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post #21 of 39
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Originally Posted by Lord Xeb;13534025 
Phantom is a good one but also check out the CM690 II Adv. Thing is a great case biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by discipline;13567978 
Look up the in win dragon rider i have one and its pretty nice. Its a full tower with the option to mount up to 8 fans with 4 of them blowing in from the side. It says more but 9 is the real amount if you have a real CPU cooler. Its alot nicer and they fixed a few issues from the ironclad. It also has a ton of front panel ports: 2x USB3 2xUSB2 1xfirewire 2ESATA and headphone/mic in. Its a real love it or hate it styling

heres a link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811108376&cm_re=dragon_rider-_-11-108-376-_-Product

I would say the 690 II advanced, The Dragon rider, a Xigmatek case, or the Rosewill Blackhawk, armor, or thor... you know, cases that not many people have. anything but a HAF. people always recommend them and everyone has them
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post #22 of 39
i have a cm haf 922 case. great air cooling. sucks dust like a vacuum cleaner though. anyone with the haf cases, any homebrew solutions?
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post #23 of 39
I'm enjoying my Hurrican.
And I second the opinion about the HAF, everyone has them.
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post #24 of 39
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I would say the 690 II advanced, The Dragon rider, a Xigmatek case, or the Rosewill Blackhawk, armor, or thor... you know, cases that not many people have. anything but a HAF. people always recommend them and everyone has them
haha exact reason I didn't get a HAF
post #25 of 39
Another vote for CM 690 II. Really doesn't matter which one, Basic or Advanced would be a good choice. It would also save you money for great fans to put in all the openings
post #26 of 39
HAF 932. Loving the plethora of fan mounting options and the ease of cable management.
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post #27 of 39
I should have spent a little more since I really hate the HAF912's grey interior. However other than the interior it has great airflow. I recommend you get any case from the HAF series.
post #28 of 39
Haf is known for air cooling but personally if you can stretch the extra get the Silverstone RV02 its stacked cooling rocks
    
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post #29 of 39
Hi,

Another vote for the 690 II Adv.
Like mine because of the fan options and ease as to modding as
I've done.

But wish had put another card slot and raised it another inch or so.
Even has a offset slot which I just used for a cathode switch bracket not
shown in this pic.

Good case as to airflow when set up. Good Rad mod case if you go that way.
Even supports a back 80mm fan option which I use, don't know if it helps
processor cooling but its there.

Also like the optional side window fan placement which I have to cool the vid cards.

Pic.
Later

Edited by Irocing - 5/19/11 at 8:20pm
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post #30 of 39
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I should have spent a little more since I really hate the HAF912's grey interior. However other than the interior it has great airflow. I recommend you get any case from the HAF series.
My 912 comes with the painted interior and front usb3 ports, the benefits of living in Australia
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