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Adding 120mm for front air flow on Obsidian 800D

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For those who have the 800D and use a 120mm fan in the front for intake, what is the best 5.25 bay fan module I can use?

I was thinking something like this would be good - http://www.amazon.com/SilverStone-Aluminum-5-25-Inch-Converter-CFP51B/dp/B000NV9DMC/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

But I am not sure it would fit properly on the 800D. There is also this one -

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12251/cpa-532/********_Triple_525_Bay_120mm_Fan_Module_-_Black_BZ-502B_.html

Is there any other similar fan modules out there? I've looked but can't find any. I would like it match the color scheme of the case, so black would be preferable.
Edited by ELCID777 - 1/29/12 at 1:31pm
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Should you have gotten a 800D to go air? Could have been better getting a HAF X. Doing these upgrades will break it clean look. If anything get the Lian-Li one.
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Should you have gotten a 800D to go air? Could have been better getting a HAF X. Doing these upgrades will break it clean look. If anything get the Lian-Li one.

Well, contrary to popular belief, the 800D does quite well on air when configured properly. I ditched the stock fans and mounted 3 120mm fans on top as exhaust and my temps are just great.

However, I now have HD 7970'S in crossfire and would like more fresh air for them, hence the 120mm intake at the front. My friend has the HafX, and to be honest, I find it rather ugly aesthetically speaking, which is why I opted for the 800D instead. My temps on air are nearly as good as my friend with similar components.
Edited by ELCID777 - 1/29/12 at 1:40pm
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