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post #381 of 18197
The standard fans are fairly weak, you could check out the Fractal R3 case instead though. That has similiar cable routing options but with better temperatures and easy to use fan mounts.
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post #382 of 18197
I have to say, its not the case's fault. It is the fans they used. My temps are better than my old Antec 300's, and I have a Fermi that exhausts straight into the case. I have been folding non stop for over 24 hours on my CPU and GPU, both OCed, and still my temps hover around 70C. With my fans not even at 100%.

I like the Fractal R3 cases, but I like to looks of this one better. I would love to have a side by side comparison. Because they seem a lot alike.

Off topic: I just realized I finally hit 35 Rep. YAY.
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post #383 of 18197
Quote:
Originally Posted by goodtobeking;12139075 
I would love to have a side by side comparison. Because they seem a lot alike.

Off topic: I just realized I finally hit 35 Rep. YAY.

While the two cases aren't directly compared here's a review of both cases from the same place:

-600t: http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cases/2010/09/23/corsair-graphite-600t-review/1

-R3: http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cases/2010/10/29/fractal-design-define-r3-review/1

The temperatures of the two cases are compared in the charts in the R3's review.
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post #384 of 18197
Little question about the case, is it possible to get rid of those 200mm's and replace them with a few 120mm's? can't find anything about it on the official site.
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post #385 of 18197
Quote:
Originally Posted by MexGT;12137510 
Everyone is complaining about high temperatures and tests show it aswell.. and sucks users need to ziptie aditional fans to aid their problem.
Not everyone. Admittedly my overclocks on the CPU, and single GPU are moderate, but the case's internal temperature seems fine to me. Granted, it's not a tornado in there, but all my temps are very good. If you need strong streams of air blowing directly on our components, well this case doesn't provide that. I believe it does provide an acceptable air exchange rate for most users.

I can also understand the situation is probably different with very high clocks, and multiple graphics cards, but that isn't everyone. Well maybe it is at OCN smile.gif
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post #386 of 18197
Quote:
Originally Posted by JorundJ;12139203 
Little question about the case, is it possible to get rid of those 200mm's and replace them with a few 120mm's? can't find anything about it on the official site.

Check back a couple pages(I think about page 34 or so), I posted some pics of mine after I replaced the 200mm fans with 2x120mm fans. Top is made to be replaced like that, but the bottom front needs a little modding.

Thanks for the links Phoenixlight

EDIT: heres a link to the page http://www.overclock.net/12027059-post336.html I am wanting to trade out the fan silencers for some normal black fan screws.
Edited by goodtobeking - 1/25/11 at 12:35pm
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post #387 of 18197
Quote:
Originally Posted by goodtobeking;12139418 
Check back a couple pages(I think about page 34 or so), I posted some pics of mine after I replaced the 200mm fans with 2x120mm fans. Top is made to be replaced like that, but the bottom front needs a little modding.

Sweet, thanks alot. Reason is that perhaps in the future I might replace my CM 692, but I don't wanna miss being able to place fans, like, everywhere! This is the only reason that stopped me also from getting a 800D, to little fan options. frown.gif
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post #388 of 18197
Quote:
Originally Posted by denydog;12139212 
Not everyone. Admittedly my overclocks on the CPU, and single GPU are moderate, but the case's internal temperature seems fine to me. Granted, it's not a tornado in there, but all my temps are very good. If you need strong streams of air blowing directly on our components, well this case doesn't provide that. I believe it does provide an acceptable air exchange rate for most users.

I can also understand the situation is probably different with very high clocks, and multiple graphics cards, but that isn't everyone. Well maybe it is at OCN smile.gif

I second this statement. The airflow is acceptable for my needs. The temps are completely adequate with the HDD tray moved away from the front 200mm and the extra 120mm tossed in the top bay. I keep all of the fans low and quiet and everything stays nice and cool.

I understand that this may not be the case for some of the high end builds out there, but it fulfills all of my needs for a case.

-Decent airflow
-Good wire management
-Quiet
-Aesthetically pleasing
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post #389 of 18197
don't mind the cable management...as I have too much stuff in there...so gotta build a new rig dedicated to gaming and retire this one to become a media file server

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post #390 of 18197
600T/650D or FT02? So hard to choose.

Corsair has better cable management but has that stupid 20cm at the front. Why no 2x12cm frown.gif

Silverstone has much better cooling but cable management is unknown atm to me.
Edited by magicase - 1/25/11 at 8:53pm
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