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Originally Posted by adridu59 View Post

Was that a joke or what, I didn't get it.

Nevermind, I thought rifle blade was the technology used and would more silent than FDB.. Let's say I was lost for a moment.
The Gelid use HDB instead of FDB, I don't think there is much difference anyway.

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Originally Posted by Abula View Post

SPCR just did a couple of 140mm round ups, no gelid though, but a lot of fans were tested, in case any in interested ,

First 140 mm Fan Roundup: Noctua, Phanteks, Xigmatek
Second 140 mm Fan Roundup: Antec, bequiet!, Corsair, Scythe

Thank you for these links my dear !
Starck (2013)
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Intel - i7 3770K MSI - MPower (MS-7751) Z77 EVGA - GeForce GTX 770 w/ ACX (2GB) Corsair - 8GB DDR3 (1600MHz) - Low Profile (White) 
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Samsung - 840 (128GB) Asus - 24B1ST Corsair - H100i Microsoft - Windows 7 
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Dell - 2209WA Apple - Keyboard with Numeric Keypad NZXT - Hale90 V1 (750W) Fractal Design - Define R4 w/ Window (Black) 
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Razer - DeathAdder 3.5G (Black Edition) Steelseries - Qck Heavy Sennheiser - PC360 G4ME 
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i7 3820QM Apple Motherboard (2 Thunderbolts / USB 3.0) Nvidia Gefore GTX 650M Apple 8 GB DDR3L SDRAM 
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Apple Solid State Drive  OSX Mountain Lion (10.8.3) Windows 7 Home Premium Integrated Display Apple Retina 15.4" (2880x1800) 
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Integrated Keyboard with Backlit 
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Intel Core i7 920 TBGM01 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285  Kingston - 1133 (DDR3) 
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Hitachi - 1TB (7200RPM) Gateway - Optical Drive Microsoft - Windows 7 Dell - 2209WA 
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Starck (2013)
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Intel - i7 3770K MSI - MPower (MS-7751) Z77 EVGA - GeForce GTX 770 w/ ACX (2GB) Corsair - 8GB DDR3 (1600MHz) - Low Profile (White) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung - 840 (128GB) Asus - 24B1ST Corsair - H100i Microsoft - Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell - 2209WA Apple - Keyboard with Numeric Keypad NZXT - Hale90 V1 (750W) Fractal Design - Define R4 w/ Window (Black) 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer - DeathAdder 3.5G (Black Edition) Steelseries - Qck Heavy Sennheiser - PC360 G4ME 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3820QM Apple Motherboard (2 Thunderbolts / USB 3.0) Nvidia Gefore GTX 650M Apple 8 GB DDR3L SDRAM 
Hard DriveOSOSMonitor
Apple Solid State Drive  OSX Mountain Lion (10.8.3) Windows 7 Home Premium Integrated Display Apple Retina 15.4" (2880x1800) 
Keyboard
Integrated Keyboard with Backlit 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 920 TBGM01 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285  Kingston - 1133 (DDR3) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi - 1TB (7200RPM) Gateway - Optical Drive Microsoft - Windows 7 Dell - 2209WA 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple - Numeric Keyboard Gateway - Powersupply Gateway - FX6801 Razer - Death Adder (Black) / Steelseries - Sen... 
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post #7872 of 15859
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Just a pic




Is this one of them trick pictures ? Am I supposed to see Jeezus or sumthin, if I keep staring ?

C'mon........the suspense must be killing everybody thinking.gif
Chilly's 2011
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I5 2500K 4.6 http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2149660 ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z mATX -- --------- W / NH... Galaxy 58NLH5HS3PXZ GeForce GTX 580  
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Corsair Vengeance (2 X 4GB) CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8 Kingston HyperX SH100S3/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III ASUS SATA Model DRW-24B3LT Win7 Ult. 
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Corsair Vengeance (2 X 4GB) CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8 Kingston HyperX SH100S3/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III ASUS SATA Model DRW-24B3LT Win7 Ult. 
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Samsung 24" SilverStone ST75F-P Fractal Design Define Mini 
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post #7873 of 15859
HI all,

I'm happy to be joining the Fractal Design family soon with the Arc Midi R2, which I recently bought from NCIX for $65/shipped biggrin.gif
I've been a Fractal Design fan since the first Define came out and was planning on getting the R4 but I couldn't pass up this deal on the Arc Midi R2.

