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post #1231 of 16132
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Originally Posted by SPAZZ!!! View Post

I was leaning towards that one because of the price, but heard that the Midi is a lot better, but after seeing your pictures I might have just been sold!
I love the way the front of your case looks. Was it hard to mod it like that?

It wasnt too difficult - take a look at core 3000 mod thread in my sig. the hardest part for me was to find good thick paper to cut holes in smile.gif
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post #1232 of 16132
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Originally Posted by ekg84 View Post

It wasnt too difficult - take a look at core 3000 mod thread in my sig. the hardest part for me was to find good thick paper to cut holes in smile.gif

You're hired.

Win.
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post #1233 of 16132
To any of those out there with a Define R3 and an SSD on one of the HDD trays.... Does the back end of the SSD come flush against the level of the back of normal HDDs? I'm looking at modding but without an SSD, I can't plan ahead for when I DO get one! Also wondering where the sockets come to in relation to mechanical drives.... pics with a ruler would be awesome! wink.gif
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I can join this club soon biggrin.gif
post #1235 of 16132
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Originally Posted by ekg84 View Post

It wasnt too difficult - take a look at core 3000 mod thread in my sig. the hardest part for me was to find good thick paper to cut holes in smile.gif

How did you mount the paper? This is really stunning and I want to do the same, and also did you use any specific paper? I was thinking about using whatever material used for making retail packages, it's thick and flat. Have no idea what it's called however.
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post #1236 of 16132
Any thick flat paper would work i guess, i just used some textbook hard cover and u dont really need to mount it - it holds between mesh and front panel frame right where the dust filter is.
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post #1237 of 16132
Quick question for you guys, the FD Arc Midi will be my next case and eventually I'll get into water cooling. Can I fit a slim 140.2 rad up top and another slim or thick 140.2 rad in the front? I just plan on using 2 pull fans for each rad, I won't do a push/pull config. Would I be stuck with just a couple of 120.2 rads for top and front? I love the Arc Midi, it's a beautiful case! I sure I can do the 2 140.2 rads but I'll take what I can get!
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To fit a 280 at top you probably have to cut 5.25" bays a little bit, all I have seen are too long. 280 is easy to mount at front, some are just a bit too tall to go there, Magicool 280 that I use goes there easily, but Phobya 280 that I also have and originally wanted to use is too tall. Magicool is 323 mm tall and it has maybe 5 mm of extra space so I'd say that 280 radiators shorter than 330 mm should go there.
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question to arc midi and mini owner:
what do you put as dust filter on the left side panel?
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question to arc midi and mini owner:
what do you put as dust filter on the left side panel?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811999217&Tpk=ff121
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