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post #8791 of 16063
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Originally Posted by jhaze84 View Post

Oh wow I haven't seen that before, it looks nice. I've been looking at single-bay cooling solutions and they all looked like junk. I might end up getting this if the Akasa heatsinks don't help much. Thanks for posting it!

Thats a dual bay gizmo using a 80mm fan , while it probably looks good on an ARC Midi, it is not a silent solution.
But if you dont mind a bit of whooosh, then ok.
post #8792 of 16063
After 2 days of testing with different fan positioning and running benchmarks i can say with a h100i externally mounted with a push pull system (push inside case) that having all case fans as intakes and blocking the rear exhaust and water cooling ports is the optimum to reduce temperature.
I am only using the stock Corsair fans as Push all of the other fans are Fractal 120mm Silent Series R2's
post #8793 of 16063
FD's customer service is amazing. I got two new front panels from them. The one I received had scratches, so I asked them for a new one and was sent out to me in two days. The other one I got recently was because of my own stupidity. I told them I would pay for the item and shipping since my case was out of warranty, but they still sent me a new one, free of charge. And that's when they honestly became my favorite company.
post #8794 of 16063
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Originally Posted by RnRollie View Post

Thats a dual bay gizmo using a 80mm fan , while it probably looks good on an ARC Midi, it is not a silent solution.
But if you dont mind a bit of whooosh, then ok.

Yeah adding an 80mm fan is not ideal, but the unit does look like it would fit the aesthetic of the Midi pretty well. Plus I am a sucker for easily accessible dust filters. And this one has nearly universal positive reviews on Newegg and Amazon, which I can't say for any of the other HDD bay coolers I've looked it.
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FD's customer service is amazing. I got two new front panels from them. The one I received had scratches, so I asked them for a new one and was sent out to me in two days. The other one I got recently was because of my own stupidity. I told them I would pay for the item and shipping since my case was out of warranty, but they still sent me a new one, free of charge. And that's when they honestly became my favorite company.

I also have had a good experience with them. My case came with a couple faulty parts (fan and front panel audio), and I had replacements to my door less than a week after contacting their support. Will definitely be buying more FD cases in the future.
post #8795 of 16063
I have one of those i used for a whole in my sons c70. I liked it and its quite handy. You could always replace the fan as well if you wanted to. I eventually needed the slot space for a fan controller and the nzxt hue though. I plan on using it in a HTPC build next.
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post #8796 of 16063
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FD's customer service is amazing. I got two new front panels from them. The one I received had scratches, so I asked them for a new one and was sent out to me in two days. The other one I got recently was because of my own stupidity. I told them I would pay for the item and shipping since my case was out of warranty, but they still sent me a new one, free of charge. And that's when they honestly became my favorite company.

Thanks a lot for that thumb.gif
+Rep.

I guess I'll just have to wait for their email asking for the invoice and wait for the pannel to be on its way biggrin.gif.

Btw, my front audio isn't working either, only found that out two days ago but I may not have plugged the Audio on the motherboard after getting a new one and even if I have, I can use other audio ports so it doesn't really matter.
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post #8797 of 16063
Got most of my rig together today. Just waiting on the H100i and the additional GTX 670.

False wall should be done by the end of the week and I'm working on a psu cover. Pics to follow.
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post #8798 of 16063
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Got most of my rig together today. Just waiting on the H100i and the additional GTX 670.

False wall should be done by the end of the week and I'm working on a psu cover. Pics to follow.

What case are you using?
post #8799 of 16063
I really want to do a false wall and PSU cover.. but I have no idea how to get started on making them, or what tools I need.

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post #8800 of 16063
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What case are you using?

R4 mate.

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I really want to do a false wall and PSU cover.. but I have no idea how to get started on making them, or what tools I need.

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I'm using correx sheeting. Only need a good knife to cut through and it's really cheap.
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