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What is the coolest + quietest case?

post #1 of 10
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I'm currently looking at a silverstone ft02, but would like to know of more cases, especially the tested coolest + quietest...I wonder how much it is...
Thanks for the input!
Edited by asdfdsa - 8/4/11 at 2:50am
post #2 of 10
The FT-03 isn't bad either, or if you're comfortable with a Micro-ATX case the Temjin TJ08-E seems to be what you're searching for.

My case; the Antec P182 is also very quiet and cool enough to keep my Phenom II and the 5850 below 60°C even after a few hours of gaming. P180mini is the smaller P182 a good option also, these Antec cases tend to be a bit more expensive.
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This one by far!
    
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post #4 of 10
FT02 is the coolest and the quietest
post #5 of 10
Fractal Define R3, my friend has this and if it wasn't for the LED power indicator you'd never know it was on. Seriously it's dead quite (provided you put a relatively quite GPU in it). Also it's surprisingly cool, with just 3 fans installed, internal temps are great.
post #6 of 10
The TJ11 has the lowest temperatures. The FT02 comes in second. The RV02/02-E/3 come close. The Antec Dark Fleet enclosures are pretty close too although I much prefer Silverstone's cases.
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post #7 of 10
in terms of noise/cooling efficiency the RV02-E/FT02(same insides) and the TJ11 are the winners. not the quietest, but the coolest by a good deal even on low fan speed.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...iv,2946-9.html
post #8 of 10
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Ahh oil cooling
post #9 of 10
NZXT H2 is very quiet. Really have to put your ear next to the case to hear any noise at all.
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post #10 of 10
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Bump before I pull trigger on ft02 and throw an h100 in it
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