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NZXT Gamma or Lian Li K58W

post #1 of 6
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Damn Newegg's great deals! I was planning on buying a Gamma for $37 off of Amazon.com but Newegg's current shell-shocker is the Lian Li Lancool K58W for $55.

What should I do? I really like the fact that the Gamma has a black interior and the price (of course), but I REALLY like the exterior on the Lian Li, especially the side window.

Please help a lost soul.
Edited by Reoisasa - 6/15/11 at 3:18pm
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post #2 of 6
the Lian Li Lancool K58W seems a bit more customizable. I'd just get that. Plus it's a great price you could just spray paint the inside with one of those all-in-one paints.
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I would say the Lian Li Lancool k58 if you want to paint it, but still its a pretty good quality case.

The Gamma is a good case based on the features and looks, but quality isnt as good as the K58.
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I just discovered that the K58 only supports 140mm fans on the top, and needs extra hardware ($$$) to mount them correctly, rendering my pile of 120mm Yate Loons kinda useless.

Bummer...

EDIT: Or maybe I'll just use zipties...
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Originally Posted by Reoisasa View Post
I just discovered that the K58 only supports 140mm fans on the top, and needs extra hardware ($$$) to mount them correctly, rendering my pile of 120mm Yate Loons kinda useless.

Bummer...

EDIT: Or maybe I'll just use zipties...
you can get 140mm fans for about 10 usd a piece.

yate loon or scythe Kaze Maru 140
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post #6 of 6
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I think I'm going to stick with the Gamma. The price of 140mm fans, mounting hardware, and paint would make the K58 twice as expensive as the Gamma. I already have several nice 120mm fans lying around, so it'll cost me nothing extra to fill in the Gamma's possible fan locations.

Thanks for the help though.

EDIT: Blah... Screw it, i'm going with the Lian Li. I read of somebody else using zip ties for mounting 120mm fans on the top so I spose that isn't really a problem.
Edited by Reoisasa - 6/15/11 at 8:30pm
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