I'm looking for advice on cooling with passive heatsinks with this case. Right now I have a NH-D14, 650 ti, and power supply that are all running passive and I'd like to hear opinions on the best fan configuration for my set up. I was thinking of just having the fans in a "normal" configuration like most people here have:

2 fans for intake (front panel)

2 fans for exhaust (top panel)

1 fan for exhaust at rear

And maybe an intake fan at the bottom to keep the pressure positive. If any of you air cooling gurus can chime in I'd love to hear what you have to say. thumb.gif
    
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AMD FX-8350 Asus Sabertooth 990fx  EVGA GTX 780 Superclocked 16gb G.Skill Sniper 1600mhz low voltage 
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Crucial M500 480gb Noctua NH-D14  Noctua NF-P14s Ducky Shine II w/ Cherry MX brown switches 
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EVGA SuperNova NEX650G Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Logitech G9x Sennheiser HD 280 Pro 
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Crucial M500 480gb Noctua NH-D14  Noctua NF-P14s Ducky Shine II w/ Cherry MX brown switches 
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EVGA SuperNova NEX650G Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Logitech G9x Sennheiser HD 280 Pro 
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post #7874 of 15859
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Originally Posted by ceaze one View Post

HI all,

I'm happy to be joining the Fractal Design family soon with the Arc Midi R2, which I recently bought from NCIX for $65/shipped biggrin.gif
I've been a Fractal Design fan since the first Define came out and was planning on getting the R4 but I couldn't pass up this deal on the Arc Midi R2.

I'm looking for advice on cooling with passive heatsinks with this case. Right now I have a NH-D14, 650 ti, and power supply that are all running passive and I'd like to hear opinions on the best fan configuration for my set up. I was thinking of just having the fans in a "normal" configuration like most people here have:

2 fans for intake (front panel)

2 fans for exhaust (top panel)

1 fan for exhaust at rear

And maybe an intake fan at the bottom to keep the pressure positive. If any of you air cooling gurus can chime in I'd love to hear what you have to say. thumb.gif
I have the H220 in Push/Pull on top, with 2x 140mm front, 140mm bottom and 140mm rear (Front/Bottom Intake, Rear/Top exhaust)
    
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Intel 3770k @ 4.2Ghz Asus Z77 Sabertooth EVGA GTX1060 3GB Crucial Ballistix Tactical 16GB BLT2K8G3D1608ET... 
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Crucial MX100 512GB Corsair Force 115GB WD Green 1TB WD Green 2TB 
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Cryorig C1 + XT140 Win7 64 Home SP1 ASUS VE278Q CM Storm Trigger Brown Switch 
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Corsair AX650 NZXT S340 Logitech G500 Razer Goliathus Extended Mouse Pad - Speed 
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Audiotrak Prodigy Cube DAC Edifier S330D 2.1 Speaker Bose AE2 Headphone Superlux 668B Headphone 
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Logitech UE 4000 Headphone Sennheiser PC320 Headset MX-4 Thermal Paste (CPU/GPU) 3x 140mm Noctua NF-P14s Redux 1200rpm PWM 
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Crucial MX100 512GB Corsair Force 115GB WD Green 1TB WD Green 2TB 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Cryorig C1 + XT140 Win7 64 Home SP1 ASUS VE278Q CM Storm Trigger Brown Switch 
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Corsair AX650 NZXT S340 Logitech G500 Razer Goliathus Extended Mouse Pad - Speed 
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Logitech UE 4000 Headphone Sennheiser PC320 Headset MX-4 Thermal Paste (CPU/GPU) 3x 140mm Noctua NF-P14s Redux 1200rpm PWM 
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post #7875 of 15859
Fingers crossed I'll be getting my R4 when I come back off holiday and order my Haswell system.

