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Originally Posted by CesarNYC;13697454 
I don't like any 200mm/180mm fans I have tried. I have some 200m NZXTs and they do a good job, but they are louder then I would like. The 200mm rad is a good use of space and probably the best bang for the buck, but the fan selection is crippling.

Yeah, I didn't like the big fans either, so I built a custom plenum to mount two 120mm fans on the 200mm radiator.
The final build has Akasa Viper fans on it in pull.
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Yeah, I didn't like the big fans either, so I built a custom plenum to mount two 120mm fans on the 200mm radiator.
The final build has Akasa Viper fans on it in pull.
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That is pretty awesome looking. I didn't even know what a plenum was till I googled it, but sounds like an extremely efficient set up. I would love to do the same, but I don't have any type of metal working skills.
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dont you get any ruble noise because of turbulance?
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dont you get any ruble noise because of turbulance?

yeah, does it sound like russian currency?
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post #1525 of 18196
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dont you get any ruble noise because of turbulance?
In the final assembly, it has fans in pull on it, it actually evens out the airflow through the radiator.
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post #1526 of 18196
Personally I REALLY like the obsidian 650D. It's almost identical to the 600T on the inside, and my kind of looks on the outside. My roommate is getting one this week. Nice case. Unfortunately it has even less room at the top for water cooling but it looks so sweet it really wouldn't bother me. Besides I won't be doing anything fancier than the hydro coolers anyway.

It's too bad the top fan mounting area narrows where the rear top 120 fan mounts in the 600T. If it was one wide size grill all the way to the rear, you could move a full size rad to the left like I did with my H70 so you could use push/pull.

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After looking around for a suitable replacement for the 600T (and it doesn't look like any new cases are going to be announced by Corsair other then the Carbide ones),
Dude, this is so a HOT case:

http://www.overclockers.com/corsair-...d-case-review/

And it reminds me of the obelisk from 2001.

I feel like such a cheat. I've been working on my old mini case all week. Got it all sanded down and primed. Starting paint tomorrow. It's going to be a sweet H50 cooled spare computer.
Edited by Mergatroid - 5/31/11 at 7:55pm
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post #1527 of 18196
well I just got a 600T in white! woot! the only thing though is that the temps are higher in this case then my antec 900 V3! =(. I love the case, and i really want it to work, but i need to get the temps down i think. I did buy 2 CM excalibers, but maybe i need 2 more.

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I will join the party a little late. I am still moving stuff around and trying to figure out where to put my hotswap bays. I already have a card reader in the front and am not sure I want to put another 5.25 to 3.5 adapter plate in the front. Any Ideas? This is what it looks like.



And the case:
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I don't know, the 800D looks like a Lian Li case from 5 years ago (from the outside anyway). Internally it is impressive and up to date, but it stops just short of being a great WC case. So I have a few options I am mulling over at the moment. I can hack up my 600T, which I am still deliberating on. In the end, it will probably still come up short of what I want, but it won't cost me much to do and I will get more performance out of this case.
The second option is keep the 600T as is, maybe even revert some of it back to stock, and use an free standing external rad box like the one Danger Den offers. It would cost as much as buying another 600T, but I would have all the space I could ever want. This idea is growing on me, but I don't know if I would like the look of it connected to the 600T.
My third option is start from scratch and buy a "boutique" case. Mucho dinero, 500 bucks or so. Two that I liked were the XSPC H1 and the Case Labs M10. This would take me some time to put together, but more then likely would end up with a redonkulous rig.
I want to OC and stay quiet, have to pick one.......
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I don't know, the 800D looks like a Lian Li case from 5 years ago (from the outside anyway). Internally it is impressive and up to date, but it stops just short of being a great WC case. So I have a few options I am mulling over at the moment. I can hack up my 600T, which I am still deliberating on. In the end, it will probably still come up short of what I want, but it won't cost me much to do and I will get more performance out of this case.
The second option is keep the 600T as is, maybe even revert some of it back to stock, and use an free standing external rad box like the one Danger Den offers. It would cost as much as buying another 600T, but I would have all the space I could ever want. This idea is growing on me, but I don't know if I would like the look of it connected to the 600T.
My third option is start from scratch and buy a "boutique" case. Mucho dinero, 500 bucks or so. Two that I liked were the XSPC H1 and the Case Labs M10. This would take me some time to put together, but more then likely would end up with a redonkulous rig.
I want to OC and stay quiet, have to pick one.......
Well, for your current specs a 240, 120 and 200 rads would be heaps, even with really quiet fans...

That may be your best bet at the moment.
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