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This one case is beautiful, right now there are only 2 case that got me thinking to replace my Fortress FT-02:

Corsair Vengeance C-70 or,
NZXT Switch 810

And seeing you guys done a great job on this C-70, it's getting harder to decide biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by g.androider View Post

This one case is beautiful, right now there are only 2 case that got me thinking to replace my Fortress FT-02:
Corsair Vengeance C-70 or,
NZXT Switch 810
And seeing you guys done a great job on this C-70, it's getting harder to decide biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif

My build is for my brother, but my case will be the NZXT Switch 810. Switch 810 is the best case around at the moment and it's not even competition if you ask me, go the Switch 810. The C70 is tiny and very crampped/bad for watercooling and and doesn't have good air flow with the HHD cages in and stock fans. My set-up has great air flow but you loose some features doing it. C70 is sure pretty when done right but so is the Switch 810.
    
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I kind of ghetto rigged the front to fit my H100 and then mounted the HDD on the back of the case and so far it's working good w/ a LOT more space now.
When you get a chance, please show us.
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I managed a few mods to the case but my build is finished, just trying to figure out a problem I'm having with the GTX 690 and the Koolance waterblock (one GPU overheating etc) and I'll have pictures and an update.
Really great case overall. Few let downs but all cases seem to have some if you use every inch of it.
It shame your GPU is overheating somehow. How high the temperature you get? Anyway, it looks great with the green coolant! thumb.gif
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Case is finally finished and watercooling is in.
Once I fix the issues with the GPU then I'll start overclocking and benchmarking the syetem **** dam it looks good and dam it's quiet. CPU 50deg under load and GPUs 35deg under load (when working). Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Proper pictures and video when working 100%.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1269799/corsair-c70-vengeance-thread

How long is that PSU that you couldn't fit a 240 rad in the bottom? (its a 140 rad right?)
And are those the Corsair fans?
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When you get a chance, please show us.

Sorry for the absolutely horrible light but here it is, you can blame whoever stole my phone and left me with a crappy webcam that won't stabalize frown.gif

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I'll give a little explanation on how to do it. To mount the HDD, put your HDD in one of the trays it comes with and cut the little clips at the end off. On the bottom of the tray theres 2 holes, pick one and run a zip tie through and connect it to the back tongue.gif

For the H100, I simply used zip ties on the front fan holes since they didn't line up and just pulled them as tight as they could go.
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How long is that PSU that you couldn't fit a 240 rad in the bottom? (its a 140 rad right?)
And are those the Corsair fans?

It's impossible to fit a 240mm or 280mm radiator in the bottom. A 180mm PSU gives you 10mm from the mountin holes for the radiator to the PSU. Not only can you not fit cables in that space but you can't fit your fittings for the radiator either.

So 140mm or a 2x 92mm radiator is the biggest you can go.

Yeah the new corsair air series fans without the stupid computer rings. They look badass and seem to be working well.

It's pointless trying to fit anything more than a 140mm in the bottom anyways, you can't fit a set-up in the case that'll need more cooling than that because of the limitations put on you by the tiny PSU.

Mounted my SSD same spot. Just zip tied it through the cut-outs behind the optical bays.

Need to re-seat the waterblock and hopefully it's alright because the set-up is super nice and want to see what it's capable of.
    
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About bottom and larger than 140 mm rads. Corsair TX-750 is about 165 mm long (although is not modular, unfortunately) and with that one it might be possible to squeeze in a 180 mm or perhaps even 200 mm rad in the bottom although I'm not sure if it would be worth the effort and having to deal with stuff being pretty tight.
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Sorry for the absolutely horrible light but here it is, you can blame whoever stole my phone and left me with a crappy webcam that won't stabalize frown.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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I'll give a little explanation on how to do it. To mount the HDD, put your HDD in one of the trays it comes with and cut the little clips at the end off. On the bottom of the tray theres 2 holes, pick one and run a zip tie through and connect it to the back tongue.gif
For the H100, I simply used zip ties on the front fan holes since they didn't line up and just pulled them as tight as they could go.
Thanks. I do plan to put another 240mm rad in the case. The front will be the alternative place where I can put 240mm rad if the bottom does not fit. PSU GS600 only 160mm long, so 240mm might fit.
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It's impossible to fit a 240mm or 280mm radiator in the bottom. A 180mm PSU gives you 10mm from the mountin holes for the radiator to the PSU. Not only can you not fit cables in that space but you can't fit your fittings for the radiator either.
So 140mm or a 2x 92mm radiator is the biggest you can go.
Yeah the new corsair air series fans without the stupid computer rings. They look badass and seem to be working well.
It's pointless trying to fit anything more than a 140mm in the bottom anyways, you can't fit a set-up in the case that'll need more cooling than that because of the limitations put on you by the tiny PSU.
Mounted my SSD same spot. Just zip tied it through the cut-outs behind the optical bays.
Need to re-seat the waterblock and hopefully it's alright because the set-up is super nice and want to see what it's capable of.

even if its a 160mm PSU? Like the AX Series (it looks possible but it might be very cramped and looks like you would need to install the PSU and the cables before the rad)
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even if its a 160mm PSU? Like the AX Series (it looks possible but it might be very cramped and looks like you would need to install the PSU and the cables before the rad)

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As you can see the 180mm PSU cables cover the 280mm holes, so thats impossible even with a 160mm.

The 240mm radiator holes are still covered by the PSU cables and adding the extending length of the res/compression fittings just makes it less possible. Remember the first 10-20mm of PSU cables are super stiff and don't even bend so honestly if you ask me neither can be done. A 160mm might if lucky fit on paper but if you were lucky enough to get them in pre-assembled, they would push on each other creating problems, would be so tight and messy (look horrible), making adjustments to either would be a nightmare etc it's not worth it.

My 280mm in push + 140mm in push/pull is enough for my i7 3930k + GTX 690 so I wouldn't worry about it.

It's not enough to have the room you need the mounting holes to do it and because of the way they are done, raised makes it even more difficult to re-locate. I tried to re-locate my 140mm towards the PSU more but couldn't be done without a lot of drilling/cutting and ugly mods.
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