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 Post subject: Zalman R1
PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 1:24 pm 
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Not sure if someone has posted about this case...

http://www.zalman.com/eng/product/Produ ... hp?Idx=925

On pre-order - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/zalman-r ... ith-window

Alternative to the Fractal R4?


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 Post subject: Re: Zalman R1
PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:20 pm 
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Judging from the pictures on the homepage it looks pretty restricted on the intake. R4 has a bottom intake and uses the whole length of the front for side vents.

My guess is: No, won't match R4, probably not even close.


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 Post subject: Re: Zalman R1
PostPosted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:17 am 
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If you have low wattage components, i think it is a fine device. If you game, I would say it would get hot inside there. Would it get too hot? i duno. I think probably not. If you were worried, I would put fans on the top with an on/off switch. That way you can game and turn them on, or close the cover and have it silent.

idea?


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 Post subject: Re: Zalman R1
PostPosted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:34 pm 
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Pappnaas wrote:
Judging from the pictures on the homepage it looks pretty restricted on the intake. R4 has a bottom intake and uses the whole length of the front for side vents.

My guess is: No, won't match R4, probably not even close.


I should have said low cost alternative - half the price of the R4... :)

~El~Jefe~ wrote:
If you have low wattage components, i think it is a fine device. If you game, I would say it would get hot inside there. Would it get too hot? i duno. I think probably not. If you were worried, I would put fans on the top with an on/off switch. That way you can game and turn them on, or close the cover and have it silent.

idea?


Was thinking of only a basic setup, no gaming. It lacks some of the features of the R4 which I can understand.


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