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Poll Results: Which Color Version are you buying

Poll expired: Feb 28, 2012  
  • 58% (44)
    White/Black
  • 41% (31)
    Black/black
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Originally Posted by TiHawk560 View Post

Hey guys. I can't wait to join the club. I am going to be purchasing the NZXT Switch 810 as soon as I can get my hands on the Matte Black version and switching over from my Bitfenix Shinobi.

Water cooling users I have a question for you. What size radiator would you recommend for the top?

I'd go with a 360 for ease of installation.
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Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

Kinda depends on what kind of hardware you're going to be cooling, and your level of experience and skill in case modding.
For maximum cooling for some one without significant case modding experience, and the tools and skillset that go with it, go with a full thickness 360, or as a near equal cooling alternative, that's really easy to install, go with a Black Ice Stealth 420. Being thinner, it works well with a push only, or even, pull only fan setup and the mounting holes all match right up.
Hard to go wrong either way,
Darlene

I will be cooling an i5 3570k with a single GTX 670. Possibly a 2nd 670 in the future. I am by no means an experienced case modder but I am great with my hands, knowledgable with the tools I have available(anything that can be done in an apartment, no large equipment, hand helds, clamps and tables). I am also not afrait to make cuts in my cases muahahahahahaha.

Silence is a big goal of mine for this case so I think I will be going with a low fpi rad as it has been recommended for low rpm fans. 420mm being 3x140?
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

I'd go with a 360 for ease of installation.

What are all of my options for the top mounting without modding?


I guess it's time for me to really start looking at what others have done with their 810 switch's. This case is so epic I have been eyeing it for some time but once this matte black version came out it is a must have for me.

XNine do you know when the matte black version will be available for retail in Canada? I can't find it at any etailers atm.
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would you go for a gunmetal or white? i was thinking more of white, but its too common nowadays. but i never saw the real pix of gunmetal, so i cant decide. i've disqualified blacks (lol no racism intended) since im bored of black cases. it was white/beige at first and now black.
 
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would you go for a gunmetal or white? i was thinking more of white, but its too common nowadays. but i never saw the real pix of gunmetal, so i cant decide. i've disqualified blacks (lol no racism intended) since im bored of black cases. it was white/beige at first and now black.

Again, not sure if this is breaking the rules, but click the top link in my sig and find the Switch 810 SE gunmetal review. Pics we took there are pretty stellar. Example:

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I guess it's time for me to really start looking at what others have done with their 810 switch's. This case is so epic I have been eyeing it for some time but once this matte black version came out it is a must have for me.

XNine do you know when the matte black version will be available for retail in Canada? I can't find it at any etailers atm.

Well, you could mod and put a 480 rad up top, but again, for ease of use and installation, I'd go with a 360.

Try here:
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=6_111&item_id=049272
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Thank you XNine. I didn't realize the SE was gunmetal as the Hardware Canucks review calls it Matte Black. I am going to have to notify them of this. This is a big changing factor for me. Matte Black is completely different then gunmetal. frown.gif Maybe I will have to go with a gunmetal/yellow build instead of black/blue.

*edit* nevermind. I see that there are 2 SE versions. Gunmetal and Matte black.
Edited by TiHawk560 - 7/29/12 at 9:43am
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Im thinking about modding my case and I have some ideas but to put them to paper and doing them will be some time. I saw a case mod I might take some Ideas from and use and I have other Ideas I will try.

What I want to do is make it a hard piped instead of the flexitubing similar to this one.

http://www.murderbox.com/MKIIP1/gallery/

and I would like to make the motherboard teh only thing you see, no hard drive enclosures, power supplies and very little wiring.

I also want to mod the outside of the case to have a raised bevel outside of the window.

I also need to know where I can get colored lexan.. approx 1/2 inch thick... been looking but I cant find any. I am looking for a blue in color.

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TiHawk560 I would start with just a 360 rad (670 runs super cool under water so you don't need much more). I recommend rx360 from xspc, no mods needed. If you want to add another 670 in the future you could add an rx240 in the bottom.
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wrong "club".

So sorry =/doh.gifsadsmiley.gif
Edited by Egameman - 7/29/12 at 11:01am
 
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