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post #3651 of 15741
Well i did the first mod to my arc midi which is removing the filters and that plastic crap behind it, and now it looks so much more better biggrin.gif



Hope you guys like it, next plan is a full acrylic window on the side biggrin.gif

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post #3652 of 15741
Looks nice, but may i recommend putting some black card in and putting circular cuts in. A few have done it on here and it looks really nice.
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post #3653 of 15741
Guys, is anyone using the new Thermaltake Water 2.0 extreme with an Arc Midi case or knows if it will fit in it without modding?

Thnx

J
post #3654 of 15741
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Originally Posted by JureS View Post

Guys, is anyone using the new Thermaltake Water 2.0 extreme with an Arc Midi case or knows if it will fit in it without modding?
Yeah, it's 40mm thick so it should fit in the midi just fine with one set of fans.
I wouldn't use RAM or mobo with tall heatsinks though.
post #3655 of 15741
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Yeah, it's 40mm thick so it should fit in the midi just fine with one set of fans.
I wouldn't use RAM or mobo with tall heatsinks though.

I don't think that would be a problem (I'm getting these puppies http://geizhals.eu/736813 ), as the 120mm mounting holes up top are moved away from the MoBo. I think you can have a 20cm thick unit there if you want to.

I'm more concerned about the length, since the 5.25 inch bay cage in Arc Midi is fairly close to the 120mm mounting holes located toward that end. I just want to make sure that the radiator won't collide with that bay. If that won't happen, I might even set the radiator up in a push/pull smile.gif

J
Edited by JureS - 8/5/12 at 4:25pm
post #3656 of 15741
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Ordered the R4 Titanium Grey earlier today and a Thermalright HR-02 Macho . I'm excited. First new case in 7 years!
I tried doing a search but couldn't find an answer to my questions.
I looked at the height size and I think the Macho with one fan may be cutting it close. Anyone have one mounted?
http://www.thermalright.com/products/index.php?act=data&cat_id=35&id=178
Also have a PC Power and Cooling MKIII Silencer 600w. Hoping I don't need a 12v extension cable. Will it reach?
Thanks!

I have the R4 in titanium grey, it's an awesome case biggrin.gif

I didn't need any extensions, I have a seasonic x750. Even the 8 pin CPU power was fine, and it's on the very top of the board. Your psu might be different but most likely I think you'll be fine.

As for the cooler I'm not sure, it kind of depends on the motherboard too. There isn't a ton of space in the top, if I remember around 30 mm or so before you hit the motherboard.
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No dust filters? You guys are brave, or not lazy? I don't want any dust getting in my D14 or on my fans...do you guys just clean your case once a month or somethin? Or live in some special kind of bubble that has no dust? I know fans work 100% better without dust filter but I just don't think I can run mine without them.
post #3658 of 15741
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but I just don't think I can run mine without them.


Nor would I


I've seen plenty unfiltered box's. Not a pretty sight.

For the amount of money most have invested, I'd never take the chance of messing up
my stuff over the looks without a filter. Dusty componets run hotter and certainly shortens the
life of most all electronics.

The actual "gain" of air-flow isn't near enough to sacrifice what's inside [IMO of course]

I've got an 9 year old server box running 24/7 that looks near new inside [all because of proper filtered air]
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Looks nice, but may i recommend putting some black card in and putting circular cuts in. A few have done it on here and it looks really nice.

I want to, but im worried if i bend the tabs again they are going to break, already broke two :/
post #3660 of 15741
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Originally Posted by ad3ath View Post

No dust filters? You guys are brave, or not lazy? I don't want any dust getting in my D14 or on my fans...do you guys just clean your case once a month or somethin? Or live in some special kind of bubble that has no dust? I know fans work 100% better without dust filter but I just don't think I can run mine without them.

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Nor would I
I've seen plenty unfiltered box's. Not a pretty sight.
For the amount of money most have invested, I'd never take the chance of messing up
my stuff over the looks without a filter. Dusty componets run hotter and certainly shortens the
life of most all electronics.
The actual "gain" of air-flow isn't near enough to sacrifice what's inside [IMO of course]
I've got an 9 year old server box running 24/7 that looks near new inside [all because of proper filtered air]

And that's why I put the dust filter on the inside of the fan. You get the looks, and the dust filter.
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