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Originally Posted by longroadtrip;15201932 
I've never heard of any discoloration, but the SE case is only a few months old. What kind of discoloration are you worried about?

I'm a little worried that the case may turn slightly yellow or gray over time from low quality paint or UV exposure.

The statement below helped ease me, I'll continue to look into this case before I purchase it, I may just go with the black case to remove the possible fade problem altogether.
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Originally Posted by CorsairGeorge;12491402 
White 600T was delayed while we evaluated UV fading. The 600T has steel and plastic parts and if you paint them with inexpensive paint, you'll see the steel and plastic parts fade differently over time. We have some competitors white cases in the lab, and after only about two months the plastic and steel are completely different shades of white. If you want to see it yourself and you have a white case, put a quarter on it and leave it there for two weeks. Then remove the quarter and look at the difference in color. (this may take longer if the room your computer is in rarely sees sunlight or has the lights on)

That kind of fading isn't acceptable to us so we've been trying different types of paint and different paint/powder coating techniques. We've pretty much got it figured out now, so we've got our stuff in final qual (which takes a few weeks) and the cases will ship in March, which means they'll arrive in stores in April.

Sorry for the delay there, but we felt it was the right thing to do to delay the case (and add significant cost) by going to a higher quality paint with a lot more UV fade resistance.
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got ya..I didn't even think about the plastic vs. metal...I had heard the paint was UV protected though.
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Got my 2nd 580!!!

I have to RMA my 600t though.. lol. So that's why cable management is so bad.. the fan controller went out on me last night.
 
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They are going to send you a whole new case? I thought they were just sending out the fan controller board on those types of RMAs.
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Yup. whole new case.
 
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Wow...in some ways that's really cool, but in other ways, a pain in the buttocks...
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Originally Posted by Nacious;15196370 
First computer i have ever build. The only thing left to do is upgrade my ram.band.gif

I really like the way that res is mounted. Nice job.
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Originally Posted by dummy12;15195607 
I just finished installing my fan controller and 4 side panel fans, I can't help but feel really satisfied about this set up. The 600T is the second case I've worked with but it's technically still my first computer build and working with this case is just fantastic

...

I'm also happy to report that the smart fan technology on the Rheosmart 6 works like a charm biggrin.gif. On auto it runs my fans to the PWM settings on my motherboard and on manual I can set them from 0% to 100% just fine. The only downside are the extra wires from the fan controller to my fans, I was able to route them so they're not just out in the open but it's not as pretty as I'd like it to be. I should get an optical drive soon and also I'd like to put that Vantec HD tray in the top two 5.25" bays eventually

I can probably go on and on about the 600T but bottom line is I love this case and I can't wait to see what I can do with it in the future

I didn't know that fan controller had any type of auto control. You say it operates the fans by using the PWM settings on your mobo. Does it plug into the CPU_FAN or CASE_FAN header and run all the fans as if they were one fan or can you plug each fan into a different fan_header if you have them available? It seems like a good compromise for a controller with no display.
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Originally Posted by CTV;15198303 
I already requested pricing and stock from my supplier for the H100. I did mention to them to look and see if the have the batch/lot code that has the faulty fan controller or not.

Good idea.
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Originally Posted by atomicfr33x;15199957 
btw I luv the hiding of the SSD behind the drive trays.. ur build is now my desktop wallpaper cool.gif

He he he, Cesar has a fan......
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Originally Posted by eternal7trance;15200137 
I am liking these a lot, but you have to use zipties or make your own holes. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835146003

That's the same fan I am using (and I think CesayNYC is using). Works great. Be warned, it's 30mm thick.

@keto

Very nice. I agree, it's definitely one of the best cases on the market.
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Originally Posted by longroadtrip;15206326 
They are going to send you a whole new case? I thought they were just sending out the fan controller board on those types of RMAs.

I agree. I would much prefer to replace the fan controller board than rip my entire computer apart.

For anyone who's in Canada and interested in the 600T or other Corsair products, Memory Express is offering free shipping on all Corsair cases this week only. Sorry for the late information but I haven't been on their site this week until today.

On an off note, I was on Future Shop's site today (Canadian Big Box Electronics Store purchased by Best Buy) and on a whim just did a search for "tablet". Up popped the HP Touchpad, and although it said Sold Out (not available on the web) it said my local store had stock for $99. I rushed down only to be told "they've been sold out for months". frown.gif I gave them crap for not keeping their website updated.
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I need everyone's help. I am so close to finishing this build but I am hitting a wall again. I can't figure out how to connect the front panel connecters on the Crosshair IV Formula. When I get everything connected the LED's on the top panel work but the Power and Reset buttons don't do what they are supposed to do. Am I connecting these wrong and if I am how do I connect them?

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Reverse the power leads...asus mobos have a nifty little header that you can attach the cables to that has what they should be on the side...
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I would rather get a new case than just a fan controller header.

I do like rebuilding pc's though smile.gif
 
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