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Originally Posted by doyll View Post

Midi Arc R2 has 170mm CPU clearance.
You might be right, but i own both the Define R4 and Arc Midi R2, and the interior is the same (at least from what i can tell), but on the official webs for each case says different,

DEFINE R4
Quote:
CPU coolers up to 170mm tall (when no fan is installed in the side panel)

ARC Midi R2
Quote:
CPU coolers up to 180 mm tall

My personal guess, is that its 180mm, although haven't measured, as my HR02 (163mm) seems like has tons of room left.
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post #12 of 13
I agree on the Arc Midi R2 space. I have an Enermax ETS-T40 cooler which is 160mm high. Looking in the window it sure looks like there is an additional 20mm clearance.
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post #13 of 13
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Originally Posted by Abula View Post

You might be right, but i own both the Define R4 and Arc Midi R2, and the interior is the same (at least from what i can tell), but on the official webs for each case says different,

DEFINE R4
Quote:
CPU coolers up to 170mm tall (when no fan is installed in the side panel)

ARC Midi R2
Quote:
CPU coolers up to 180 mm tall

My personal guess, is that its 180mm, although haven't measured, as my HR02 (163mm) seems like has tons of room left.
My bad.
You are correct.
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