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ok ppl i need your help i love fractal cases i wanted to order r4 black pearl, but the date was pushed back to 2012-12-26. I dont want gray one or white mad.gif do u think arc midi would be a good choice? I am really looking for silence out here redface.gif
You can´t go REALLY silent with a gaming rig in a ARC-Case but you can go semipassiv, if your not in gaming and so on.
(Linus did a vid. about it )
If you´re going to game AND want silence you should go with the Define..
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Watercooled Midi, silent. Midi with D-14 and 5 fans at 700rpm, very quiet, not silent, but not far off.
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I find it impossible to get the bottom latches on the side panel to actually grab on the Midi unless it's laying down on its side and I'm putting my whole body weight on it. Any tips on getting the frickin door on properly? The bottom is starting to get all scratched up.

The right side panel fits on perfectly fine. No parts seem to be bent or broken off.

It also takes a crapload of effort to get the panel off compared to what I'm seeing in videos. Linus did it with one hand, holding a camera.
Edited by winniethepwn - 12/5/12 at 11:50am
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post #5114 of 15943
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I find it impossible to get the bottom latches on the side panel to actually grab on the Midi unless it's laying down on its side and I'm putting my whole body weight on it. Any tips on getting the frickin door on properly? The bottom is starting to get all scratched up.
The right side panel fits on perfectly fine. No parts seem to be bent or broken off.
It also takes a crapload of effort to get the panel off compared to what I'm seeing in videos. Linus did it with one hand, holding a camera.

I had the same problem.

You have to bend the taps (which secure the pannel the case) just a little out.
I can't send you a pic at the moment but you'll see which tabs I mean because they should be already scratched.

EDIT:

Edited by DJKAY - 12/6/12 at 5:19am
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BTW Guys im only 15 votes behind at MOTM, need some more votes from fellow fractal owners to take the lead!
VOTE HERE PLEASE!! biggrin.gif

Voted wink.gif

and did you spray paint the sli bridge?
Edited by kim jong so ill - 12/5/12 at 1:22pm
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Nice!
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Voted wink.gif
and did you spray paint the sli bridge?

yes i did biggrin.gif i had an old hard sli bridge, so i just sprayed it with some flat black

BTW ITS EVEN GUYS biggrin.gif



VOTE VOTE VOTE MY FELLOW FRACTAL OWNERS!
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You are now in the lead with 140 votes thumb.gif

P.S. The SLI bridge does look miles better painted biggrin.gif
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I had the same problem.
You have to bend the taps (which secure the pannel the case) just a little out.
I can't send you a pic at the moment but you'll see which tabs I mean because they should be already scratched.
I'm going to post pics when I'm back home.
Hope I could help you this way wink.gif

Thanks, I appreciate it.

Still too tight to take off with 1 hand, but at least it's on there. biggrin.gif
Edited by winniethepwn - 12/5/12 at 4:32pm
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I may finally get a fractal case... Wanted to get it with my initial build, but I'm glad I couldn't afford it because the R4 is the perfect combo of what I liked about the Midi and R3. Are the new R2 fractal fans any good? Any other black and white fans to suggest?
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