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I'm eyeing the Lian Li A77F, but it's pricy! And I don't relish the thought of immediately cutting into such a beautiful and expensive case. I want to add a 3rd fan on top and put a radiator on top of that (outside the case).

The NZXT "Whisper" is much cheaper, but also smaller. I'd have to cut a hole in the top, too. I like the sound-proofing material on the sides, but wonder if it really helps at all.

Any thoughts on the Lian Li, or pointers to others I might consider? I like the "stack" style of all 5¼〞 bays all the way down.

—John
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XIGMATEK ELYSIUM if you want to do a rad on the roof and one in the bays like my antec?
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^ This. There's like 12 5,25inch bays and you can fit: 360/420 at the top, 480 in the front and a 240 at the bottom. It also has HPTX support (of course XL-ATX too) so you probably won't need another case for a while.

Those Lian-Li cases are still the sexiest though... I'm personally eyeing the PC-A77F or the PC-A70F/A71F too.
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someone did a build using the sound proofing saaid it made no difference

also I like the elysium would of had 1 if I hadn't got the haf-x a month b4 it came out
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Originally Posted by andrewmchugh View Post
XIGMATEK ELYSIUM if you want to do a rad on the roof and one in the bays like my antec?
Hey, nice: it's even larger, and only $200.
Got pictures of your rig? How do you mean rad in the drive bay?
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Originally Posted by andrewmchugh View Post
XIGMATEK ELYSIUM if you want to do a rad on the roof and one in the bays like my antec?
Exactamundo!


Maybe I can even get this mounted inside? Even the honeycomb perf gets around my issues with perfs in front of the fan/rad. That's practically no blockage, and cutting out some more slats to make superhexes still looks nice.

They have one locally at MicroCenter. Now it has my name on it
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