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post #41 of 64
I have an R3 but its for my secondary rig. Its fine for a secondary but I would want a full tower if it was my main game box. Definitely go for the XL rather then the R3 if you can afford the extra 30Euros.
post #42 of 64
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Cooler master HAF 922 $90 AMIR http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119197
Same in blue $100 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119224
HAF 932 $140 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119160
id get the blue one personaly

Chalk up another vote for the 932


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post #43 of 64
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Ok, a question, can you buy a side window for the XL/R3? If not, how hard is it to make one, well modify the existing one?

So i narrowed it down to 4 cases:

Cooler Master 690 II Advanced; 100euros
Fractal Design Define XL/R3; 116/83euros
SilverStone RAVEN RV03B-WA; 145euros

Let's see what you guys pick! thumb.gif
post #44 of 64
The Define XL is really quite big, you want to make sure that ure build isnt dwarf'd by ure case. If it is what you have in ure sig build, ure motherboard is a m-ATX, so there is ABSOLUTELY no need for a huge case. If you want something small, i'd either recommend the Fractal Design Define Mini, the Arc Mini, or the Lian Li A05 (fully aluminium, so its really light and feels nice).

With the side window, you cannot buy one for the r3, xl that im aware of. What you can do is what i've done, and also what another member did on this forum (look up Define XL project rusty cage), I dont want to hijack ure thread or anything but it makes it easier to understand. Using a FULL acrylic side panel, just a piece of acrylic using double sided tape to stick to the case XD.700
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post #45 of 64
The raven is ok, my brother has it. The plastic is really quite cheap, the first time we took of the top we snapped 2 of the things that held the top down. it does have really good airflow however.
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post #46 of 64
Fractal XL if you don't mind the size, R3 if you want something smaller.
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post #47 of 64
I'd suggest a corsair 300r
 
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post #48 of 64
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@Muffin I will be upgrading my sigrig, based on Ivy Bridge. I'm liking that acrylic mod, how much did it cost you? +rep
post #49 of 64
Fractal Design Arc Midi or wait for Corsair Obsidian Series 550D
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I'd suggest a corsair 300r

You are kidding me right?
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