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Alright thanks! I'm currently looking at a 240mm and 200mm rad setup for my 600T, with minimal to no modding done on the case. Thanks for the input! smile.gif

The drive bays are really easy to remove. You just have remove the plastic parts and drill out the rivets. Takes less than 10mins. The 400m fits perfectly but you will need to drill some holes for the fans/rad because they will not line up in the front.
 
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Those huge Phobya rads are something to be... how can I say,... worshipped biggrin.gif


Placing a 200 on the front of the case and a typical 240 on top would make a perfect loop for CPU/GPU cooling. From what I read and researched the 200 will perform nearly as your run of the mill 360 rad or a really good 240. That would definitely be my choice of weapons if I were to buy a custom cooling kit right now. I don't think I'd go all the way to remove the ODD drive cage to place the huge 400 rad.

Then again... inglewood78's setup made me spend a whole paper towel roll from all the drool.gif, and there's also space for a 240 on top! There's a downside though, decent 200mm fans...
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Alright thanks! I'm currently looking at a 240mm and 200mm rad setup for my 600T, with minimal to no modding done on the case. Thanks for the input! smile.gif

Here's a video Singularity Computers made with the exact setup you're looking for although he's building into a 650D which has an identical chassis. Ronsanut also did one with the 600T but it's not as inpressive. To find Ronsanut's build just type in water cooled 600T.
And part II:
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UPDATE!
So it's been a while since I have posted some pictures, Sorry about that frown.gif
I just ordered a H100i and I finally found a way to mount the 'Bitfenix Spectre Pro 200mm Fan', Now I have a couple of questions before I start transferring my parts over to this new case.
People say that you can't mount a Spectre Pro fan and have the HDD cage at the front at the same time, Yet according to my measurements it fits perfectly. I have been contemplating whether to put the HDD cage in the middle up next to the PSU.

Now I am a bit OCD when it comes to making my case look nice, But when ever I mount that cage it looks kind of... well crooked. It likes like it's on a 75 degree angle. Maybe it's just me but it really looks like it. Also when ever I mount the HDD cage ni the middle, The bottom HDD mount can't be removed unless I unmount the HDD cage completely. Is this meant to happen or have I mounted it wrong? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

The 200mm SP fan fits fine in the front, but requires modding to fit up top.
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Thanks for the tips man, I have a Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 OC Boost Vapor-X 3GB, and for what I've seen It has to have a radial style cooler; that's to say, It blows out the rear, but also both fans blow hot air inside the case. Taking this into account I suppose that I should keep the rear fan as exhaust since otherwise it would be sucking the hot air the GPU blows for the rear inside the case again, right?? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

EDIT: I guess the answer is gonna be "down", but taking into account my config what do you guys think, PSU fan up or down??

Personally I would put the psu fan down, but I have heard in other threads here that it really doesn't seem to make any difference. I would have thought pulling cool air from under the case would be better but a few people did tests and didn't get any difference in their readings. Just clean the filter once in a while.
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Has anyone here ever tried fitting a 200mm Radiator at the front of the 600T? I'm looking into watercooling my system without much modding to the case, so just want to know the total amount of surface area I can get. Thanks!

Yes, a few people earlier in the thread had 200mm rads on the front of their 600Ts.

http://www.overclock.net/t/831636/official-corsair-graphite-club/1530#post_13714804

He added another rad to the side panel later on and got rid of the H70.

http://www.overclock.net/t/831636/official-corsair-graphite-club/2600#post_14502279

(Bottom picture)

He didn't do much modding at all, and he got 4 rads jammed inside this case.
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Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
The drive bays are really easy to remove. You just have remove the plastic parts and drill out the rivets. Takes less than 10mins. The 400m fits perfectly but you will need to drill some holes for the fans/rad because they will not line up in the front.

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Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Those huge Phobya rads are something to be... how can I say,... worshipped biggrin.gif


Placing a 200 on the front of the case and a typical 240 on top would make a perfect loop for CPU/GPU cooling. From what I read and researched the 200 will perform nearly as your run of the mill 360 rad or a really good 240. That would definitely be my choice of weapons if I were to buy a custom cooling kit right now. I don't think I'd go all the way to remove the ODD drive cage to place the huge 400 rad.

Then again... inglewood78's setup made me spend a whole paper towel roll from all the drool.gif, and there's also space for a 240 on top! There's a downside though, decent 200mm fans...

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Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Here's a video Singularity Computers made with the exact setup you're looking for although he's building into a 650D which has an identical chassis. Ronsanut also did one with the 600T but it's not as inpressive. To find Ronsanut's build just type in water cooled 600T.
And part II:

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Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
The 200mm SP fan fits fine in the front, but requires modding to fit up top.
Personally I would put the psu fan down, but I have heard in other threads here that it really doesn't seem to make any difference. I would have thought pulling cool air from under the case would be better but a few people did tests and didn't get any difference in their readings. Just clean the filter once in a while.
Yes, a few people earlier in the thread had 200mm rads on the front of their 600Ts.

http://www.overclock.net/t/831636/official-corsair-graphite-club/1530#post_13714804

He added another rad to the side panel later on and got rid of the H70.

http://www.overclock.net/t/831636/official-corsair-graphite-club/2600#post_14502279

(Bottom picture)

He didn't do much modding at all, and he got 4 rads jammed inside this case.

