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post #7961 of 15943
Ah, you're doing a custom loop. That makes sense then. Mine isn't going to be quite that badass
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Intel Core i5 3570K Asus Sabertooth Z77 EVGA GTX 780 SC EVGA GTX 780 SC 
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Bitspower Comp. Fittings (Black) Lamptron CW611 36W - 6 Channel Fan Controller Swiftech MCP-655-PWM-DRIVE pump EK Terminal Block - Dual Parallel 3-Slot 
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XSPC RX480 V3 EK Supremacy Nickel Windows 8 Pro Dell U3014 
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post #7962 of 15943
Hi everyone, long time lurker, and now I made an account tongue.gif

So I'm wondering. With an Asrock extreme4 z77 board and the Fractal Define R4, what maximum thickness of 240mm rad can I fit on top without compromising the RAM clips?

I searched all over but can't find one. So far all that people have posted/youtubed about are rads up to 30mm.

Does anyone have this setup?

Thanks smile.gif
post #7963 of 15943
I would say around 30mm but I can't be entirely sure as I do not have that exact system at home, since the Extreme4 has a height of 8.6", you might be able to use a 40mm but once again you would have to check the exact placement of the card within the case.

By the way, shilka, etc, would you go for 1M or 2M ? As a reminder, I have a Define R4.
Edited by stnz - 6/6/13 at 9:31pm
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post #7964 of 15943
Just ordered my Fractal Design Define R4 in white on sale at Newegg today. Tomorrow is the last day of sale for that model.
post #7965 of 15943
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Originally Posted by tomato16 View Post

Finally settled down on an R4, fits everything and is by far the quietest case I have used.
No problem fitting an EATX board and a pair of triple slot cards.

YAY! a friend! Lol....<3 triple-slot cards thumb.gif
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post #7966 of 15943
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Wow.. those cards and cooler are huuuuuuuggggeee.

But nice cable management! What temps are you hitting on the cards?

Thanks! I actually had AIO water coolers zip tied to the both of them but recently switched back to using the original coolers.

In a HafX, the cards would run up to 85 degrees and above during Furmark. During Heaven, I believe it used to be around 80 or so. Temps will probably higher now that they're in the R4.

Looks like I have some testing to do. biggrin.gif
post #7967 of 15943
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Thanks! I actually had AIO water coolers zip tied to the both of them but recently switched back to using the original coolers.

In a HafX, the cards would run up to 85 degrees and above during Furmark. During Heaven, I believe it used to be around 80 or so. Temps will probably higher now that they're in the R4.

Looks like I have some testing to do. biggrin.gif

If you're unsatisfied with your temperatures, I highly recommend the Gigabyte Z77 G1 Sniper 3 E-ATX board.

I have GTX 680 DCII's, and the spacing on the Sniper 3 is perfect for triple-slot cards. My temps on my top card dropped 15C+
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post #7968 of 15943
Just upgraded from a Define R3 to an XL R2. I am very pleased with the larger case. Cable management is so much easier, and my GPU now runs at the same temp it used to get at 48% fan speed--but now it's at 40% fan speed!

I have had some trouble getting the GPU to seat properly, but I e-mailed Fractal and they got back to be right away offering to send longer standoffs.

Now my only problem is that my hardware seems so small inside this giant. I guess I'll need to get some more. smile.gif

post #7969 of 15943
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Now my only problem is that my hardware seems so small inside this giant. I guess I'll need to get some more. smile.gif

Radiators would fill the void.
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post #7970 of 15943
Here is some photos of my Arc Midi 2.









    
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