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post #521 of 4826
Has this link been posted in this thread yet?
It's an excellent watercooled 650d build.
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post #522 of 4826
Thanks for the pics cmeeks, I went ahead and did that setup as well. I will post some pics this weekend.
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post #523 of 4826
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I upgraded from an Antec 300. HUGE improvement! Also switched from a P67A-UD5-B2 to the Asus P8Z68 Deluxe. Must say I love both this case and the motherboard! I'm able to control all the fans via the mobo's fan headers, so I actually removed the corsair fan controller to minimize clutter. I also removed the front fan grill to eliminate the buzzing that everyone is complaining about.
















Nice front fan mod.

I'm gonna make me up a custom sata cable as well, But with all black wire and connectors.

Looks like you also have the akasa 5.25 hdd rack too. I have 1 for my SSD and love it.
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post #524 of 4826
just a general question since every case usually has some flaw..what are the known issues with this case and how can they be resolved
post #525 of 4826
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just a general question since every case usually has some flaw..what are the known issues with this case and how can they be resolved
The only issue with this case is that the once you use the fans controllers the fans make unbearable noise. But they released and fix for this here!
 
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post #526 of 4826
When is the side mesh panel planned for the 650D?!
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post #527 of 4826
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The 650D will have a side panel insert with fan mounts available in about 6 weeks. Should be very affordable.
That was to me about 3 weeks ago, so hopefully they land late July. I can't wait!
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Posted this in the case mod build log section, but I don't feel that was 100% appropriate. I'm hoping anyone who wants to get their feet wet or would like to see how the 650D accommodates water cooling gear can benefit from this post.

Look what I got in the mail today! Planning on keeping two, and selling the other eight... Probably going to end up getting the two I have for free while making a small profit selling the other eight on eBay.

In case anyone was wondering, I'm using a RS240 on top and RX120 in the back. From what I've seen, most people put a slim 240mm rad on top, and from there, it's a toss up. Some go external, or put a 200mm rad in front, however I elected for a thicker 120mm rad in the back.



















There was less than a half inch clearance between the RX120 and RS240, so I had to improvise and use a Scythe Slipstream Slim. They are 12mm thick! Granted the AP-15s will blow them out of the water, but a small fan is better than no fan at all.

Also included temps:



This is a great case if you like the aesthetics of the 800D, but don't like it's size. The case is "clean," professional looking, and has amazing cable management. I honestly couldn't ask for more. Hope you enjoy!
post #529 of 4826
the build of me and my room mate

post #530 of 4826
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Originally Posted by leighteam View Post
Posted this in the case mod build log section, but I don't feel that was 100% appropriate. I'm hoping anyone who wants to get their feet wet or would like to see how the 650D accommodates water cooling gear can benefit from this post.

Look what I got in the mail today! Planning on keeping two, and selling the other eight... Probably going to end up getting the two I have for free while making a small profit selling the other eight on eBay.

In case anyone was wondering, I'm using a RS240 on top and RX120 in the back. From what I've seen, most people put a slim 240mm rad on top, and from there, it's a toss up. Some go external, or put a 200mm rad in front, however I elected for a thicker 120mm rad in the back.

There was less than a half inch clearance between the RX120 and RS240, so I had to improvise and use a Scythe Slipstream Slim. They are 12mm thick! Granted the AP-15s will blow them out of the water, but a small fan is better than no fan at all.

Also included temps:

This is a great case if you like the aesthetics of the 800D, but don't like it's size. The case is "clean," professional looking, and has amazing cable management. I honestly couldn't ask for more. Hope you enjoy!
Cool write up/details. Posts like this are nice to have for people questioning the purchase of this wonderful case. +rep for the detailed pics and time invested! (hard to get rep it seems these days hah)
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