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Couple pics of the 400R I picked up from sneekypeet.



 
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Nice looking case :p
 

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I agree. If you are not using the trays for the HDD's, just take them out and put them back in the box. Less to get dirty and more airflow...
Can't do it on the 400R
 

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Can't do it on the 400R
I think he was meaning to remove the plastic tray in the cage. They will break up the airflow more than what the sides of the bays already do. Removing them will allow for the best airflow potential, even with the steel sides of the rack still in place.
 

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I think he was meaning to remove the plastic tray in the cage. They will break up the airflow more than what the sides of the bays already do. Removing them will allow for the best airflow potential, even with the steel sides of the rack still in place.
That is possible but what i meant was the entire cage:p
 

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I knew where you were going, just trying to clerify that I dont believe he ment to remove the cage, but rather just the plastic trays.
 

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Ya pretty empty drive bays. :laugh:

Only need one hard drive and I have it in the optical bay for better cable management. Just left the drive trays in there for now, I want to see if I can take out the whole drive cage. Didn't really have time, just wanted to get it up and running. Might have to drill out some rivets and then use small sheetmetal screws when I want to put it back. Also thinking about adding a couple of white led fans in the top if I can figure out a way to hook them up to the switch so I can turn them off.

Thanks for all the kind words. :toast:
 

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I think he was meaning to remove the plastic tray in the cage. They will break up the airflow more than what the sides of the bays already do. Removing them will allow for the best airflow potential, even with the steel sides of the rack still in place.
Yep, this ^^^ is what I meant. :toast:
 
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Ya pretty empty drive bays. :laugh:

Only need one hard drive and I have it in the optical bay for better cable management. Just left the drive trays in there for now, I want to see if I can take out the whole drive cage. Didn't really have time, just wanted to get it up and running. Might have to drill out some rivets and then use small sheetmetal screws when I want to put it back. Also thinking about adding a couple of white led fans in the top if I can figure out a way to hook them up to the switch so I can turn them off.

Thanks for all the kind words. :toast:
If ever I can get a 500R i will put my HDD up on the optical bays just like yours and remove both cages for some sweet airflow
 

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Found this on a corner shelf with a killer price tag of $150 (equivalent). It was love at first sight.



Yes, it's brand new. My i7-970 is on its way.
 
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Found this on a corner shelf with a killer price tag of $150 (equivalent). It was love at first sight.

http://i.imgur.com/L5z56.jpg

Yes, it's brand new. My i7-970 is on its way.
Nice looking board! Personally I would not pay 150$ for a X58 board when I can get cheaper P67 boards for new chipset.
 

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Nice looking board! Personally I would not pay 150$ for a X58 board when I can get cheaper P67 boards for new chipset.
I'm looking at it differently. I can buy a new $150 X58 board instead of a $150 Z68 one, and I'm getting a used i7-970 for about $50 more than I'd pay for a new i7-2600K. So a six-core chip that OC's quite OK.
 

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Yea the 32NM 6 core gulftowns are still very good! I thought about 970 but the price of the chip alone here would almost get me a full sandy bridge combo!
 
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Here is my system

 
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I haven't opened its seal, but this is what DX58OG looks like:



The VRM heatsinks have been photochopped on.
 

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