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Originally Posted by lurker2501 View Post

What is the size of the Arc Midi power led and are there white aftermarket replacements for it?

Pretty sure it's the same as the R4 so it'll be 3mm.

You can buy a pre-wired 2 pin 3mm LED on ebay. I think they are made by Mod/Smart.
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post #7732 of 15859
Good afternoon guys and gals,

I recently purchased a FD Arc Midi 2 and I am waiting on all the parts to come in.

Here is what I have planned.

i7-3770k
AS Rock Extreme 6 Motherboard
Crucial Ballistix Low Profile 16GB Ram (2x8GB)
Corsair H110 in push pull
Sandisk 240GB SSD
Seagate 1TB Hard Drive
Havent ordered GPU yet but going with a 7950. I am partial to AMD for cost/performance
Cooler Master Power Supply

I am just wondering if the below cooling diagram will be enough based on your expert opinions. I am by no means an expert and have built computers before but not to this magnitude and just, like I said, want your personal professional opinions.



Any other recommendations will be great! I am not much of a Modder or anything but wouldnt mind it. I am trying to keep a Black/Gray/White/Yellow Theme on the build.
post #7733 of 15859
I still don't know if I should ditch my corsaur 550D for the R4. I bought the R4 window for like $70 and its been sitting in my closet for about a week now. Man what to do....
post #7734 of 15859
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Originally Posted by iWorkAtStaples View Post

Good afternoon guys and gals,

I recently purchased a FD Arc Midi 2 and I am waiting on all the parts to come in.

Here is what I have planned.

i7-3770k
AS Rock Extreme 6 Motherboard
Crucial Ballistix Low Profile 16GB Ram (2x8GB)
Corsair H110 in push pull
Sandisk 240GB SSD
Seagate 1TB Hard Drive
Havent ordered GPU yet but going with a 7950. I am partial to AMD for cost/performance
Cooler Master Power Supply

I am just wondering if the below cooling diagram will be enough based on your expert opinions. I am by no means an expert and have built computers before but not to this magnitude and just, like I said, want your personal professional opinions.



Any other recommendations will be great! I am not much of a Modder or anything but wouldnt mind it. I am trying to keep a Black/Gray/White/Yellow Theme on the build.

Sorry H110 do not fit in that case. Arc Midi R2 uses standard 15mm mounting. H110 is for Corsair cases that uses 20mm spacing.
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I was going based on the Case Compatibility Thread here. It should fit on the front if I am not mistaken.



I mean I did not spend too much money on it but that was the idea when I purchased it. I guess I can wait til I get everything and go from there. Its all about thinking smart. I appreciate the input and definitely will look at the switftech.
post #7736 of 15859
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I was going based on the Case Compatibility Thread here. It should fit on the front if I am not mistaken.
I mean I did not spend too much money on it but that was the idea when I purchased it. I guess I can wait til I get everything and go from there. Its all about thinking smart. I appreciate the input and definitely will look at the switftech.
Seen that, not all mounting points are being used. Due to spacing from what I see.
    
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post #7737 of 15859
Looking at it you are right. Since I spent $45 on it Ill give it a whirl and see what I can do and if not, Ill put it up on eBay and look into another way of cooling. Thanks SpeedJunki +Rep
post #7738 of 15859
A quick dremel job and you will have new mounting holes.
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post #7739 of 15859
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Looking at it you are right. Since I spent $45 on it Ill give it a whirl and see what I can do and if not, Ill put it up on eBay and look into another way of cooling. Thanks SpeedJunki +Rep
$45 is cheap for that. For that price I would keep it for now. The NZXT X60 is the exact same as H110, except it uses 15mm spacing.
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A quick dremel job and you will have new mounting holes.
Its not that simple. Its not flushed, there is 2 different heights to screw into. Plus being plastic is little more work to do.
    
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post #7740 of 15859
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Originally Posted by VulgarDisplay88 View Post

Pretty sure it's the same as the R4 so it'll be 3mm.

You can buy a pre-wired 2 pin 3mm LED on ebay. I think they are made by Mod/Smart.
Ok, thanks, ordered some. Will post a result picture when it arrives.
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