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Not sure. I might do either a single 140 rad, or a 280 with the cage moved back to the second position.

Oh, I actually meant the top cage. You know the massive one you need a drill to remove smile.gif ? If you remove that, then you can pretty much fit any 280mm rad (unless for some reason it doesn't follow the standard for space between fan mounting holes).
If you're not going to remove that cage because you need it for a Fan Controller, a bay res or whatever, you can still fit a 280mm BUT you have to remove the plastic part that acts as rails for the biggest HDD cage or else I don't think any 280mm rad will fit.


PS: not sure why two other people answered for you after you'd already answered... not that it really matters though...
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Prepping my GT's for my Arc Midi R2 biggrin.gif

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@ arc midi r2 owners,

I just received my Arc Midi R2, really nice case, im really impressed with the design and the options it brings, just wondering about one thing that im not sure. Upon taking out the front grill and the top cover, there is a sponge on it not the usual mesh filters, while i do think it might trap dust im more worried about cleaning it, what do you guys do? im thinking on opening it and taking them out completly and getting some DEMCiflex filters at least just for the front, the top idk if its needed since ill be using as exhaust.
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@ arc midi r2 owners,

I just received my Arc Midi R2, really nice case, im really impressed with the design and the options it brings, just wondering about one thing that im not sure. Upon taking out the front grill and the top cover, there is a sponge on it not the usual mesh filters, while i do think it might trap dust im more worried about cleaning it, what do you guys do? im thinking on opening it and taking them out completly and getting some DEMCiflex filters at least just for the front, the top idk if its needed since ill be using as exhaust.
I wouldn't really waste extra cash on DEMCiflex. The stock filter on the R2 is pretty good at catching dust. To clean it, just pop the front grill out and just run it under water and let it dry. Or just take some compressed air (or an ED500 if you have one) and just blow the dust out. I do mine once a week (little harder since I have the Midi R1, and have to take my entire front panel off) and just run it under water. I usually wait a good day to make sure it's completely dry so water doesn't go flying inside the case.
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Hi there. This is my first post. Been a fan of Fractal for a long time. Anyway, here's my case looking to cut away to see the front fans soon. Any ideas for what to do with this huge empty space I've got?
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Great build!
I LOVE seeing triple-slot DCII cards thumb.gif

Thanks man smile.gif
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o yes it is possible that 140s could ketch up very quickly but with current tech... they cant . you would think fan manufactures could just blow up the design... but meh that is why i am not an engineer. i always think fans are quiet ( not talking deltas ) but once you sit next to a flak fan or a joy fan ( they are as tall or taller then you are, the motors are 100 hp+ and ~ 1.5 to 3ft in diameter i dont see how you could cann these little things loud lol..... a joy or flak fan would make a great rad fan ... here is a pic that will give you an idea of the size
http://www.heatingandventilating.net/news/images/5147.jpg
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@ arc midi r2 owners,

I just received my Arc Midi R2, really nice case, im really impressed with the design and the options it brings, just wondering about one thing that im not sure. Upon taking out the front grill and the top cover, there is a sponge on it not the usual mesh filters, while i do think it might trap dust im more worried about cleaning it, what do you guys do? im thinking on opening it and taking them out completly and getting some DEMCiflex filters at least just for the front, the top idk if its needed since ill be using as exhaust.

As long as you have a little positive pressure (more air coming in, than going out.) inside the case the foam does wonders for dust control. Just take a can of air and blow them out every week or so. Also, even if the filters are great, just check every month or so and blow out any dust inside.
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o yes it is possible that 140s could ketch up very quickly but with current tech... they cant . you would think fan manufactures could just blow up the design... but meh that is why i am not an engineer. i always think fans are quiet ( not talking deltas ) but once you sit next to a flak fan or a joy fan ( they are as tall or taller then you are, the motors are 100 hp+ and ~ 1.5 to 3ft in diameter i dont see how you could cann these little things loud lol..... a joy or flak fan would make a great rad fan ... here is a pic that will give you an idea of the size
http://www.heatingandventilating.net/news/images/5147.jpg

Shoot, paint that light brown and dark brown and that would be the biggest Noctua fan ever. That one in back kinda looks like the blade and inner frame design from a noctua.
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Hey guys!

Just bought a new Fractal R4 case Titanium, it looks great except for one thing - the front USB ports (see pic). Is this a common occurance with this case or do I have a dud?

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