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Because side panel vents an fan mounts drop GPU temps significantly. It's about performance.

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post #42 of 99
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Why would we want other people to eat a slice of pie? From a business standpoint, I want all the pie. The classy cases pie, the gaming cases pie, the full tower watercooling pie, the mATX pie, the Mini ITX pie... I don't want anybody else eating the pie. I want all of it.

any plans to make a case for the $40-$60 price range?
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post #43 of 99
I'm sure the headset is gonna be ok... I've been using the Corsair 1500 headset and it sounds pretty decent... not very boomy on the bass, but the positional audio is awesome. Microphone is great too... and certainly no complaints in the $70 USD price range Amazon had it at.
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post #44 of 99
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You already have HDD mount fans, to pull air across from the front fans. To say that it drops temps significantly, is not. A few degrees, yes. Not like what you said.
I have a 200m side fan, temps dont drop that much. maybe 2-4c at max.
Lower temps on GPU would be better from faster fans on the GPU.
But a 120/140mm side for GPU, will do very little. Only to direct airflow with case.
Thats all it will do. If you use a tower heatsink on CPU, 100% you will not use top side slot for a fan.

First off, 2-4C is a HUGE drop if your GPU is running at, say, 80C. It's a 2.5%-5% drop, which is hugely significant from a cooling perspective.

Secondly, front fans have to blow air through hard drive cages (or in this case, pull air through hard drive cages) and thus aren't as effective as direct cooling over the GPUs. Believe it or not, we've tested this a lot of times. The best way to get a low GPU temp is to bring cool air in right on top of the GPU. This, whether the GPU has a "blower-style" fan or a "radial-style" fan-based cooler, is the best all-around solution.

And for the top, it's not so much about the CPU (though that benefits as well), it's about pushing cold air over the motherboard VRMs and the components around the CPU socket - which get very little direct cooling but can have a huge effect on your maximum overclock.
post #45 of 99
question corsairgeorge when can we be expecting the next case after venegeance?
thanks ^^
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post #46 of 99
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question corsairgeorge when can we be expecting the next case after venegeance?
thanks ^^

Can't answer exactly - just gotta keep your eyes peeled! We like to do stuff at major shows. The next major show is Computex in early June. You might see something there.
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Can't answer exactly - just gotta keep your eyes peeled! We like to do stuff at major shows. The next major show is Computex in early June. You might see something there.
I can't wait to see what Corsair will has new cases in june.. can't wait!! tongue.gif
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post #48 of 99
Also, thread title is so wrong. They've already released Vengeance headsets... this is their first WIRELESS headset.

Case looks decent enough to me, not that I need one with handles. Corsair is a legit brand though
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post #49 of 99
My ADHD self somehow misread the title and OP and somehow interpret the whole thing as NEW Corsair Gaming Headset, and you can fit an H100 or other 240mm radiator on top. I also assumed it had fins on the ear pieces that look like the heat sinks of the Vengeance RAM. I cannot get this picture out of my head of some jackass wearing a liquid cooled headset.
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post #50 of 99
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Not gonna lie, this case in olive is pretty hawt.

I second that, In olive it looks quite slick smile.gif

*edit
I dont quite like the handling bars though, If i wanted to carry the case i would want to do it with 1 hand ala BF Survivor or CM Scout
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