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I have some information that I think some of you will enjoy:

I had an Obsidian. I liked what it had to offer but I have somewhat high ambients even in the winter and I read everywhere (even OCN) about how the air-cooling performance was lackluster. I sold mine to another member and went over the ATCS 840 which has a lot of the same features but supposedly better air-cooling capabilities.

The Obsidian was configured as follows:

Rear Fan: stock but flipped to intake
Lower Fan: stock
Roof Fans: x3 Sycthe SlipStream 1200RPM
CPU Fan: Generic 2000RPM/88CFM

The 840 is configured:

Rear Fan: Generic 2000RPM/88CFM
Roof Fans: x2 Scythe Ultra Kaze 2000RPM
CPU Fan: Scythe Ultra Kaze 2000RPM
Front Fan: Stock 230mm
HDD Cage Fans: x2 Scythe SlipStream 1200RPM

Prime95 Small FFT Sustained Load Temps (hottest core):

Obsidian: 69*C
ATCS 840: 73*C

GPU idles and loads are approx 5*C warmer as well in the 840. This is with the fan resting at its 40% idle.

So there you have it. The ATCS even with a considerable amount of additional fan power is beaten by the Corsair in an air-cooling only test. And before anyone calls BS/fanboy on me please glance down at the current specs for my sig rig.

EDIT: For those wondering why I didn't do the same rear intake setup on the 840 to better level the playing field, I did. The temperatures were best when configured as I listed above. While you can technically shoehorn a 38mm fan between the Mega and the rear case fan, it seems that it would be less than ideal.
Nice tests!!
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finished it last night, nicest build i've ever done

i haven't put in my fan controller yet, when i do i'll hide those fan wires.

how do you add 5.25 drives? i cant figure out how to take off the panels.
Do you take off the whole front cover? I hope not
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pop off the front cover. it's alot easier than other cases for some reason.
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A few pics of me build i finished today. Just waiting for me 5970

Nice I like it. The blue stands out really nice because of the black interior

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finished it last night, nicest build i've ever done

i haven't put in my fan controller yet, when i do i'll hide those fan wires.

how do you add 5.25 drives? i cant figure out how to take off the panels.
Do you take off the whole front cover? I hope not
Yean nice job, for sure after the fan wire are gone it will look nice and clean. To add a 2.25 drive you simply put ur hand at the bottom of the front cover and pull, remove the bezel and install drive and put cover back on, its that easy. Its not a big deal
    
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I've been thinking... Since this has been numbered and lettered "800D," do you guys think we'll see more from Corsair? I would really love a mid-tower reinterpretation, like the HAF 922 and 932.
    
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I've been thinking... Since this has been numbered and lettered "800D," do you guys think we'll see more from Corsair? I would really love a mid-tower reinterpretation, like the HAF 922 and 932.

Last I heard they are working on a mid tower case as we speak. Who knows they might release it in time for the holidays
    
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Last I heard they are working on a mid tower case as we speak. Who knows they might release it in time for the holidays
As sweet as that would be, they'd have to release sometime next week unless they expected everyone to pay for the probably expensive case with overnight shipping. lol. But yes, I'm excited for that and the CM 690 II.
    
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Very nice and clean, good job.
    
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I'de like to join. I will add pictures as soon as I start to build my new rig. Got most of the parts in but have finals this week so all my time will be spent studying.

I do have a few questions I hope you 800D experts can help me out with...

I want to replace 3 of the included 140mm fans and add 4 more 120mm fans on the extra spots.

I am going with a red and black theme for this machine and would like the fans to be red and black as well.

The plan:

- Replace all 3 of the stock fans with 3 new red and black 140 mm fans.
- Add 3 120mm red and black fans on top.
- Add one more 120mm or 140 mm fan on the bottom in the PSU chamber. Will either 140mm or 120mm fit here or just a 120mm?

I am also using a Corsair H50 as my CPU cooler. I want to mount it at the rear and change this to an intake setup.

Is it possible to set 2 140mm fans on the H50 radiator as a push/pull configuration? Or will I have to go with 2 120mms or a 140mm and a 120mm?

Basically, the rear and bottom fans will intake air and the top 3 fans will blow the air out.

I would really appreciate any and all help to answer my questions. Also please recommend some good and silent red and black 140mm and 120mm fans.

Thanks.
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