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Well guys I have been looking for a case for about a week now and after going through every friggin picture and review I could its the 800D that did it for me. I think its a good start for a brand new rig.

Those rubber grommets for perfect cable management, the size and the black interior sold me. Fan location is pretty good, but Ill be doing some mods.

In the mail, pics when it comes in.
    
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Well guys I have been looking for a case for about a week now and after going through every friggin picture and review I could its the 800D that did it for me. I think its a good start for a brand new rig.

Those rubber grommets for perfect cable management, the size and the black interior sold me. Fan location is pretty good, but Ill be doing some mods.

In the mail, pics when it comes in.
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I gotta ask, anyone running Air cooling on this case or anyone have some tests on how it performs with air cooling? I'd like to know as I plan to do some nice overclocking and air cooling in there.

I only go up to 30*C on the hottest of summer days for an ambient. But if the case has poor airflow I'd be annoyed.

More so with my array of HDD's, as without proper air flow they are heat dumps.
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Well I just pull the Trigger on an 800D at the 'Egg tonight so sign me up!
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Can this fit a quad rad internally?
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Not without modding, but you can fit a 240 in the bottom section in front of the PSU if you remove the 2 internal drive bays and cut an extension for the vent.
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I've been looking at this case ever since the first prototype pictures came out. I bought an 840 last weekend (after talking myself out of the Corsair) but now the store I bought it from is now carrying the Obsidian and I'm second-guessing my decision.

The 840 has already had a chance to make its impressions so I'm guessing many of you are familair with it. Money differences aside is it worth a swap to the Corsair?
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Money differences aside is it worth a swap to the Corsair?
That really depends. Do you want the Corsair's features (hot-swap SATA bays, pre-painted interior, and vastly superior cable management) or the 840's flexibility (removable motherboard tray, dual power supply bays, and slightly superior air and water cooling capabilities)? The answer to that should regulate your choice.
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I gotta ask, anyone running Air cooling on this case or anyone have some tests on how it performs with air cooling? I'd like to know as I plan to do some nice overclocking and air cooling in there.

I only go up to 30*C on the hottest of summer days for an ambient. But if the case has poor airflow I'd be annoyed.

More so with my array of HDD's, as without proper air flow they are heat dumps.
Well, I'm on stock Intel cooler until my new res comes in but it will be a while since its on back order. But I did order a Prolimatech Megahalems to test and that will arrive on Monday. But with Intel HS I'm getting 45-48c idle and 55-60c on load on the cpu and both gpu's 60c idle and 65-70c on load fan at 30%. Those results surprised me TBH. I'll report back with the after market HS is installed.

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Can this fit a quad rad internally?
You can if you mod the case, but you can easily do 360 up top, and mod the bottom for a 240

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I've been looking at this case ever since the first prototype pictures came out. I bought an 840 last weekend (after talking myself out of the Corsair) but now the store I bought it from is now carrying the Obsidian and I'm second-guessing my decision.

The 840 has already had a chance to make its impressions so I'm guessing many of you are familair with it. Money differences aside is it worth a swap to the Corsair?
I'll have to agree with Chunky_Chimp, I have both case and I love them both. There the best I've ever had It really comes down to what are your need. What I really like about the 800D is the black interior, it's huge (great for WC) the cable management is pure awesome and the hot swap bay is great It's really just what you need.
    
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