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Got mine a few days ago in the mail and im really disappointed of this case i upgraded from a core v51 to the 71 due to the TG side panel and my v51 side panel got damaged couldn't find a replacement so i decided to upgrade after removing the drive bays i have a found a little defect i can care less aobut this minor defect it won't affect it at all but the power button is a huge issue Resized_20200807_174131.jpg.5c975c1e65f371333207961b7b9afe3c.jpg

also after removing all the case fans and disconnecting the wires from the fan controller i found out that the power button will not press unless the front cover is off so if i do put it together i won't be able to turn the PC on unless i remove the front cover did i receive a defective case ?

 

https://youtu.be/Wk6_T3xmIRw link to a video sorry for bad quality 

 

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On 8/7/2020 at 6:44 PM, View71 said:

photo certainly looks like a refurbished/pre used case - not new!

yea i'm thinking its a refurbished case i purchased it from Amazon so they are sending in a replacement at no cost but the power button was really odd thing after i removed the HDD rack the drive bay for the extra room i noticed the flakes in the paint which that can happen from multiple reasons, after removing the fans and disconnecting them from the fan controller up top i did have to unscrew the little circuit board to remove the wire that was sitting under it and i placed it right back in its spot, i didn't honestly test the power button prior to that to see if it even presses in but after i put it back together i figured out that the button is not working, so after ordering a replacement i put everything back to where it was originally and the button still doesn't work so we will see when the replacement arrives, also while ordering this item there's no indication of the condition if NEW or USED / Refurbished, on the replacement order it does state that the condition of the case is NEW so we will see hopefully the replacement will be in a better condition  / new case arrived seems to be in a way better condition and the button works perfect now time to switch everything over to the new case

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I'm about to build my first system, and to do so in my new Core V71!

I know nothing about fan control, and googling Guides/Tutorials didn't help much, so please help me.

I'm considering replacing all the stock fans and populating all fan positions with either fans, or an AIO (probably on the top; I know the AIO will come with it's own control solution).  
1.
I plan to prioritize function over aesthetics, so I wonder:
Does anyone know if 200mm Noctuas will fit in front (and top?)?
If not, will other 200mm options fit?  (A dozen years ago I had fit issues when trying to replace a stock 200mm fan on a TT case.)

2.
The manual says 
"Fan speed and light controller are only compatible with built in 200mm LED fans. To avoid on damaging the circuit board, please do not connect it with other fans."
Does this mean that I'll be using a separate fan-controller to control all my chosen fans (including those I replace the stock ones with), and that the case's fan controller and buttons must be useless to me?

3.
I've started looking at fan controllers.
Would it be a bad idea to (and can one?) use some kind of adapter to connect more than one fan to the same connection on a fan controller?

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On 10/11/2020 at 3:57 PM, coyote said:

I'm about to build my first system, and to do so in my new Core V71!

I know nothing about fan control, and googling Guides/Tutorials didn't help much, so please help me.

I'm considering replacing all the stock fans and populating all fan positions with either fans, or an AIO (probably on the top; I know the AIO will come with it's own control solution).  
1.
I plan to prioritize function over aesthetics, so I wonder:
Does anyone know if 200mm Noctuas will fit in front (and top?)?
If not, will other 200mm options fit?  (A dozen years ago I had fit issues when trying to replace a stock 200mm fan on a TT case.)

2.
The manual says 
"Fan speed and light controller are only compatible with built in 200mm LED fans. To avoid on damaging the circuit board, please do not connect it with other fans."
Does this mean that I'll be using a separate fan-controller to control all my chosen fans (including those I replace the stock ones with), and that the case's fan controller and buttons must be useless to me?

3.
I've started looking at fan controllers.
Would it be a bad idea to (and can one?) use some kind of adapter to connect more than one fan to the same connection on a fan controller?

Bump, please?

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