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Im about to buy R4, just wondering if any owners from classic R4 also bought the Windowed version, if you saw any difference in noise? more wondering if the window version would dampen less because of the acrylic and less bitumen....
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post #7832 of 16139
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Originally Posted by newone757 View Post

Yeah and then throw another fan on the bottom to provide extra cool air to the graphics card

That was obviously implied my dear !

Abula, I have not owned the classic R4 myself but the answer to your question is yes, there is a difference in term of noise levels, and you can find confirmation about that pretty much all over the internet. If you're aiming for the quietest system possible, forget about the window, if you want a truly decent noise level but a window, then it is the option to go with !
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post #7833 of 16139
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Originally Posted by stnz View Post

Wow ! A top quality build ! And that is actually truly close to what I am trying to do with mine, odly.

Thanks wink.gif

Questions though, where did you buy the NB-eLoop, how well does it perform and how much did you pay for it ? What are the other fans ? The stock fans ?

I'm really satisfied with the eLoops , I"ve got 3 of them, 2 on the radiator, 1 in the rear, spinning at 1000rpm and they're dead silent.
I've bought the fans here in Italy, the shop is ybris-cooling.it
I paid 19 euros for each one.
I've putted the 2 fractal 140s in the top and they're good too


Another question, why not putting the SSD behind the motherboard and the HDD in the Optical bay ?
It would allow even better airflow and look even nicer IMO smile.gif

Cause it 's easier to swap drives mounting them in the standard cage.
My purpose was building a nice looking system, but also easier to work with it if I have to change something wink.gif


Edited by Luke88 - 6/1/13 at 2:02am
post #7834 of 16139
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Cause it 's easier to swap drives mounting them in the standard cage.
My purpose was building a nice looking system, but also easier to work with it if I have to change something

Well, congratulations, you entirely succeeded !

Which fans would you guys advise me to take ? I would be searching for a black chassis and white blades, 140mm, but under 20$ a pop, I cannot even purchase the E-loop here in Canada, can't find it anywhere, for now I'm looking at either the fractal design Fan or the FN 140 from NZXT, any ideas ?
Edited by stnz - 6/1/13 at 5:20am
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post #7835 of 16139
Arctic F14 or the F14pwm model are decent. The pwm model has a pwm sharing lead.
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post #7836 of 16139
kinda hard to mount the h100i on this mobo, but it's done




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post #7837 of 16139
Just a small teaser rolleyessmileyanim.gif.




Gonna be a total of 5x120 radiators in an Arc mini.
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post #7839 of 16139
Is it possible to mount SSD's behind motherboard tray in the old Arc Midi? I'm planning to also install my hard drives to 5,25" bays with Scythe Himuro HDD coolers.
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post #7840 of 16139
Anyone else's Fractal fans that came with the case sound like buzzsaws? Just did my swap and not exactly pleased with the fan noise...

Never mind, swapped headers, all's good now. Guess they don't like to run at a full 12V.
Edited by zinfinion - 6/1/13 at 1:11pm
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