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Originally Posted by ihatelolcats View Post

i don't think you would regret getting the haf xb
of course the phantom is a nice case as well, but it is just another tower biggrin.gif

Agreed, this is the first PC i've totally built myself and it was a joy. The build of the case is amazing, and provided the cable management is done neatly, you can see in through the sides and the top and it looks way better than an ugly tower under my desk IMO. Plus its easier to take the panels off and tinker! wooo thumb.gif
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post #2402 of 10491
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Still debating over whether to grab this case over the NZXT Phantom first or not?... decisions decisions decisions.

I'd get the Phantom if you have a bunch of hard drives and optical drives or want to do a ton of water cooling. If not, then the HAF XB has just as many pci slots, supports any gpu on the market, and I believe it will fit any cpu cooler on the market as well all in a smaller form-factor.
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Look what I got today:

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Almost there smile.gif

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Almost there smile.gif


Is the rear rad the only one you will be using?
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post #2406 of 10491
Just joined the HAF XB Club,
You Machines look awesome yall smile.gif
But for now this is what my rig look like. "Starter Pack"







Thanks yall.
keep up the great work!
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Is the rear rad the only one you will be using?

biggrin.gif Its more then enough for a cpu and two titans smile.gif


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A few more pics:




Edited by wermad - 5/10/13 at 8:37am
post #2408 of 10491
I still don't see how you will fit a video cable between the rad and cards. even a hdmi looks like it would be a tight fit.
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post #2409 of 10491
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I still don't see how you will fit a video cable between the rad and cards. even a hdmi looks like it would be a tight fit.

Surround needs only the dvi connectors (bottom ones). There's a gap left for them smile.gif I'm going to pick up some xspc rad brackets later on. This should push it out the rad about 5mm.
post #2410 of 10491
I am trying to figure out if I need to run my second 660 ti in the 16x slot which is right next to the main one (causes very hot temps) or to move it down running the second at 8x rather than 16x but allowing both cards to run at normal temps. Here's a few pics of the new setup:
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