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No way man, it's cheap as hell thumb.gif
Too good to be true... if you know where he lives and you go pick it up, inspect the case carefully before purchase. Tell the seller you wont pay anything untill you have done a good inspection of it
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spend some of it on your Dedicated Folding rig... thumb.gif
The dedicated folding rig has been changed to another 24/7 use, and trust me, the 2600k is overkill. It literally only needs some cheap dual core processor, like an AMD 64+ processor or something. smile.gif
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spend some of it on your Dedicated Folding rig... thumb.gif
The dedicated folding rig has been changed to another 24/7 use, and trust me, the 2600k is overkill. It literally only needs some cheap dual core processor, like an AMD 64+ processor or something. smile.gif
I tried to Fold on a G860 and it wasn't happening.
how's the 7850 Fold.?
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I tried to Fold on a G860 and it wasn't happening.
how's the 7850 Fold.?
It's not folding right now, tried it about a week ago and it was a no go for whatever reason, it couldn't pick up a unit.

Right now the 7850 is hashing, and it's overclocked well too. 1175MHz on the core. Even with that OC, temps don't go over 60C with 65% fan speed. smile.gif
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Well I've contacted the guy and first he tried to ask $150 for the case, then I said I saw it up for 130, and asked if any parta were missing.

Then he replies and says that some of the parts are missing and that's why it was for $130, so he was clearly trying to rip someone off there by trying to charge $150, after he set the price at 130.

As I said before though, this guy is the biggest scumbag local seller I've ever encountered, out of at least 20 local sellers.
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your case is fine. get a 240 rad for the top (pm the other owner of the case) and another 120 rad for the front or rear exhaust. you have a dvd drive? get rid of it in case you don't use it a lot. the 240 for the cpu and the 120 for the gpu. i only have 2 (120) rads but i have a SB.

use this fan . . .

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835553001
Edited by rdr09 - 5/23/13 at 2:12pm
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your case is fine. get a 240 rad for the top (pm the other owner of the case) and another 120 rad for the front or rear exhaust. you have a dvd drive? get rid of it in case you don't use it a lot. the 240 for the cpu and the 120 for the gpu. i only have 2 (120) rads but i have a SB.

use this fan . . .

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835553001
I use my Blu Ray drive quite frequently actually, and I paid a good price for it, so I'm not going to take it out and let it collect dust.

I'd really like to minimize watercooling gear if I do go under water, and having a single 360MM radiator would help with that, rather than having 2 radiators, and having extra tubing, and it just looking messier in general.

I also thought I'd contact Corsair about ordering replacement parts for an 800D. If they allow it, for a cheap price then I think I'd buy this case and use the replacement parts from Corsair.

Edit: It looks like I might be able to purchase this case for $120 or so from the seller, because Corsair has these great parts: http://www.corsair.com/en/parts/case-parts/obsidian-series-800d-screw-kit.html

Apparently the PCI covers on the back are all missing as well, but honestly that isn't a huge issue for me, and I'm not sure if they're universal. If they are then that problem can be easily fixed.
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oh, no, not the BD. i was basing it on your sig. i saw you have a dvd drive aside from the BD.
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oh, no, not the BD. i was basing it on your sig. i saw you have a dvd drive aside from the BD.
Oh, sorry. Sorry for getting a big not-so nice there, haha.

Yeah I really need to update my sig rig now, I have since moved that drive to a different computer.
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