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question for corsair george.

Since the case is built to flow air one way, does that mean the h100i (or any all-in-one watercooler) should be setup as exhaust? meaning pushing air out instead of in like how you guys always advised?
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Wow so tempting. The only reason I remove my drive cages is for less restrictive airflow. Now I can have my cake and eat it too.
   
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I haven't seen a noticeable dust filter on the top panel. Any way to confirm this?
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post #124 of 523
The top panel has no dust filter and is designed to be an exhaust.
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I saw in the video you said late July availability for newegg. Are any other US retailers getting it sooner than that or will they all pretty much receive stock around that same time?

I just want to get this case as soon as possible before I get that itch to buy something else I know won't work as well.
   
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I like this. Might have to get the case and throw some parts in it smile.gif
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post #127 of 523
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Originally Posted by CorsairGeorge View Post

The top panel has no dust filter and is designed to be an exhaust.

Would the front filter fit up top? I'd like to buy a second filter since I use a single intake up top. If anything it would be nice to help keep dust out more effectively.

Btw, thanks for answering all our questions. thumb.gif
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post #128 of 523
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Originally Posted by CorsairGeorge View Post

1. We didn't want to increase the size of the main cooling chamber.
2. We didn't want to add 3.5" drives in a non-actively-cooled area, like behind the motherboard tray.
Hmm, the area behind the 3.5" cage is meshed, was it considered at any point adding an 80mm fan mount? It looks like one could have fit there.
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Awwwww, would have picked this up instead of my XB. Oh well, still have Horizon mb layout biggrin.gif
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i was excited till until i seen the motherboard mounted vertical. wish it would have been horizontal,then the drive bay's would have made sense.
Edited by toyz72 - 6/5/13 at 11:33pm
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