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Before you go off accusing someone and labeling them inappropriately, re-read the original posts:
People usually put up their preliminary lists on a public forum with an expectation that someone will comment and add critique/advice. Moreover, he did mention, somewhat ambiguously, that he may want to overclock. But again, it's a public discussion forum, so if anyone does not want their rigs discussed, they wouldn't / shouldn't post them.

First off I never labeled any one, and second I read the post you need to re-read it.

Please point out the part where they are asking for advice on anything. They are simply saying what the build consist of. I'm not trying to be an a-hole, but i really do not see where they said they need advice on parts.
Edited by Lshuman - 4/16/13 at 11:12am
     
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post #7312 of 16135
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I would remove the top HDD cage and move the HDD to lower cage. SSD can be mounted anywhere. Also add another fan to the front or make sure it is on top section. Fix the cable clutter and your done.

I have 2 Corsair AF140 (140mm) fans in the front and moved the stock fans to the back and top. That's true about the SSD but don't you have to remove the motherboard to do this? A lot of the cable clutter is due to a Recon fan controller below the BD RW drive, there's tons of wires that go to various areas of the case not all can be hidden I think.
    
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I would remove the top HDD cage and move the HDD to lower cage. SSD can be mounted anywhere. Also add another fan to the front or make sure it is on top section. Fix the cable clutter and your done.

I have 2 Corsair AF140 (140mm) fans in the front and moved the stock fans to the back and top. That's true about the SSD but don't you have to remove the motherboard to do this? A lot of the cable clutter is due to a Recon fan controller below the BD RW drive, there's tons of wires that go to various areas of the case not all can be hidden I think.

You dont need to mount behind mobo. SSD has no moving parts. it can be placed anywhere. You can leave it sitting on top of the lower HDD cage.
Move the fan controller above the drive instead, and run wires behind case.

You hide all the cables, you can see in my case wires are limited with my fan controller.
    
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New LED strip lights came today, only £3.40 without molex connectors so I butchered my PSU cables a bit more. Hopefully I'll rewire it in orange and white in September anyway. I couldn't get the lighting right as it's a nice icey white light with nowhere near as much blue as it appears.


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Anyone?
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Hey guys, got a quick question for ya.

I was stupid and drilled out the hard drive cages thinking I'd never buy a hard drive. Well... I in actual need of one now.

Where do you guys think I should mount it? I was thinking of mounting it right under the 5.25 cages? Or maybe using the 3.5 to 5.25 adapter?

EDIT: I don't suppose it'd be possible to mount a HDD like a SSD because of all the moving parts and vibrations?
Edited by ZeVo - 4/16/13 at 8:54pm
post #7316 of 16135
Can't you reattach the bottom cage using small nuts and bolts? I've completely disassembled a riveted case and re-assembled it successfully. But yes, with one drive, I normally take out the drive cages, and fit that drive into the top 5.25" empty bay. In your case, the other drive can go underneath or on the floor of the case, mounted with strong velcro or something.
   
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I'm stuck. I currently own the Define R4, a case I love. However I didn't buy the windowed version, a mistake I now regret. To add to this I also believe I'm deeper in love with the Arc Midi, so I have figured on buying it with a window so I can switch up and whichever case ends up the lesser can become a server case. In the last week however I have heard speculation on an Arc XL or it least that there is a prototype, has anyone else heard anything about this possibility? I would much rather wait a couple months and purchase it if I were aware it is a certainty.
    
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I have a question, I have an R3 that I would like some cooling advice on.

What is the best AIO that I can fit in there, or, should I just go air with the massive phantek cooler or the noctua d14?
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post #7319 of 16135
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Can't you reattach the bottom cage using small nuts and bolts? I've completely disassembled a riveted case and re-assembled it successfully. But yes, with one drive, I normally take out the drive cages, and fit that drive into the top 5.25" empty bay. In your case, the other drive can go underneath or on the floor of the case, mounted with strong velcro or something.
Thanks for the advice. I may just mount it in the included adapter in the 5.25 bay.

But I got a another question that is kind of silly. I tried putting the front grill and filter back but it seems like the filter won't fit on the grill properly and then it curves in the middle. I didn't know this and put my fan back on and felt the fan grinding against the filter. I honestly don't know...
post #7320 of 16135
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I have a question, I have an R3 that I would like some cooling advice on.

What is the best AIO that I can fit in there, or, should I just go air with the massive phantek cooler or the noctua d14?

That depends on where you want to mount it. If you don't want to lose the sound insulation on the top, which should accomodate up to a 280mm cooler (such as Corsair H100i), then you're probably going to use the rear exhaust fan area with a 120mm or 140mm cooler (such as Corsair H60 orH80i). For the money, I really like the H60, since the 2013 version is very quiet and performs really well. The H80i includes the Corsair Link monitoring system, which is pretty rad, but is not quite as low-noise as the 60.

Obviously, ever answer you'll get is probably going to be different, based on the preferences of the responder. I'm slightly biased towards Corsair because I love the price/performance ratio they offer, the low-noise aspect, and the aesthetics of their products, but NZXT and Thermaltake (especially the WATER2.0) make great products as well.

I would recommend searching through the build logs to see what looks good to you, then check the reviews on all the products you highlight. I make a spreadsheet with the pros/cons and compare my budget and wish-list expectations to what I find in the reviews, and that approach has worked really well for me. Side benefit is that it's kept my spending under control smile.gif
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