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post #6101 of 15859
I don't think Air Penetrator's perform well on heatsink... do you get any temp difference vs. the stock Alpenföhn fan?
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post #6102 of 15859
There is a difference but the stock fan does a lot of noise and vibrates, the silverstone is sufficient same as 7v my phenom is cold biggrin.gif
post #6103 of 15859
Speaking of fans, would anyone with FD R4 comment on the included fans? I was planning on combining them at the top or at the front for intake, depending on where I put my radiator. Putting a 14cm Phanteks fan into the rear exhaust position. Should I invest in better fans, or are the FD Define R4 ones pretty good?
   
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Speaking of fans, would anyone with FD R4 comment on the included fans? I was planning on combining them at the top or at the front for intake, depending on where I put my radiator. Putting a 14cm Phanteks fan into the rear exhaust position. Should I invest in better fans, or are the FD Define R4 ones pretty good?
For air flow fans in a quiet case they do a good job. However, they aren't good for radiatiors if that's what you're aiming them for.
post #6105 of 15859
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My arc mini modded smile.gif

Glossy black front mod and dark gey tint side panel





can i get more pitcures but from the front with lights on and off ? biggrin.gif
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post #6106 of 15859
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For air flow fans in a quiet case they do a good job. However, they aren't good for radiatiors if that's what you're aiming them for.

Ah no, I've got 4 Scythe GTs for that. Case airflow is what I was thinking about. Like if I do the radiator up top as intake, I was thinking of 2 140mm front intake fans that reach far, such as air penetrator fans of some sort. Otherwise, if I do the radiator at the front in push/pull (most likely), any good quiet 140mm fans will be fine at the top.
   
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post #6107 of 15859
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700

700

Love this, could you give me the dimensions off that but of acrylic? how have you fitted it in the case?

Thanks Tony
post #6108 of 15859
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I'd get a 4 pinbs to SATA extension cable, like:
http://www.nzxt.com/new/products/premium_cables/cb_42sata
http://www.nzxt.com/new/products/premium_cables/cb_43sata

BTW, how do you like the M5S? wink.gif
The ssd is fantastic.
Installed win7 on it and the thing is fast !
I am still yet to play some games but I need to do a better job with cable management in my pc first. get 8pin extension and 4pin to sata power extensions as You linked. Maybe hang that 7870 on some string or something so it wont bend so much.

As for fractal 3000 case. it is fantastic but a bit low amount of space for cm inside. I am using default 1in 2 out fractal fans setup. Works great, Cooling is efficent and quiet (no fan controller. It is crappy. Using manual speeds of fans in uefi. 1100 for intake. 900 for both out fans wink.gif

Also Installed raised plexi(raised on small rubber feet) on top and side panel, so dust wont enter the system easily. Looks good to me and really helps with dust. I posted some photos earlier
http://www.overclock.net/g/a/828004/fractal-design-case-club/ - my case photos if someone wants to see em wink.gif No ssd in those photos. I need to do something with cables and maybe put psu fanside up.

I am unsure on so many things but generally I am very happy with this build. None of builds I've had for past 15years were this well done and quality biggrin.gif

edit: Love all the arc midi photos. Fantastic!
If I could ask please share fractal 3000 pics people. Especially inside cable management. give me some ideas !
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post #6109 of 15859
Yeah I like very much your plexi fan guards. thumb.gif

I know about the 3000 being quite compact... but it''s what I wanted when I bought it, I hate big cases and this one looks very big already in comparison to all the OEM stuff I've had before. wink.gif

BTW, did you update the firmware of the SSD? ~ has some additional speed boosts.
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post #6110 of 15859
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My arc mini modded smile.gif

Glossy black front mod and dark gey tint side panel



That is one good looking rig sir thumb.gif
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