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Not an option in my house.
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i5 3570K @ 4.4GHz (1.272V) ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M PNY GTX 660 Ti SLI PNY 8GB (2x4GB) @ 1333MHz  
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Seagate 750GB 7200RPM Arctic Cooling ACFZ13 92MM CPU Cooler Windows 7  Dell S2440L 24" LED Monitor 
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Logitech K520 PC Power and Cooling MKIII 600W Fractal Design Core 1000 Logitech M310 
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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 #4022 of 15931
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I'm thinking of switching my Storm Scout into the Midi along with my Rasa Kit. Any suggestions on reservoirs? I need 2 bay drives for my CD drive and my Rasa Res takes up 2 as well leaving me with 1 bay drive space that I don't have in the Midi. Would you recommend a single bay drive res or a non-bay drive one? Personally, the bay drive reservoirs look so much better than a block of water inside and exposed.

Costs more but why not eBay your optical drives and just get an external optical drive? Surely you only need 1. I removed mine, only plug it in when I need to, it sits on the 3.5 cages when I install it, and the cables are always ready. If I had an external it would be gone.

External ones usually look better anyhow.
post #4023 of 15931
I might actually consider doing that. Thanks.
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XSPC Rasa RS240 Windows 7 (64 bit) Standard Dell Monitor KBC Poker II 
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XFX XXX Edition 650W CM Storm Scout Logitech MX 518 Audio Technica ATH-M50 
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XSPC Rasa RS240 Windows 7 (64 bit) Standard Dell Monitor KBC Poker II 
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XFX XXX Edition 650W CM Storm Scout Logitech MX 518 Audio Technica ATH-M50 
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post #4024 of 15931
Hey, guys, has anyone tried to get a spare I/O panel from fractal design? Someone in this thread posted a while back that they sent him one.
post #4025 of 15931
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Hey, guys, has anyone tried to get a spare I/O panel from fractal design? Someone in this thread posted a while back that they sent him one.

Yeah they sent me a replacement I/O panel for my Midi a few months ago. Took about 2 weeks to get here.
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I might actually consider doing that. Thanks.

It's what people did when floppy started to become ancient isn't it. ^^ Is the age of digital downloads now. I want to put windows on a usb, never tried it probably really easy.
post #4027 of 15931
Windows from usb is a lot more convenient and faster. Been doing it for a while now. I've got mine on a 8gb stick with all my latest motherboard drivers, graphics drivers etc.
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Windows from usb is a lot more convenient and faster. Been doing it for a while now. I've got mine on a 8gb stick with all my latest motherboard drivers, graphics drivers etc.

That's how I do it these days. M$ has put out a USB tool just for this purpose and it's easy to use as 1-2-3. Seriously, no need for optical, optical is so hmm 2003? tongue.gif
post #4029 of 15931
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How does the R4 compare to the Corsair 550D

The 550D has about half the amount of foam thickness of the R4 on the door. The R4 uses a sound dampening material and not foam except on the door. Which unlike the 550D has a place behind the door for your fingers and not stiff to open. Before I decided on a case I went to Micro Center so I could check out the R3 and 550D side-by-side. MC does not have the R4 in stock yet. The R4 has made some improvements like the ability to remove one or both drive cages more back panel room. If you can see the 550D in person I think it may be a good thing to do before paying $30 more for it. I am really liking the the built in three-setting fan controller, PSU dust filter, ease to get to front panel fans and filter, and the top panel power button and connectors on the top. I keep it below my desk so the USB ports are placed in a more convenient spot. Like the R3, one can choose Arctic White, Black Pearl or Titanium Grey. I chose the latter. I like choices.

This is from the Corsair forum:
- Front door hinges/locks are ridiculously weak. A plastic pin.
- Front placeholders for 5 25 bays: cheap plastic that would fit a cheap chinese case from 5 years ago, not a Corsair product from 2012
- The case itself doesn't feel that strong in the metal parts, like the side panels
- Plastic side panels that pop-off with a light touch and really feel light and weak
- PSU mount holes doesn't fit a Seasonic SS-760KM, only 3 mount holes fit the PSU at any orientation
- cheap plastic piece covering the case, feels really light and weak, like that type of plastic that cracks after some time under direct light
http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showthread.php?t=108644
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AOC 27" Q2770PQU Logitech K800 EVGA SuperNOVA 750G2 80PLUS Gold Certified ATX1... Fractal Design R5 (No Window) 
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Does anyone know if Fractal Design would release a window side panel for the Arc Mini anytime soon? redface.gif
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