Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Computer Cases › [Official] Fractal Design Case Club
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[Official] Fractal Design Case Club - Page 78

post #771 of 16053
Does anyone know if the Arc Mini can fit a 3 slot graphic card (say the Asus Direct CU II or ref card with Accelero Xtreme Plus cooler) with the top hdd cage removed?
The ARC
(16 items)
 
Mini DRAGON
(12 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 3570K Asus Maximus V Gene EVGA GTX 660s SuperClocked SLI ADATA Gaming Series 8GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Intel X25-V Raid 0/Samsung F3 1TB/Velociraptor ... Cooler Master V6 GT Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Dell U2913WM 
PowerCaseAudioOther
Corsair HX850 Fractal Design Arc Mini Tianyun Zero DAC/Amp '09 (OPA627) & ATH-AD700 Lamptron Fan Controller FC6 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4690K MSI Z87i Gaming AC MSI GTX 980 Gaming 4G Avexir Blitz 1.1 Series Gaming Dragon 8GB DDR3 ... 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial MX200 500GB / Seagate SSHD 1TB  Deepcool Gamer Storm Captain 240 Windows 7 Professional x64 Dell U3415W 
PowerCaseAudioOther
SeaSonic M12II 620 Corsair 250D Sony MDR-1RBT Aerocool CoolTouch-E Black Edition 
  hide details  
Reply
The ARC
(16 items)
 
Mini DRAGON
(12 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 3570K Asus Maximus V Gene EVGA GTX 660s SuperClocked SLI ADATA Gaming Series 8GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Intel X25-V Raid 0/Samsung F3 1TB/Velociraptor ... Cooler Master V6 GT Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Dell U2913WM 
PowerCaseAudioOther
Corsair HX850 Fractal Design Arc Mini Tianyun Zero DAC/Amp '09 (OPA627) & ATH-AD700 Lamptron Fan Controller FC6 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4690K MSI Z87i Gaming AC MSI GTX 980 Gaming 4G Avexir Blitz 1.1 Series Gaming Dragon 8GB DDR3 ... 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial MX200 500GB / Seagate SSHD 1TB  Deepcool Gamer Storm Captain 240 Windows 7 Professional x64 Dell U3415W 
PowerCaseAudioOther
SeaSonic M12II 620 Corsair 250D Sony MDR-1RBT Aerocool CoolTouch-E Black Edition 
  hide details  
Reply
post #772 of 16053
Quote:
Originally Posted by stimr2 View Post
Mousie_Grr you aren't the only one with the hdd cage plastic rail screws scrapping the hdds. Because of that I removed the plastic rails. I wasn't going to use the top cage anyway. Another flaw on the some Arc Midis is the expansion slots screw holes not lining up properly with cards. Also the flimsy mess grills.

I love the Arc Midi and Fractal Design Cases. But I think we should contact Fractal Design about these issues.
Well I decided to contact Fractal about these issues even though they're minor. A rep from Fractal wanted me to measure the screws that hold the plastic rails for the top HDD cage. Also to take pics of of cards not properly lining up.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD5-B3 EVGA GTX 780 SC w/ ACX Cooler CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
3 Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB, Hitachi Deskstar TB LG DVD Burner Koolance 370, XSPC RX240 w/ 2 Scythe S-Flex Gs Koolance PMP-450 w/ Bitspower Top and Dress-up Kit 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Bitspower Compression Fittings Mayhems Deep Blue Dye Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Asus VE278Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Sidewinder X4 NZXT HALE90 750watt Fractal Design Arc Midi Steelseries Xai 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD5-B3 EVGA GTX 780 SC w/ ACX Cooler CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
3 Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB, Hitachi Deskstar TB LG DVD Burner Koolance 370, XSPC RX240 w/ 2 Scythe S-Flex Gs Koolance PMP-450 w/ Bitspower Top and Dress-up Kit 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Bitspower Compression Fittings Mayhems Deep Blue Dye Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Asus VE278Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Sidewinder X4 NZXT HALE90 750watt Fractal Design Arc Midi Steelseries Xai 
  hide details  
Reply
post #773 of 16053
I'm just going to throw up a pic of my rig
post #774 of 16053
thats hawt minus the color of the tubes. lol
Kiyu
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-2600k Z68-UD7-B3 2x Evga GTX 580 3GB Patriot Viper Xtreme @ 2133 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Crucial M4 256gb Asus VG236H CM Silent Pro Gold 1200w RV02 
  hide details  
Reply
Kiyu
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-2600k Z68-UD7-B3 2x Evga GTX 580 3GB Patriot Viper Xtreme @ 2133 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Crucial M4 256gb Asus VG236H CM Silent Pro Gold 1200w RV02 
  hide details  
Reply
post #775 of 16053
Yea its hardware store tubing. It gets that color in about after about a week with just distilled and biocide. =(
post #776 of 16053
Hi guys
Can anyone tell me please the spacing between the 2 front fans in the define mini and the arc mini?

