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does anyone have this in their 650D: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=19607 ?
If so, how do you eject the discs? There is no eject button - I guess it relies purely on the software?

Someone posted a pic awhile back with that in their 650D. It looked awesome. thumb.gif Most slot load drives have eject buttons in the front. Since this would block that you would simply eject in Windows Explorer. thumb.gif

I'm going to get this eventually when I upgrade to a couple SSDs. You can install up to four of them under the drive. biggrin.gif

Hahaha, I have that post in my bookmarks!

http://www.overclock.net/t/907643/corsair-obsidian-650d-mid-tower/2260#post_16568640
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Hahaha, I have that post in my bookmarks!
http://www.overclock.net/t/907643/corsair-obsidian-650d-mid-tower/2260#post_16568640

It does look sexy!!
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I have got to get me one of those, though that would also mean getting a new optical drive. Bonus question slot-loading DVD drives are usually laptop drives, right?
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hey just wanted to show you guys my new primochill bay res its nearly a perfect match with the 650d
all you are seeing in the pictures is the face plate...
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hey just wanted to show you guys my new primochill bay res its nearly a perfect match with the 650d
all you are seeing in the pictures is the face plate...
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This looks really clean biggrin.gif I'm super impressed by this thumb.gif

Congrats on that res thumb.gifbiggrin.gif
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Hahaha, I have that post in my bookmarks!
http://www.overclock.net/t/907643/corsair-obsidian-650d-mid-tower/2260#post_16568640

Yes! biggrin.gif
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I have got to get me one of those, though that would also mean getting a new optical drive. Bonus question slot-loading DVD drives are usually laptop drives, right?

Usually, but when has that ever stopped one of us? devil-smiley-019.gif Just make sure the power and data connections aren't mini-SATA and you're good to go. thumb.gif Something like this.
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Hey guys,

I'm considering getting a 650d soon, but I have one concern: are the stock fans loud? I've read somewhere that cutting the front 200mm grill will greatly reduce it's noise. It's this true? What about the rear grill?
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Hey guys,

I'm considering getting a 650d soon, but I have one concern: are the stock fans loud? I've read somewhere that cutting the front 200mm grill will greatly reduce it's noise. It's this true? What about the rear grill?

Stock fans are crap, the rear exhaust is OK, but the front and top are annoying, even on low. And cutting the mesh in the front helps.
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What fans would you recommend switching them out with? And the top fan is a 200mm as well, right?

Also, A bit off topic, but is it better to have one large fan or 2 smaller fans?
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What fans would you recommend switching them out with? And the top fan is a 200mm as well, right?
Also, A bit off topic, but is it better to have one large fan or 2 smaller fans?

I removed both front and back mesh and have great airflow. thumb.gif For the 200mm everyone here has either a Cooler Master Megaflow or Bitfenix Spectre Pro. You'll have to move the HDD cage to the center position (there are grooves for it) if you go with the megaflow. The top fan is 200mm as well but you can have two 120 or 140mm fans instead. How well each config performs depends on other factors like the CPU cooler you have. thumb.gif I use only one top front position intake in my setup with no rear exhaust.
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