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Heya,

So I have the XSPC RS360 Kit and I have it inside an Antec 1200. I took out all the cages in the front and all that good stuff

Anyways, I'm kinda over my Antec 1200 -- I've had it for about 2-3 years now and am looking to upgrade to another case.

I'm after Aesthetics and am wanting to match my blue scheme for my PC I have currently (in love with the Razer logo/colors aka blue) and even Antec's blue LED fans

Cable management is a very good thing as I want to take pics and show it all off.

Corsair 800D is what I'm thinking about getting, however, it's not not the best looking case in my opinions so I'm looking for suggestions from everyone else

Last question,

how hard would it be to transition my water cooling kit to the new case? Should I order more tubing/liquid? Or should the transition be okay?
     
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Just get a case with cable management so all the wire crap does not get in the way of the plumbing, everything else a drill and some fiddly bits can probably cure.
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Just get a case with cable management so all the wire crap does not get in the way of the plumbing, everything else a drill and some fiddly bits can probably cure.
I'm not a fan of having to mod with tools. If I can't take it apart myself with a screw driver, I don't want to drill holes to get what I want

Atleast for now..
     
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What liquid are you using right now? You should be using distilled water + biocide. You can get it at your local grocery store.

Anyways, to transition the loop I would completely drain it, install it into the new case and then re-fill and bleed it.

Finally, have you looked at the HAF-X or HAF-932? They are available in Blue LED versions as well as red.
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post #5 of 6
I have to suggest the 600T. I had an Antec 300, and took my loop out of it and put it into my new 600T, have been amazed. Its like a smaller, sleeker, sexier 800D IMO.

If you wanna show rig, check out the Club link in my sig. Some amazing builds, almost all are show quality builds.

EDIT: I would get more tubing if you dont have any extra already. I have about 4 feet of extra tubing in case I wanna add or change something. Most the time I can reuse the pieces, and even cut a little off.
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post #6 of 6
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What liquid are you using right now? You should be using distilled water + biocide. You can get it at your local grocery store.

Anyways, to transition the loop I would completely drain it, install it into the new case and then re-fill and bleed it.

Finally, have you looked at the HAF-X or HAF-932? They are available in Blue LED versions as well as red.
Currently looking at the HAF-X and using Distilled with Kill coil.

I'd have to order more tubing as I don't know if the lenght or even the position when I transfer it to the new case if it'll be long enough or if it'll kink at all.
     
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