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Old May 3, 2012, 08:14 PM
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Default Corsair Carbide 500R: Good enough for TRIFIRE?

Heya i'm upgrading my psu to 1200W so I can actually use my third toxic 6950 and I was wondering if this case is good enough for trifire. I asked the guy @ mem express and he said yes, and to me it looks like it's got great airflow potential.

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Old May 3, 2012, 09:57 PM
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I dont see why not, im running a 600t right now and when I take both HDD cages out and put one beside the PSU, i have a lot of cool air running onto my gfx card(s), i would definately recommend this case, if your mobo supports it you could even space the cards;

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Just checked your mobo, you could only space the 2nd and 3rd cards.
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Old May 4, 2012, 06:33 AM
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Umm the 500R has a 200mm fan on the side panel blowing directly onto the graphics cards doesnt it?
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Old May 4, 2012, 11:53 AM
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I would put everything on water but that's 1000 dollars!

I have run trifire on this board before so I do know it will work, but with my old case I left the case lid off to make sure no heat built up.

I think the 500r will suffice, thanks guys :)
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Umm the 500R has a 200mm fan on the side panel blowing directly onto the graphics cards doesnt it?
Yeah it has a big ass 200mm fan but it seems to be pretty low flow/low noise/low cost.

Corsair gives u 1x200mm and 3x120mm fans, which would be almost 100 bucks with tax if I upgraded to noctua, which I don't think I have to do no :)

I think the black and gold would look SWEET tho....
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Old May 4, 2012, 04:10 PM
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Yea it doesnt have to deliver high cfm to keep the gpu's happy.... as long as they have a direct fresh air intake like the 200mm it should be fine but your right that would look awesome
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