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I want either Mountain Mods Ascension a case labs or something along those lines. I'm looking to spend a good chunk of change on one in three to five weeks too, because so far I have not been satisfied with any case I've ever had, and figured if one of these don't satisfy me, nothing will.

I was looking at the Ascension and that thing looks like I could sit in it while messing with my loop, and that's what I'm looking for. Bigger is better. I take my computer apart often, and can't stand small cases. Not even a HAF 932 or Antec 1200 was big enough. Just want to hear your opinions and see what others who oen them have to say and if they are worth the price.

Both my CPU and GPU are cooled and I have a 360 rad and a 240 rad which I would like to upgrade to a 360, so I need room for all that.
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Case Labs. I don't own one but everything I have read said they are better than MM and their customer support is absolutely amazing. Also they are native to OCN so you can't beat that. Case labs cases have plenty of room for all the rads you want in there.
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Case Labs. I don't own one but everything I have read said they are better than MM and their customer support is absolutely amazing. Also they are native to OCN so you can't beat that. Case labs cases have plenty of room for all the rads you want in there.
Yeah, I've seen case labs on here before. Don't the have a case that can second as a tech bench too? I thought I say a thread of theirs before sowing that, but I could be mistaken. I'll check them out more a little later. Thanks, man.
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Yeah, I've seen case labs on here before. Don't the have a case that can second as a tech bench too? I thought I say a thread of theirs before sowing that, but I could be mistaken. I'll check them out more a little later. Thanks, man.
Last I heard they are working on a couple tech bench ideas but they haven't released them yet.

They have like millions of possible configurations so I'm sure you'll find something you want. Plus plenty of OCN people have used and reviewed them, so youll find all the info you want here.
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case labs th10 motherboard tray comes out

http://www.overclock.net/case-labs/1...al-review.html
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case labs th10 motherboard tray comes out

http://www.overclock.net/case-labs/1...al-review.html
Yeah. I definitely want that case. The only question is go with black or white?
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I'd go white
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I'd go white
I did. I placed the order on Thursday!
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I am hoping to get a contract to build a watercooled CAD workstation (primairly using Solidworks) for my friends machine shop so I will also need a case where all watercooling gear is inside. For my personal use I do not mind visible radiators or pumps but that will not work for this office. I am leaning very heavy to Case Labs but I must have a deal first. I figure I will get a working prototype up and running and get them hooked on some high-performance hardware and then get the sale.The owner is the type has no problem spending big money for a new lathe or mill but goes real cheap when it comes to computers, I need to change his way of thinking.
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there is a water build in the watercooling forum using caselabs th10, I think if I lived in usa I'd get 1 as the case isn't really that expensive when you consider it will be a one off buy, as I would be 99% sure any upgrade you make in the future it will take or you could get caselabs to make another motherboard tray if needed I should of thought
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