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For those that may own one I need your input. I am thinking of going with the Corsair Obsidian Series 800D or the 900D but I am not sure which will suit me best. I am going to be putting together my own liquid system so I want some feedback from you guys.

Thank you for your time in advance:thumb:.
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900D would be the best but forget about getting one before christmas.
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post #3 of 16
I would suggest the 900d for many reasons.

1. It supports more room for radiators up to 2 480 mm radiators without any modding and more radiators.

2. It is well built.

3. It has more room in general.

In the end 900d is better, bigger, and badder. thumb.gif

The only down side is that it is $50 - $75 more expensive

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If 800D is the king, then 900D would be a huge monster.
CHoice is simple. Get 900D, man!
post #5 of 16
800D for looks, but there are cases out there with similar volume and better water cooling features these days (look at NZXT offers).

900D is a lot larger and has better cooling.
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Alright guys thanks! I really really looking to the 900D but I wanted to make sure it was a sound choice. Does anyone have any builds with using the 900D with a liquid system in it so I can get some ideas where I want to go with this? Also suggestions for a multi GPU high end CPU liquid system would be good too. It would need to support 3 GPUs, 1 CPU, 1 Northbridge and 1 southbridge chips. The board I am using is the ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z, Currently using a AMD FX 8150 (but will be upgradeing to one of the later models before I install the cooling system), and three AMD Radeon HD 7980s.

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You can look at April of the month winner 2013. it's a beautifull build and expensive. smile.gif
    
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Originally Posted by khaosstrife View Post

Alright guys thanks! I really really looking to the 900D but I wanted to make sure it was a sound choice. Does anyone have any builds with using the 900D with a liquid system in it so I can get some ideas where I want to go with this? Also suggestions for a multi GPU high end CPU liquid system would be good too. It would need to support 3 GPUs, 1 CPU, 1 Northbridge and 1 southbridge chips. The board I am using is the ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z, Currently using a AMD FX 8150 (but will be upgradeing to one of the later models before I install the cooling system), and three AMD Radeon HD 7980s.

Thanks again guys!

The 800D supports a 60mm thick radiator up top and a very thin small 120mm radiator in the rear. Some, like me, have modded it to fit a 240mm radiator in the floor. It looks better than the 900D but the 900D has a lot more cooling options.

The 900D supports a 480 up top push/pull. 480 mm radiator down below, push or pull, 240mm radiator push or pull, all 60mm btw. It also can fit up to a 30 mm in push up fromt. That's basically up to 2x 480's and 2x 240's. The 900D is a beast of case and is the way to go if you've got a cpu 3gpu's and a mobo to cool.
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You can look at April of the month winner 2013. it's a beautifull build and expensive. smile.gif
Would you mind linking that?
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Would you mind linking that?
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