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Has any of you guys seen a Arc Midi with a 240 rad fitted between the mobo-side side panel and the HDD cages? Could you fit a slim rad (say like the EX240) in there without removing the HDD cages ?

very easy to check, take the size specs of the arc midi and the needed radiator and you'll get the answer. I suspect attaching it would be a pain though plus the cages could get in the way of tubing. i think it's easier to fit a dual rad behind the front fans or on the top like most ppl do.
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I might take the front filter off my Core 3000. It's starting to get a dust ring where the fan is laugher.gif

On mine I get those "dust rings" and have to vacuum like every week. biggrin.gif
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Are you sure it's the fan and not an HDD vibration traveling to the front of the case?

yeah because when i turn of the front fans the sound stops? i have anti vibration frames on the front but that didnt help at all frown.gif
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yeah because when i turn of the front fans the sound stops? i have anti vibration frames on the front but that didnt help at all frown.gif

Then it is most likely either out of balance or not mounted flush. The former can happen due to a defect. If it just started to happen, the bearing may have gone bad. I had that happen to one of my Fractal fans...and they replaced it. It could also be that it is not mounted flush or the frame is being torqued somehow. Are all four clips securely locked over the fan? Is any of the wiring under one corner of the fan? When you mount the front panel, are you sure that all four posts are fully inserted to the chassis?

You might also be encountering some sort of odd wave harmonic by the vibrations from the HDD colliding with the vibrations from the fan. Can you change the speed of the fan...and if so, does the vibration then go away?

You could also try swapping the fan with another in the case to see if it makes a difference.
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Then it is most likely either out of balance or not mounted flush. The former can happen due to a defect. If it just started to happen, the bearing may have gone bad. I had that happen to one of my Fractal fans...and they replaced it. It could also be that it is not mounted flush or the frame is being torqued somehow. Are all four clips securely locked over the fan? Is any of the wiring under one corner of the fan? When you mount the front panel, are you sure that all four posts are fully inserted to the chassis?
You might also be encountering some sort of odd wave harmonic by the vibrations from the HDD colliding with the vibrations from the fan. Can you change the speed of the fan...and if so, does the vibration then go away?
You could also try swapping the fan with another in the case to see if it makes a difference.

i will check the top things tonight, i swapped out the both front fans for noise blocker PK3s and the problem is still there frown.gif its really bugging me, ill try sort it out redface.gif
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So I got my Arc Midi the other day and I've got a fan question. I've ordered and received 2 Bgears b-Blaster 140mm fans for front intake and I've got the included Fractal fans for the top and back. I was wondering, what if I set up the top fans as intake as well as the front fans? Would that be too much positive pressure? What if I ordered 2 more Bgears b-Blaster 140mm fans for the top? What do you guys think?
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Just got my Arc Midi yesterday and almost everything assembled last night. I was debating getting it for a couple months now and I wish I did it sooner. This thing is easy as hell to work with, I love how wide it is, makes cable management in the back easy. Also going from a NZXT Phantom to this, it just seems a whole lot classier.

Now I'm just debating modding the front panel and adding a Corsair H100...

Thanks to everybody for putting up their pictures and everything, definitely helped me make my mind up.


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Just got my Arc Midi yesterday and almost everything assembled last night. I was debating getting it for a couple months now and I wish I did it sooner. This thing is easy as hell to work with, I love how wide it is, makes cable management in the back easy. Also going from a NZXT Phantom to this, it just seems a whole lot classier.
Now I'm just debating modding the front panel and adding a Corsair H100...
Thanks to everybody for putting up their pictures and everything, definitely helped me make my mind up.
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That looks very excellent jdub, well put together and clean. Well done and I'm glad you like it!
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That looks very excellent jdub, well put together and clean. Well done and I'm glad you like it!

Thanks I appreciate it!
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I just got my XL in been working fixing every thing up.

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