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post #13511 of 16139
If I am putting 3 intake fans in the front, 1 in the rear, and have my Kraken x61 mounted up top...would it be beneficial to put a 120mm fan on the bottom of the case as well? I am thinking it might actually mess up the airflow from the front fans and it would actually push the hot air back onto my 980TI.

What do you guys think?
    
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post #13512 of 16139
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His window is too small... I like my idea of making the entire side into a window,

I saw that done somewhere and it looks pretty cool... and it doesn't look ghetto

I do just like sclerosis said. I cut a piece of plexi and glued strips of magnetic tape along each side. Don't rely on the sticky side of the magnetic tape as it'll not last.

I used black electrical tape along the edges as the bubbles on the glue side of the tape are ugly. Not sure how think the plexi I used was but it is a bit thicker then the chassis so I'll probably find some better suited and do it over.

Some poor cell pics of my arc mini

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post #13513 of 16139
That's exactly what I saw somewhere and it looks really cool to have the entire side of the case where you can see in...

The only thing is, the one I saw the guy used screws and hand tightened them which is probably what I'll do... if there are some screw holes available. I'll get this worked on once I get some time off work.

BTW, can you buy plexiglass and places like Home Depot or Lowes?
post #13514 of 16139
No screw holes that I know of. Probably have to drill. Yeah, Lowe's and HD both.

If you're gonna screw in you might think about tempered glass.
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post #13515 of 16139
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Originally Posted by Jyve View Post

No screw holes that I know of. Probably have to drill. Yeah, Lowe's and HD both.

If you're gonna screw in you might think about tempered glass.

Nah, I'll just use plexiglass since drilling holes in actual glass can be tricky.

If there aren't already screw holes present on the side to use, then I'll have to use magnetic tape or if the case is made out of aluminum I could always use aluminum magnets
post #13516 of 16139
I don't need them and don't know what I am going to do with them but I just picked up the Define R5 and an Asus Z97 Pro Wifi AC for $50. cash. I think that's a pretty good deal. The case is immaculate and the board just has a issue with intermittent Asmedia usb 3.0 in the rear. It has Intel USB 3 also so it's not a big deal and it came with a card reader that has 4x USB 3.0 anyways.




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post #13517 of 16139
What riven size does the Fractal Arc case series use? Anybody knows?
post #13518 of 16139
Got my Define S set up today, it's lovely! Then I realized the front panel audio jacks are reversed, like numerous others I've read with this issue. It's a small issue, but disappointing nonetheless and not the quality I'd expect from Fractal Design. Created a support ticket; hopefully they'll fix it soon.
post #13519 of 16139
Mines like that, its odd but it works so I'm not bothered personally.
post #13520 of 16139
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Mines like that, its odd but it works so I'm not bothered personally.

If you think it's worth the effort, you can email them and they'll send you some sort of adapter or replacement part for free.
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