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post #11 of 15
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thanks for all the quick recommendations everyone! i'm looking over these cases, but i also ran across this guy. what do you think of him?

*edit* nevermind, i was looking at the NZXT Vulcan but you can't fit the 240 rad in that case.

i'm also considering the Qmicra, but i'm not completely in love with it's aesthetic.
Edited by nicodemus - 5/13/11 at 7:31pm
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post #12 of 15
+1 To the CM 690 II. Definititely the best value for the money, but if your budget is higher then there are better cases. The only complaint I have about the 690 is the exterior mesh look.

I'll shamelessly promote my builds below.

Old build:

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New build (coming soon):

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post #13 of 15
I would recommend the Cm 690 II as well. I don't know of any really small cases that will alow a water loop in it.

Another recommendation would be the xigmatek utgard
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post #14 of 15
CM 690 II is nice size for mATX board, here is mine with Asus Rampage Gene III
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post #15 of 15
Thread Starter 
thanks for all the recs, gentlemen.

it's down to the CM 690 II or the Mountain Mod H2gO.

my wife loved the danger den box, but i vetoed it, and i think she's going to veto the 690, so i think the H2gO will be a great middle ground for us.

thanks!
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Swiftech MCP35X (pwm) Gentle Typhoon 2150 Distilled + Kill Coil MCP35X-Res 
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