5 and 2.5 in a 5.25 bay.
post #2538 of 4288
I've had the 500R for a year now. besides having the power supply bolts not line up its been a good case. havn't added or needed to replace the stock fans. I think my temps are good. with a room temp of 76F.

i5 2500k
cpu idle: 29C
cpu load: 34C

evga gtx 570
gpu idle: 49C
gpu load: 63C

using CM hyper 212+. everything is stock speed.
post #2539 of 4288
Would the 500r case be alright if you live in a hot (such as the tropics) and dusty area?
Edited by jman12311 - 12/1/12 at 3:31pm
    
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post #2540 of 4288
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Would the 500r case be alright if you live in a hot (such as the tropics) and dusty area?

yes it would be fine. it has dust filters in the needed areas. and it has great airflow
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