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post #3861 of 8654
Even if you plan not to cut the case's front frame, it'll block a few mm off the 140mm fan. Its a minute loss, though you gain the benefit of not chopping up the case (good for resale value). If you want full potential, a 120mm fan should not have many obstructions.

Check out my build log. I had at one point, turned the hot swap bay 90° and there was a gap left to fit a 140mm fan:

http://www.overclock.net/t/869446/corsair-800d-water-build-modded-for-two-480mm-radiators-final-incarnation
post #3862 of 8654
yeah, i figure on losing a few millimeters from the 140mm. so what i could do as an option is using a 120mm fan, with a 140mm grill so it fills the gap perfectly, as close as it can get, you know? rather than a 120mm grill.

lol i wanna like, place one of my hdd's vertically next to the 240 rad i'll be putting at the bottom of the case so i can get some more room/airflow for the fan. i'd really like to have a front intake of some sort for this case.

yeah wermad i've been following that thread of yours for some time now haha but usually my first instinct isn't to post. idk why but now that i have im glad to contribute.

anyway, i actually haven't dealt with 140mm fans before. what are the db:cfm differences vs 120mm fans? my goal for this build is silent, excellent cooling with low airflow.
hence why my rads will be the sr1 series thumb.gif

this is the link to my new build thread:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1177043/build-log-narada-800d
Edited by lifeisshort117 - 11/30/11 at 9:48pm
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lol, i almost went crazy, i thought this guys was selling 800D case for $37 until i read "front panel"mad.gif
Still is a pretty good price for the front panel.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/270861855272?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649#ht_500wt_1287
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lol, i almost went crazy, i thought this guys was selling 800D case for $37 until i read "front panel"mad.gif
Still is a pretty good price for the front panel.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/270861855272?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649#ht_500wt_1287

Contact corsair customer service and they can send you a new one for free smile.gif
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Contact corsair customer service and they can send you a new one for free smile.gif

Yea theyre amazingly good, the little green circle around the headset input on the front panel of mine broke off so they're sending me a new usb3.0 version no questions asked!
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Add me to the list please! not 100% complete, but close enough for some pics tongue.gif. It's the 700d with a complete smoked acrylic side panel
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not sure on lighting, might want to get some UV led strips, and I want to find a better way to hide the cathodes.... suggestions?
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Contact corsair customer service and they can send you a new one for free smile.gif

actually i need to do this, my front panel accidentally got damaged while removing, will see if I could get a replacement.
    
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EDIT: posted new pic a few post down
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@eduardmc Great lookin build.
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