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My Corsair Carbide 500r Case comes Dec. 14th!

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  1. MxPhenom 216

    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    Currently working on it. its taking a long time haha! Mainly because im taking my time and yeah.
     
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    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    Still working on it. I just have DVD, Fan controller, and fans to hook up then ill be done.
     
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    If you want to improve airflow, remove the lousy dust covers behind the steel mesh parts.
     
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    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    Hows your cable management in your 500r?
     
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It's managed quite nicely, thanks for asking! :D
     
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    Show me? Mine is pretty good too, other then at the top i have 3 molexes to connect.
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    you're STILL not done? :roll:

    Taking your time, stil lwaiting for thos epics, dammit!
     
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    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    yeah taking my sweet ass time! I don't think my cable management will be as good as ive wanted. at least at the top with the molexs
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Meh, tke all teh time you need. LuLz. I wil lawait the pics patiently. However, it's eager to see becuase you've taken so much time to do it. I expect EPICNESS! lulz.
     
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    Here's a few pics

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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Love the huge cooler on the small VGA. :laugh:

    I've been waiting to see what you guys come up with before getting this case. It's still on sale locally for $99.

    Is there room for a slightly thicker rad at the top, erocker?
     
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    What Rad is that erocker?
     
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    Nope. This is the only radiator thin enough I could find that works.. and it requires cutting the center plastic brace behind the mesh on the top cover. Good thing is, the brace is useless as the mesh has more structural integrity.

    Here's the radiator: http://www.performance-pcs.com/cata...d=3985&zenid=e855d1e575442a9541d8e9e0ab737d62

    It's more than enough for this 2500k.
     
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    I wonder if it could be setup with a thicker Rad in an intake fans doing push through a 38mm Rad......... hmmm
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Fantastic. I already have that rad as well as a slightly thinner Magicool or whatever it's called. Just need a block now. Thanks, e!

    Looks like his 25mm fans are pretty close to the board already...
     
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    Nope, it will interfere with the mobo.
     
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    Guess I will look into a different case as an option .....:/
     
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    I just had a BSOD lol. When i plugged something into the USB 3.0 slot on the case

    Erocker is there a driver i need for the USB 3.0?? Because everytime i select the playback on TS as my USB mic it BSOD

    Okay apparently there is. Etron USB 3.0 Driver

    Wait i already have it installed. wtf

    Im going to have to change the USB 3.0 to a USB 2.0. Etron seems to causing issues for a lot of people. BSOD all over the place
     
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    It's working for me. Make sure you have the latest driver, check the beta section on AsRock's site.
     
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    alright thanks. I got the new driver. and then a window came up frm windows saying that like 4 USB3 root and controller things were ready to be used. that never happened before

    Here are the pictures guys. I think i have erocker beat on cable management :)

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    Looking for new case fans now

    Guys im looking for new case fans that are relatively cheap, good on a fan controller, and are pretty quiet. I have been looking at some yate loons that are high or medium speeds. Are there any other fans that are all black, have ball bearings, and provide good airflow?
     
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    What happenned to your watercooling loop?? :eek:
     
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    what are you talking about?
     
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    Yes, my front panel audio cable to my sound card be blockin' all my airflow. :p
     
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    i think i might try 4.7ghz today on my 2500k
     

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