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Originally Posted by eBombzor View Post

I moved the bottom intake to the rear for exhaust and moved the front fan to the bottom front. I get the exact same results :/

You didn't have a rear exhaust?
post #6312 of 15840
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Originally Posted by Mysticode View Post

Ah, thanks for the response.

Have you completely swapped out the stock R2 fans then with AF140s?

Actually i'm only using the af140 as exhaust. The 2 front intake are stock fractals and i like them, honestly with this case theres no reason to upgrade. Im even thinking of getting another fractal to replace the af140 just cause it looks cleaner imo. Also the AF140s dont really fit securely in the front fan mounting thing.

That being said, the AF140s will perform better and quieter, but it costs more than twice as much as the fractal fans iirc.
Edited by jcamp6336 - 2/18/13 at 4:43pm
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Very nice components! I'm thinking of a mini build as well but not sure if I want to go arc mini or core 1000 biggrin.gif
Yeah I looked at going with the core 1000, my only issue is that it doesn't support a dual 120 rad in the top of the case. As my build i will be using water cooling. biggrin.gif By doing a custom water-cooling loop i hope to hit 4.5ghz or 5ghz rolleyes.gif
Edited by tt-Prodigy15 - 2/18/13 at 5:28pm
post #6314 of 15840
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I moved the bottom intake to the rear for exhaust and moved the front fan to the bottom front. I get the exact same results :/

More fans^ biggrin.gif
   
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...Also the AF140s dont really fit securely in the front fan mounting thing...That being said, the AF140s will perform better and quieter, but it costs more than twice as much as the fractal fans iirc...

You can use the mounting holes to screw the fans in place. (I use AF140's as intakes, secures them so they don't come loose if you move your case)
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Was able to test Noctua NF-A140 FLX and ULN today, and while they were definitely very good fans, I'd only run them at ~800-900RPM for my quiet build, at which speed they are roughly equivalent to the stock Define R4 fans in airflow (subjectively).
   
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post #6317 of 15840
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Or has anyone got a triple rad up top without mods? It would just be til easter when I can sort things out.

Based on my measurements, an R4 cannot fit a triple rad anywhere without modification.
    
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I moved the bottom intake to the rear for exhaust and moved the front fan to the bottom front. I get the exact same results :/

You didn't have a rear exhaust?

No. I only had a front intake and a bottom intake. I used my Evo as an exhaust.

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Very nice components! I'm thinking of a mini build as well but not sure if I want to go arc mini or core 1000 biggrin.gif
I use the Core 1000 and I do reccomend it for low-cost and space builds.
If you are going with a GPU with a refferance/blower design, 1k is awesome. I reccomend not running a say h80in the front as that is the only way for a GPU to get air. Unless you cut out a home for air in the bottom of the case tongue.gif
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Based on my measurements, an R4 cannot fit a triple rad anywhere without modification.
Ah, okay. Thanks BBEG, The seller is trying to make me buy outside of eBay through their website and only offering giftcard refunds so the sale might fall through frown.gif
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