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Does anyone know if you can fit a rad in the top of the case. I'm looking for a case in the future and I'm trying to figure out what I want to get and I don't like the HAF.
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Originally Posted by leichtwork View Post
Does anyone know if you can fit a rad in the top of the case. I'm looking for a case in the future and I'm trying to figure out what I want to get and I don't like the HAF.
where abouts in the top? also seen people mount rads behind the front 200mm fans
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Today i decided to take a multi-meter and test the voltage on all three speeds of the fan controller.

high = 12.03v
medium = 11.92
low = 11.28

Is this how it is supposed to work? i am starting to wonder if the fan controller is just plain faulty... unless i am missing something, i think it should be outputting different voltages... and mine at least doesnt seem to be doing that
The stock fan controller isn't linear, it's PWM, which is why the voltage is showing up pretty much the same.
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where abouts in the top? also seen people mount rads behind the front 200mm fans
Or the front, as long as I can mount the Rad inside the case I'm happy. I have a 240 rad that is 35mm thick. I just don't want to have the rad on the outside like I do now, I think it looks tacky.
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Are there any LED lights on the 650D fans? Trying to decide between the Special Edition White 600T and the 650D but I do not want LED's on my fans as my computer is in my room.
    
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Are there any LED lights on the 650D fans? Trying to decide between the Special Edition White 600T and the 650D but I do not want LED's on my fans as my computer is in my room.
No LED lights on any of the stock 650D fans. (1x120mm, 2x200mm).



Did anyone use this : http://www.frozencpu.com/products/70...ack.html#blank

5.25" adapter in their 800D/700D/or even their new 650D? I am thinking about getting this to hold my HDDs up top to maximize air flow to my GPUs from the front 200mm fan.
Edited by nerdybeat - 4/26/11 at 6:24pm
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Quote (Originally posted by smorg): Sorry but i think you are talking rubbish!

1. The airflow on the 650d is great! if you dont think it is.. then you need to sort out your cables and layout inside..

2. Worth £100? who are you to say how much its worth? the case comes finished to a high standerd.. lots of features.. made with quality products and comes with the BEST customer service!

3. why are you going on about liquid cooling when you have never tested it in the case and have no intention to..


I can't believe you're disagreeing... I'm not denying that it's high quality, read closer!

It was a mini review of my findings with the case. I gave it 7/10 because I don't think any cases are that great below £160ish, there's always some sacrifice, some issue with it!

And the brushed aluminium although high quality, is easy to scratch.

And saying that I can't test how good it is for liquid cooling, I didn't say I was going to or have intentions to. I don't understand exactly where you're going with those comments!

It's a high quality case, with good features, but it's still just average, and no case really deserves a 10/10.

My cable management is fine, the inside looks immaculate because all of the wires/cables, although messy, aren't visible. The airflow is not as good as some of the cheaper cases, such as the CM HAF series cases, And the storm series. That is all I was saying, I was not saying it wasn't good, just not as good for the money!

Also, would you still give a product 10/10 if it had issues!? By issues I mean fan hissing, fan controller buzzing, not enough room for the amount of cables I have and the huge amount of I/O cabled already in there.

Did you only read what you wanted to read so you could try and insult me!? The things I have listed are all relatively helpful, and that is what people use these forums for!

I gave the case 7/10, thats a good score, are you an idiot!? I like this case, I just wish it didn't have so many little problems.

Anyway, hopefully you can see, I wasn't just bashing the case the entire time, I do really enjoy the look of this case, but function/performance over looks really.
Edited by Roxborough - 4/27/11 at 8:17am
    
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Oh, and, I'm talking about liquid cooling because my friend has this case with a custom loop, but I wasn't prepared to talk any further about it as I do not own it.

But from the look of the case, the way the inside is orientated, it tries to accommodate for air cooling, but it is better used as a mid range liquid cooling case. That is literally all I was saying, plus if you look at structure of the mini review, you will notice that comment is after I gave it 7/10, so it was just something to think about, not something that was included in the review.
    
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I see a drama lama approaching...
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Wonder is George is still reading... Can you also fit a 200mm rad in the front with a fan or that small HDD rack a problem at the bottom of the case?
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