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post #5791 of 16132
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Well that is not smart! Hard drives need to be still and secured.

that's temporary, as I'm not moving my cpu. will be placing a bracket to secure it there. removed the drive cage for better airflow. =D
post #5792 of 16132
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What would you guys do if you weren't too worried about fan noise and had 6 AF140's and 2 included fractals?

I almost have the same setup, except i don't have the sidepanel fan on, since it does not come with a dustfilter. i do however have my two exhaust fans on top instead, since my cpu cooler is blowing the hot air towards the top of the case instead of the back.
post #5793 of 16132
Just gonna put this here:

http://www.fractal-design.com/?view=product&category=2&prod=113

Looks pretty good.
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post #5794 of 16132
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Just gonna put this here:
http://www.fractal-design.com/?view=product&category=2&prod=113
Looks pretty good.

I was going to post it but you anticipated me by a minute biggrin.gif
So, the Arc Midi R2 looks almost exactly like the Arc Midi. Apart from the side window I don't see any difference, at least not major ones
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post #5795 of 16132
Ok, the only other novelty is that both HDD cages are now removable. Well, nothing worth upgrading for any Arc Midi owner, but a nice little addition for new users.
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Just ordered my R4! Had core 1k for 1 month and its time to say goodbye biggrin.gif
    
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post #5797 of 16132
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Originally Posted by carmas View Post

I was going to post it but you anticipated me by a minute biggrin.gif
So, the Arc Midi R2 looks almost exactly like the Arc Midi. Apart from the side window I don't see any difference, at least not major ones

Differences are:

Window, SSD mount on motherboard tray, HDD cages, 2x USB 3.0, fan controller, removable fan filters and maybe a few more small ones.
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post #5798 of 16132
New Fractal ARC R2 drool.gif

I like it very nice biggrin.gif

post #5799 of 16132
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Differences are:

Window, SSD mount on motherboard tray, HDD cages, 2x USB 3.0, fan controller, removable fan filters and maybe a few more small ones.

It also has the option to install 120mm fans in the front and both 140mm and 120mm front fans can be installed with screws!!! It might even allow you to install a 280mm (Kraken X60 or the new Corsair 110) radiator in the front! thumb.gif
post #5800 of 16132
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Originally Posted by VulgarDisplay88 View Post

Differences are:

Window, SSD mount on motherboard tray, HDD cages, 2x USB 3.0, fan controller, removable fan filters and maybe a few more small ones.
Yes, I noticed later the other improvements. all in all is a lot of small changes, but after all the Arc Midi was already a good case, so there drastically change it.

However, it is nothing worth upgrading for a Midi owner. Actually I think that people interested in modding the case might have the chance to find some cheap Arc Midi and then do all the mods in your list. At least that's what I will do with my Midi. smile.gif
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