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post #6171 of 13812
Ahh the good 'ol Switch thread, a lot of good looking stuff in here thumb.gif I've been playing with my setup lately, and "switching" things up. wink.gif Going to take better photos later and add them to my log, but where I'm at so far...
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Clean build. What kind of fan grills are those?
Edited by PatrickCrowely - 7/24/12 at 8:20am
 
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Clean build. What kind of fan grills are those?
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post #6174 of 13812
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There are several locations to stick a res or pump in an 810 if you get creative. A lot of folks also like the bay reservoirs. It all depends on how comfortable you are doing simple mods.
As far as a 360 rad being partially blocked up top, there is an easy solution for that if you don't mind cutting that tray up top. I cut half of mine, leaving a good place for a fan controller with no or very minimal interference to air flow.
Check my build log for some ideas.
EDIT: I have my D5 mounted on one of those double sticky foam pads that came with the pump.

Def not in to cutting up a new case like that and i want this to be as painless as possible so i may have to go with the 800D i will know in a few hours.
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Clean build. What kind of fan grills are those?

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Def not in to cutting up a new case like that and i want this to be as painless as possible so i may have to go with the 800D i will know in a few hours.

I was juggling with the Switch 810 and 800D to upgrade to myself. Frankly it looked like the Switch 810 can fit more internal rad without modding than an 800D so that made my decision easier. It looks like you would have to cut the 800D up considerably in the bottom compartment to fit more rad, whereas the Switch will take the 360 and 240 right off the bat. I therefore have a Switch 810 sitting at home as we speak. Just waiting for some more parts before I make the transfer.

The only thing I don't like about the switch right now going from a 650D is that the overall build quality is lower. The side panels are sometime a PITA to remove and put back on and the plastic parts are meh. Otherwise, looks great for watercooling.
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What I did is add a on/off valve at the lowest point, and capped it. Then, when I need to drain the loop, I uncap it, attach a piece of tubing to it with a barb and hit the ON position. Then I pull the top LED from my reservoir to create a vacuum and all the water drains. You can see it in this post:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1228934/project-eleven-nzxt-switch-810/10#post_16925175

Just thinking how I can pull this off with a bay res thinking T connector would work better? Only reason I say that because its going to have to be in line with the tubing connected at both ends
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what are those fan grills??
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I was juggling with the Switch 810 and 800D to upgrade to myself. Frankly it looked like the Switch 810 can fit more internal rad without modding than an 800D so that made my decision easier. It looks like you would have to cut the 800D up considerably in the bottom compartment to fit more rad, whereas the Switch will take the 360 and 240 right off the bat. I therefore have a Switch 810 sitting at home as we speak. Just waiting for some more parts before I make the transfer.
The only thing I don't like about the switch right now going from a 650D is that the overall build quality is lower. The side panels are sometime a PITA to remove and put back on and the plastic parts are meh. Otherwise, looks great for watercooling.

I just ordered the 800D actually after more pondering.

I like the Switch and its design and features but the 800D is just massive and gives me a lot more room to work with. I am mounting the rear 360 rad externally via a Swiftech radbox so that's a non issue as i may mount the the pump in the PSU heat zone.
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