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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERhxmzQR6xA&feature=player_embedded#!
a easy way to manage cables so fast
(i hope its allowed to post yt links sorry for that)

after looking closer the 650D has a different way of dropping wires behind the mobo tray than the 600T, the holes i mounted my cables through were the ones for the panel to use to close, lol looks l,ike I may be drilling or looking for a new way to slide these cables back.
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A few updates to mine...
- Replaced i3 540 with an i5 760.
- Moved all drives to 5.25" Bays.
- Replaced the top 2 140mm fans with another 200mm Red Megaflow.
- Replaced stock Corsair H60 fan with an AP-15 and put a Red LED Yate Loon 120mm on the front of the radiator.
- I did put a Corsair AX850 PSU in but had to send it back as it had very loud cap whine at load.

Looks super clean! Great job! thumb.gif
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I added a 140mm fan right in front of my 570s and it reduced my max temp by a whopping 10c. A member on the Hardforum had done this, and I did the same. If anyone has SLI configuration that's not watercooled, I highly suggest this. Before my 200mm up in front was just pulling air into the case, but not directing it towards my GPU, now this 140mm is pulling cool air directly through my cards.

Before:

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After:

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I've got this funny thing troubling me. frown.gif
When I connect an external USB 3.0 hdd to the case's front USB3 ports I get the windows prompt that the device would perform faster connected to a USB 3 port.
All works fine if I connect it directly to the motherboard's IO USB3 ports.
Anyone else having this problem?

this may be stating the obviuous, but are your USB3.0 front panel headers connected to the USB3.0 motherboard header instead of a USB2.0 header?
That's the thing, they are not connected to a header.
The front USB3 header cables are routed to the back of the case and are connected externally to the IO USB3 ports of the motherboard.
The same ones that have no problem when I connect the external hdd directly.

So I'm thinking there must be something wrong with the corsair USB3 cables.

Anyone here using the front usb3 headers with a USB3 device successfully?
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I don't have a USB3 device, so I can't test it with that but it works fine with USB2 devices here.
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I added a 140mm fan right in front of my 570s and it reduced my max temp by a whopping 10c. A member on the Hardforum had done this, and I did the same. If anyone has SLI configuration that's not watercooled, I highly suggest this. Before my 200mm up in front was just pulling air into the case, but not directing it towards my GPU, now this 140mm is pulling cool air directly through my cards.

6512837145_374fc2b1ef_b.jpg

Nice to hear such a huge drop in temps on your GPU's! This is what I plan to do after I get the 650D.thumb.gif
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Could you take a photo of the cable management? Looks super clean
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mine:
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