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This Looks Sweet I might be thinking of getting this case but obviously not your lol and subbed ,

One idea i had is you could get a leaf stencil that looks like the leaf on the canadian flag and spray some red thought the stencil but that is entirely up to you smile.gif

Sort of like this mabey ? -

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You know what would look nice on the sidepanel? A white Bitfenix Spectre fan!
Any word from the painter?

Actually, another member did an amazing side window for his Fractal Case. Take the entire side panel, replace it with a piece of Acrylic held on by 4 thumb screws, 2 on top, and 2 on bottom.

Originally I was going to cut a Maple leaf in the side panel and put a piece of acrylic behind it and run red LED tape around the acrylic to light it up red, but the full side window just looks amazing on his case. I think it would look even better on mine when the case is back from powder-coating.

Speaking of the powder-coating, I called the guy last night, he will have it ready by the weekend. It's his first computer case he's done so he dropped the price a little and asked if he could take some extra tome to ensure a even sand-blasting and nice even coat. I love local guys for that, treat them right and they always return the favour.
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Actually, another member did an amazing side window for his Fractal Case. Take the entire side panel, replace it with a piece of Acrylic held on by 4 thumb screws, 2 on top, and 2 on bottom.
Originally I was going to cut a Maple leaf in the side panel and put a piece of acrylic behind it and run red LED tape around the acrylic to light it up red, but the full side window just looks amazing on his case. I think it would look even better on mine when the case is back from powder-coating.
Speaking of the powder-coating, I called the guy last night, he will have it ready by the weekend. It's his first computer case he's done so he dropped the price a little and asked if he could take some extra tome to ensure a even sand-blasting and nice even coat. I love local guys for that, treat them right and they always return the favour.

Yeah Having That Led Maple Leaf Would Look amazing smile.gif

And Yeah Ha i know what you mean
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So my H80 is back from RMA, Corsair sent my a brand new one, sealed and everything. Corsair has some amazing Customer Service, along the EVGA for mt motherboard RMA, and Fractal Design as they will be sending me a new HDD LED, extra HDD grommets, and new case feet for free.

Ryan at Fractal seems to really like the Core 1000 in white and will be putting in a recommendation to have the case available in White for retail.

I'll be testing the H80 out tonight to make sure it is free of the grinding noise, if not, well I'll just have to plug it in to a fan controller and drop it to 11 V.



Update 2: I also ordered another set of 2x 4 GB Corsair Vengeance White LP bumping the total to 16 GB biggrin.gif
Edited by axipher - 4/13/12 at 8:21am
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One thumb.gif to Fractal
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One thumb.gif to Corsair

I must agree with Ryan, they should have more white cases. Arc series would be cool too... rolleyes.gif
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So my H80 is back from RMA, Corsair sent my a brand new one, sealed and everything. Corsair has some amazing Customer Service, along the EVGA for mt motherboard RMA, and Fractal Design as they will be sending me a new HDD LED, extra HDD grommets, and new case feet for free.
Ryan at Fractal seems to really like the Core 1000 in white and will be putting in a recommendation to have the case available in White for retail.
I'll be testing the H80 out tonight to make sure it is free of the grinding noise, if not, well I'll just have to plug it in to a fan controller and drop it to 11 V.
Update 2: I also ordered another set of 2x 4 GB Corsair Vengeance White LP bumping the total to 16 GB biggrin.gif

Wow This would be awesome to have a white Core 1000 case i was thinking of getting it but i need to get a micro atx board for amd cpu and the only down side to having the core 1000 is that there is no cable managment Options frown.gif Would you recommend this case ? And Yeah It does sound like They have good customer service sending you stuff for free ! smile.gif Also Isnt 16gb of ram overkill lol.

Good Job With this Project !
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So my H80 is back from RMA, Corsair sent my a brand new one, sealed and everything. Corsair has some amazing Customer Service, along the EVGA for mt motherboard RMA, and Fractal Design as they will be sending me a new HDD LED, extra HDD grommets, and new case feet for free.
Ryan at Fractal seems to really like the Core 1000 in white and will be putting in a recommendation to have the case available in White for retail.
I'll be testing the H80 out tonight to make sure it is free of the grinding noise, if not, well I'll just have to plug it in to a fan controller and drop it to 11 V.
Update 2: I also ordered another set of 2x 4 GB Corsair Vengeance White LP bumping the total to 16 GB biggrin.gif

Wow This would be awesome to have a white Core 1000 case i was thinking of getting it but i need to get a micro atx board for amd cpu and the only down side to having the core 1000 is that there is no cable managment Options frown.gif Would you recommend this case ? And Yeah It does sound like They have good customer service sending you stuff for free ! smile.gif Also Isnt 16gb of ram overkill lol.

Good Job With this Project !

Axipher's mini review in list form

Pros:
- Looks amazing
- Easy to mod
- Vertical HDD tray
- 2x 3.5" HDD or 3x 2.5" (OS SSD + Two HDD's in RAID0)
- Can fit H80 in front
- Mesh front
- Dust filter on front
- Can fit 140 mm fan with 12 mm frame on side panel
- Side mounted front panel

Cons:
- Cable management (solved with modular)
- 90 mm rear exhaust
- Can't use 3.5" drives with an H80 installed
- Can't use bottom 3.5" drive with a really long GPU
- Side mounted front panel



As for customer service, top of the list so far in my opinion.



