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post #5131 of 16134
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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..


Depends on what level of silence your looking for. My rig runs at about 30db fully cranked. Most of it is the GPU with a 7950 XFX dual fan. With out GPU load. I'm at around 26db. (xspc fans on the radiator)

Its not silent but its not loud by any means. Gentle rush of air, its noticeable, but just barely. Case will around 20-22db when i replace the xspc fans with quiet edition Corsairs, and add my gpu block to the video card.

20-22db with great temps, on a overclocked gaming rig is a had chore to muster. I will be getting it done with 520 of radiator space, quiet low speed fans, and gpu/cpu blocks.
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post #5132 of 16134
ok guys it's DONE. Ordered fractal 3000.
Any newbie tips for building pc in it? I am a pc gamer and builder for 15 years but I NEVER had a good case. I always had cheapest terrible case for some reason.
So any build tips? Or maybe any 3000 tips?

My rig is in the sig ?(the banana one)
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post #5133 of 16134
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ok guys it's DONE. Ordered fractal 3000.
Any newbie tips for building pc in it? I am a pc gamer and builder for 15 years but I NEVER had a good case. I always had cheapest terrible case for some reason.
So any build tips? Or maybe any 3000 tips?
My rig is in the sig ?(the banana one)

Congratz! core 3000 is a nice case but requires some attention. for example there is no cutout for the 8-pin, at least my case didnt have it so what you can do before you put the mobo in - route that 8 pin cable through motherboard backplate cutout underneath the mobo, it will look lot better that way just be careful when you tighten the mobo 8 pin is a thick cable so you might want to flatten it a little.
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Should I remove the bottom fan? Sometimes it feels out of place.
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post #5135 of 16134
Define Mini for $80 shipped on Newegg in "case" anyone wants it: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352011&Tpk=define%20mini
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post #5136 of 16134
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Should I remove the bottom fan? Sometimes it feels out of place.

i don't see anything wrong with it being there.
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post #5137 of 16134
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Define Mini for $80 shipped on Newegg in "case" anyone wants it

I see what you did there smile.gif
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I see what you did there smile.gif
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post #5139 of 16134
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Should I remove the bottom fan? Sometimes it feels out of place.

What extensions are those? I have the same board and looking for some that match nicely.
post #5140 of 16134
just ordered some new fans. for my arc midi.

Corsair
4 af140
2 sp120 performance edition for my radiator (will be controlled by fan controller)

hope to drop system temps a tad bit and improve water temp/ cpu temp. Theme my case a bit more as well for the added bonus.
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