Thank you
Macho-ATX
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k @4.5Ghz 1.3v Maximus IV Gene-z amd 290x G.Skill ripjaws X 8Gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850 Evo Raijintek Ereboss W10 Acer H235P 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Sapphire fire 625W Fractal design Arc Mini Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
Macho-ATX
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k @4.5Ghz 1.3v Maximus IV Gene-z amd 290x G.Skill ripjaws X 8Gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850 Evo Raijintek Ereboss W10 Acer H235P 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Sapphire fire 625W Fractal design Arc Mini Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
post #777 of 16053
Can the R3 fit a 240 rad in the roof with plenty of room to spare?
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 Asus P6T Deluxe MSI RX 480 4 GB G. SKill Ripjaws 1600 (4x3 GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
WD Caviar Black 1TB Intel 530 Thermalright Venomous X Black Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus VW266H Filco Majestouch 2 Seasonic X-750 Lian Li PC-9F 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G403 Steelseries QCK+ M-Audio AV40 Beyerdynamic DT 990 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 Asus P6T Deluxe MSI RX 480 4 GB G. SKill Ripjaws 1600 (4x3 GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
WD Caviar Black 1TB Intel 530 Thermalright Venomous X Black Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus VW266H Filco Majestouch 2 Seasonic X-750 Lian Li PC-9F 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G403 Steelseries QCK+ M-Audio AV40 Beyerdynamic DT 990 
  hide details  
Reply
post #778 of 16053
Quote:
Originally Posted by goldbranch View Post
Does anyone know if the Arc Mini can fit a 3 slot graphic card (say the Asus Direct CU II or ref card with Accelero Xtreme Plus cooler) with the top hdd cage removed?
Yes it can. I had the 6950 Direct CU in there. Removing the top HDD cage it fit perfectly. In fact, the cooler just rested on the lower HDD cage and actually supported the GPU a bit.
   
Office Special
(8 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-4790K Gigabyte Z97MX - Gaming 5 Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 G1 Gaming Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600MHz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 840 EVO 120GB Corsair H50 Windows 8.1 64-bit ASUS VH238H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6G Corsair Professional HX650W Fractal Design Define Mini SteelSeries Ikari Laser 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-2410M Lenovo NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M 1GB GDDR5 Samsung 8GB 1333MHz CL9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
RunCore 30GB mSATA SSD + Western Digital Caviar... LG BD-ROM / DVD RW Cooler Master NotePal U2 Windows 7 Home Premium 
MonitorPowerCase
15.6" 1366x768 Delta 120W IdeaPad Y570 
  hide details  
Reply
   