As for 16 GB of RAM, well this is being switched over to being my main rig (gaming, AutoCAD, MicroStation, Solidworks, video editing, media player). I plan on having two RAM drives at 4 GB each, one for scratch files that will be enabled and disabled at will. The other RAM Drive is used for a Linux VM that acts as a personal webserver. So that leave only 8 GB for the rest of my system.
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you know that im doing that with the side of my SS right XD gonna get the OCN canadian club flag painted on teh side and cut the white out and put plexi in then white leds tape around it lol

but i love ur build and to think becuase of you they may sell there product in white thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif
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Axipher's mini review in list form
Pros:
- Looks amazing
- Easy to mod
- Vertical HDD tray
- 2x 3.5" HDD or 3x 2.5" (OS SSD + Two HDD's in RAID0)
- Can fit H80 in front
- Mesh front
- Dust filter on front
- Can fit 140 mm fan with 12 mm frame on side panel
- Side mounted front panel
Cons:
- Cable management (solved with modular)
- 90 mm rear exhaust
- Can't use 3.5" drives with an H80 installed
- Can't use bottom 3.5" drive with a really long GPU
- Side mounted front panel
As for customer service, top of the list so far in my opinion.
As for 16 GB of RAM, well this is being switched over to being my main rig (gaming, AutoCAD, MicroStation, Solidworks, video editing, media player). I plan on having two RAM drives at 4 GB each, one for scratch files that will be enabled and disabled at will. The other RAM Drive is used for a Linux VM that acts as a personal webserver. So that leave only 8 GB for the rest of my system.
Ah Okay you make the case sound better than it looks lol and i am getting a modular power supply so i don't have to worry about cable management as you mentioned and are you sure you can fit a 140mm Fan on the side Panel ? Are you using the front fan , Back Fan , Side Panel Fan ? By the way you Added Side mounted Front Panel Twice in the Pro's and Con's . Yes The Customer Service Does sound very good i may be getting some components for my custom Built Pc From some of those companies so That should be good if i need replacements ! smile.gif
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Axipher's mini review in list form
Pros:
- Looks amazing
- Easy to mod
- Vertical HDD tray
- 2x 3.5" HDD or 3x 2.5" (OS SSD + Two HDD's in RAID0)
- Can fit H80 in front
- Mesh front
- Dust filter on front
- Can fit 140 mm fan with 12 mm frame on side panel
- Side mounted front panel
Cons:
- Cable management (solved with modular)
- 90 mm rear exhaust
- Can't use 3.5" drives with an H80 installed
- Can't use bottom 3.5" drive with a really long GPU
- Side mounted front panel
As for customer service, top of the list so far in my opinion.
As for 16 GB of RAM, well this is being switched over to being my main rig (gaming, AutoCAD, MicroStation, Solidworks, video editing, media player). I plan on having two RAM drives at 4 GB each, one for scratch files that will be enabled and disabled at will. The other RAM Drive is used for a Linux VM that acts as a personal webserver. So that leave only 8 GB for the rest of my system.

Ah Okay you make the case sound better than it looks lol and i am getting a modular power supply so i don't have to worry about cable management as you mentioned and are you sure you can fit a 140mm Fan on the side Panel ? Are you using the front fan , Back Fan , Side Panel Fan ? By the way you Added Side mounted Front Panel Twice in the Pro's and Con's . Yes The Customer Service Does sound very good i may be getting some components for my custom Built Pc From some of those companies so That should be good if i need replacements ! smile.gif

Using the Scythe Kazemaru 2 140MM

The Side mounted front panel is great because it makes the front of the case look super clean and easy to mod, and you won't accidentally hit it. The bad side is that if the right side of your case is facing away from you, plugging in USB or audio plugs becomes much more difficult.

I am currently using two Gentle Typhoon AP-15's on a Corsair H80 on the front panel, the Scythe Kazemaru on the side panel as exhaust because my GPU doesn't exhaust out the back, a Scythe PWM 92 mm fan on the rear of the case, and of course the top-mounted PSU as exhaust.

