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post #1511 of 15929
Just throwing in another plug here for ekg... absolutely amazing... thumb.gif Looks really good and and... i am speechless! everytime your work always impresses me biggrin.gif
    
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Just an update on my Arc Midi
Got this done this past weekend, however, I just stuffed two 6970's in there, no water on those yet however. And I mounted 2 more YL's on the bottom of the top radiator for push/pull.

How's the noise level with a bay res/pump compared to d5+ek restop? How are you draining this now? rolleyes.gif
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post #1513 of 15929
Can definitely hear the dual ddc's, but it doesn't bother me. I like how compact the ddc is compared to the d5.

As far as draining, I put some paper towels down and very quickly pull a hose off and drain it into a tupperware container.
I don't like the look of drain hoses.

Also, the xspc bay reservoir isn't exactly easy to fill in the arc midi.
post #1514 of 15929
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I'm kicking myself for not grabbing a Define Mini when it was a Shellshocker deal last week... I have to wait until Z77 hits, but I hate to miss a sale on something I want... Especially when it's a $40 difference tongue.gif

Don't go with Newegg, I got mine from NCIX (US) for like $85 shipped when they had a free shipping over $50 deal.
Even w/o that though they're cheaper than Newegg IIRC.
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post #1515 of 15929
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took few shots of my new creation biggrin.gif check it out i'm very pleased with result, came out just how i wanted it
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That is amazing. Doesn't even seem like a Fractal case anymore.
post #1516 of 15929
I think I'm going to do a similar thing with my Arc Midi, remove the foam stuff from the front panel and replace it with a thin sheet of plastic or even card, with the holes cut out so the fans peer through. It looks very smart I must say.

Eddie.
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post #1517 of 15929
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Don't go with Newegg, I got mine from NCIX (US) for like $85 shipped when they had a free shipping over $50 deal.
Even w/o that though they're cheaper than Newegg IIRC.

It's backordered frown.gif I wish Amazon carried them.
    
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post #1518 of 15929
@ekg: have you ever thought of trying to fit a 3rd fan on the front? That would look so nice.
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post #1519 of 15929
One thing I noticed that was odd on my Arc Midi, even though the bottom HDD cage is riveted in, it appears to have pre-drilled screw holes as well in both the case and the cage! Why didn't they just screw it??
 
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post #1520 of 15929
I feel like I have a problem because I'm starting to get bored with the Arc and Core cases. Isn't it time Fractal threw out something new?

*crosses fingers, hoping that I won't get flamed*

It would be pretty awesome to see them release another butt kicking case. smile.gif
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