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Edit: I have a Corsair HX850 PSU and I was wondering, what's the required cable length for this case?

Depending on the position of your EPS 8-pin connector, you may need an extension. My VX550 8-pin CPU cable can't reach if I route it behind the motherboard. It's 5 cm shorter than the one on the HX850 and I think it's missing ~7 cm. Haven't tried the 24-pin as I already use an extension for that one, but it depends on the position of the 24-pin connector on the motherboard.
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Thanks for your reply B!0HaZard. My motherboard is Asrock P67 Extreme4 Gen3 and looking at the layout of the 8-Pin it seems like I should buy an extension cable.

As for the fan, looking back at some reviews I found out that the hole is in the rear and not the top part of the case, unlike r3. No problem there then!
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Hey everyone! I'd like to join the Fractal Club!!





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Hey everyone! I'd like to join the Fractal Club!!

Nice. biggrin.gif How much room do you have between the top of the Silver Arrow and the side panel? I'm currently looking for a case that will hold the SA and two TY-150's (much larger width than the TY-140's). Thanks! thumb.gif
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post #1315 of 16053
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Nice. biggrin.gif How much room do you have between the top of the Silver Arrow and the side panel? I'm currently looking for a case that will hold the SA and two TY-150's (much larger width than the TY-140's). Thanks! thumb.gif

It is very difficult for me to get a quantitative measurement for you, but there is no way that a 26.5mm fan will fit there. The fan that sits on the ram heat spreaders comes too close to the edge of the side panel. I'm trying to get you an exact measurement, but the vent does not line up with the top of the fan.

If you are really serious about putting a fan there, what if you mount the fan to the outside of the case? It may not be the most aesthetically pleasing, but it will certainly increase airflow. This case is pretty darn wide too! I'm not sure that you will have many options for a case that will fit a TY-150 and the SA.. Perhaps you could mount a 12.5cm fan? But those things move so little air it's just not worth it.

But the Arc Midi has lots of options for additional fans and is very airy and roomy. The side panel fan may not be necessary. I took 4C off my load temps by turning my top exhaust fan around and blocking off the second fan hole.
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Right on. Thanks for the info! thumb.gif
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i'm waiting on the ups man to bring me my 120x12mm fan today so i can set my arc mini up with push/pull on my h100. i picked this fan up for the rear exhaust. i found out the hard way that i wasn't fitting a 25mm back there. i'll post a pich of the push/pull setup when i get it installed.
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i cant remember if i've posted mine here or not, but here it is anyway thumb.gif

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Those thin fans are really good for tight spaces, but the amount of air they move is deplorable. I suggested that solsamurai mount the fan on the outside of the panel, but I admit that I probably wouldn't want that on my case. It would be worth it I think to mount a 25mm fan on the outside of the back of the case because it is not visible. Or at the very least cut the fan grill to allow a little more air through.
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post #1320 of 16053
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Nice. biggrin.gif How much room do you have between the top of the Silver Arrow and the side panel? I'm currently looking for a case that will hold the SA and two TY-150's (much larger width than the TY-140's). Thanks! thumb.gif

I'm not 100% here, but I would say that the rear 140mm and top 180mm fan mounts should mean that you could fit the bigger TY-150 fans there. Also, Arc midi is 230mm wide from which the back of mobo tray takes around 25mm and even if we give another inch to the mobo standoffs and mobo itself, there should still be 180mm space for cooler. Theoretically speaking, that is.
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