What's nice is that even though I have "negative pressure" in my case, the two 5.25" bays have mesh on them as well so air is sucked through them, but no dust is introduced.
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Fractal Design Core 1000 Mionix Castor Monoprice XXL JL Amps + Custom Morel Bookshelf speakers 
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Scythe Kama-Panel 3 
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FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz Fatal1ty 990FX Pro 9800 GTX+ 512 MB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866 CL9 
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120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 1 TB WD Black 5x 120mm + MCP350 + EK Supreme HF + MicroRes Windows 8 Consumer Preview 
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2x Dell U2212HM Logitech G110 Cooler Master 850W Silent Pro Cooler Master 690 II Adv. 
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Razer Death Adder 3.5G Staples Gel Cushion Asus Xonar DG + Senn. PC333D 
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Q6600 Acer X1800 ATI 5670 2 GB Kingston 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 TB WD Green Asus BD-R Windows 7 Home Premium Sony 50" LCD 
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Acer Media 220 W SFF Acer X1800 Acer Optical 
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CHILZ - Lan Rig
(17 items)
 
CANARY - Main Rig
(16 items)
 
CADILLAC - HTPC
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4570s Asus H97M-Plus AMD R9 280 G.Skill RipjawsX 16 GB (2x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
250 GB Samsung 840 240 GB Kingston 3 TB USB 3.0 Drive Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Preview BenQ GL2450 Filco MajesTouch2 Ninja PC P&C Silencer Mk III 600 W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Fractal Design Core 1000 Mionix Castor Monoprice XXL JL Amps + Custom Morel Bookshelf speakers 
Other
Scythe Kama-Panel 3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz Fatal1ty 990FX Pro 9800 GTX+ 512 MB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866 CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 1 TB WD Black 5x 120mm + MCP350 + EK Supreme HF + MicroRes Windows 8 Consumer Preview 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x Dell U2212HM Logitech G110 Cooler Master 850W Silent Pro Cooler Master 690 II Adv. 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Death Adder 3.5G Staples Gel Cushion Asus Xonar DG + Senn. PC333D 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Acer X1800 ATI 5670 2 GB Kingston 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 TB WD Green Asus BD-R Windows 7 Home Premium Sony 50" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Acer Media 220 W SFF Acer X1800 Acer Optical 
Mouse PadAudio
The TV cabinet Denon 2808 7.1 AVR + Dahlquist 350W 8" Sub + Kl... 
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Thread Starter 
Monday April 2nd:
- Contacted Fractal Design Support with inquiry on case details
- Gave a link to my build log

Friday April 6th:
- Received response saying that request cannot be met
- Said thanks, left it at that

So Customer Service tool a little bit longer then expected to reply, but gave a nice detailed response and complimented my build log.



Wednesday April 11th:
- Decide to ask about replacement parts

Friday April 13th:
- Get email asking for shipping info at 8AM
- Send shipping info at 9 AM
- Package shipped by 4 PM via FedEx Ground

Two day turn around for replacement parts and at no cost, that's pretty good service if you ask me.
CHILZ - Lan Rig
(17 items)
 
CANARY - Main Rig
(16 items)
 
CADILLAC - HTPC
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4570s Asus H97M-Plus AMD R9 280 G.Skill RipjawsX 16 GB (2x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
250 GB Samsung 840 240 GB Kingston 3 TB USB 3.0 Drive Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Preview BenQ GL2450 Filco MajesTouch2 Ninja PC P&C Silencer Mk III 600 W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Fractal Design Core 1000 Mionix Castor Monoprice XXL JL Amps + Custom Morel Bookshelf speakers 
Other
Scythe Kama-Panel 3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz Fatal1ty 990FX Pro 9800 GTX+ 512 MB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866 CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 1 TB WD Black 5x 120mm + MCP350 + EK Supreme HF + MicroRes Windows 8 Consumer Preview 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x Dell U2212HM Logitech G110 Cooler Master 850W Silent Pro Cooler Master 690 II Adv. 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Death Adder 3.5G Staples Gel Cushion Asus Xonar DG + Senn. PC333D 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Acer X1800 ATI 5670 2 GB Kingston 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 TB WD Green Asus BD-R Windows 7 Home Premium Sony 50" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Acer Media 220 W SFF Acer X1800 Acer Optical 
Mouse PadAudio
The TV cabinet Denon 2808 7.1 AVR + Dahlquist 350W 8" Sub + Kl... 
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Reply
CHILZ - Lan Rig
(17 items)
 
CANARY - Main Rig
(16 items)
 
CADILLAC - HTPC
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4570s Asus H97M-Plus AMD R9 280 G.Skill RipjawsX 16 GB (2x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
250 GB Samsung 840 240 GB Kingston 3 TB USB 3.0 Drive Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Preview BenQ GL2450 Filco MajesTouch2 Ninja PC P&C Silencer Mk III 600 W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Fractal Design Core 1000 Mionix Castor Monoprice XXL JL Amps + Custom Morel Bookshelf speakers 
Other
Scythe Kama-Panel 3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz Fatal1ty 990FX Pro 9800 GTX+ 512 MB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866 CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 1 TB WD Black 5x 120mm + MCP350 + EK Supreme HF + MicroRes Windows 8 Consumer Preview 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x Dell U2212HM Logitech G110 Cooler Master 850W Silent Pro Cooler Master 690 II Adv. 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Death Adder 3.5G Staples Gel Cushion Asus Xonar DG + Senn. PC333D 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Acer X1800 ATI 5670 2 GB Kingston 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 TB WD Green Asus BD-R Windows 7 Home Premium Sony 50" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Acer Media 220 W SFF Acer X1800 Acer Optical 
Mouse PadAudio
The TV cabinet Denon 2808 7.1 AVR + Dahlquist 350W 8" Sub + Kl... 
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