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post #1991 of 5815
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Originally Posted by CorsairGeorge View Post

EDIT - if we did make a white one the cost would be higher than $349, because the white paint we're using is highly UV resistant to prevent yellowing/fading, which makes it very costly.

That's fine by me. $379 to $399 for a white version would work for me.

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post #1992 of 5815
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No one likes the regular inverted(upside down, not sideways) design?

And I kinda like that white mock up too. White with plain brushed aluminium face tongue.gif
I like the regular flipped version myself as well as the 90° rotation.
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post #1993 of 5815
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That's fine by me. $379 to $399 for a white version would work for me.
+1. Maybe add a poll to the thread and see if its popular enough to consider a white variant George? I'd pay 400$ for a white version. Save me a teardown and the trouble of finding white rivets to reassemble.
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post #1994 of 5815
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Its going white for me. Not so sure how ill get the brushed aluminum effect up front.


Brushed Aluminum Silver vinyl from mnpctech.
Edited by WorldExclusive - 1/16/13 at 4:14am
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post #1995 of 5815
Carbon Fiber Vinyl from 3M Outside only (not covering the front aluminum panel)

Edit : I hope the 900D is not full of rivets...
Edited by tSgt - 1/16/13 at 4:30am
post #1996 of 5815
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Brushed Aluminum Silver vinyl from mnpctech.
Thanks man. I'll check it out. I want white with the brushed look to retain some detail.
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If only r-ATX or offered as such. Space limited to the rig being on the left so no glorious view for me.
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post #1998 of 5815
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The performance benefits of the inverted design are from direct airflow over the components, not the inverted design itself. Turn a Raven or Fortress on its side so the motherboard is in the standard configuration, and the performance stays the same.

We're not looking at the inverted design because it makes external cable management somewhat awkward and requires a large, cumbersome piece (that adds significant cost) to cover the cables for cosmetic purposes.

You should be looking at the horizontal design. I'm sure you may have some prototypes on your desk, but get serious about it.
Corsair now has every rectangle case a person could want. Time to go cube style.
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The nice thing about an "Inverted ATX design" isn't so much about air flow or cable lengths (at least for me) as it is because of the way my desk is set up.

If you have your case sitting to your left, then having an inverted ATX case with a window only makes sense, otherwise your window is facing a wall.
post #2000 of 5815
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The nice thing about an "Inverted ATX design" isn't so much about air flow or cable lengths (at least for me) as it is because of the way my desk is set up.

If you have your case sitting to your left, then having an inverted ATX case with a window only makes sense, otherwise your window is facing a wall.

I'm in this boat personally, so i moved my desk a bit and my surround setup to be able to place this big baby on my desk. For me, inverted design is only a question of look.
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