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post #8901 of 16068
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Originally Posted by itsskillsmcgee View Post

I have the R4 and I moved the bottom hard drive cage over to the middle position and now my case is making this HUMMMMM sound. When I pick the front end of the case up, it stops. I put 4 rubber washers between the cage and the case when I installed it. Anyone know why it's doing this? I'm about to remove it and take out the rubber washers after I post this.

Okay I removed them and it made no difference. I think I'm going to do the bungee cord mod one day.
post #8902 of 16068
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Originally Posted by Mopar63 View Post

If you are going to remove the foam filters, you do still have a way to filter, Demciflex makes a full set for the Arc Midi. It is a fine mesh, not foam, so it does not impede air flow like the foam does.

im not going to remove the stock foam filters, even I will add to it an another additional filter after the stock filter, but I will consider it again because of poor test results, thanks to steelkevin thumb.gif
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post #8903 of 16068
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Originally Posted by Lukas026 View Post

just one updated but good quality photo of my RIG:

Noctua 4 life thumb.gif.
post #8904 of 16068
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Originally Posted by Mopar63 View Post

If you are going to remove the foam filters, you do still have a way to filter, Demciflex makes a full set for the Arc Midi. It is a fine mesh, not foam, so it does not impede air flow like the foam does.

Too bad it is almost as expensive as the case when it is on special..
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post #8905 of 16068
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You won't be able to do any overclocking on an H87 motherboard.

Oh my... Thanks so much for pointing that out! I must have misread the item when I bought it ha! Anyways, I managed to get a refund for a Z87M-G41 board. Cheers thumb.gif
post #8906 of 16068
Just putting together my R4 right now, and I can't for the life of me find the LED light for the front panel. Does it come pre-installed?

Derp, I already had it plugged into the power LED connector. Forgot it doesn't come with two LED connectors, just one that you can use for HDD or Power.
Edited by Mysticode - 8/21/13 at 11:00pm
post #8907 of 16068
Still waiting on my new side pannel from customer support but in the meantime while I was working on my rig I found out why the front audio wasn't working. It was plugged in to the motherboard. It wasn't plugged into the front of the case though ^^.
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post #8908 of 16068
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Originally Posted by Lukas026 View Post

just one updated but good quality photo of my RIG:


Hey, I have a similar build I'm working on today. Could you tell me what your ambient, idle, and load temps are? I've been trying to find an optimal airflow configuration. tongue.gif
post #8909 of 16068
I have same build in my Midi r2. Bottom HDD cage is installed.
Top/Bottom/Front 140mm Intake and rear 140mm exhaust.
    
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post #8910 of 16068
Guys, just need some airflow advice here with my R4.

Intake: 2x 140mm Gelid Silent (front)
Exhaust: 2x 120mm Corsair SP120 (top, in h100i), 1x Fractal R2 Silent fan (back), Corsair 760 PSU (mounted in intake position, to pull air from the case and exhaust out the back).

I am worried I will be created a negative airflow with this configuration, thoughts?
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