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post #411 of 4826
hey guys, here's a couple of average pics of my 650D smile.gif

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my cable management isnt complete yet as ive got water cooling going in, in a couple of weeks smile.gif
post #412 of 4826
I figured this would be the thread to ask about "where is the best place to purchase this case"? The Egg with shipping is @ $220. Amazon is about $30 cheaper after taxes...but they take forever to get an order out to the customer.

Anybody know of a better place to purchase?
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Same boat as dennyb. Also, where would one mount an H70 ideally in this case?
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post #414 of 4826
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Originally Posted by For Victory;13483681 
Same boat as dennyb. Also, where would one mount an H70 ideally in this case?

Where to put the rad? The rear 120, of course. smile.gif

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Oh, one more thing. How big of a psu (dimensions) will fit comfortably in this case? The psu I am looking at is longer than I am used to. It's this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817379009&Tpk=zalman%20psu
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Quote:
Originally Posted by For Victory;13484013 
Oh, one more thing. How big of a psu (dimensions) will fit comfortably in this case? The psu I am looking at is longer than I am used to. It's this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817379009&Tpk=zalman%20psu

Any size . The case has an adjustable stop for the PSU

http://www.linustechtips.com/ltt-videos/corsair-obsidian-650d-gaming-case-unboxing-first-look-linus-tech-tips
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best case ever.
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I've seen someone say this case is a lousy choice for air cooling and even stated that his temps rose after changing from an Antec case. Are there other factors responsible, or is there some truth to that claim?
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post #419 of 4826
Quote:
Originally Posted by For Victory;13487362 
I've seen someone say this case is a lousy choice for air cooling and even stated that his temps rose after changing from an Antec case. Are there other factors responsible, or is there some truth to that claim?

if he came from a 1200 or 900 or something, then yes. i mean, 650d is not the best air case...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by For Victory;13487362 
I've seen someone say this case is a lousy choice for air cooling and even stated that his temps rose after changing from an Antec case. Are there other factors responsible, or is there some truth to that claim?

There are better air cooling cases, but there are also a lot of worse air cooling cases. Very few give you the flexibility of the 650D. If you want to remove and relocate the hard drive cages for more direct cooling from the intake fan, you can. Not a lot of cases give you this option.

It's not designed to be the best cooled case in the world, but it's far from "lousy", it's actually quite good in most situations.
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