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So guys, sorry to stick my nose into your thread since I only have the little brother to the full tower cases. I was wondering though, if a person is willing to spend so much on a case (and great cases they are), and he wanted to air cool, would he not also be willing to perform a few small mods to improve airflow? On my 600T case, I cut a hole in the bottom so I could add another intake fan. Simple enough. Other things can be done to add fans in various locations to further improve airflow. Sure, you can say we're talking about a "stock" case, and that's a legitimate POV, but cutting a little hole and mounting a fan, or adding fans to drive bays or other locations are not hard things to do. My case is basically a "medium airflow" case, but it improved quite a bit by adding a few other fans. IMAO, I would say anyone using air flow cooling on this case should check their temps and add further cooling options if required, no?

Just one other little note guys. I wouldn't overuse that email address for CorsairGeorge, especially not with just a small tech question. I can't speak for him or Corsair, but I'm sure if I started getting too much email at a work email address for things that could be answered elsewhere, I might be tempted to abandon that email address if it was taking up too much of my time. After all, his job really isn't tech support (although he seems more than willing, but lets not over-work him and lose a good thing).
Edited by Mergatroid - 11/3/11 at 5:16pm
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Just one other little note guys. I wouldn't overuse that email address for CorsairGeorge, especially not with just a small tech question. I can't speak for him or Corsair, but I'm sure if I started getting too much email at a work email address for things that could be answered elsewhere, I might be tempted to abandon that email address if it was taking up too much of my time. After all, his job really isn't tech support (although he seems more than willing, but lets not over-work him and lose a good thing).
This.

Please be courteous and don't over and improperly use CorsairGeorge's email address.

I myself only sent one message after almost two weeks of no reply from Corsair's customer service/tech support. This was out of desperation since the communication seemed to have stopped abruptly (very weird situation tbh).
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Originally Posted by Mergatroid View Post
So guys, sorry to stick my nose into your thread since I only have the little brother to the full tower cases. I was wondering though, if a person is willing to spend so much on a case (and great cases they are), and he wanted to air cool, would he not also be willing to perform a few small mods to improve airflow? On my 600T case, I cut a hole in the bottom so I could add another intake fan. Simple enough. Other things can be done to add fans in various locations to further improve airflow. Sure, you can say we're talking about a "stock" case, and that's a legitimate POV, but cutting a little hole and mounting a fan, or adding fans to drive bays or other locations are not hard things to do. My case is basically a "medium airflow" case, but it improved quite a bit by adding a few other fans. IMAO, I would say anyone using air flow cooling on this case should check their temps and add further cooling options if required, no?

Just one other little note guys. I wouldn't overuse that email address for CorsairGeorge, especially not with just a small tech question. I can't speak for him or Corsair, but I'm sure if I started getting too much email at a work email address for things that could be answered elsewhere, I might be tempted to abandon that email address if it was taking up too much of my time. After all, his job really isn't tech support (although he seems more than willing, but lets not over-work him and lose a good thing).
Well to be honest Im on air cooling right now and the only mod i got time/chance to do was take out the bottom HDD cage on the 800D and cut a hole from the from under the aluminum cover and added a 120mm fan and filter for intake
    
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Updated my rig recently, added a second 355 pump, new paint, Intel 510 ssd on the way.



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Very clean Alan! Yall are making me excited about getting my 800D..although I will probably start off stock..since I tore my thermaltake armor apart and now it looks ugly lol
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I'm jealous. Very nice setup AlanScott!!
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That's is a uber look mate, nice job Alanscott.

I bought some acrylic some time ago that I hope to utilize soon like yours
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thanks for the kind words everyone, Im just glad its done finally haha. I ended up ditching the acrylic (case was getting really flimsy) and going with steel panels and angle iron... the case is tank solid now. Now if only ivy bridge would come out already!
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All that on a 360 radiator?
Nice very clean
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