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post #11 of 22
The archon will fit without any problems:



I dunno about the thermal paste, sorry.

And here are some 650D shots if you wanna see how roomy it is for a midtower:


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post #12 of 22
Thread Starter 
So the 800D is actually cheaper in store, in Canada. This is a first.... It's $254.99. I might end up doing this sooner than I thought.

The archon is the best cooler correct?
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post #13 of 22
Oh this entire time I didn't even notice you were in canada...oops. The archon is definitely one of the best air coolers available, but it is relatively overpriced.

For example, this review shows that there are comparable coolers for potentially less money, even after buying your own fans.
http://hardocp.com/article/2010/12/0...ooler_review/3
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post #14 of 22
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Yeah it looks like the Silver Arrow might be the way to go anyways... and they have it in stock at the same place as my case. I might aswell just get that one.

Thanks again!

Anyone know about the best thermal paste?
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post #15 of 22
I use MX-4. It's excellent quality and not expensive
post #16 of 22
Thread Starter 
Yeah they have some of the arctic cooling mx-4. Is that at least as good as AS5? I have some AS5 but it's pretty old.
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post #18 of 22
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Thanks! I can't believe that after all this time, AS5 is STILL the best!
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post #19 of 22
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Well, here it is. If anyone happened to see my thread about managing wires being near useless, here you go. This case makes it so easy to manage the wires and sure it looks nicer, but the temps didn't do much if anything.

I LOVE this case. The cooling system seems pretty bad but so far so good.

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post #20 of 22
Looks great. Nice cable management

I plan on getting myself a 650D - I don't need a full tower and I've heard the airflow is much better in that case compared to the 800/700/600.
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