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post #711 of 12293
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I'm looking for a new case and I have my eye on a 540. If it was available in white, I wouldn't even have to think about it. That' looks amazing.

white on white or white on black?
post #712 of 12293
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white on white or white on black?
WHITE ON WHITE!
Black on white could be an sexy option as well, thanks for that george!
(Oh don't forget about putting the 3.5" HDD drive bays on the right side and making the ODD bays a bit wider)
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Just ordered the swiftech micro res: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_318_666&products_id=24649

Hoping I can mount it where the 5.25 cage was, I see a few holes already drilled. Otherwise not 100 % sure where I would put it yet.
post #714 of 12293
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white on white or white on black?

I tweeted you guys that white one a month ago, but this mockup isn't half bad either...if only I hadn't already bought my black one...trade? biggrin.gif
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post #715 of 12293
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white on white or white on black?

Thats exactly what I invisioned.... white on black, man thats sexy. White on white with black grill could look good too.

Is this happening? or are you just making me drool for nothing? tongue.gif
    
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post #716 of 12293
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Leak testing now. No issues after several hours. Still need to buy the Corsair Dominator Platinum 2400 4x4GB and 256GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD, but I'll be able to use the system until then. I'll get a build log going shortly. And I had to remove one of the front radiator fans due the Monsoon fitting size. But thus far, I'm seeing great temperatures under idle and load. I'll also have better pictures taken outside with a DSLR instead of my phones' camera.


Looks very good. Just the missing fan spoils the effect. I would think of replacing fittings or something...
You could also probably make some of the tubing look even better by adjusting the length a bit, but this is really nitpicking. good job thumb.gif
   
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post #717 of 12293
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Originally Posted by CorsairGeorge View Post

white on white or white on black?

Looks interesting smile.gif
One question - what's the reason for the tinted window on 540 (I think on a few other Corsair cases as well)? If someone decides on window they want to see/show the HW inside, not to hide it, right?
I'd much prefer to have a clear window (I think I will replace it anyway) smile.gif
   
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post #718 of 12293
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Looks very good. Just the missing fan spoils the effect. I would think of replacing fittings or something...
You could also probably make some of the tubing look even better by adjusting the length a bit, but this is really nitpicking. good job thumb.gif

Thanks! Yes, I plan on buying new fittings for that front radiator so I can mount the other fan. Also, I plan on buying new tubing in the near future, so I'll make it look nicer. But this has been the first I've water cooled a PC since around 2006 and a lot has changed. I had to learn quite a bit over the past month to catch up. I appreciate the help you provided me, Gleniu.

4770K at 4ghz - idle: 24c | load: 50c
GTX 770 at 1200 OC - idle: 27c (haven't tested load yet)

I'll be overclocking each much more. Just getting things set up before I take a full dive in.
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Looks interesting smile.gif
One question - what's the reason for the tinted window on 540 (I think on a few other Corsair cases as well)? If someone decides on window they want to see/show the HW inside, not to hide it, right?
I'd much prefer to have a clear window (I think I will replace it anyway) smile.gif

The window isn't as tinted as it looks in that picture. You can still see through it pretty well, and with LEDs inside, it still lights up the inside of the case, without the big full side window turning your PC into a lamp tongue.gif
    
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post #720 of 12293
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white on white or white on black?

eeek, think it is just me Goerge since ppl like it, but looks...meh...or to be completely honest bad! rolleyes.gif

I kinda like the white grill on total black case, but that's it...
I've been contemplating painting mine, but since I've test fitted by white fans behind the black grill, I am afraid that I will lose that sexy high contrast look with if the mesh gets white. which will steal all the attention.

And since it is cheap PS time, here is what I'm talking about:

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