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post #10751 of 16053
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Originally Posted by pkrexer View Post

So I'm thinking of making my own 3.5" Hard Drive mount somehow so I can stick it on the back of my motherboard tray (or 5.25" bay) so than I can completely remove the drive cage from the case. I think it would be cleaner, give me more room for a bigger front radiator if I decide to upgrade later on and allow me to still use the bottom fan mount.

I was thinking of making the mount with some sheet aluminum.

Biggest you can fit in the front is a 60mm radiator + push/pull fans (25mm). Though I think you could fit a monsta up front (80mm thick rad) It would certainly be close. It also woulfn't leave you with much space inside the case for pump and res.

Temps for me
CPU: 50c
GPU: 52c

Both full load after hours. Rig specs in sig.
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post #10752 of 16053
Just finished my Arc-Midi Build. Thought I would share. I have about 40hr into this build. I Started off with this case originally and happened across a AIR 540 case for free so I switched into that for a minuet but just didn't like it. So I started to tinker and this is the final result.


















































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post #10753 of 16053
Looks good, what kind of hardware do you have in that?
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It's all the parts from my SR-71 system in my signature.
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post #10755 of 16053
Looking at the Fractal Design ARC Midi R2 and I'm going to be running it on air for a while, I'm wondering when you remove both the HDD Racks where are you left to store your Hard Drive? I only have one Hard Drive & a SSD.

Thanks
Edited by Joshhat - 2/20/14 at 3:23am
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post #10756 of 16053
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Originally Posted by Joshhat View Post

Looking at the Fractal Design ARC Midi R2 and I'm going to be running it on air for a while, I'm wondering when you remove both the HDD Racks where are you left to store your Hard Drive? I only have one Hard Drive & a SSD.

Thanks

SSD could go behind the motherboard tray and the HDD in the optical bay.

You could also put it anywhere using velcro.
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post #10757 of 16053
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Originally Posted by VulgarDisplay88 View Post

SSD could go behind the motherboard tray and the HDD in the optical bay.

You could also put it anywhere using velcro.

I was thinking about putting it in the Optical Bay, I found this but I can't find one located here in Australia. I'm defiantly thinking I will just mount a HDD with Velcro as the can be at any rotation?

Also what's cable management like? My Zalman Z3 cable management is horrible and I have nowhere to stick the darn cables.

I'll probably order this case tommorow if I'm dead set sure about it. I'm pretty sure I'm set with this case as it looks and I'm hoping performs amazingly?
Edited by Joshhat - 2/20/14 at 3:49am
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post #10758 of 16053
You could probably store them in the top 5"25 bays:

http://www.fractal-design.com/media/b4b95178-3a07-412a-a480-2da7363e0a8a
post #10759 of 16053
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Originally Posted by Joshhat View Post

I was thinking about putting it in the Optical Bay, I found this but I can't find one located here in Australia. I'm defiantly thinking I will just mount a HDD with Velcro as the can be at any rotation?

Also what's cable management like? My Zalman Z3 cable management is horrible and I have nowhere to stick the darn cables.

I'll probably order this case tommorow if I'm dead set sure about it. I'm pretty sure I'm set with this case as it looks and I'm hoping performs amazingly?

Cable management is easy in this case. I have the R4 which has the same layout as the Midi R2 but I have less room behind the motherboard because of the foam on the side panel.

I've got the 24 pin, 8 pin, 4 x 6 pin PCI-E and 2 x Molex coming from my PSU as well as the cables from my H100i, fan controller etc. and I can attach the side panel without it bulging and in my opinion my rig is quite neat and shows little of the cables.

Just take your time and plan it out and you'll have a nice looking rig.
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post #10760 of 16053
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Originally Posted by Joshhat View Post

Looking at the Fractal Design ARC Midi R2 and I'm going to be running it on air for a while, I'm wondering when you remove both the HDD Racks where are you left to store your Hard Drive? I only have one Hard Drive & a SSD.

Thanks
You can move the lower HDD bay over towards the PSU.
    
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