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post #1191 of 16139
Doesn't Define come with 120 mm fans ? Anyway, 140 mm fans that come with are labeled as FD-FAN-140 OEM, probably they are just some cheaper versions of retail fans.
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post #1192 of 16139
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Originally Posted by k.3nny View Post

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Magicool slim 360mm with 3x Scythe 120MM Ultra Kaze 2000RPM

400

I only see two fans and two fan openings at the top? Were these pics taken before you installed the triple rad? Did you cut the top panel for the third fan?
post #1193 of 16139
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Originally Posted by subtec View Post

I only see two fans and two fan openings at the top? Were these pics taken before you installed the triple rad? Did you cut the top panel for the third fan?

Mounted the 360 radiador against the top and did push fans on it, in total of 4x zalman redleds, and 4x scythe slim
Edited by k.3nny - 1/11/12 at 3:05pm
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post #1194 of 16139
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Originally Posted by k.3nny View Post

Mounted the 360 radiador against the top and did push fans on it, in total of 4x zalman redleds, and 4x scythe slim

So 1/3rd of the radiator is blocked by the top of the case and it only has 2 fans on it? So it's effectively a 240 rad then.
post #1195 of 16139
FINALLY! Woo! That's a hefty threat to read front to back! Only took me two days but hey. I enjoyed it. Kinda. tongue.gif

I too have joined the club with a Define R3... This talk of an R4 coming out irritated me somewhat as I have only just bought the damned thing! Other than that, I'm rather happy with the case itself. Possibly going to try the chopping of the HDD bays mod and I need to look at my PSU. It seems to be where all the noise is coming from! One thing I can say is though, my 8 pin ATX connector was 1.5" too short for this case routed round the back of the Mobo; In the end I made my own extender out of the middle section of a blown PSU 24 pin connector and a couple of female Molex connectors - quick fix but not to worry, I intend to whip the PSU open and alter the lengths of the cables while I sleeve them. I am the kind of person that won't change any components until they break or I run out of storage space so I have no doubts about making the cables specific lengths to fit curves etc... Hmm... A picture...

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From 12 January 2012


I have since added an old fan on the bottom and will likely move the exhaust fan over to the front as an intake and leave the rear open. Currently waiting on my Gigabyte GTX570 SOC to be replaced as it died after a days light use and will be getting myself a Thermalright HR-02 Macho HSF and a 120Gb SSD at some point. Overclocking as it is isn't something that I can really do. With the motherboard deciding everything (4.4Ghz with 5.1Ghz Turbo (IIRC)), the CPU got up to 98C whilst running a CPU benchmark with SiSoftware Sandra... I was just a tad worried when I saw that...
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post #1196 of 16139
I'm looking at cases lately, and I want to move to something smaller/different from my Storm Sniper. Before I was set on a R3, but after seeing really amazing setups with the Arc Midi, I think I'm leaning more towards that. I'm hoping you guys have some opinions or some warnings that I may not know about going from my case to this one. I really like that it has black interior (I have the Storm Sniper that has the silver/white interior), removable hard drive bays, and of course, the sleekness. I plan to keep my cathodes, but I'm kinda through with the ultra-flashy case thing. Also, I notice a lot of people that have the Arc Midi also have modular PSU's while I know it's not necessary, how much will it hinder my cable management abilities. I have to admit that the Storm Sniper spoils me with it's pre-bulging sides. It's also nice to know the gross weight will be a good 5lbs less with the Arc Midi.
 
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post #1197 of 16139
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So 1/3rd of the radiator is blocked by the top of the case and it only has 2 fans on it? So it's effectively a 240 rad then.

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post #1198 of 16139
arc midi on the way!!

longtime i want a good case with cable management tongue.gif
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post #1199 of 16139
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ok my "entry"
Did this Fractal case for a buddy of me smile.gif
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Crazy build! thumb.gif

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post #1200 of 16139
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FINALLY! Woo! ... A picture...

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From 12 January 2012


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WOW FACTOR! I actually admire that rig of yours as beautiful ..... thumb.gif
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