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May seem like a weird question....but how are you mounting the top fans on these cases. Im kinda new here and i am getting this case in the mail today. I have seen some people use these rubber pegs of some sort and im not really familiar with what they are. I ordered 3 Yate Loon fans to go in the top cause im going to be on air cool till after Christmas and i just was curious. The obvious it to just insert my screws on the top and thread them in but that can be a pain so i was just curious about these little pegs.
silicon fan mounts?

Before I got my fan mounts I just cut up a piece of rubber band and stuck it between the face of the fan where it met the case, and I barely noticed a difference in noise when I switched over.
post #1702 of 8657
Ok, had my 800d for a good month now and I want to prep it for WC. I am looking for a tutorial on how to cut the holes on the bottom of the case for the second res. I've used the search but nothing is comming up for me.
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post #1703 of 8657
Just ordered the 800D yesterday and it shipped today.

And man its 43lbs shipping weight
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Does the bottom plate in the 800D only hold a 140mm or will it hold a 120 mm...

I am talking about the plate below the video card with the stock 140mm.?
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Does the bottom plate in the 800D only hold a 140mm or will it hold a 120 mm...

I am talking about the plate below the video card with the stock 140mm.?
There are no holes for 120mm, but you can drill them out OR use an adapter.
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Ok, had my 800d for a good month now and I want to prep it for WC. I am looking for a tutorial on how to cut the holes on the bottom of the case for the second res. I've used the search but nothing is comming up for me.
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1510542
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I kinda show it in my buildlog but its different. I mount it sideways, while most people mount it flat.
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post #1707 of 8657
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http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1510542


I kinda show it in my buildlog but its different. I mount it sideways, while most people mount it flat.
Have you seen a tutorial of how to mount the bottom rad on its side? i know you touch on it in your log but i was hoping someone made a video of it.
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post #1708 of 8657
Its basically the same as what you see them do removing the bottom HDD cage to make room for rad in the video I linked... except a side-mounted rad requires you to install a grill in the rear sidepanel instead of cutting out the bottom of the case.

Also if you decide you wanna do it that way get an XSPC 240, do not get an SR-1 240.

You can slide the XSPC 240 into the bottom without having to remove the bottom of the case... all you have to do is lift on the separator that runs above the PSU. With the SR-1 240 I had to remove the bottom of the case and bend it back in place. It wasn't difficult it just took more time and required some pop rivets.
post #1709 of 8657
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Its basically the same as what you see them do removing the bottom HDD cage to make room for rad in the video I linked... except a side-mounted rad requires you to install a grill in the rear sidepanel instead of cutting out the bottom of the case.

Also if you decide you wanna do it that way get an XSPC 240, do not get an SR-1 240.

You can slide the XSPC 240 into the bottom without having to remove the bottom of the case... all you have to do is lift on the separator that runs above the PSU. With the SR-1 240 I had to remove the bottom of the case and bend it back in place. It wasn't difficult it just took more time and required some pop rivets.
Very good point and i've already decided on going with an XSPC 240. But thanks for the info on the other rad!!!
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can a swiftech 240 fit down there as well.?
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