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post #4911 of 8657
Many people are using the Bitfenix 200mm Spectre Pro fan. Although there are better fans, this one is very quiet and moves more air than the stock Corsair 200mm fan. Also, it has multiple mounting holes so you won't have to mod at all, and it comes is various colours of LED (or none at all). I have one in my 600T, but I will be removing it. The quiet is nice, but I prefer the better airflow I got with a nzxt 166 cfm fan.

I really like the 650D case. Congrats on a great choice.



MERGATROID:


That fan ticks all the boxes from the review I saw, however It won't fit my case unless I move the HD cage to the centre, i'm gonna try try but might be tough to do with a non modular PSU. Not one of my best purchases I have to admit.

Pleased you thought it was quiet, as that's the most important thing for me.
post #4912 of 8657
Are you sure that Bitfenix 200mm Spectre Pro fan won't fit? I know in the 600T and 650D it will fit (just barely, it actually touches the front drive bay). It's a 25mm thick fan I believe. The 30mm fans won't fit without modding, but the 25mm fans do (in the 600T and 650D).
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That fan ticks all the boxes from the review I saw, however It won't fit my case unless I move the HD cage to the centre, i'm gonna try try but might be tough to do with a non modular PSU. Not one of my best purchases I have to admit.
Pleased you thought it was quiet, as that's the most important thing for me.

The stock Corsair 200mm and the Spectre Pro are the same width. You don't have to move the HDD cage. Only fans like the CM Megaflows force you to move the HDD cage. I have the Spectre Pro in my 650D. It fit without any modding to the mounting holes. thumb.gif
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post #4914 of 8657
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Are you sure that Bitfenix 200mm Spectre Pro fan won't fit? I know in the 600T and 650D it will fit (just barely, it actually touches the front drive bay). It's a 25mm thick fan I believe. The 30mm fans won't fit without modding, but the 25mm fans do (in the 600T and 650D).



Goddamn it! I read somewhere it didn't fit, so I moved the HD cage to the middle, and it's not sat properly either as it's being challenged for room by my non mod PSU cables. Still, it is done now; and I'd guess I'll get better intake flow with the cage in the middle, I have already removed the front grill.

Now to decide on a color scheme, I prefer blue, but my MOBO is red RAM is red, and the MOBO 'lights' etc are red, so it looks like i'm going red.
post #4915 of 8657
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The stock Corsair 200mm and the Spectre Pro are the same width. You don't have to move the HDD cage. Only fans like the CM Megaflows force you to move the HDD cage. I have the Spectre Pro in my 650D. It fit without any modding to the mounting holes. thumb.gif


Yep, just found that out, i've moved the cage anyway, so I'll leave it as is.

I'm gonna get that fan and maybe a cheapish (£30) CPU cooler - I heard the CM EVO was good for that price, and fit this fan.


Any recommendations for replacing with the top and back fan, I'm gonna guess that they're not up to much.


Really I need a new PSU for noise and to tidy up the case, gonna get some braided cables too, but that's a project for next year.
post #4916 of 8657
What type of cooler are you going with? If you decide on an H100, you will be using a couple of 120s, so you could look ahead and see what fans are recommended for the H100 over the stock fans (which are great but a little loud). If you're going to leave the top rad-free, another Spectre Pro fan would fit the bill.

I think you could leave the rear fan unless you want to upgrade it for aesthetics (LEDs or a funky looking fan). If you match top and front fans (with Spectre Pro fans in each spot), then the rear fan will just be adding more exhaust (although helping air to flow past the chipset and CPU areas) which will cause the case to be negative pressure, so it can lead to pulling dust into the case in areas not covered by a dust cover. Keeping the pressure neutral or positive is best, but if it's going to be negative then maybe try and make it as little negative as you can by not improving the rear fan, or keeping it turned down. If you're using an air cooler pushing air out the back of the case, then that may be an exception.
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This is original. Dope as hell!

 

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Just saw this, nice! thumb.gif

 

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The Hulk looks like he is holding the GPU in this pic

 

Thank you guys

 

1000

 

 

 

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These are the UV pictures of the case.

It looks better than how it is in the pictures and the UV lights are purple. Not blue. My camera cant capture the purple color for some reason.

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