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Many thx for reply. I am going to use just 3fans. 2 front and 1 rear. Are top fans necessary?
What is the efficiency of adding 2 top coolers? (I guess adding top fans would increase noise level)

they are unaudible at 800-900 rpm. if you don't use top vents then it will bemore quiet as they are covered with 'moduvent'. 3 fans will be enough(possibly you need to set them to 2 or 3 speed of fan controller, or spin them a bit higher if controlling from mobo), I just had 5 to run them at lowest possible speed and be whisper quiet.
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I was all but set on the Nano S, but the limited clearance between the GPU and PSU have me concerned. Is anyone having issues with their GPU running hot due to partially blocked airflow?

Also I currently have a SeaSonic X-850 PSU and it is 160mm long, will that block the grommet at the bottom or will I have enough room to run cables through it?
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Made some small changes to my loop today. I think it looks cleaner now. Just finished a stress test in AIDA 64 and didn't get over 61°C
Small changes to the cooling loop.
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nice vlog from jay for the define nano


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nice vlog from jay for the define nano

Yeah I liked that build. Very clean and that glass tubing looks pretty.
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What is the best way to mount a Corsair H100i in a R4 in order to achieve optimal temps - top or front of the case?
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Well.. i would "mount" the Corsair H100i in the trashcan outside and get a decent WC kit to start with..., but....

it doesn't matter , Front or Top.. whatever is the easiest to fit... and you moutn the fans as INTAKE , so the rad gets fresh air from outside the case.
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Well.. i would "mount" the Corsair H100i in the trashcan outside and get a decent WC kit to start with..., but....

it doesn't matter , Front or Top.. whatever is the easiest to fit... and you moutn the fans as INTAKE , so the rad gets fresh air from outside the case.

if you have enough fans to exhaust all the hot air the radiator will put into the case, then you have enough fans to supply it with cool air in the first place. i suggest exhausting hot air to the outside to keep your other components cool (esp gpu)
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Edited by ticallista - 6/11/16 at 12:35am
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Hey guys,

I'll be ordering one of the Define R5's in the next day or so and was wondering how silent they really are? I'll be running the rig 24/7 in the room I sleep in so the silence is key..

The fan config I would be looking to run are 3x Noctua NF-A14 PWM as intake/exhaust with a NH-D15 as the cooler. I saw a couple users in the thread had pretty much that exact set-up and was hoping they'd be able to chime in!

Thanks!
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