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post #1081 of 16134
my new ARC smile.gif
just a question, how do you get the front to show just 2 fan holes? and not the whole fan?

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post #1082 of 16134
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my new ARC smile.gif
just a question, how do you get the front to show just 2 fan holes? and not the whole fan?

you have to remove the filter, and cut the plastic bracing behind the filter.

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post #1083 of 16134
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my new ARC smile.gif
just a question, how do you get the front to show just 2 fan holes? and not the whole fan?
~snip snip snip

Looks great! How do you like the Arc vs the K62? I can take the unused Silverstone AP off your hands. biggrin.gif
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post #1084 of 16134
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Originally Posted by Kaneda13 View Post

you have to remove the filter, and cut the plastic bracing behind the filter. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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but see how you can only see the blades of your fans? have you got a custom cover in there aswell? because if i did it to mine i would be able to see the whole fan not just the blades.
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Looks great! How do you like the Arc vs the K62? I can take the unused Silverstone AP off your hands. biggrin.gif

it was alot easier to build in than the K62, but the stock fans defiantly need upgrading they suck!
  • Water cooling capabilities
  • Better build quality
  • Easier to build in

nah im probably gonna mod it in somewhere tongue.gif
Edited by macarule - 12/22/11 at 8:52pm
post #1085 of 16134
Cool, glad you like it! biggrin.gif I'm looking at the Arc Midi or the 650D for my next case. The K62 was good for learning with my first build but there are so many better options out there. thumb.gif
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post #1086 of 16134
Yeah i was tossing up between the 2 but i got the ARC the price difference is quite big and i think the ark is better for water cooling in my opinion smile.gif the ARC doesn't have a window but ill make my own when i can be bothered smile.gif anyway i took out my dust filters and plastic supports with wires cutters and my trusty victorinox thumb.gif

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post #1087 of 16134
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but see how you can only see the blades of your fans? have you got a custom cover in there aswell? because if i did it to mine i would be able to see the whole fan not just the blades.

Yes, i took a piece of thin cardboard, cut out the 2 wholes just the size of the fan blades, and painted it flat black, installed it between the front bezel and the metal mesh.
    
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post #1088 of 16134
Hi guys, great theread here ! thumb.gif

I'm definitely going to buy a midi soon (winter sales starting soon in france). I'm not a big fan of watercooling (nor I plan to have massive OC), hence I'll install something in between a thermalright macho and a silver wing (more than enough for a 2500k), depending on the prices I can find around.

Was just wondering if having two front fans (in) and 1 back one (out) is a better config than the default one (1 front in, 1back out, 1 top out).
Dust-wise, positive pressure should be more interesting, right ? Any idea ?

MaX.
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post #1089 of 16134
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Hi guys, great theread here ! thumb.gif

I'm definitely going to buy a midi soon (winter sales starting soon in france). I'm not a big fan of watercooling (nor I plan to have massive OC), hence I'll install something in between a thermalright macho and a silver wing (more than enough for a 2500k), depending on the prices I can find around.

Was just wondering if having two front fans (in) and 1 back one (out) is a better config than the default one (1 front in, 1back out, 1 top out).
Dust-wise, positive pressure should be more interesting, right ? Any idea ?

MaX.

That's what I'd do, have 2 fans intake and one exhaust. The fans on the cooler also help to exhaust the air out of the case.
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yeah i agree, 2 intake 1 exhaust! thumb.gif
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