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Replacement Corsair 800D

post #1 of 5
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Hey guys,

I have a Corsair 800D case full packed with fans. However the airflow in this case is just not right and i need something better. Especially with my 3x reference GTX 780's (OC).

I'm looking for a case with the following:

- Good airflow (ofc)
- A big clear window
- Good styled design and lines
- No cheap plastic

So far i really like the new Corsair Carbide 540 Air case as its something different and claims to be king at airflow.
Also my 800D's successor the 900D seems to be nice although im not really sure about the airflow performance of the case. Its atleast a big improvement over my 800D.

how my case currently looks like : http://imgur.com/a/DqyBp

Thanks !
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post #2 of 5
I have the Air 540, it's a very nice case, it makes excellent use of the space.

The top and front of the Air 540 are both plastic, however it's very sturdy plastic compared to some of the stuff I've seen on cheaper cases.

I would definitely recommend it.

Also, nice diamond plate in the 800D. smile.gif
post #3 of 5
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Where can i buy the 540 air?

I'm living in the netherlands and all webshops dont have stock and are expecting it end of July/begin August. so thats gonna take a while...
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post #4 of 5
I bought mine direct from Corsair, luckily for you they ship their cases around Europe from Utrecht in the Netherlands. thumb.gif

I ordered mine on a Saturday night, it was listed as "Ready to Ship" Sunday afternoon, got shipped Monday and I received it Tuesday morning, the service couldn't have been better.
post #5 of 5
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Sounds great! thanks smile.gif

Unfortunately i have none of the required payment methods -.-
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB (boot)  Samsung DVD/RW Windows 10 Pro ASUS ROG PG279Q 165hz 
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