New setup (Corsair 800D)

Discussion in 'Cases & Case Modding' started by vincewchan, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. vincewchan

    vincewchan [H]Lite

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    Say goodbye to the good'ole c2d e6600

    http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1187252&highlight=vincewchan


    and Hello to the new

    Corsair 800D /w Noiseblocker MF12 S3 fans (x4) PK-3 fan
    i7 920 D0 stepping
    Asus Rampage III
    Corsair H70 /w Scythe S-flex F-series (push/pull)
    Corsair 1000HX
    OCZ Vertex 2 60GB SSD
    EVGA GTX 470
    Corsair Dominator 6 GB ( CMP6GX3M3A1600C8 )
    LG DVD-RW


    The case is HUGE (please excuse the reflection)
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    Mobo and PSU in place
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    Electrical tape to hide the wires (Did the same for all fans)
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    Rear wiring (without SATA cables)
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    Rear wiring (with SATA cables - yellow zip tied)
    SATA3 back plate power (red zip tied) connected via under the hot swap bay
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    Cables done
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    And there it is finally ready to go :)
    (H70 fan wire's tucked in between the motherboard and I/O shield)
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    Bonus pic of the shot above
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    Again (please excuse the reflection)
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    New SATA3 back plate and USB 3.0 front updated as well.

    Any suggestions on how to manage the wiring better if possible?

    Open to suggestions and comments!
     
  2. HITandRUN

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    Nice set up mate. Hope to see benching numbers. :D
     
  3. AthlonXP

    AthlonXP [H]ard as it Gets

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    Nice work with the wiring...
     
  4. Redbeard

    Redbeard Official Corsair Rep.

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  5. mmmmmdonuts

    mmmmmdonuts Gawd

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    Very nice. I want me one of these for my WC rig.
     
  6. Basinger

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    Very nice. Looking very good!
     
  7. mannyman

    mannyman 2[H]4U

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    Looks good and clean. Great work
     
  8. FrEaKy

    FrEaKy [H] Movie and TV Show Review Guy

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    At least you were wearing pants!!!!

    Nice job on the system! Looks great!
     
  9. pitbull46

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    So in your opinion is the Corsair 800D a great case for Air cooling, i can see your using a rad system on CPU as i will be, but overall is the case keeping everything cool, i only ask as the reviews said that this case is better for Water cooling but not for Air?.
    My choices are either this one or the Cooler Master Haf X.
     
  10. vincewchan

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    Thank you, will do soon.

    Thanks!

    Thank you

    Thanks. I'd highly recommend it. These are if not, the best case for WC in my opinion.

    Thank you for selling me the case :)

    Thanks!

    Thank you sir.

    Hah, do you work on your system w/o pants? ;)


    Yes, I feel like it's a great case for both air and water cool. I have read a lot of reviews saying this case is bad for air, which doesn't make much sense to me.

    I was debating whether to get this case, HAF or one of the Lian Li's and decided to go with this one.

    @ Overclock.net, if you look in the Corsair 800D thread, a lot of guys went from HAF to 800D. A couple of HAF owners even said they're trying to get rid of their HAF for the 800D ;)
     
  11. FrEaKy

    FrEaKy [H] Movie and TV Show Review Guy

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    maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyybeeeeeeeeeeee

    Thats for me to know, and for you to never see cause I dont take pictures of my case with reflections ;)
     
  12. vincewchan

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    Ha Ha...

    Anyways, I'm having problems booting into OS with my SSD.

    I started another thread here,
    http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?p=1037151982#post1037151982
     
  13. vsboxerboy

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    Looks good - nice work with the wires and looks like a heck of a camera setup too.
     
  14. x509

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    Looks like you're using a Nikon SB800/900 flash. What's with the Vivitar 285? :p
     
  15. aerial-

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    You are not really using potential of this case with that tiny water cooling setup. I wonder why people buy such big cases, and put there stuff that could easily fit to smallest mid tower.
    Suggestion - get real water cooling with big rad.
     
  16. vincewchan

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    Thanks :)

    Canon 580EX II. Vivitar 285s for OFC, Cheap and just as good as the 430EX's. Don't need any TTL functions since it's mainly used for OFC.

    I agree somewhat. I mainly wanted this case because it's simple and it's easy to tuck wires away. Clean and simple was the theme I was going for.

    I o have plans on going water cool but I'm not sure which route (in terms of radiator size and parts) to take which is why I'm on air cool at the moment.

    Do you have water cooling?
     
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    I have the corsair 600T thinking i wouldn ever need a 800D really wishing I would have bought one now since I want to do liquid cooling. I am only doing a cpu loop for now but it is nice with the 800D cuz there is sooo much room in 600T not near enough room but it will workk ig
     
  19. Dustins

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    The more and more I see the 800D makes me want one even more. Nice looking setup.
     
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