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Any case with a 120mm exhaust fan will fit a full tower cooler like a D14 or Silver Arrow. I have run my D14 in my Beta Evo.

That HAF is a good case. The M59 is acceptable. You want to make sure your case has the ability to fit an intake fan in the forward position on top. Antec cases - and some Lian Li cases - do not allow this. The HAF 932 does not allow this. The HAF X does. My inexpensive Beta Evo does allow this, and I do it.

Most of the time you don't need a side panel fan that overlaps your heatsink. For the most part you want air streaming through your heatsink.

Also look at the CM 692.

Edit: Silver Arrow 3dB less loud than D14. Both comparably good, the best air coolers available (pending further reviews on the Genesis). The SA can be had for $75 + shipping.
Edited by ehume - 5/6/11 at 1:12pm
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Any case with a 120mm exhaust fan will fit a full tower cooler like a D14 or Silver Arrow. I have run my D14 in my Beta Evo.

That HAF is a good case. The M59 is acceptable. You want to make sure your case has the ability to fit an intake fan in the forward position on top. Antec cases - and some Lian Li cases - do not allow this. The HAF 932 does not allow this. The HAF X does. My inexpensive Beta Evo does allow this, and I do it.

Most of the time you don't need a side panel fan that overlaps your heatsink. For the most part you want air streaming through your heatsink.

Also look at the CM 692.

Edit: Silver Arrow 3dB less loud than D14. Both comparably good, the best air coolers available (pending further reviews on the Genesis). The SA can be had for $75 + shipping.
Good info Ehume.

I'm thinking I'm gonna go with the CM692. Looks good, good price. And it seems like it'll work with the coolers.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-216-_-Product

Mind providing a vendor link for the Silver Arrow?

If not, I'll just look around more when at home.
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Microcenter,xoxide,SVC,sidwinder, all of them have it.
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Silver Arrow for $75 here, and here.
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