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Corsair Carbide MbK


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Oct 6, 2013
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System Name Modcat
Processor Intel i7 3820
Motherboard ASUS RIVE x79
Cooling Corsair H100i
Memory Corsair Dominator 1866
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 680 FTW+ 4GB
Storage Samsung 840 SSD 256GB
Display(s) BenQ XL2420T
Case Cooler Master Storm Trooper
Power Supply Corsair AX1200
Software OS Win7

Thanks Kier! :)

Saw your video about the RGB light got pretty much hypnotized even with the music you have added.

Insanity mod! :respect:
May 27, 2011
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The story continues ;) This time with a upgrade with beautiful products from Corsair
Last week I received a great package with the products:

First 4 pieces of RAMs, the great Dominator Platinum

- 16GB Kit (4 x 4GB)
- Speed Rating PC3-15000 (1866MHz)
- SPD Speed 1333MHz
- Tested Speed 1866Mhz
- Tested Latency 9-10-9-27
- SPD Latency 9-9-9-24

Also with two sets of Light Bars

Dominator Platinum Light Bar Upgrade kit

The bars in two colors. will use the white ones in this build

And all necessary parts

Placed them...

And tested them.

Looks so much better then the previous RAMs.
Also I've received some fast Corsair Neutron GTX SSDs (120GB SATA 3 6Gb/s)

Max Random 4k Write - 84k IOPS
Interface SATA - 6Gb/s
DRAM Cache Memory - 128 MB
Power Consumption (active) 4.6W Max
Power Consumption (idle/standby/sleep) 0.6W Max
S.M.A.R.T. Support
Shock 1500 G
MTBF 2,000,000 hours

Also modded these by placing a window

After some sawing and filing...

The 3 windowed SSDs

To place this I've cut a piece of aluminum and bent

Made slots in it for SSD power and Sata + a hole for a fan controller

Will be placed like this

Made it black and installed everything

Everything still visible with the windows side panel

Because I had a different brand of PSU in it, Corsair had some questions about this and they decided to send me this nice Corsair PSU :)
The Corsair AX860i

Enough cables.


Always nice to get a PSU in a velvet pouch


Fully Modular
Power - 860 Watts
80 Plus Platinum
ATX Connector - 1
EPS Connector - 2
PCI-E Connector - 6
4 Pin Peripheral Connector - 8
SATA Connector - 12
Floppy Connector - 2
MTBF 100,000 hours

Connections enough

Also in a bag, just unfortunately not velvet ... The cables:

And the Corsair Digital Link

Placed it

Cables "formed" a bit allready. This time I did not apply sleeve because the black wires looks very good as it is now.

Expanded the cover of the SSDs slightly to get a better appearance, so created a window for the part with the pump.

Placed 1 RGB strip above the SSDs

And the other side with the black cables

Tried to place everything as "clean" as possible and think it worked :)
Now testing, and ... the final photo shoot.
Nov 2, 2007
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System Name blackened 24/7
Processor Intel Core i7-2600K @ 4.4GHz
Motherboard Asus MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z/GEN3
Cooling Corsair H60
Memory 4 x 4Gb Corsair Vengance ddr3 1866Mhz
Video Card(s) Asus Strix 1050ti 4gb
Storage Corsair Force 3 SSD 120gb+4TB WD HD
Display(s) Acer S271HL 27" HD LED 1920x1080
Case Corsair Obsidian 650D
Audio Device(s) X-Fi 2 MB
Power Supply Corsair HX650w
Software Win10 Pro
Nice Mod. Beautifully done. I want one...


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Staff member
Jul 19, 2006
42,384 (10.17/day)
Processor Intel i7 8700k
Motherboard Gigabyte z370 AORUS Gaming 7
Cooling Water
Memory 16gb G.Skill 4000 MHz DDR4
Video Card(s) Evga GTX 1080
Storage 3 x Samsung Evo 850 500GB, 1 x 250GB, 2 x 2TB HDD
Display(s) Nixeus EDG27
Case Thermaltake X5
Power Supply Corsair HX1000i
Mouse Zowie EC1-B
Software Windows 10
Love it. The windowed SSD's turned out very nicely :)
May 27, 2011
208 (0.09/day)
Thanks you guys :toast:

Just a little update regarding some changes

Changed the fan controller: The Aquaero 5 Pro instead of the Lamptron controller

And now am working on a cover to hide some cables, but more on this later.

Changed the motherboard for a ASUS Sabertooth Z77

And put some liquid in again but first some close up pics from the Sabertooth

More to come!!!


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Staff member
Mar 2, 2009
7,435 (2.31/day)
Up North
System Name Cruncher / Cruncher 2
Processor i7 6900K / E5 2683 v3
Motherboard X99A Gaming Pro Carbon / ASRock X99 Extreme 4/3.1
Cooling EK Supremacy EVO Elite 2011-3 / EK Supremacy
Memory G.Skill Trident Z 32GB 3200 / G.SKILL Trident Z 16GB 3200
Video Card(s) EVGA 980 Ti Classified / ATI 3650
Storage Samsung 960 Pro 512 GB + Mushkin Reactor 1 TB / OCZ Vertex 4 256 GB
Display(s) Dell UltraSharp U3011 30"
Case Corsair Obsidian 800D / TT Core V51
Audio Device(s) On-board
Power Supply Corsair AX1200 / EVGA 500W
Software Win 10 Pro/ Win 10
Benchmark Scores Always changing~
Awesome as always:toast:
Jan 14, 2010
951 (0.33/day)
Granby, Qc. Canada
System Name Loose nuts & bolts
Processor FX-8350 - EK Supreme HF full nickel
Motherboard ASUS Sabertooth 990FX R2.0
Cooling Water EK goodness all around 2xBlack Ice X-280
Memory 2 x8G HyperX Fury 1600 @ 9-9-9-24-1T
Video Card(s) 2 x XFX RX 480 w/EK-FC RX 480 nickel+Acetal
Storage Samsung 850 Evo + 2xWD Black 500GB in RAID0
Display(s) Crossover 27" 2560x1440 110Hz OC
Case Cooler Master HAF XB EVO
Audio Device(s) on board
Power Supply Corsair HX850
Software Win 10 Enterprise x64
:twitch: :respect:
May 27, 2011
208 (0.09/day)
Final Update!!!

To close this year with style I have made a final photo shoot of the Corsair Carbide made today.


Small change is that I have used the space that was left for a custom HDD bracket and covered all cables which were in sight. Used the original top cover, cut through the middle and adjusted it.

Windowed side panel.

And shot a few pictures inside.

Special thanks goes to:

Best wishes and a Happy New Year my modding friends!!!