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I have everything but a pump right now for water cooling, but I just am not motivated to put it together. I upgrade and change stuff a lot and I just don't know if I can go through draining and filling and changing the loops and all that madness. After I get my 6990 and a water block for it I may be more motivated.
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Originally Posted by willistech;15475620 
Top fan filter(that someone said didn't exist):

Appleton-20111027-00044.jpg
It's hard to tell from the picture but does your top panel have additional mesh, like the removable bottom one?

If so then I will have to contact Corsair as mine doesn't have anything but the steel mesh and plastic frame and I can easily put a toothpick through any of the holes.
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post #13 of 32
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yes it has a plastic mesh on it under the top mesh. thats why I was confused that you said it didnt have a filter in the other thread. I bought filters and I don't need to use them

kinda see it better here:
Appleton-20111027-00057.jpg
Edited by willistech - 10/27/11 at 10:35pm
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post #14 of 32
The mesh on the top panel is actually designed to be cosmetic. Only the white one has it, because without it you can see into the top of the case too easily and it looks pretty goofy. So we added it to darken the top of the case. It's very restrictive, though, so if you're concerned about airflow, removing it can reduce restriction significantly.

Since the top of the case is an exhaust, we normally do not see a benefit to filter it. All it would do is prevent hot air from exiting in the case. But in this situation it was an easily removable piece that most users can make the determination on. If a customer with a graphite grey 500R would like that piece for filtering, we'll be happy to provide it. But like I said, it's pretty much cosmetic up there only, and as for dust filtering, most people don't use the top as an intake.
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meh i dont find it restrictive and it seems like it will catch a good amount of dust. my case is setup for positive pressure so i'm not too worried. i didn't realize the black case didnt have it. crazy
Edited by willistech - 10/28/11 at 11:48am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CorsairGeorge;15488496 
The mesh on the top panel is actually designed to be cosmetic. Only the white one has it, because without it you can see into the top of the case too easily and it looks pretty goofy. So we added it to darken the top of the case. It's very restrictive, though, so if you're concerned about airflow, removing it can reduce restriction significantly.

Since the top of the case is an exhaust, we normally do not see a benefit to filter it. All it would do is prevent hot air from exiting in the case. But in this situation it was an easily removable piece that most users can make the determination on. If a customer with a graphite grey 500R would like that piece for filtering, we'll be happy to provide it. But like I said, it's pretty much cosmetic up there only, and as for dust filtering, most people don't use the top as an intake.
What should I do in order to get that piece? Any dust filtering is better than none, and I always have one intake up top to supply the CPU heatsink with fresh air.

I can probably make some kind of filter myself but I will always prefer non-ghetto-rigged solutions. Either way I'm glad my case came complete after all smile.gif.
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post #17 of 32
For the 3-pin connector issue on the front panel, I resolved it a different way. Instead of cutting the connector, I simply swapped the connectors by taking them out with a paperclip. I sleeve my fans, so I had to do it anyways.

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post #18 of 32
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nice man! yeah i'm too lazy for that biggrin.gif thanks for posting it though i'm sure it will help someone on the forums
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CorsairGeorge;15479020 
Yes, the three-pin proprietary fan connectors are to control the LED on/off in the lights. The third RPM sensor wire was replaced on our stock fans with a toggle power lead for the LEDs in the fans.

As for quality control issues, our return/RMA rate is very low so far. It's selling exceptionally well for us, and my guess is that the majority of comments online are just because of its popularity and our failure rate/QC rate is still about the same as it is with other parts. That being said, I've already talked to our QC group about the pad thickness for the PSU mounting and a couple of other small things I've read here on OCN (and one thing I saw myself but only on one case).

It's a really good case for the price, I think, and compared to other cases in its price range I think it blows a lot of them out of the water with its flexibility and ease of installation.

We've got more cases in the pipeline still - and we're learning something new with each different family.

Some of the ones coming up in the next year or two will blow you guys away. smile.gif[/quote

Edited by mothman - 10/29/11 at 10:28am
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i didnt have any issues with my drive cage? also the post you made might be better for corsair customer service and not my thread. thanks
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