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Are the fans in your old rig pulling or pushing down? Also how do you plan on mounting the thermal sensor?
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Thx! Here's an update with lots of pictures thumb.gif
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Are the fans in your old rig pulling or pushing down? Also how do you plan on mounting the thermal sensor?

They are pulling, that way I can easily clean the dust out of the radiator now and then. The thermal sensor has a G1/4 plug so I'll screw it in my reservoir, I'll take more detailed pictures of that thermal sensor later.

UPDATE: taking a closer look at the switch 810

Its update time! Here are some more pictures from when I took a closer look at the case earlier today.
First of I want to say that I bought this case for 240$ (or 180€) here in Europe which is quit a bit more then most of you would have to pay for it.
My conclusion is simple, its an AMAZING case for water cooling and it offers so much more then any other case in that price range. However I do have some small remarks but that's just me nitpicking. I'll go into that later in this update.

Now enjoy the pictures biggrin.gif

And don't forget, click on the pictures to view them full size.

I started by taking out the exhaust fans at the back and on top, this case comes with 4 140mm fans that match the look of the case. I'll have 3 exhaust fans on my radiator so I don't need any additional case fans.

I mounted one extra 140mm fan in the front and connected them to a spare PSU I have lying around. I thought it would look cool on photo biggrin.gif

I'll mount another 140mm fan behind the harddisk cage and aim it at the GPU, I think that should be enough (for now), 3x 140mm intake and 3x 120mm exhaust.




I mounted the reservoir there because I didn't really see another option but it looks good there so I'm going to keep it like that. Also screwed in a 45° Alphacool fitting just to see how it looks.







Then I took a closer look at the hotswap bay, its a very nice feature and everything about it looks very durable. Good job NZXT thumb.gif




The hotswap bay is secured with 2 thumbscrews, seems pointless to me for a hotswap bay since I dont want to take of the side when I switch drives.




This case also comes with a fan hub for 7 fans, again a very very nice feature to see, but since I'll be using the Scythe Kaze Q12 controller I don't need this hub, so I'll remove it and probably use it in my server or something, always handy.
The fan hub is attached to the case with Velcro but that has to go to, it left a sticky glue residue which I had to remove so while I was at it I also removed 2 serial number stickers.










Like I said, this case offers lots of possibilities for water cooling, there is more then enough room up top for a triple radiator (120 or 140mm) with fans in push/pull.




The front IO panel, with USB3.0 which is nice and an SD card slot which I really like since it makes it easier to transfer photographs from my camera to my computer.
Also there is a button to turn on the LED light at the back that illuminates all the cables and stuff. Excellent feature for when you are setting up your rig at a LAN party.



These are the 2 LEDs that illuminate the back, the cables are nicely managed.




I really like the PCI slot covers, I'm glad they are not white, the black looks good.



On the bottom, instead of one long dustfilter, there are 2 shorter ones (one in the front and one at the back). NZXT really thought this through cause this makes it easer to clean the filter when your rig is standing against a wall




The front intake also has a dust filter but its screwed to the plastic front panel which makes it harder to clean, but still a nice feature.



I did found some things I don't like about this case but they are all minor details.

Like this corner of the plastic top cover that sticks out a bit, I keep wondering, why?



Also the corner of the front panel that goes to the top sticks out a little higher then the top cover, that annoys me a little smile.gif



When I removed the exhaust fans I also noticed that the paint chips really easy. I'll have to watch out when I'm building this rig




Wuaaaw.... this was supposed to be a quick little update but it turned out to take a little longer then I expected.

I hope you all enjoy the pictures and I'll try to give you guys another update soon.
 
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WOW! Those caps on the reservoir as sexy as hell! Where did you buy that res, if you don't mind me asking?

btw, thank you for appeasing the picture yetti... we are all saved! biggrin.gif
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WOW! Those caps on the reservoir as sexy as hell! Where did you buy that res, if you don't mind me asking?

btw, thank you for appeasing the picture yetti... we are all saved! biggrin.gif

The reservoir is a Phobya Balancer 250mm in nickel (they also have them in black nickel and gold if I'm not mistaking) I bought it at Highflow.nl

And tell the guys that developed the Switch 810 that they did an excellent job!
 
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Nice pictures, does the bottom of the res allow rotation? If so that would probably help a lot with tube routing. About the cost of your switch was that without postage? For mine I paid $205 + $70 in postage (AUD) which is roughly 160€ + 55€. I was looking at the phobya on thekoolroom.com it looks nice, I can find it in Silver Nickel or Black Nickel.
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Nice pictures, does the bottom of the res allow rotation? If so that would probably help a lot with tube routing. About the cost of your switch was that without postage? For mine I paid $205 + $70 in postage (AUD) which is roughly 160€ + 55€. I was looking at the phobya on thekoolroom.com it looks nice, I can find it in Silver Nickel or Black Nickel.

What do you mean by 'allow rotation'? You can rotate the entire res so the fittings are on the side you need them.

And I bought the case for 180€ at a local webshop, so shipping for the case and some other stuff was 13€
 
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Oh ok, if you can rotate the entire res it doesn't matter, I didn't know if the mounting pieces were for fixed points or not, as is the case here.
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