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Then JUST get right angle cables and stop whining about it

BTW, Your MOBO shouldve came with right angle cables to begin with, So whats the big deal?

The round SATA cables I use don't have right angle connectors. Plus all of the SATA power cables I've crimped don't either. I ended up the drive behind the motherboard tray since it was the only place I could get it to fit.

Plus the cables that came w/ the motherboard have white on the connectors. That clashes w/ my colour choices.
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Swapped out my Megashadow for another Corsair product in my 650D-

 
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The round SATA cables I use don't have right angle connectors. Plus all of the SATA power cables I've crimped don't either. I ended up the drive behind the motherboard tray since it was the only place I could get it to fit.

Plus the cables that came w/ the motherboard have white on the connectors. That clashes w/ my colour choices.
Well just get right angled cables. You can get some cheap at monoprice.com or ebay.
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post #636 of 4826
Good morning guys!
I realised, as everyone that have this case I suppose, that the rear fan does no work at all! It hardly pushes air outside even on max speed. What is a good choise to replace it? I have 2 CM sickleflow on megahalems, should I get one more for exhaust? Please tell me a good fan (not too noisy with decent airflow) to change this rear one, it sucks.
I have the stock fans for intake and upper exhaust(200mm). Should i change the intake with something better?
For upper exhaust, one 200mm is better from two 140mm or two 120mm? If no, witch 120/140mm to take?

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PS. if anyone can pm me to help me make my signature plz.. Thank you.
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Originally Posted by apostolis159 View Post
Good morning guys!
I realised, as everyone that have this case I suppose, that the rear fan does no work at all! It hardly pushes air outside even on max speed. What is a good choise to replace it? I have 2 CM sickleflow on megahalems, should I get one more for exhaust? Please tell me a good fan (not too noisy with decent airflow) to change this rear one, it sucks.
I have the stock fans for intake and upper exhaust(200mm). Should i change the intake with something better?
For upper exhaust, one 200mm is better from two 140mm or two 120mm? If no, witch 120/140mm to take?
I also found the rear fan was useless and immediately replaced it with a Gentle Typhoon AP-15. I use a fan controller so if you don't have fan RPM control an AP-14 might be better (1450rpm vs 1850rpm). These fans are amazing at pushing air past restrctions like that rear grill, or a radiator. They are not cheap fans but are worth every penny.

To edit your system specs so they appear as your sig go to your User CP at the top and click edit system. Here.

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Thank you for helping with my sig! I think it's ok now!

I have a zalman MFC1 plus for controlling my fans, so the AP-15 will do I think.. Gentle Typhoons have 12€ on Aquatuning but the shipping to greece is at least 20 more euros so.... Maybe I get them if a friend buy a case from there.
Any ideas on the front and upper fans? Should I change the up 200mm with two 140mm/120mm or there is no need for this?
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I'm not sure about those 200mm fans. I have removed the top one in order to fit a radiator, but the front intake remains. I am pretty unimpressed with it really, it rattles and hums higher than 600rpm and my impression (untested) is that it pushes hardly any air. I'll look to replace it at some point, quite probably with one or maybe two Gentle Typhoons.

Perhaps someone else who has replaced the top fan would chime in, a couple of decent 140mm fans would certainly push a lot more air and probably have a better noise profile.

It's a shame because the 650D is nearly a perfect case, let down by those two large fans and the feeble fan controller.
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