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post #11 of 21
Get the HAF X. I got the 650D and I don't water cool. It's decent air cooling. I run my i5 2500k at 4.6 and don't have temp problems but overall the HAF X is better for air cooling BUT IMO the 650 D looks better.

The 800D is epic but you don't need it.
post #12 of 21
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I have owned 2 of the 800D's. Nicest case in the world IMO. They thought of everything. And don't NOT get it because people say the airflow sucks. It does not suck. I orientated my fans in such a way that was fine for air cooling. My temps were no higher than people with other cases and I had a 1.5v OC on a 965BE. But, be sure you want it, because it is massive. he biggest problem I had with it was getting all the wires to connect to their respective spots and had to pick up some extenders for alot of moobo wires. Also finding a place to put it was a chore as well, lol. But totally worth it. Sleek, sexy, massive, excellent wire management, it has it all. Never used the 650 though, so I am somewhat biased. However I did research it when I purchased my 800D's and I never looked back after my purchase.

Hey FIZ, I hear ya man, i figure as long as you work with it then it will work for you!

I just don't want to get the 650D and say, damn I should have got the 800D, I can always put a pillow in the 800, when the wife kicks me out, then sleep in it, buttkick.gif
post #13 of 21
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Thanks all,

Now I'm confused, but that's the way it goes..... I want them all, lol Just want something that will look sexy and last a long time, I have a Cooler Master CMStacker 830 Aluminium PC case cooler_master_aluminium_pc_case.jpg 12k .jpg file

It just doesn't appeal to me any more
post #14 of 21
650d or 700d, 800d is big, old and ugly
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I have just the case for you

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I have just the case for you
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post #17 of 21
Just like the previous posters. IMO, the HAF-X is king for air cooling, 800D rocks for WC.
post #18 of 21
Like I said....all these naysayers for air cooling, is just perpetuated hear say from people who threw a fan in and said oh wow, my temps are 3* higher than everyone else. However, personal opinion on the looks is person to person subject to change. I think they're hot and awesome. But the 650D isn't bad, I am just moreapt to saying to myself..."if I get the 650D and need more later on, I'll have to buy another case. If I get the 800D now, I can plan for the future." Again, having owned two, I am biased, but ask anyone who bought one if they regretted it. NOT people who have heard others talk about it.
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I have just the case for you
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now i'm curious. what case is this and where can i buy it.
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now i'm curious. what case is this and where can i buy it.

It's a white CaseLabs TH10.

http://www.caselabs-store.com/magnum-th10-case/
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