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@jp27

What you say is pointless mate.. No offence.

There could be several reasons. In my Case

1. I like that cabinet very well especially the design, looks, Capability.(being air cooling doesn't mean we can't go for Obsidian series
2. 800D Processor cooling performs par with other cases which are very good in air cooling.. Whether it is air or Custom water cooling ,800/700 does pretty well. Only Video card differs a lot and performs worse compared to HAF series..
3. People like to do updates regularly and i have plans to shift to WC soon.
4. I am stupid enough to downgrade from HAF X to 800D (Yes, you heard it right) in air cooling...
5. etc etc


@To everyone

I am expecting second 470 today evening. SO before i pickup i need to clarify one thing and truly depends on your feedback Guys.. So please guide me...

I am stuck with three problems...

1. One extra PCI slot. ( I miss HAF X here)
2. Can't change Sound Card.
3. If i use Last 16x slot, What are the performance impact I face?

My X-Fi music card is PCI interface and if i sandwich 470's then i can't use PCI slot for sound card. So i am thinking to use Last 16x slot for second card. But i can't see another slot for vent hole of Vid card.

Can i use this vent ,for vid card vent. I know 1/4 is getting covered by cabinet.But still i think there will be room for Hot air to go out... Is it risk to use like that?



I need sound card to use becoz of my speakers. On board sound doesn't have balls and kick to run my gigaworks 7.1 speakers. so going for PCI 1x sound card which is pointless for me when current one is working like charm.
Please advise....
Edited by S_V(TM) - 12/26/10 at 8:07pm
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@jp27

What you say is pointless mate.. No offence.

There could be several reasons. In my Case

1. I like that cabinet very well especially the design, looks, Capability.(being air cooling doesn't mean we can't go for Obsidian series
2. 800D Processor cooling performs par with other cases which are very good in air cooling.. Whether it is air or Custom water cooling ,800/700 does pretty well. Only Video card differs a lot and performs worse compared to HAF series..
3. People like to do updates regularly and i have plans to shift to WC soon.
4. I am stupid enough to downgrade from HAF X to 800D (Yes, you heard it right) in air cooling...
5. etc etc
he s just jealous look at his sig, and look at most people with 800d's.

if you have the money to afford the case you like, buy it!
post #2093 of 8657
hello hitman, can u see my previous post again. I have some things to clarify....
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hello hitman, can u see my previous post again. I have some things to clarify....
i dont see why not, besides there might not be a slot for your pci brace to lock into on the board side other then that, i dont see an issue, so if your pci brace doesnt get in the way there, go for it. shouldnt restrict too much honestly, not like theres a ton of air going out
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ok. thanks will try out. today evening.

How much performance lose will i face by using last 16x slot in my mobo.. I think it's 8X slot.. recently came to know not much difference i will loose. Is it true?
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SV, yes you can use the vents for a gpu, that's why it's there for. The case was behind schedule and instead of retooling the case they just added the rear vent to save time. Also u will not notice a huge hit, must likely only a few fps.
    
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ok friends. now i feel ok to go ahead and buy the card today... And also just now,my bro is considering to take my sound card,if it is so then i'll buy PCI 1x slot X-FI platinum sound card and mostly sandwich 470's. If not i have to use last slot for 470...
thanks Guys
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I just ordered an 800d add me to the list, pics coming when I build it

Watercooling and all
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bam, board arrived, jabtech order completed and updated, now just waiting on 2 screens and the stuff from furryletters to show up then its building time
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btw this has got to be the best looking obsidian up to date, this guy is genius. Ironbird from XS










if the obsidian was just a bit smaller I would really love it!
Getting ready to put my water cooling in a 700/800d. Does anyone know what this builder used for fittings at the divider going in/out of the bottom bay? I've only seen a handful of people use those fittings that make it look neater instead of just putting the tube straight through. (bottom of second picture)
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