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jag är bättre folk.
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haha dat swedish tho tonguesmiley.gif

I had swedish courses in 6 years when i was in comprehensive and vocational school and i can't speak or write even that much swedish biggrin.gif
Edited by Leader - 1/21/15 at 7:37am
post #12192 of 16130
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Oh yeah I can solder and all that, my issue is how to get the LED out in the first place, I'll go look at that guide though. But yeah it looked like the LED and switch were in the same enclosure and couldn't figure out getting the LED out.
Remove any glue with a screwdriver, then with pliers carefully wiggle and pull the LED out by it's casing. If you can't grab the casing then by the wires.

I don't use the LEDs on mine, have them switched off in UEFI, they only blink on power on.

My pics from the gallery here:



Beware the wires on LEDs and mainly switches are easy to break if you move the cabling a lot. I used extra hotglue everywhere to secure them afterwards and not break something when assembling and disassembling the front panel.
Edited by JackCY - 1/21/15 at 10:13am
post #12193 of 16130
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haha dat swedish tho tonguesmiley.gif
It is common joke that finlands svenska are terrible snobs tongue.gif

@JackCY Great info, thanks!
post #12194 of 16130
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It is common joke that finlands svenska are terrible snobs tongue.gif
Ahh, because that sentence doesn't make sense at all. tongue.gif
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So I'm looking at the R5 and Midi R2 right now and is there any reason I should get the Midi R2 over the R5?
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post #12196 of 16130
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I have the Arc XL, the airflow is great and temps were good with one or two gpu's. The only gripe I have about this case is that the top foam dust filter is pretty restrictive causing the temps to rise, but that can be easily fixed by removing it. thumb.gif

The front filter is also restrictive but just like the top filter you can remove it and just replace it with a couple of these: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811999257&cm_re=fan_filter-_-11-999-257-_-Product

i have the arc xl as well, and i'm seeing a fair bit of restriction from the foam filters on both the top and the front. (custom loop with top and front 280mm radiators.) once i get some hard measurements on cooling with and without filters i'm going to do something exactly like this with demciflex filters.
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So I'm looking at the R5 and Midi R2 right now and is there any reason I should get the Midi R2 over the R5?
The only thing I can think of is that it's cheaper and got better airflow than R5.
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The only thing I can think of is that it's cheaper and got better airflow than R5.

Of course at the price of more sound I'm guessing. I don't know the R4 looks REALLY damn plain to me. The Midi R2 looks better in my eyes but I really want my computer to be silent.
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Of course at the price of more sound I'm guessing. I don't know the R4 looks REALLY damn plain to me. The Midi R2 looks better in my eyes but I really want my computer to be silent.
To be honest it's not worth getting the R5 over the R4. So if you want a silence case I'd go for the R4. You wont care about how your case looks anyway after 2 weeks. smile.gif
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Of course at the price of more sound I'm guessing. I don't know the R4 looks REALLY damn plain to me. The Midi R2 looks better in my eyes but I really want my computer to be silent.

I switched from an R4 to an Enthoo Primo and the noise increase is big. Yeah the R4 is great if you want quiet. I might switch back.

Air cooled Temps were also better with R4
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