Office Special
(8 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-4790K Gigabyte Z97MX - Gaming 5 Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 G1 Gaming Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600MHz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 840 EVO 120GB Corsair H50 Windows 8.1 64-bit ASUS VH238H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6G Corsair Professional HX650W Fractal Design Define Mini SteelSeries Ikari Laser 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-2410M Lenovo NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M 1GB GDDR5 Samsung 8GB 1333MHz CL9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
RunCore 30GB mSATA SSD + Western Digital Caviar... LG BD-ROM / DVD RW Cooler Master NotePal U2 Windows 7 Home Premium 
MonitorPowerCase
15.6" 1366x768 Delta 120W IdeaPad Y570 
  hide details  
Reply
post #779 of 16053
Whelp, took the plunge after reading some posts in here. On the way:

Fractal Arc Mini
2500K
Maximus IV Gene-Z
8GB Vengeance Low Profile
XSPC Rasa RS240
Koolance RP-401X2 with PMP-400

So happy I finally found an mATX that I can watercool with. I think i'll also be using the side panel window from my 600T on it. Now, to find someone with a water cutter in my area...
zfz.Professional
(16 items)
 
zfz.Prodigy
(9 items)
 
zfz.Bench
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe EVGA GTX 670 8GB Samsung 30nm 
Hard DriveCoolingOSCase
Samsung 830 128GB H60 Win 7 64 Bit BitFenix Spectre Pro 
Audio
NuForce uDAC 2 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3570K Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 ASUS RoG Matrix 7970 8GB Samsung DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
128GB Crucial M4 Prolimatech Megahalems Black Win 7 64bit BenQ XL2420T 
PowerCase
Corsair AX650 TripT Custom Bench 
  hide details  
Reply
zfz.Professional
(16 items)
 
zfz.Prodigy
(9 items)
 
zfz.Bench
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe EVGA GTX 670 8GB Samsung 30nm 
Hard DriveCoolingOSCase
Samsung 830 128GB H60 Win 7 64 Bit BitFenix Spectre Pro 
Audio
NuForce uDAC 2 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3570K Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 ASUS RoG Matrix 7970 8GB Samsung DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
128GB Crucial M4 Prolimatech Megahalems Black Win 7 64bit BenQ XL2420T 
PowerCase
Corsair AX650 TripT Custom Bench 
  hide details  
Reply
post #780 of 16053
Quote:
Originally Posted by NguyenAdam View Post
Can the R3 fit a 240 rad in the roof with plenty of room to spare?
There really isn't much room. You probably could install a rad but not a thick one like the XSPC RX240. Also you might not be able to install the rad w/fans in the case. The memory modules and mosfet heatsinks would also restrict the amount of space you have. Another thing you would have to do is drill out new holes to mount the rad. Because the the 120mm fan holes won't line up with any radiator. 4 of the holes will, not the rest. Another thing you could do is drill new holes for the radiator closer to the left side panel. It would give you more clearance for the motherboard and memory.

The reason I replaced my R3 with the Arc Midi was because you couldn't fit a loop internally without modifications.

Here's some pics from my old rig in the R3. So you can see just how much space there is.


Edited by stimr2 - 9/15/11 at 12:25pm
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD5-B3 EVGA GTX 780 SC w/ ACX Cooler CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
3 Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB, Hitachi Deskstar TB LG DVD Burner Koolance 370, XSPC RX240 w/ 2 Scythe S-Flex Gs Koolance PMP-450 w/ Bitspower Top and Dress-up Kit 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Bitspower Compression Fittings Mayhems Deep Blue Dye Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Asus VE278Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Sidewinder X4 NZXT HALE90 750watt Fractal Design Arc Midi Steelseries Xai 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD5-B3 EVGA GTX 780 SC w/ ACX Cooler CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
3 Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB, Hitachi Deskstar TB LG DVD Burner Koolance 370, XSPC RX240 w/ 2 Scythe S-Flex Gs Koolance PMP-450 w/ Bitspower Top and Dress-up Kit 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Bitspower Compression Fittings Mayhems Deep Blue Dye Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Asus VE278Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Sidewinder X4 NZXT HALE90 750watt Fractal Design Arc Midi Steelseries Xai 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Computer Cases
Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Computer Cases › [Official] Fractal Design Case Club