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Well from the looks of it, I would say quite good. It has air coming in from the front, bottom, and side of the case while it has the top and back as the exhaust.
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post #72 of 156
Got another thread going with question on the silverstone raven RV02 as I almost made up my mind to get that. But now, with the Arc Midi coming to newegg, I am torn again. What are your thoughts?
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post #73 of 156
I'm not really a big fan of the 90 degree turn. It can work well because the air rises evenly so all cards (graphics cards specifically) get the same amount of air but the cables at the top also block the hot air from escaping. Because you can't place fans on the top, you have to rely on the graphics card fans or any add on fans that fit in an expansion slot. You can get the same amount of air for each cards because the regular position allows air to come in through the front but usually temps on the lowest card is lowest.
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post #74 of 156
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ARGGGHHH, the ARC needs to come out already
can't wait to build my new rig, and I hope the fractal rep answers my previous question.
About USB3 --> It will be 1x USB3, we are just not utilizing both outputs on the connector.
post #75 of 156
I'm really looking forward to the Arc series. I might grab one after I buy a R3 for a future build. These cases just look amazing.
    
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Neither
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That's one ugly case in my opinion..
post #77 of 156
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I've been waiting forever. When is this coming out!?!?!?! Even the Core 3000 and Arc Mini are on the site. I'm dying!
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I've been waiting forever. When is this coming out!?!?!?! Even the Core 3000 and Arc Mini are on the site. I'm dying!
Arc Mid coming to US in march, the Arc XL is currently having some "problems" in its dev stage and thus not yet released.
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post #79 of 156
Looks like the 650D is now available on Newegg.. cmon fractal! speed up production!
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fractal case looks pretty good, checked out the high-res photo's on their site. i think both cases look pretty solid, question is what is better for air cooling, and a dual gpu setup. i notice the fractal has the side fan slot, which can help assuming there is enough clearance between the heatsink and side fan.
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