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post #3001 of 8651
Allright so i just bought a xspc dualbay bubble eye res and as im about to mount the thing, it hits me - those freaking mounting rails prevent me to mount anything dualbay'ish without having to mod the pure thing... aawww!

Anyone have some advise on how to do that without bring out my hammer and break the whole case?
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post #3002 of 8651
both the xspc dual bay reservoirs I previously owned had a channel cut in the middle to allow for this middle rail. If your bay does not have one, I would recommend to get one that does. Or, just bust out a dremel and cut the rails off. Hammering them may not be the best course of action
post #3003 of 8651
Well this one doesnt for some reason.. Oh well. Im not sure if im gonna ruin the case just to fit a 50 dollar res in it. Im gonna have to stick with my tube res for now.. : /
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ELPCU,

My 800D wants to be like yours when it grows up.
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post #3005 of 8651
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Well this one doesnt for some reason.. Oh well. Im not sure if im gonna ruin the case just to fit a 50 dollar res in it. Im gonna have to stick with my tube res for now.. : /
how about mounting it vertically?

If the acrylic side walls are thick enough, use something to carve a channel/groove to make it fit. just measure to find out
post #3006 of 8651
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how about mounting it vertically?

If the acrylic side walls are thick enough, use something to carve a channel/groove to make it fit. just measure to find out

Actually I did think of both solutions, and the vertical thing, well - thats not gonna happen, its going to look way to dodgy. And the carving thing, well I can almost say fo sure that its not.. Wel maybe JUST thik enough - but thats a way to big risk to take..
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post #3007 of 8651
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Actually I did think of both solutions, and the vertical thing, well - thats not gonna happen, its going to look way to dodgy. And the carving thing, well I can almost say fo sure that its not.. Wel maybe JUST thik enough - but thats a way to big risk to take..
Sell it and get a better one . The ones for the DDC and D5 are ready for the 800/700D.
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Contact RMA at Corsair. They'll send a new one.
or order the new sataIII backplane
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post #3009 of 8651
I'm sure this has been asked, but if i use the 700/800D with air cooling, will I have problems with my temps? I notice that these cases look to have been made for people with water cooling kits, but I prefer the three isolated cooling zones of the 700/800D over the mid-towers corsair has to offer.
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If you want to go SLI or 580, then turn the top fans into intakes. Your temps look pretty good right now, though.
hmmm... u sure thats a good idea?
I'm running SLI 580's and I can feel heat being exhausted out
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