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post #711 of 16053
Arc Mini's got 2x 120mm fans on front, Midi's got 2x 140mm. Mini only fits 120mm for exhaust and bottom fans, Midi accepts 120mm or 140mm for both places. Both accept 120mm or 140mm for top and side fans. Midi has one extra fan slot on top. Both have removable HDD bay (this feature should be mandatory on new cases). Midi has more room behind the motherboard tray for cable management (also needs to be a new trend).
    
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post #712 of 16053
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There's just enough space between the XSPC RX240 rad and the Corsair Vengeance ram.
Wow, thanks for that image man One thing, can you see the attached image to this post and tell me - how many cm/inches from the radiator all the way to the front of the case?

Can you take a ruler and stick it in the 5.25" bays and measure to the edge?
Basically, what is the maximum length 5.25" item that can be put there with a radiator up top
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post #713 of 16053
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Wow, thanks for that image man One thing, can you see the attached image to this post and tell me - how many cm/inches from the radiator all the way to the front of the case?

Can you take a ruler and stick it in the 5.25" bays and measure to the edge?
Basically, what is the maximum length 5.25" item that can be put there with a radiator up top
There's about 7.5" of space between the rad and the front of the bezel. I could fit my optical drive into the top slot but getting to the cables would be difficult.
    
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Hi!


My brother is gonna go for the said case, and I just have a quick question on how I wanted the airflow to be:



So is this a good setup?

The top HDD cage will be removed.


Thanks in advance!
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There's about 7.5" of space between the rad and the front of the bezel. I could fit my optical drive into the top slot but getting to the cables would be difficult.
Excellent, thank you!
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post #716 of 16053
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Hi!


My brother is gonna go for the said case, and I just have a quick question on how I wanted the airflow to be:



So is this a good setup?

The top HDD cage will be removed.


Thanks in advance!
I think the setup would be great. It's just crazy how many fans you can put in the Arc Midi. I wish there was a filter for the 180mm fan location. I did buy a Silverstone 180mm fan filter. It doesn't fit flush but still better then nothing.
    
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what kind of temps are you getting stimr2! thanks cpu/gpu load and idle
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what kind of temps are you getting stimr2! thanks cpu/gpu load and idle
I had a H70 before and I was getting 76C on my hottest core. Idle I was at 38C on my coolest core and 42C on my hottest. My ambient temps are around 27C. My 2600k isn't a great OCer and is voltage hungry. My clock speed was at 4.3ghz w/HT @ 1.350volts.

With my new loop I idle around 34C on the coolest and 37C on the hottest. On load the hottest core would hit 70C. Its clocked at 4.5ghz w/HT at 1.404volts w. With the side panel off I've seen the coolest core go down to 31C.

Can't wait to see what temps I get in the winter. Its just so hot and humid here. I really wish I had a better OCing 2600K. But can't complain my old Phenom II 940BE couldn't touch it.

My GPU temps haven't changed too much from my R3 to my Arc Midi. It idles around 44C and on load around 68C.
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Hi!


My brother is gonna go for the said case, and I just have a quick question on how I wanted the airflow to be:



So is this a good setup?

The top HDD cage will be removed.


Thanks in advance!
Personally, I would remove the farthest right top exhaust, I feel it would just suck the cold air out before it even gets to the components, other than that it is pretty much what I am going to go for.
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personally, i would remove the farthest right top exhaust, i feel it would just suck the cold air out before it even gets to the components, other than that it is pretty much what i am going to go for.
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