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whats a mountain mod?

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Stick with the haf x, since you wont do a full custom wc. Just h100 will fit perfect in the haf x top mount without removing the 200mm fans.

Haf x is hybrid case, good for watercooling setups.
Where the haf x is also a big performer air wise.

Upgrading to new case will only cost you more with gaining less.
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google is your friend

http://www.mountainmods.com/

sheesh

Rude.
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Stick with the haf x, since you wont do a full custom wc. Just h100 will fit perfect in the haf x top mount without removing the 200mm fans.

Haf x is hybrid case, good for watercooling setups.
Where the haf x is also a big performer air wise.

Upgrading to new case will only cost you more with gaining less.

^This, stick with the HAF X. Like I said, you arent going to find much better at that price point and even if you do it will be very minor gains. It really all comes down to personal preference.
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google is your friend

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thanks everyone who contributed, reps given

I 'll just stick with my haf x...I just wanted to drop in and see whats new in the case market...it looks like haf x still reigns top honors...I'll check back in about 8 months or so...maybe there will be a new king smile.gif
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post #16 of 23
I love my HAF X...so easy to work with, and cable management is a dream.
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post #17 of 23
actually if you don't play to do SLI or all the elite stuff...

I think you should consider HAF912, I personally find HAF-X too big for normal users with 1 GFX, air cooling or h70 users.

Anyway is just my regret getting a HAF-X
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post #18 of 23
AZZA Hurrican 2000 and Raven RV02-E. had all 3 cases. as far as cooling both are better than the HAF-X.

my gpu temps went down alot from the HAF-X. had two 6870's @1000/1100 and they would idle at 40/42 in the haf, 39/40 in the hurrican and 29/30 in the Raven. gpu load(merto, bc2) were 50/52 and occt/kombustor they got up to 63/66. cpu load temps were between 35 and 38 in the RV02(1090T 4ghz/3ghz NB), up to 51 on stress tests like occt and such. the cpu overall was not a big difference. also system temp according to speccy went down by 10 degrees.

cable management was best in the hurrican 2000 as well as hard drive installation.

also the HAF was the worst one with dust.
Edited by FLCLimax - 7/29/11 at 7:58am
post #19 of 23
Depends, HAF-X is the best multi-purpose case out there, but RV03 wipes the floor clean in air cooling, Case Labs wipes the floor clean in water cooling, Little Devil wipes the floor clean in Phase Change, and WiNDy/Abee wipes the floor clean in build quality.
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post #20 of 23
i would say the hurrican edges it out slightly. it can fit various WC setups as well, and it's cheaper. i bought it for $129, but Azza raised the price up to $160 everywhere it looks like.
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