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    Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine

    3XS Carbon Fluid Extreme Xp SLI shows what Corsair's craziest case is all about.
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    Re: Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine

    Someone decided they needed to apply the principles of RAID to an entire gaming system. "Don't let a hardware failure spoil your gaming session - get back up and running with a Redundant Array of Inexpensive (?! hey, it's all relative) Systems."

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    Re: Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine

    Don't do it! Please don't. Check out Scan's policy on restocking EVEN if the issue isn't your fault.

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    Re: Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine



    The ONLY things stopping me from pulling the trigger on that case are the hideous bits of glass... and my trepidation and heartbreaking disapointment hanging over from experiencing the utterly flimsy pile of primary school workshop cack that was the 900D.

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    Re: Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine

    I would love this case to replace my 750D Airflow Edition, but not at that price.

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    Re: Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine

    Couldn't justify paying £14k for any computer.
    I still use my bluray drive, so a drive bay in a case is a must for me.

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    Re: Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine

    Why two PCs in the same case? Easy ... you save a quid by only needing one power cable. :-)

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    Re: Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine

    £14,000? For that money I'd want it bigger on the inside than on the outside.

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    Re: Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine

    Quote Originally Posted by devBunny View Post
    Why two PCs in the same case? Easy ... you save a quid by only needing one power cable. :-)
    There might be circumstances where the space saving could be useful - video broadcasting for example - one machine to do the video switching (using something like Vmix) and the other for admin, title generation and other production tasks.
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    Re: Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine

    I'm not sure if a case that big could ever count as "space saving"

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    Re: Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine

    14k ouch is expensive brill custom pc do like the case.. would not pay £350 for a pc case

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    Re: Scan turns Corsair Obsidian Series 1000D into a £14k dream machine

    Quote Originally Posted by tinbin View Post
    would not pay £350 for a pc case
    Stay away from the Caselabs website, then......!!!!!!!!!

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