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Mid Case to support a H100. Suggestions please.

post #1 of 5
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I'm helping a friend pick parts for his first rig, but I'm stuck on the case.
He likes the shape and colour co-ordination of the black/blue AeroCool Syclone II, or just the general shape of the Zalman Z11 Plus, but neither of them support 240mm and he wants to use a H100.

I've suggested the Corsair Carbide 300R/500R, but are there any mid sized cases that match any of these requirements:

A) Black/White with Blue and fits a H100
B) Shaped similar to the AeroCool Syclone II and Zalman Z11 Plus and support the H100.

Alternatively,

Any watercooling options that can match a H100 in price which can be self-assembled, therefore use the portholes on the back of the case to mount the rad externally.


Thanks.
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post #2 of 5
Have you looked at the NXT Phantom 410? I recently put together a SB-E build with it and really like it. And I believe it fits the H100 on the top (I was going to go with the H100 but ended up with the NH-d14)
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post #3 of 5
Cooler Master CM 690 II advanced

You can put the fans that come with the H100 in the underneath the top/lid of the case and fit 2 slim fans with the radiator in the top on the inside.

Case looks good and is rather cheap, you have them in black, in white and as a Nvidia edition.
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post #4 of 5
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Thanks, that looks perfect.
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post #5 of 5
just bought the Fractal Arc Midi myself, which fits all of your requirements I believe (except the blue part). Wanted something natively that fit the h100, and honestly can't stand the looks of any of the corsair cases.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352007
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