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post #7191 of 16055
Got my new "project case" Arc Mini in the mail today. Such a cute case. Only issue I have with it is the filters--they stick out through the honeycomb grilles and just look cheap. Is there a good kind of mesh I could substitute them with that will look nice and still block dust?
   
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post #7192 of 16055
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So you have a fan with no intake path?

Looks like they're just mounted there for extra circulation within the cases existing airflow. It works, but obviously not as good as pure intakes.
post #7193 of 16055
HELP! Which color should I paint all the white trim in my case, I have a green theme.



All the white is going to be one of those two colors

post #7194 of 16055
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HELP! Which color should I paint all the white trim in my case, I have a green theme.
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All the white is going to be one of those two colors
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I'd say go with the one on the left, the darker one.
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post #7195 of 16055
There is plenty of free space between the intake side of the fan and the window of the case. Also, since no hot air is blown inside the case what so ever, every bit of additional air that moves over the cards is already cooler then the cards. The significant drop in loaded temps is proof enough for me that this is helping...a lot!
post #7196 of 16055
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HELP! Which color should I paint all the white trim in my case, I have a green theme.



All the white is going to be one of those two colors


I'd try and find something more turquoise, you'll have to look at it for the next couple of years, may as well make it match, not just be close.
post #7197 of 16055
Starting work on my mini project with a Fractal Design Arc Mini!

http://www.overclock.net/t/1378838/case-mod-project-violet



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Starting work on my mini project with a Fractal Design Arc Mini!

http://www.overclock.net/t/1378838/case-mod-project-violet
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The largest I can find is 1280 x 1024
   
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Have you guys seen any build logs for the XL R2 where they fit a 480mm rad on the front? I plan to put a rad in front and debating if that (might) work or i'll just get the 140x3 monsta rad instead (of course i have to do away with the 5.25 bays).
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