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post #1201 of 16052
Hi all, I've finally let my credit card see some action and I'm waiting for these components:

* Arc Midi
* Asus p8z68-v gen3
* i5 2500K
* Thermalright Macho
* Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 4x4 GB
* Corsair Force 3 GT 120 GB
* Corsair HX 750w
* Asus 6850 Direct CU II
* Optical drive

I don't plan to overclock it to world record levels, anything above 4Ghz should be more than enough.
I do plan to move the top fan of the Arc Midi in front position (to have 2 front pushig air in and only 1 back sucking air out).

Question: should i have the PSU with the fan sucking air from the outside or from the inside of the case ?

MaX.
Edited by HornetMaX - 1/13/12 at 4:14am
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post #1202 of 16052
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Originally Posted by GAMERIG View Post

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

Why thank you smile.gif

I do plan on getting some Black and White perspex in there to cover the Mobo tray, cable routing holes and HDD caddy rear (Not yet decided on chopping the caddy) Although I am going to be sleeving the cables with black and colonial blue (to match the mobo colours) paracord, I have just realised that with the HR-02 Macho I'll be putting in there along with the GTX570 SOC that I hope to have returned soon, you probably won't be able to see much if any of the blue heat sinks. Oh Well!

The rear fan has now been moved to the front and the top rear grill opened up. With any luck, I'll be able to swap out the fan in the OCZ PSU and have it running a fair amount quieter. Going to try and see if a TY-140 Will fit in there! (Might need a bit of... altering and I need to look up CFM and pressure value of the original to get an idea of whether the fan is up to it)
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post #1203 of 16052
Hi all please add me to the club.
    
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post #1204 of 16052
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Originally Posted by HornetMaX View Post

Hi all, I've finally let my credit card see some action and I'm waiting for these components:
* Arc Midi
* Asus p8z68-v gen3
* i5 2500K
* Thermalright Macho
* Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 4x4 GB
* Corsair Force 3 GT 120 GB
* Corsair HX 750w
* Asus 6850 Direct CU II
* Optical drive
I don't plan to overclock it to world record levels, anything above 4Ghz should be more than enough.
I do plan to move the top fan of the Arc Midi in front position (to have 2 front pushig air in and only 1 back sucking air out).
Question: should i have the PSU with the fan sucking air from the outside or from the inside of the case ?
MaX.

I prefer to suck air from the outside as it will be cooler.
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post #1205 of 16052
my midi is on the way ,are the top and frontal plastic solid?

did your HDD have vibrations its the important things i need to know reviews cant ask cause they dont have the case evereyday smile.gif

thanks men!!
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post #1206 of 16052
trying to decide on a mATX case to do a fully watercooled CPU/7970 loop.... not sure what to do. Looking at the Core 3000... but havent seen too many actually done that look good. Any pics out there?
post #1207 of 16052
the arc mini is better than the core 3000 better cable management and a hole to put the 8 pin cpu they forget it on the 3000
I advice to get the arc mini instead of core 3000 in my opinion , the mini is made for micro atx smile.gif
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post #1208 of 16052
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Originally Posted by dartuil View Post

the arc mini is better than the core 3000 better cable management and a hole to put the 8 pin cpu they forget it on the 3000
I advice to get the arc mini instead of core 3000 in my opinion , the mini is made for micro atx smile.gif

Im doing a mATX system though....
post #1209 of 16052
arc mini full of radiator :

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/854/pict0060t.jpg/

aah tell me what you think on the mini smile.gif
Edited by dartuil - 1/13/12 at 8:41pm
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post #1210 of 16052
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Originally Posted by dartuil View Post

arc mini full of radiator :
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/854/pict0060t.jpg/
aah tell me what you think on the mini smile.gif

I was thinking of putting a 240 rad in the front of my XL like that. Looks like there's just BARELY enough room to fit it too.
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