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Just pulled the trigger on a Corsair 800D, any essentials I should get?

post #1 of 23
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811139001


Been drooling over it for far too long. Should be a nice upgrade to my antec. Any suggestions on some essentials to take advantage of this bad boy? Lights, fan controls, dilithium crystals?
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post #2 of 23
make sure your going full watercooling for your 480 or it'll turn into an oven
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post #3 of 23
Congrats on the purchase. I just got one myself on Friday! Man it's huge! Wish I could offer you some suggestions, but I'm still figuring that out myself. I'll probably fill out the roof with 120mm fans and call it a day.
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post #4 of 23
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I'm wondering what would be a good watercooling setup that would work for both my gpu's and CPU's.

And also, what are people doing for case lighting on these?
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post #5 of 23
If you're worried about GPU temps you can get three top 120mm fans and use them as intakes, it'll drop temps significantly. But it's not necessary. I've had my 700D (same cooling layout) running SLI 480s in the lab for nearly a year now and it's never crashed. All stock cooling with an A70 aircooler on the i7 920 OC'd to 3.8 GHz.
post #6 of 23
I have the 800D with 3 GT AP-15's on top running as exhaust. No problem here either (2 x EVGA GTX570). Gotta love this case.
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post #7 of 23
Enjoy your case.. and welcome to the 800D club..
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post #8 of 23
Dust filters are vital.
post #9 of 23
If you're concerned with air intake, try to find a a 5.25" to 3.5" bay converter that has a built in fan intake to that you can support your bottom air intake
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post #10 of 23
make sure to nab some fans the default ones are shiet
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