My question is this: I want to mount two SSDs on the back of the motherboard although I don't want to screw them directly to the back of the motherboard, I've seen some users having a tray they screw the SSDs to first then screw the trays to the back, that way if you want to change the SSDs in the future you only have to unscrew the SSD and not the trays / remove the mobo. Would any 2.5" to 3.5" like the OCZ one or something similar work or is there something better out there?

Something like this? http://www.amazon.co.uk/Black-Mounting-Adapter-Bracket-Holder/dp/B009EO1UQ6/ref=pd_vtp_computers_1
Edited by Magnum26 - 6/3/13 at 1:38am
post #7876 of 15859
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Originally Posted by Magnum26 View Post

Fingers crossed I'll be getting my R4 when I come back off holiday and order my Haswell system.

My question is this: I want to mount two SSDs on the back of the motherboard although I don't want to screw them directly to the back of the motherboard, I've seen some users having a tray they screw the SSDs to first then screw the trays to the back, that way if you want to change the SSDs in the future you only have to unscrew the SSD and not the trays / remove the mobo. Would any 2.5" to 3.5" like the OCZ one or something similar work or is there something better out there?


I just use some decent quality velcro to mount my ssd's behind the motherboard, works great.
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post #7878 of 15859
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Originally Posted by Magnum26 View Post

Ideally I'd like something like this: http://www.overclock.net/t/1305945/build-log-the-define-project/60_20#post_18654918


That's pretty genius.
Also easy to make yourself.
post #7879 of 15859
Guys, what are my options of cooling cpu in my fractal 3000 ? I have 2500k in there with some not known brand cooling. it's getting about 65C on 4.2ghz but i would like to go to 4.5 and have good temps.
Can i ask for some cooler solutions suggestions ? Not too expensive, capable of handling oced 2500k (not 5ghz tho) and quiet.

also, this might help:
This is how my pc looks inside (tho the photo is outdated. As there is now one hdd and one ssd + cable management is little upgraded)
http://www.overclock.net/g/i/1275237/a/828004/fractal-design-case-club/sort/display_order/


I was also trying to make my 3000 dustproof, so I covered 2 spare grates with plexi guards raised on little feet so air can still get in or out. The front grill is also very easy to clear with vacuum cleaner btw.
Plexi guards might not be up to everyone taste but they really help with dust colelcting and not blocking air.
http://www.overclock.net/g/i/1239490/a/828004/fractal-design-case-club/sort/display_order/
Banana smooth
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i5-2500k Asrock P67 Pro3 Gigabyte 7870 Kingston HyperX Blu 1333mhz 2x4gb 
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WD 1TB EZEX SSD Plextor 128gb M5S U2312hm Logitech G11 
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Corsair gaming series 600W Fractal 3000 Logitech G400 
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Do you have Thermalright products available in your country? Or there's always the classic Hyper 212.
Ti-89 Titanium
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Motorola 68k @16 MHz Ti-89 HW4 256 KB 2.6 MB Flash ROM 
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Ti-89 OS 3.10 LCD Dot-Matrix 160x100 4x 1.5V AAA Ti-89 HW4 Black 
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Intel Core™ i7 930 Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R 2.0 Gigabyte GTX 470 SOC G.Skill RX 2x4GB 1600C8 
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PNY Prevail Elite 120GB Hitachi 7K1000.C 1TB LG GH24LS50 Noctua NH-C12P SE14 
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Windows 8 Pro x64 Lubuntu 13.10 x64 Samsung BX2250 Logitech Illuminated 
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Ti-89 OS 3.10 LCD Dot-Matrix 160x100 4x 1.5V AAA Ti-89 HW4 Black 
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Intel Core™ i7 930 Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R 2.0 Gigabyte GTX 470 SOC G.Skill RX 2x4GB 1600C8 
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PNY Prevail Elite 120GB Hitachi 7K1000.C 1TB LG GH24LS50 Noctua NH-C12P SE14 
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Windows 8 Pro x64 Lubuntu 13.10 x64 Samsung BX2250 Logitech Illuminated 
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