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Is the 800/700Ds airflow even good?

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I really like the looks of the case, but is the airflow any good in these? All I see for the intake is the bottom of the case. Feedback is appreciated.
    
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It's not too bad, but you can definitely add some fans in the drive bays and mod the side panel and add addtional fans. It's more of a watercooling case.
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no its pretty bad, its not made for god airflow though, its for watercooling
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I really like the looks of the case, but is the airflow any good in these? All I see for the intake is the bottom of the case. Feedback is appreciated.
It's alright, but more geared towards water cooling. There is a configuration for more airflow. Flip rear exhaust for intake and three fans at the top with the rear most top fan being an intake, iirc.
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I am planning on getting the 700D.... so should I just go straight to a WC setup or air?
    
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I am planning on getting the 700D.... so should I just go straight to a WC setup or air?
WC is great if you can afford it.
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Definitely wc. When I put Noctua NH-D14 in my sig rig (with 800D case), temp jumped amost 10c. Unless you plan to add more fans, stick with water if you like those 2 cases.
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post #8 of 10
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Wouldn't I need to buy an additional 2-3 fans to cool down the radiator? I'm no expert when it comes to WC. haha
    
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post #9 of 10
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Wouldn't I need to buy an additional 2-3 fans to cool down the radiator? I'm no expert when it comes to WC. haha
Yes, and a radiator, hoses, connections, waterblock, reservoir, pump, ect ect.

Or are you talking about an H70 or something?
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Yes, and a radiator, hoses, connections, waterblock, reservoir, pump, ect ect.

Or are you talking about an H70 or something?
Nahhh. Why would I spend that much money on "water cooling" when I can get the rasa kit and have water cooling.
    
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