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I think the 550D is good with five fans. Two 120's in the front, one rear 120/140, and two top exhaust 140's. Maybe a sixth, bottom, intake if you have the space.
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post #392 of 1026
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Originally Posted by Sazexa View Post

I think the 550D is good with five fans. Two 120's in the front, one rear 120/140, and two top exhaust 140's. Maybe a sixth, bottom, intake if you have the space.

It's a shame you have to take off the top cover for the top exhaust fans. It make the case look. . . unclean

On a related note, I just ordered another plain side panel, so both sides will have the clean look.
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Originally Posted by Snuckie7 View Post

It's a shame you have to take off the top cover for the top exhaust fans. It make the case look. . . unclean

On a related note, I just ordered another plain side panel, so both sides will have the clean look.

I don't think the left side is compatible with the right side, or vise versa.

I actually think the case looks okay with the top panel off. I do prefer it with the left panel on though. I know it would defeat much of the "silencing" purpose of the case, but I'm considering attempting a side-window mod for a 550D.
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Originally Posted by Sazexa View Post

I don't think the left side is compatible with the right side, or vise versa.

I actually think the case looks okay with the top panel off. I do prefer it with the left panel on though. I know it would defeat much of the "silencing" purpose of the case, but I'm considering attempting a side-window mod for a 550D.

The panels are side independent. You can try it with your case; take off the left panel and replace it with the right one thumb.gif

Here's a pic of it in action.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1256647/corsair-550d-owners-club/80_20#post_17641381
Edited by Snuckie7 - 2/13/13 at 7:10pm
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Oh, alrighty then. Glad you took the step up to make it more minimalistic than it already is. ;]
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It will indeed fit. You can't put four fans on it, but the H110 should fit.

If I remember correctly, the top fan mounts are 120/140mm capable.

Unfortunately, just get the message from Corsair technical service with the following answer:

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Hello..

Fits a Hydro H110 280mm in to my Obsidian 550D case ?

Greetings Eric


Unfortunately Eric, it would not fit. The 550D does not have enough room for the H110 through our testing. You would need the 500R, 650D, 800D, and 900D to use it.

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I don't see why it wouldn't fit. If it uses a radiator the thickness of an H100, and is just a 280 rad instead of 240, it should fit.
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I do not know, this was the response of the technical service from Corsair:

http://www.corsair.com/support/msg_reply/5610671/5623752/8bacdbc5710647c78ca04ebc4
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