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Putting a Phobya Xtreme 400 in the front of this case is a breeze, and besides they look "dead sexy" (of course you have to say that in the voice of Fat Barstard) the only down side is you will loose all your 5.25" drive bays.. not a problem to me.. and my two Phobya Xtreme 400 drop the water temp from 80'C to 24'C in approx less than 2 minutes.. and the ambient is around 24'C.. highly impressed with these Phobya Xtreme 400 and they fit so naturally in the front of the Corsair 600T. And I will say it again.. they look dam sexy. tongue.gif

Yep it's true, awesome looking! Also damn it now, I'm saying 'deads sexy' in fat bastards voice. Haha
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I've got a couple cases on my radar

1. The Coolermaster Cosmos II - I recently built a rig in one of these for a friend and it was the most pleasureable experience I have had to date with a case. The only thing it's missing is a removeable motherboard tray. Oh and it's 350.00 Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119252

My current rig is in a Cosmos 1000.. the original beast.
Not as easy to build as a Corsair case, but the sheer bulk is fantastic, but it’s very solidly built. I think if I build another PC, it’ll be on the Corsair 550D (since owning the Cosmos 1000, I’m a huge fan of sound dampening material) or the Cosmos II.
post #10573 of 18210
Phobya Xtreme 400 sounds like a really good radiator! How did you fit it once the drive bays were removed?
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post #10574 of 18210
Hi all.

Has anyone got hard drives in their 5.25 bay area?

I'm thinking of moving 2 (maybe 3 if I buy another drive) hard drives in there with 5.25 to 3.5 adapters, so I can remove the hard drive cages completely.

I'm just worried about the lack of fans up there. Anyone have any issues with heat in that corner? All drives will be 7200rpm drives (1 x WD Black 2TB, 1 x Hitachi 1TB, and 1 x Hitachi 500GB)
post #10575 of 18210
Yes lots of people have their HDD's in the drive bays. Word of warning though, i tried it with an adaptor and i have to say it didn't last long because of the noise it caused. Moving your HDD to the front of the case you hear every little noise it makes, its really annoying.
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That's a good point! Okay I will try it first with the cage moved back or will then use some sound dampening foam in the front if needed.
post #10577 of 18210
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Yes lots of people have their HDD's in the drive bays. Word of warning though, i tried it with an adaptor and i have to say it didn't last long because of the noise it caused. Moving your HDD to the front of the case you hear every little noise it makes, its really annoying.
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Hi all.

Has anyone got hard drives in their 5.25 bay area?

I'm thinking of moving 2 (maybe 3 if I buy another drive) hard drives in there with 5.25 to 3.5 adapters, so I can remove the hard drive cages completely.

I'm just worried about the lack of fans up there. Anyone have any issues with heat in that corner? All drives will be 7200rpm drives (1 x WD Black 2TB, 1 x Hitachi 1TB, and 1 x Hitachi 500GB)

You should really consider purchasing Network Attached Storage (NAS) and move all those hard drives out of your system and only run with SSD internally, some thing like a QNAP or a Synology both are really good NAS.
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Can you install games on a NAS though and play them from your PC?
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Just got all my parts back, now just starting to work out how to put all my covers back on thumb.gif

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Just got all my parts back, now just starting to work out how to put all my covers back on thumb.gif


Finally!

Hope none of your components break down again, you have just had the worst of luck when it comes to this build frown.gif

And I'm really excited to see how you solve the cover problem biggrin.gif
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