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When I see a car with rusted panels and an exhaust system louder then my grandma when she forgets to wear her hearing aid, I think one of two things: that person has no respect for there possessions, or that person is a mechanic and knows how far he can push the car without it breaking.
And thanks man, the finish is beautiful, so strong, and doesn't feel like it's going to chip at all.

3. That man is a poor student that spends all his money on his PC;)
post #2282 of 15931
Hey, I have removed the top hard drive cage and that did seem to improve air flow. I'm wondering what is the best combination of fans for the Arc Midi. Has anyone done any testing?
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post #2283 of 15931
anyone where I can buy the Fractak design arc mini ( not midi ) the matx format of midi
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anyone where I can buy the Fractak design arc mini ( not midi ) the matx format of midi

Sorry bud, couldn't find the Arc Mini online for Canadian residents. NCIX, however, has the Define Mini that you may consider:
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=58474&vpn=FD-CA-DEF-MINI-BL&manufacture=Fractal%20Design
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Seagate 750GB 7200RPM Arctic Cooling ACFZ13 92MM CPU Cooler Windows 7  Dell S2440L 24" LED Monitor 
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post #2285 of 15931
Has anyone fit a triple 180 on the top of a define XL or a triple 140 on the bottom. i have seen triple 120's down on the bottom .
 
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post #2286 of 15931
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Nothing really. Not trying to give ya a hard time. Seriously
I'm just amazed somtimes, that fashion plays such an important role in
the constuction of such an industrial product. So it's somtimes interesting
trying to understand what is actually the purpose of a build.
Thus, the fashion over function question -s-

There are plenty of mobo's which look good and perform well you know.
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post #2287 of 15931
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God, you make my Core 1000 cry at night for being so ugly.
I need to eventually customize it somehow; once I get the money, I'll get the cables sleeved.
It's the least I can do...

Find someone that does powder-coating, you should be able to get the case done for $40 - $60 like I did in any single color.


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Quote:
Originally Posted by axipher View Post

When I see a car with rusted panels and an exhaust system louder then my grandma when she forgets to wear her hearing aid, I think one of two things: that person has no respect for there possessions, or that person is a mechanic and knows how far he can push the car without it breaking.
And thanks man, the finish is beautiful, so strong, and doesn't feel like it's going to chip at all.

3. That man is a poor student that spends all his money on his PC;)

Haha, good point tongue.gif


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Originally Posted by ChesterCat View Post

Nothing really. Not trying to give ya a hard time. Seriously
I'm just amazed somtimes, that fashion plays such an important role in
the constuction of such an industrial product. So it's somtimes interesting
trying to understand what is actually the purpose of a build.
Thus, the fashion over function question -s-

There are plenty of mobo's which look good and perform well you know.

Yep, just need to spend the time looking. Took me forever to find my motherboard.
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post #2288 of 15931
Hey everyone. Here are some more pictures of my Midi. I absolutely love how easy it was to assemble. I have actually replaced the side panel with the fan mesh with a second panel without it since I won't be using any fans there. It makes for a much cleaner look personally, and slightly decreased the sound from the equipment.

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Samsung 830 128GB Western Digital WD6401AALS Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD103UJ Samsung SH-S223L 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Noctua NH-U12P SE1366 Window 10 Professional Dell S2309W Logitech G110 
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Samsung 830 128GB Western Digital WD6401AALS Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD103UJ Samsung SH-S223L 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Noctua NH-U12P SE1366 Window 10 Professional Dell S2309W Logitech G110 
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post #2289 of 15931
Build Update:
Showed you guys this a week or so ago.
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Then some of my Z77 hardware arrived.
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450
And CPU cooler.
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Now I'm just waiting on a 3770k and the right looking GTX 680.
post #2290 of 15931
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Hey everyone. Here are some more pictures of my Midi. I absolutely love how easy it was to assemble. I have actually replaced the side panel with the fan mesh with a second panel without it since I won't be using any fans there. It makes for a much cleaner look personally, and slightly decreased the sound from the equipment.
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Nice!!! Where did you get the side panel?
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