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post #6611 of 16133
Assuming you used the little rubber spaces and happen to be like me, check and be sure one or more of them have not 'gone rogue' i.e. fell out or got lost if you have removed/replaced/cleaned some of the parts in your case.
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post #6612 of 16133
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I see Newegg only has 3 Define R4's listed. Window Titanium Gray, Arctic White, and Window Arctic White. Fingers crossed that the black pearl and the others pop back up and Newegg has them on sale. I am jonesing to get the R4 black windowed.

I hunted around for 4 of the R4 Black ones without the window, Looked at just about every site in the US I could think of and could only find 2, from 2 different places. frown.gif
post #6613 of 16133
Guys,

What are the best case fans that will move the most amount of air and still be pretty quiet that would fit in the R4?

I was looking at these Cougar CF-V12HP Vortex fans but not sure if they would fit due to the way the front panel fans "snap in".

Here's the link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835553002

And if you guys know of any better ones that will provide better cooling, please let me know. Thank you!
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post #6614 of 16133
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Yeah it fits.

Heh, now that you mention it, both have the same product codes on Fractal's website. Awesome. Just picked one up from MNJTech (...paid tax, so Antares might end up slightly cheaper). Thanks mang.

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Guys,

What are the best case fans that will move the most amount of air and still be pretty quiet that would fit in the R4?

I was looking at these Cougar CF-V12HP Vortex fans but not sure if they would fit due to the way the front panel fans "snap in".

Here's the link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835553002

And if you guys know of any better ones that will provide better cooling, please let me know. Thank you!

Any 120mm fan will fit in the front fan mount. You just screw them or soft-mount them in place instead of clip them in. 140mm fans will most likely NOT fit, since as I learned the shroud is designed for Fractal's 137mm fans. rolleyes.gif

That said, when my TY-147s eventually come in I'm going to mod them and the shroud to mount 'em up.
Edited by BBEG - 3/2/13 at 8:26am
    
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post #6615 of 16133
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Can anyone with the Arc Midi windowed panel confirm whether it fits the R4?

Yes it does. (fits perfect, no modding, it's the same panel) thumb.gif
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Great! 'Cause I have one inbound and I'd be disappointed to find it didn't fit. tongue.gif

Slight update also posted in the build log: 5x TY-147s due in around end of March, side panel inbound, acrylic sheet inbound, measuring for cables tomorrow. I'll have to set my alarm and wake up in the AM.
    
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post #6617 of 16133
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140mm fans will most likely NOT fit, since as I learned the shroud is designed for Fractal's 137mm fans. :rolleyes.

Corsair AF140s fit in the front of the R4 so I think the Cougars will too. Phobya 140mm LED fans also fit.
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How interesting. My ruler or eyeball may be off. headscratch.gif
    
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post #6619 of 16133
I've changed my mind and thinking about getting a Define R4 instead. Anyone running the case without the plastic front thing? It seems very restrictive towards airflow.
post #6620 of 16133
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Originally Posted by S@wyer View Post

I have the Window R4
I haven't had any issues with temps or noise (although I have my case fans running on 7V)

I also have an H100 mounted in the top of my R4 (push only, p/p is not possible without modification) it fits just fine.
Only thing you would have to watch out for would be tall MOSFIT heatsinks or RAM positioned high on the mobo



How'd you do that with your video cards near the rear I/O? The shroud looks different than normal, as well as the support bracket which extends most of the length of the PCB.
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