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

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 13% (64)
    200R
  • 21% (99)
    300R
  • 18% (85)
    400R
  • 48% (228)
    500R
468 Total Votes  
post #2541 of 4163
Would anyone be willing to make me a side panel window for the 400R this spring?
post #2542 of 4163
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Originally Posted by jman12311 View Post

Would the 500r case be alright if you live in a hot (such as the tropics) and dusty area?

Quote:
Originally Posted by EoL RiNzleR View Post

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

It has good airflow if you add/upgrade the fans. The only good dust filter is the bottom filter for the psu and bottom fan if you add a fan.
I use a/c foam filter on the front, back and side intakes. I also have silverstone filters on the front 120 fans. I still get dust in the case. If i can figure out how to put the a/c filter foam on bottom, i will use it there also. I have massive positive pressure so i know im pushing out dust still. I see it collected on the INSIDE of the foam filter at the case cracks and holes. If you add and or upgrade the fans, the airflow in this case is unbelievable. I have replaced every fan in my case with high cfm high static pressure fans
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post #2543 of 4163
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Originally Posted by pc-illiterate View Post

It has good airflow if you add/upgrade the fans. The only good dust filter is the bottom filter for the psu and bottom fan if you add a fan.
I use a/c foam filter on the front, back and side intakes. I also have silverstone filters on the front 120 fans. I still get dust in the case. If i can figure out how to put the a/c filter foam on bottom, i will use it there also. I have massive positive pressure so i know im pushing out dust still. I see it collected on the INSIDE of the foam filter at the case cracks and holes. If you add and or upgrade the fans, the airflow in this case is unbelievable. I have replaced every fan in my case with high cfm high static pressure fans
What replacement fans should I get for this case? And how do I replace the filters?
    
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post #2545 of 4163
cmon. we went so long without pics. we need more! ha ha

epic rad tho tongue.gif
 
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post #2546 of 4163
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cmon. we went so long without pics. we need more! ha ha
epic rad tho tongue.gif

fans are next. 1-fan a day so by next Sunday i'll be done with all.
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post #2547 of 4163
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fans are next. 1-fan a day so by next Sunday i'll be done with all.

good stuff man. cant wait to see it
 
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Western digital 2TB Hdd LG 24x optical drive x2 2x bitfenix spectre green 120mm fans Noctua NH-U12P 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x included case fans Win 7 home premium 64bit Asus 27" 1920x1200 logitech G510 gaming keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
silverstone 850W Corsair Carbide 500r logitech G400 razer goliathusXL 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Razer Orca music/gaming headphones Audio technica ATH M-35 V-Moda Crossfade M-100 (shadow) Audio Technica ATH-M35 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audio Technica SJ11 Audio Technica SJ55 Audio Technica ATH M-50 Sony MDRZX600R 
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Sony MDR XB 700 Asus Xonar DX sound card Sony MDR-V6 Blue Snowball microphone 
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Intel Core i5 520M Aspire 5740 Mobility Radeon HD 5650 Samsung 8GB DDR3 
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Western digital 2TB Hdd LG 24x optical drive x2 2x bitfenix spectre green 120mm fans Noctua NH-U12P 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x included case fans Win 7 home premium 64bit Asus 27" 1920x1200 logitech G510 gaming keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
silverstone 850W Corsair Carbide 500r logitech G400 razer goliathusXL 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Razer Orca music/gaming headphones Audio technica ATH M-35 V-Moda Crossfade M-100 (shadow) Audio Technica ATH-M35 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audio Technica SJ11 Audio Technica SJ55 Audio Technica ATH M-50 Sony MDRZX600R 
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Sony MDR XB 700 Asus Xonar DX sound card Sony MDR-V6 Blue Snowball microphone 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 520M Aspire 5740 Mobility Radeon HD 5650 Samsung 8GB DDR3 
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post #2548 of 4163
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What replacement fans should I get for this case? And how do I replace the filters?

I replaced all my fans with the corsair air series fans. I have 4 AF120 quiets, and 2 SP120 quiets (on the H100 radiator). And true to their name, this PC is dead silent. Under load in game I can still hear nothing. The sound of my breathing is literally louder.

Next step is replacing the rear exhaust with an AF140 quiet.
post #2549 of 4163
i have 3 cooler master silent 140mm, 2 on the side and 1 in the bottom
this in the rear bgears b-blaster 140mm, on the h100 fan controller
the 2 h100 stocks on the front 'helping' a cooler master blade master, all hooked up to the corsair case fan controller
2 excaliburs pushing and 2 bblaster 120mm pulling on my h100
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post #2550 of 4163
Here is my simple 500R!!!! tongue.gifbiggrin.gif
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