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post #4171 of 8657
I am using the SATA 3 PCB and it works fine on my 2 SSD (sata3)

I have one USB 3.o upgrade and one SATA 3 PCB upgrade to sale for not expensive.
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post #4172 of 8657
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I bought the Lamptron Touch for my 550D. It works really well, and have had no issues with it for the past month running 24/7. I had to take the toolless clamp off from the case in order to be able to use the screws to secure it correctly. Having 30W per channel is a very nice feature, the components used are high end. As mentioned before the touch screen is a bit peaky, but you can use anything without a sharp end to set everything to your like.
Here are some pictures.

IMG_0552.jpg

This is a good example of a fan controller that doesn't quite fit flush. The other thing we can see is a large gap between the fan controller and the DVD drive. I have often thought that these companies should put small thin strips of foam rubber along the top and bottom of their products faceplate to eliminate this gap (or just provide a couple of strips in the packaging in case you need them). Considering how much we pay for this stuff, I think it really should come with the units.

I went to a local store and purchased some black weather stripping with a sticky backing. I cut this into thin strips and used it across the top of my Strike-X fan controller to eliminate the gap.

@Rebelord

If you have dust filters to fit your intake areas then the diagram you showed should be OK. Personally I always restrict my intakes to those spots with dust filters. Doesn't the front and bottom of your case both have dust filters?

@morencyam

Really nice job on the fan controller and optical drive. Well done.
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post #4173 of 8657
Wanted to see if anyone has done, or seen anyone do this...

I have a Sunbeam Rheobus fan controlled that looks awful in my 800D. I have removed the face of the Sunbeam and plan on drilling out one of the 5.25 bay covers and mounting the Sunbeam to it...
I am a little concerned on drilling the cover due to the brushed aluminum plate on the front. Anyone done this?



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post #4174 of 8657
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Hmmmm... could work, but the bottom has a dust filter that keeps out a lot of crap anyway.
Personally I would have the top as exhaust, rear as intake, front as intake, and bottom as intake.
So 2 fans ontop exhaust, 1 rear exhaust, 1 bottom intake, 2 front intake. A lot more positive pressure.

Top exhaust does not promote positive pressure. Your case is still a vacuum cleaner without the bag. teaching.gif
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post #4175 of 8657
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Top exhaust does not promote positive pressure. Your case is still a vacuum cleaner without the bag. teaching.gif

Please can you explain more, I don't understand and my top 6 fans are exhaust. I hate dust mad.gif
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Hmmmm... could work, but the bottom has a dust filter that keeps out a lot of crap anyway.
Personally I would have the top as exhaust, rear as intake, front as intake, and bottom as intake.
So 2 fans ontop exhaust, 1 rear exhaust, 1 bottom intake, 2 front intake. A lot more positive pressure.

Top exhaust does not promote positive pressure. Your case is still a vacuum cleaner without the bag. teaching.gif

I meant top rear fan as intake redface.gif
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Top exhaust does not promote positive pressure. Your case is still a vacuum cleaner without the bag. teaching.gif

Please can you explain more, I don't understand and my top 6 fans are exhaust. I hate dust mad.gif

Basically, if you have more fans pushing air out of the case than pulling air in the exhaust fans will be pulling air in from small gaps around the case as well as from the intake fans. Such as the gaps around the side-panel etc. Thus bringing excess dust and dirt into your case smile.gif

Having more intake fans will result in that effect being reversed and a small amount of air being pushed out of those gaps. Well at least in theory.
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http://www.silverstonetek.com/techtalk_cont.php?tid=wh_positive&area=usa

I myself changed my top 6 fans on the 360 to intake then my buddy said W t F you doing lol our case stinks for air flow we have to do exhaust and I was for it originally then figured no matter the setup intake would always provide better results.

Either way my link might help explain what this guy is saying.

the 700D by default has top fans (in or out), rear fan (in or out) and two bottom fans (almost always intake).

My current setup due to advice and recommendations (both sides said it doesn't matter) but with a 700D and watercooled setup I have

360Rad on top 6 fans Exhaust sucking air out of case, Rear 140mm as Intake, two bottom 140 +120 I think or 140x2 as intake leaving for a negative air flow according to that website description. If instead I had 360rad as intake rear as exhaust and bottom two as intake the air would be forced out the CD bay area and the rear motherboard holes creating no suction of unfiltered air and thus being positive according to the description.

If more could chime in on this topic that would be great I gave me 2 cents plus a few more pennys as many of us look towards you Karlitos for advice on your awesome build!
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I just sent the following to Corsair's support.

"The rear side panel does not have enough room behind the motherboard for all my cables. I've had to force it shut and over time this had led to the panel becoming bowed. I'm not the only one this has happened to. If you released a side panel with a bulge in it, giving more space behind the motherboard, almost everyone who owns an 800D would buy one."

Everyone with a similar issue should do the same
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I just sent the following to Corsair's support.
"The rear side panel does not have enough room behind the motherboard for all my cables. I've had to force it shut and over time this had led to the panel becoming bowed. I'm not the only one this has happened to. If you released a side panel with a bulge in it, giving more space behind the motherboard, almost everyone who owns an 800D would buy one."
Everyone with a similar issue should do the same

do not forget the 700d is identical good and bad same problems
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