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im moving into a condo next week, and ill no longer have space beside my desk for my towering haf 932, i need a mid tower that will hold a 240 rad up top, and all the components in my sig rig. needs decent air intake as i have the rad exhausting.

it also needs to look good, it will be in my living room at my desk, so when visitors come it cant be something fugly.

i do not have time, nor the tools. to mod, so please dont suggest it
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post #2 of 12
If the budget permits a Corsair 650D would meet the specs given and is very discreet on the eyes. The middle hard drive bay is removable too for more airflow.
Edited by shamslapchopwow - 5/19/11 at 8:28pm
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A CM 690 II Advanced/Basic!
    
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post #4 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by veblen View Post
A CM 690 II Advanced/Basic!
This.
    
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Thread Starter 
you guys sure a 690 fits a 240 up top?
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post #6 of 12
Yeah the 690 will fit a 240 up top. The outside plastic bezel top just covers up the contact points.
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post #7 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post
you guys sure a 690 fits a 240 up top?
Yup! I have one right beside me. It can fit a 240 up top and a 240 at the bottom if you remove the HDD cage.
    
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post #8 of 12

The Fractal Arc Midi fits the bill as well:

    
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post #9 of 12
haha was gonna say the a05n from lian li but you want some decent air flow and water cooling
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post #10 of 12
another vote for the 690IIAD. Its very water friendly great case tons of great options!
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