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first mod on corsair 650d

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First time i tried something more than just painting bezels or cutting fan holes.

I made a lian li drive bezel work in this case and set up a fan to feed fresh and filtered air over the hdd and into the silver arrow.

Before i made the filtered mesh work i just had the standard bay covers on.

It's not the most extreme mod or anything but i'm happy with it. what do you think?

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I think it looks very nice

What all was involved in making them fit?
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That's my kinda case. Looks very nice and clean
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I like the clean look! biggrin.gif
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I think it looks very nice

What all was involved in making them fit?

i had to dremel away most of the original drive bezel to make it work. the original mounts are gone. Also it was originally a spring loaded door and now it's two separate pieces.

The bottom mesh piece is stock and removable. It is also the same piece used in the 600T. I got an extra one and cut it to fit the 5.25 bay, again with a dremel.

Behind it sits a 3.5" to 5.25" hdd module with a noise blocker fan.

Doing the mesh/fan mod brought my load temps down too. 1 hr prime temps were 83/82/77/75 with the stock 5.25 bay covers on and 78/78/72/72 with the mesh.

Ambient was actually about 2f warmer for the mesh prime run too.
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love the look of the 650D specool.gif. i love corsair stuff. wubsmiley.gif
    
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post #7 of 7
Great work... I am going to use you mesh-panel work as a template to do the same, thanks for the idea! wink.gif
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