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Thank you.

So, I ordered 5 spectre, 1 nf-f12 and a front panel controller. It's going to be f12(push)-p14-p12(exchaust) once I received 3rd d14 brackets. Then, 4 front spectre fans as intake( & in case) connected to the controller. Im using the CM fans for top and side until I decide what to get next. What do you guys think?
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Sounds good to me.thumb.gif
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Good choice ! smile.gif
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hello, thank you ehume very much for a very informative thread.

I'm upgrading from an OLD antec case to a newer case around may/june(summer)

I'm currently looking at either a full tower HAF-X or a mid Lanboy.

I know most of you would probably vouch for HAF-x, but have anyone tried the lanboy? Is it as good as some say? Anyone theorized any good airflow options for that case?

Also, if there are any other cases that maybe coming out that would fit a D14 and is great for airflow please let me know.

Thank you very much !
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I know most of you would probably vouch for HAF-x

Not really... looks not very good IMO. doh.gif
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Also, if there are any other cases that maybe coming out that would fit a D14 and is great for airflow please let me know.

There are dozens of great cases that can fit a NH-D14... my advice is : do your homework, read some reviews, its the best way to make a choice. thumb.gif

You don't need a full tower like the HAF-X to fit the D14. It is 160mm tall so basically any case that has rear 120mm fan will be able to fit it. Sometimes the case manufacturer also precises what the available clearance is.
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Not really... looks not very good IMO. doh.gif

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ah thanks,
I guess I don't need a full, this is my expected spec:

Asrock Z68+i5 with D14

gigabyte GJTX570 windforce

1ssd and 1 hdd

850W CM silent pro.

Any rec for a good air flow case?( i live i arizona, its summer is extremely brutal), I was looking at ehume's suggestions so HAF-X was one that I liked, haha

in the mean time, I shall go look up more cases!

Thanks!
Edited by darksen - 4/5/12 at 3:34pm
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Something with two front and top fan mounts for sure. 140mm fans are quieter than 120mm by moving more air at lower RPM. There are many ways to mount additional intake fans in the 5.25 bay on cases with only one front intake. With a card like the windforce that dumps all the hot air into the case you may want to look into either a mid-case fan(s) that you mount by whatever creative means or side intakes. thumb.gif
Edited by solsamurai - 4/5/12 at 3:43pm
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If you're willing to blow $180 on a HAF-X, I would suggest the RV02. Same layout as the excellent FT02, but more steel and a bit of rice to make it cheaper.
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Silverstone are big advocates of positive pressure airflow. Just make sure the case doesn't sit on carpet. eek.gif
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