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yes... but does it take awesome pics in very very dark settings? I want a cam that will take pics of what I see in the way I see it... as humans see it without the grain.

A tripod is your best friend for non-moving subjects in poor light. Then you can keep the ISO sensitivity quite low (avoiding the grain) and use a *much* longer shutter speed without making things look blurry. thumb.gif
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Great choice. I've had the Corsair AX750 for almost three years now, and I'm really happy with it. I'm running an overclocked CPU and two HD6970 video cards and It's working like a champ.

Oops, you canceled it. Well, just so you know that Corsair has pretty good PSUs.
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Okay... I think for my personal needs, my 550D has to go.
Or be used for another build.
My crossfire 6950's are just too warm for it. I think my computer is shutting down from over heating...
But I am playing most games at full settings on 1440p. ;]
So uhh... I was thinking 650D. Thoughts?

Instead of just replacing the case, why not remove the noise baffles and install another fan or two? It's a pity to give up a case you like. However, the 650D is an excellent choice if you decide to go ahead.
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I was thinking of trying out a 200mm side fan for my 550D first. ;]
Think I'll make it an exhaust fan, pull that GPU heat out.

Dust really sucks, but if I was you I would make that fan intake and have it blow direct on the cards, especially if they are reference cards that exhaust out the back. This will help maintain positive pressure inside your case. You can also add another 120mm fan where the hard drive cages are (like solsamurai shows in his picture) blowing on the cards.
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Instead of just replacing the case, why not remove the noise baffles and install another fan or two? It's a pity to give up a case you like. However, the 650D is an excellent choice if you decide to go ahead.
Dust really sucks, but if I was you I would make that fan intake and have it blow direct on the cards, especially if they are reference cards that exhaust out the back. This will help maintain positive pressure inside your case. You can also add another 120mm fan where the hard drive cages are (like solsamurai shows in his picture) blowing on the cards.
I could try that. But I'm not sure which fan to even get. I'd get a Megaflow, but it won't fit because of the GPU power connectors. The cards aren't reference design, but are ones that have two fans on them. I'm not sure if they are push or pull fans. Another fan on the drive cages won't do much, the power cables for the cards are in the way and don't really fit nicely other wise. The bottom fan mount is also covered.
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Hmm, from a review I'm looking at right now, it appears that you can remove the two sections of your hard drive cages. Can you mount one cage further toward the back of the case like you can in the 600T and 650D? If so, you could remove one cage, move the bottom cage to the rear position and mount fans under the optical drive bays. Of course, just moving the drive cage toward the back and removing the upper one completely will allow way better airflow from your front fans to the video cards. You could also try just removing the upper hard drive cage. This should allow better airflow from your front fans to your video cards.

Of course, that's assuming you are using 3 hard drives or less.
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Hmm, from a review I'm looking at right now, it appears that you can remove the two sections of your hard drive cages. Can you mount one cage further toward the back of the case like you can in the 600T and 650D? If so, you could remove one cage, move the bottom cage to the rear position and mount fans under the optical drive bays. Of course, just moving the drive cage toward the back and removing the upper one completely will allow way better airflow from your front fans to the video cards. You could also try just removing the upper hard drive cage. This should allow better airflow from your front fans to your video cards.
Of course, that's assuming you are using 3 hard drives or less.
I removed the top one when I first got the case.

I might put it back in and mount a fan to the side of it so the cage is empty and helps pull air from the front. I might consider getting rid of my H100. My CPU temps are fine, especially since I don't over clock. Removing it and leaving just fans there will help pull out a lot of air, since it won't be "blocked" or have to pass through the radiator. I think this might help over-all temps.

BUT; I am also thinking it's not the case and not heating issues. See here.
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My new Xigmatek white led fans arrived

 

 

 

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650D in progress!
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I removed the top one when I first got the case.
I might put it back in and mount a fan to the side of it so the cage is empty and helps pull air from the front. I might consider getting rid of my H100. My CPU temps are fine, especially since I don't over clock. Removing it and leaving just fans there will help pull out a lot of air, since it won't be "blocked" or have to pass through the radiator. I think this might help over-all temps.
BUT; I am also thinking it's not the case and not heating issues. See here.

From your link there it seems your temps are fine. My temps are very similar on my cards, and my CPU is overclocked so my CPU temp is higher under load. Note that if you have removed a hard drive cage, you should be able to put a 120mm fan where the cage was and use cable ties to hold it in place. That would be better than reinstalling a cage to mount a fan on it.

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Re located my Intel SSD during a tubing tear down -

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Re located my Intel SSD during a tubing tear down -
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You could try to put it on the other side of the case, where the PSU cables go.

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