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Just found this image that shows the mounting
http://images.bit-tech.net/content_images/2012/07/fractal-design-define-r4-review/define_r4-21b.jpg

I assume for 120mm fans or 140mm fans that don't clip into mounts the mounting holes need to be opened to the front so mounting screws could be used? In image below I see no mounting holes

I took some pictures(click for a closer view) during my last dust filter wash/dry period:


120mm fan mounting holes are pretty standard, you have to screw in all 4 in.



140mm fan mounting holes are different, you get 4 holes in the middle you have the screw in, however the 4 on the corners are some sort of fan clipper. You might want to use the 4 middle screw holes if you are mounting a 140X140 special(not square) fan like AF140.


Edited by sherlock - 1/17/13 at 11:57pm
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I have a fractal R4 also, and I have a fan in every single spot I can put a fan, 2 140's up top, 1 140 in back, 1 140 on side panel, 1 140 on bottom, and my h100i in the front. Just get some quiet fans.
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Thanks guys!

OTOH, how's the h100i working out for you xion? I've read that CLC radiator's have a really tight fit in the R4
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This is how i've put my Noctua NF-P14 in replacement of the stock fans in my R4 (easy to do when removing the fan case AND the filter; access is done for 120 mm fan screws mounting).



I've put my TY-141 on my NH-C14 heatsink with zipties smile.gif

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