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Haf X has 8.....
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Why does the mid tower have 8 expansion slots but the full tower only has 7 >.<. I want a good case to fit my xl-atx mobo that isn't $400.
It has a quasi-8th slot for a graphics card that extends into that part. You CAN count it as an 8th slot if you want...

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Haf X has 8.....
Actually it has 9.
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It has a quasi-8th slot for a graphics card that extends into that part. You CAN count it as an 8th slot if you want...



Actually it has 9.
Actually it has 10 =).

If you look really closely on the motherboard tray there is a PCI cut out for the bottom index tab for a 10th card. This is why it supports my EVGA 762 with 4 way SLI.
    
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Why does the mid tower have 8 expansion slots but the full tower only has 7
Because the full tower was designed 2-3 years ago and the mid-tower was designed last year.
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It looks nice, but the windows is all wrong. You can't see half the motherboard unless you look at it from a weird angle. And as other people mentioned, mounting for 2 120s in place of the 200's would be nice.

I reckon it will be about $200-220 when released, just a bit more than I could justify spending on a case with the above "issues".

EDIT: Last thought - Corsair should release a non-windowed version too!
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First impressions are good. It seems like a solid case with a high build quality. It comes apart to a point, but there are a lot of rivets. I expected it to be big and it is.



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Thanks for the pics. Yeah the windows looks a but bigger in your pictures. They should of extended it all away across the side panel. I cant wait to get this case.
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Faulkton,
Can you or another 650D owner verify whether or not a 55mm thick radiator + 25mm thick fan would actually fit in the top of the 650D??? Judging by the photo below, it seems as if the top edge of the motherboard will sit 3 inches (76 mm) below the top mesh of the case, which would put a 55mm thick radiator and 25mm thick fans in conflict with my motherboard by about 4mm.


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Faulkton,
Can you or another 650D owner verify whether or not a 55mm thick radiator + 25mm thick fan would actually fit in the top of the 650D??? Judging by the photo below, it seems as if the top edge of the motherboard will sit 3 inches (76 mm) below the top mesh of the case, which would put a 55mm thick radiator and 25mm thick fans in conflict with my motherboard by about 4mm.

I really dont know. I dont have a motherboard yet and i havent built a computer in nearly a decade. I know only enough about water to be intimidated. If more pics of the top with a tape would help i can do that, but i see you already found the rest i posted in the corsair case forum.

I hope it wasnt bad form to post all those pics. there is just such a small amount of info about this case i thought i would try to help people who might have questions like i did before it arrived.
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Thanks for the pics.
Looks good for me.
    
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