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Had to hop on this... was way too good of a deal to pass up biggrin.gif

I love brushed aluminum cases, especially Lian Li, but I'm tired of the fingerprints!
    
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Had to hop on this... was way too good of a deal to pass up biggrin.gif

I love brushed aluminum cases, especially Lian Li, but I'm tired of the fingerprints!

Where at?
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Corsair
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Seagate Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS BDRW NZXT Kraken X40 Bgears B Blaster 140 fans 
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post #7803 of 15859
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Where at?

Opps sorry.. It's part of NCIX's Memorial Day Sale:

http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=78227&vpn=Arc%20Midi%20R2&manufacture=Fractal%20Design&promoid=1281

I don't know how long the sale will last but it's still listed as $65/shipped at this time (12:49 am EST)
    
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EVGA SuperNova NEX650G Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Logitech G9x Sennheiser HD 280 Pro 
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post #7804 of 15859
Received my windowed R4 this afternoon, I jumped on the occasion while it was at 79.99 at NCIX. Anybody seen it at a lower price ?
I'll probably get a Midi R2 for my gf later on and switch the windowed pannels.

Here's my part list, just in case : http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/user/stnz/saved/
I'm going for a white & black scheme as explained here.

Now, question time !

Did any of you tried to rotate the bottom HDD bay ? If I can't, my problem is that I have 2 HDD & 1 SSD, the SSD can go behind the MOBO, that I know, one can go in the optical bay, but since I'm planning on getting a DVD drive (quite useless these days, but I still burn stuff time to time), where would the second HDD go ? Any idea ?

Second question is a fan question ! I'll use the same kind of airflow mentionned by iworkatstapples (and I work at staples too ! What a coincidence !), anyway, I'm planning on getting 4 x AF120 and 2 x SP120 (as replacement for the H100i fans), how to set them up to achieve this airflow ? This is my first build, I didn't go that far in the airflow route so far. I would place 1 at the back, 1 at the bottom and 2 at the front (also I'm starting to wonder if the bottom is truly useful if I cannot rotate the bottom HDD bay or remove entirely and still place my 3 HDDs).

Thanks guys, hoping to see some good answers wink.gif
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post #7805 of 15859
Just wondering if anyone else faces the same problem as me, I can't get a 3.5 HDD in the top drive bay?
post #7806 of 15859
Trying this again:

- Can someone provide me with accurate measurements on how long the case is internal (talking at the bottom, from the rear to the front (want to see how much space i have to play with) and how wide the harddrive cage is (at the widest point)

- Can i mount a 280mm Rad in the top?
post #7807 of 15859
Thought I would contribute my first helpful idea - not sure if its been posted on here but couldn't find it in my search. Hope someone finds it helpful.

When sleeving Fractal Design Silent Fans, I couldn't fit the sleeve cables under the little plastic things on the chassis (that hold the cables down in a straight line) and I was toying with the idea of buying a $200 Dremel Kit but I don't know how often I would actually use it.

So I got my Xacto Knife, made a dent in the plastic by trying to cut it, got a flathead screw drive under the little clip and pulled the screw driver up.

This broke off the clips in a straight line without cracking any of the fan chassis. To hold the cables down a little PVA Glue or superglue will do the trick.

I am hoping to finally start sleeving soon, still waiting on my goodies from overseas.
post #7808 of 15859
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Originally Posted by ceaze one View Post

Opps sorry.. It's part of NCIX's Memorial Day Sale:

http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=78227&vpn=Arc%20Midi%20R2&manufacture=Fractal%20Design&promoid=1281

I don't know how long the sale will last but it's still listed as $65/shipped at this time (12:49 am EST)
I got one...could not pass up that price...no shipping even! +rep! :-D
Fractal Formula
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Corsair
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i7 3770k Asus Maximus V Formula GTX 670 FTW G.Skill Trident 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
ocz vector ocz vertex III western Digital Black Western Digital Scorpio Black 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Seagate Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS BDRW NZXT Kraken X40 Bgears B Blaster 140 fans 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Arctic F14 140mm fans Corsair AF140 Swiftech H220 Windows 7 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Sony kds60a3000 (har har) Tte Sports  Corsair AX860i Fractal Define R4 
MouseAudioOther
Tt eSPORTS THERON MO-TRN006DT Pioneer Elite Home Theater Setup iStarUSA BPU-126-SA-SAGE25P sataIII hot swap cage 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k Asus p8z77v deluxe GTX 670FTW g.Skill RipjawsX 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Intel 330  Kingston Hyper x 3k  ocz vertex 3 lite-on dvdrw iHAS524-98 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Zalman cnps20lq  Corsair sp120 High performance Coolermaster 120mm blue led   Zalman 120mm pwm 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Corsair sp120 high performance Windows 7 Pro 64 bit  Panasonic 42ST30 1080p 3D HDTV Corsair ax850 
Case
Corsair C70 Vengeance 
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Corsair
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i7 3770k Asus Maximus V Formula GTX 670 FTW G.Skill Trident 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
ocz vector ocz vertex III western Digital Black Western Digital Scorpio Black 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Seagate Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS BDRW NZXT Kraken X40 Bgears B Blaster 140 fans 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Arctic F14 140mm fans Corsair AF140 Swiftech H220 Windows 7 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Sony kds60a3000 (har har) Tte Sports  Corsair AX860i Fractal Define R4 
MouseAudioOther
Tt eSPORTS THERON MO-TRN006DT Pioneer Elite Home Theater Setup iStarUSA BPU-126-SA-SAGE25P sataIII hot swap cage 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k Asus p8z77v deluxe GTX 670FTW g.Skill RipjawsX 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Intel 330  Kingston Hyper x 3k  ocz vertex 3 lite-on dvdrw iHAS524-98 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Zalman cnps20lq  Corsair sp120 High performance Coolermaster 120mm blue led   Zalman 120mm pwm 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Corsair sp120 high performance Windows 7 Pro 64 bit  Panasonic 42ST30 1080p 3D HDTV Corsair ax850 
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Corsair C70 Vengeance 
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post #7809 of 15859
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Got my new card!

I actually planned on going with green LED everything to match it but I kind of like the contrast with the blue. Hmmm




I agree. That looks Killer! Nice work!
post #7810 of 15859
Quote:
Originally Posted by ceaze one View Post

Opps sorry.. It's part of NCIX's Memorial Day Sale:

http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=78227&vpn=Arc%20Midi%20R2&manufacture=Fractal%20Design&promoid=1281

I don't know how long the sale will last but it's still listed as $65/shipped at this time (12:49 am EST)
case: 69 dollars biggrin.gif
shipping: 176 dollars frown.gif
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