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Originally Posted by vitality View Post
Hell yea! This is what I was going to recommend. If you want a window you can always upgrade later. NZXT sells the m59 window and front panel at their store so if you'd like to convert to an m59 you can! I can speak for the Gamma and the upgrade process... I got my window cheaper because I contacted them prior to the store, though. Awesome case - nothing can beat it at it's price range.


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Originally Posted by Hoops View Post
I wouldn't recommend cheaping out on your case because it is very important in the cooling of your components. My friend has a M59 (Gamma with a side window) and that thing traps the heat in his case that it becomes like an oven.
I have stupid friends, too! My temps is cool, son.
Edited by BlackVenom - 8/15/11 at 2:26pm
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post #12 of 16
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Yea, I just bought and put together a new rig that set me back about $1600 so my budget is a little tight. If I go up to $75...that seems to open alot more options. If I think I can get a case with 3 fans, that woudl be better right? Any brands I should stay away from? I have heard raidmax are questionable... thoughts?
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post #13 of 16
Tad bit more, but worth every penny.
post #14 of 16
HAF 912 has $100 case features for $50. Trust me i have used A900, CM 690, NZXT Gamma, CM Scout, HAF 922, HAF X and HAF 912 was the best as far as performance/money goes.
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post #16 of 16
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Tad bit more, but worth every penny.
I second that. Dual front intake fans (or very large front intake fan) for sure. I just upgraded my single 120mm front intake fan to something more powerful and louder. It dropped my temps quite a bit. I can only imagine how awesome dual front intake fans would be.

Plus, I like how the HDD tray does not block air flow. I see too many cases on newegg with sideways HDD trays which block air flow.
Edited by Partol - 8/15/11 at 4:03pm
     
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