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Originally Posted by milcs;13892538 
I am quite happy with the thermals of my setup, to be honest... Under heavy gaming, CPU never goes above 55-60C and GPU is always around 85C. All of that, at very acceptable noise levels... So I am happy.

As you mention, there is room for improvement... This is where I would like some solid suggestions from all the lucky owners of 800D systems (with air setups). More specifically, fans, fans placement, air flow, etc, etc...

ps: Just received two Akasa Apache Black to substitute the stock fans on my corsair H70. Will see if that makes any difference...

too help cool my SLI 580's I swapped out the stock bottom intake fan with a 140mm 1600rpm scythe kama flex
with my current setup it did not add more noise
the top is 3x 120mm 1600rpm scythe s-flex
I can feel heat be exhausted during heavy gpu load's and a lil bit during cpu only loads out through the top
the rear exhaust fan has been swapped with 140mm 1200rpm scythe kama flex (the 1600rpm one was just too loud)
front intake is a kama bay scythe plus swapped with a 120mm 1600rpm scythe kaze jyuni slim
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I think I've decided I want to get the 800d case for christmas. I like the look of corsair cases, their build quality, and their wire options.
It's basically between this and the 600t se, but I'm leaning towards this one since it's bigger so it leaves room for future water cooling expansion.
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Originally Posted by Grief;13903690 
I think I've decided I want to get the 800d case for christmas. I like the look of corsair cases, their build quality, and their wire options.
It's basically between this and the 600t se, but I'm leaning towards this one since it's bigger so it leaves room for future water cooling expansion.

The main reason I got one, You'd be struggling to do this in a 600T....


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That's some of the straightest tubing i've ever seen. Nice work. :0
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That is some really good water-cooling. I'm just looking for a very nice case that I can basically keep for life.

The new egg ones also seem to come with the revision of the front plate USB 3.0
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Originally Posted by Grief;13910009 
That is some really good water-cooling. I'm just looking for a very nice case that I can basically keep for life.

The new egg ones also seem to come with the revision of the front plate USB 3.0

But not the usb3.0 front panel to usb3.0 header?
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Originally Posted by Grief;13910009 
That is some really good water-cooling. I'm just looking for a very nice case that I can basically keep for life.

The new egg ones also seem to come with the revision of the front plate USB 3.0

and the new sata3 backplane as well?
the new usb3.0 panel is poorly implemented
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and the new sata3 backplane as well?
the new usb3.0 panel is poorly implemented

How so?
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George-

Are there any plans for a new side panel option for the 650D? I would love to see a side panel with fan options (similar to the 600T). I realize the new Carbide series offers this - and looks amazing. However, some love for the 650D owners would be awesome!!!

Thanks
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and the new sata3 backplane as well?
the new usb3.0 panel is poorly implemented
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Originally Posted by Fantomau;13910706 
But not the usb3.0 front panel to usb3.0 header?

I'm assuming you guys are referring to they do the usb 3.0 pass through where you put the cable around to the back of the case. Either through the mobo or a add-on card. Either way is fail.

They do sell a 3.0 to header attachment on newegg where you can take those and plug them directly into the mobo.
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