Originally Posted by rogueblade
Sorry another question about this case. I notice there really aren't any air intake fans and wondering how you can keep things air cooled in this case.
Also with all those exhaust fans on the top and back; with the lack of intake fans (none on the side or front (I'm used to the haf932)) I believe that results in 'negative airflow'?
I was in the same situation as yourself, i sold my HAF932 and picked up the 800D. Yes the lack of intake fans will mean this case should act more like a negative pressure case. To get more cool air into the case you can get a bay cooler like i got for my 800D (more pics through sig link). Also if you look in my pics above i mounted 2x80 fans at the back of the case, this helps pull more warm air from my H-50 (intake) out of the case and has lowered my temps 2-4 degree. It also gets rid of an air leak should you mount 3 fans up top, otherwise those fans would not be pulling in as much air from the bottom as they could.
Remember this case is not designed for extreme air cooling like the HAF932 is, with the added space and overall design this is more of a water cooling rig. Like the HAF932 you can mount a triple rad up top but you can also mod the bottom for an addition dual rad below, space is not an issue like it might be with the HAF.
I'm very pleased with the switch to this case from my HAF932. I know it has less airflow but the build quality is far better and more convenient with all the space, especially since i'm going to do a water loop for my gpu in the coming months. With my H-50 cooling my i7 920 @ 4.00ghZ and just under 1.3v on the vCore my temps are good. I idle from 35-38 degrees and load from 59-64 degree. Hope this helps.
Originally Posted by McLaren_F1
Nice new pics Mariusz803.
Im curious why you mounted the SSD beside the bottom 140mm intake fan?
Thanks for the comment. No real reason other than being able to see it from the side panel window. When i'm done school mid april i'm going to sleeve my cables white probably, so the sticker on the SSD should fit well.Edited by Mariusz803 - 3/29/10 at 2:21am