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I'm contemplating getting an 800D for my first computer build. I really love big cases and the 800D seems to be the biggest they come without buying custom or spending insane money, and I LOVE the sleek design to it. My main concern is since it will be my first build I'll be starting with air cooling and switching to water when I feel comfortable about doing it. I've heard this case is really bad with air cooling... if I do use it with air for a little while, and I get 3 fans for the top, should I put them all on intake? I know usually the top is exhaust but this case is hurting for intake fans.
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Yeah sure.
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Yeah its great but.... new egg had em open box on their site last week for $199, food for thought.
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Yeah its great but.... new egg had em open box on their site last week for $199, food for thought.
Wow, ***. Are they in perfect physical condition though? I wouldn't want to buy an open box case and have it with scratches or something.
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I like it. Don't really have a need for it, but id like to get one because they look sex
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If you are going Liquid Cooling for then entire system, then YES! Corsair 800D is spacious and give you a lot of space to run your loop and instal big BAD rad.
    
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I'm contemplating getting an 800D for my first computer build. I really love big cases and the 800D seems to be the biggest they come without buying custom or spending insane money, and I LOVE the sleek design to it.
Absolutely. I bought mine for $200 cash and it's the best case I've ever worked on so far. I like it so much, I'm now contemplating getting its smaller cousin, the 650D.
Edited by reaper~ - 6/15/11 at 4:03pm
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post #8 of 27
Air will be fine until you get your water setup running. Id just upgrade the 3 fans that come with it stock with good fans and put the same fans up top as exhaust. Use the rear and the bottom for intake.
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If your not water cooling then go with the 650D, if you are WC then go with 800D hands down.
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post #10 of 27
Last year they were practically giving them away. 700Ds for 140 and 800Ds for 200.
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