Thanks all for the input! I might be rebuilding my rig(again) but this time with the custom loop (my wallet is screaming out in agony) eek.gif
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It's actually not that much of a pain to swap out the fan controller depending on how your cable routing has been done. When you remove the top panel you'll notice two screws. Just remove those and you're good to go. When you put the new controller in just slot the two nubs back into their slots and the controller will slide in nicely. Then put the screws back in.

In my opinion it's not worth the effort since the controller is weak and doesn't even kick in until the knob is turned to about 75% and even then I'm not even sure if the fans are at full speed. But if you like everything to function like I do then I can see why you want a new one. One of my fan controller channels burned out within the first two hours after I had built my rig. I think having three fans plugged in that weren't the stock ones were the culprit.

Yeah, theres really no difference for me if the fans are running from fan controller or mobo, but in my opinion 140€ was an insane amount of money to spend on the case. I only use half the space and only got it for the looks anywy (still worth it biggrin.gif) so I wanna have anything like it should. Also how exactly do i remove the top panel/front panel? Just remove the side panels and pop it out?

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So my fan controller just blew I guess.

[...]

thx

Cant believe how good corsairs support is. Like 3 days after my ticket I already have the new fan controller here, no questions asked. It even came from another country lol. Mad props to corsair!
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Hey guys, my dad has been working in the house lately and it seems my case packed a serious amount of dust. Do I'm planning on removing everything and giving it a good clean.
Now I have a questin about the thermal paste for the h100i.

This would be the first time that I would need to apply the paste myself. What is the best one and how much do I put on it?
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Hey guys, my dad has been working in the house lately and it seems my case packed a serious amount of dust. Do I'm planning on removing everything and giving it a good clean.
Now I have a questin about the thermal paste for the h100i.

This would be the first time that I would need to apply the paste myself. What is the best one and how much do I put on it?

A pea size dot in the middle and then screw the plate on in a crosspattern fashion, such that the TIM spreads evenly from the the pressure of the plate pressing down on it

EDIT: I missed out on what TIMs are the "best". Afterall, the high end TIMs perform within 2c-5c of each other. I personally use Arctic Silver 5 or Arctic Cooling MX-4. Very very reliable TIMs in my honest opinion.
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Hey guys, my dad has been working in the house lately and it seems my case packed a serious amount of dust. Do I'm planning on removing everything and giving it a good clean.
Now I have a questin about the thermal paste for the h100i.

This would be the first time that I would need to apply the paste myself. What is the best one and how much do I put on it?


Well, from experience, AS5 or MX-4. I never used it but I've heard very well about the Cool Laboratory Liquid Pro/Ultra.


I usually place the termal paste as a small blob on the center, but given the size of the chips nowadays, probably a small line would be better for a wider spread on the IHS then slap the block/heat sink.

Never spread the paste onto the surface of the CPU as it will create air bubbles when you place the cooler. wink.gif
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Hey guys, my dad has been working in the house lately and it seems my case packed a serious amount of dust. Do I'm planning on removing everything and giving it a good clean.
Now I have a questin about the thermal paste for the h100i.

This would be the first time that I would need to apply the paste myself. What is the best one and how much do I put on it?
Sorry to hear about the dust,just re-installed my h100i today also because i changed my mobo... IC-Diamond 7, Arctic MX-4, Arctic Silver 5 these apparently are some of the best paste out there,i myself just used a coolermaster one i,ve had for a while,when it comes to applying it,everyone one uses a different method,i used a old credit card to just spread it all over the cpu,some use a rice grain amount while others use the 5 dot methods,will be looking forward to what the other members just tho...good luch when you re-apply....
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i7 3820 @ 4.5 HT (on) 1.3v ASUS Rampage IV Formula GTX 780 SLI G.Skill Ripjaws 4x4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 (128GB) + 840 Evo (250GB) Seagate 1TB Lamptron FC5 V2 Fan Controller 2 x XSPC Razor GTX Titan / 780 Waterblock 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
1 x EX 360 / 1 x EX 240 Radiator XSPC D5 Vario Pump with Front Cover EK D5 X-TOP CSQ - Acetal PrimoChill PrimoFlex Advanced LRT Tubing Red 7/... 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Bitspower 150 mulit z and Fittings XSPC RayStorm CPU Waterblock for Intel 11 x Gentle Typhoon AP-15 Windows 7  
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Qnix QX2710 Evolution II @ 102Hz microsoft wireless Corsair AX 860 Corsair 750D 
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