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GamingGuru79 March 26, 2013 09:23 PM

Will this all fit in a midtower case and is it powerful.
Hi everyone i am building a PC and i recently changed my case from a thermaltake chaser mk-1 to a corsair 650d and my cooling solution from a noctua dh-14 to corsair h100i will all the components i have make a good rig and will they all fit in my case leaving enough room for adequate airflow here are my parts.

My Case
Corsair Obsidian Series 650D Mid-Tower Case ATX 4X5.25 6X3.5INT USB USB3.0 1394 Fan Ctrl No PS

Newegg.ca - GIGABYTE GV-N670OC-2GD GeForce GTX 670 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Newegg.ca - Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I73770K

My Motherboard
Newegg.ca - ASUS P8Z77-V LK LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

My Hard drives
Newegg.ca - WD Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN 2TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Retail kit
WD Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5in Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM

My optical drive
Newegg.ca - LG Black 14X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA BDXL Blu-ray Burner, Bare Drive, 3D Play Back (WH14NS40) - Blu-Ray Burners

My Fans x 2
Newegg.ca - COOLER MASTER Megaflow 200 R4-LUS-07AB-GP 200mm Blue LED Case cooler

My Ram
Newegg.ca - G.SKILL Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C10D-16GAO

My Psu
Newegg.ca - CORSAIR HX Series HX750 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Newegg.ca - SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD128BW 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

My Water cooler
Newegg.ca - CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i Water Cooler

YoungMan March 30, 2013 08:42 PM

Yes and yes. The h100i radiator will need to be mounted on the against the ceiling of the case.

clg March 31, 2013 02:12 AM

What games, what resolution? Yes as it is, it will fit...with room to spare. The 650 will comfortably fit another 670 with much more storage.

You will not need 2x 200mm fans once h100x is installed. The rad will take the place of the top fan, and the front fan is up to you.

59abbot April 1, 2013 02:03 PM

I see no problem for 650D. It should be ok.

clg April 1, 2013 03:13 PM

Should add about the front fan, it is loud. Drawing air through the grill directly in front of it and pushing through the hard drive cage directly behind (1 or 2 depending) creates a lot of excess air noise, so much so that I've unplugged it. I'm going to relocated my 3.5 and ssd into the 5.25 bays so I can remove the hard drive cage all together to see if that helps, otherwise I'll be modding two 120mm's instead of the big 200 up front.

My point being, save your money on the 200's for now to see if you really want to run the fan at all. Those CM fans are about 10 db's quieter, but I'm fairly certain the excess noise is simply from all the obstacles. I'm running two 660ti's without the front fan and my GPU temps are pretty steady already, with a single 670 you'll prob be fine.

enaberif April 1, 2013 03:28 PM

Most 140mm or larger fans that they place on the front of cases have a tendency to be a bit louder due to the grills. I would get rid of the single 140 and swap out for 2x120 for better air and noise.

clg April 1, 2013 03:32 PM

650D is notoriously bad for this too, as it uses an outer grill for dust and an inner as well so you presumably don't get hit when it's powered up? I cut out the metal inner and still was not satisfied, although it did get a bit quieter.

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