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Email Corsair? Lol...

This ^ ahah
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I finally did it. I read through all these posts. Well, I actually started around page 50 or something, but still a trek in itself. Of all the cases with mods I've seen, my favorite was where somebody modded their DVD drive, taking off the front face, and using one of the brushed aluminum face plates as the optical drive face. They glued the faceplate on the DVD drive, and used a calculator button or something in between the two, that way they just had to push on the lower right corner of the face plate to open the tray. Looked great. Couldn't even tell there was a dvd drive installed. I forgot to write down the post, but it's somewhere on page 100 and something. Really impressive.

All the builds have been really nice to look at. I'm fairly happy with my case. Some noise complaints, and there was a rattling noise, but now I think the rattle is gone. I can hear my front fan pretty clearly which slightly annoys, but I use headphones most of the time.

Just to confirm, my UPC sticker tag on the box says CC650DW-1, while on the actual shipping box itself, the model is listed as just CC650DW. That's normal, right? Without the "-1"? CorsairGeorge said model is different from what the sticker says plus there's no 650D's still in stock since they're practically over a year old. Just want to make sure though.
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Welcome to OCN! See my sig for links on how to add your system specs to your sig. biggrin.gif Stock fans are noisy and don't move much air. Removing the front grill will quiet things down a great deal and increase your airflow. See the Nibbler Club item in my sig for a useful tool for under $30. thumb.gif I got my 650D from Newegg not too long ago. The UPC sticker had the correct model number.
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Welcome to OCN! See my sig for links on how to add your system specs to your sig. biggrin.gif Stock fans are noisy and don't move much air. Removing the front grill will quiet things down a great deal and increase your airflow. See the Nibbler Club item in my sig for a useful tool for under $30. thumb.gif I got my 650D from Newegg not too long ago. The UPC sticker had the correct model number.

We should start a 650D mod club
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i just picked up a 650D the other day love it compared to my old 690 II adv the filters are so much better to clean case looks and feels stronger and alot more room inside biggrin.gif
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Can anyone tell me if removing the front mesh makes the case wobbly at all? I don't want to ruin the structural integrity for the sake of a bit more airflow...

Also does anyone have 200mm rads in the front, and can recommend the best ones?
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We should start a 650D mod club

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Can anyone tell me if removing the front mesh makes the case wobbly at all? I don't want to ruin the structural integrity for the sake of a bit more airflow...
Also does anyone have 200mm rads in the front, and can recommend the best ones?

It's fine. Someone (myself included) would have said something by now if there was an issue. thumb.gif
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is it true people have been seeing better temps taking the 120mm fan out from the rear?
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is it true people have been seeing better temps taking the 120mm fan out from the rear?

um no... lol
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