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What's so nice about Caselab cases? They don't seem to work that well for air cooling...

You're joking right? The mere fact that you can change out the solid bay covers for vented one with fan mounts. have up to 3 or 4 120mm fan mounts in the bottom and the same number in the top, the vented side panels, etc
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post #22 of 37
64 scythe gentle typhoons, some glue and angle brackets. Build your own!
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post #23 of 37
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64 scythe gentle typhoons, some glue and angle brackets. Build your own!

Duct tape computer case?

post #24 of 37
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You're joking right? The mere fact that you can change out the solid bay covers for vented one with fan mounts. have up to 3 or 4 120mm fan mounts in the bottom and the same number in the top, the vented side panels, etc

True, but let's be real, there's no significant difference between that and for example a shinobi xl with 5x 120mm intake and 4x exhaust.
Sure, overall it's just a way better product in every aspect, but talking strictly air cooling it's unnecassary. As a straight aircooling case i'd always recommend a Fortress 2, the 3x180mm air penetrator intake is just perfect for this purpose.
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post #25 of 37
That may be. But I personally like the exclusiveness of the CaseLabs case. When you drop that kind of money on a case it says that you mean business. That and the modular style of the CaseLabs cases is far superior, in my opinion, than any of the mass produced cases out there. 2cents.gif
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post #26 of 37
haf X
also if you are looking to water cool with a full loop maybe a TJ11 ot the xspc cube case
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post #27 of 37
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haf X
also if you are looking to water cool with a full loop maybe a TJ11 ot the xspc cube case


.....He already has a HAF 932.....maybe reading should be done?
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post #28 of 37
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That may be. But I personally like the exclusiveness of the CaseLabs case. When you drop that kind of money on a case it says that you mean business. That and the modular style of the CaseLabs cases is far superior, in my opinion, than any of the mass produced cases out there. 2cents.gif

Completely agreed on everything. I'm just saying if you only look at the one aspect, wich is air cooling performance, than it's probably not (significantly) different than a good ventilated mass produced big tower.

And from a design standpoint their cases look indeed nice and clean, but are ultimately just rectangular boxes (partly due to the modular design), and are not as elegant as the curvy shapes of the TJ-07 or the FT-02. To me at least.
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post #29 of 37
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If there is no budget go with Caselabs. The amount of options is much greater than your typical mass produced case. Thinking the MAGNUM SMH10, MAGNUM STH10, or MAGNUM T10 would be the best options IMO.

I also would say CaseLabs, as they make some extremely amazing cases and the options with them are endless. The modularity of the cases alone makes them an outstanding case to work with. Good luck to you! thumb.gif
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Switch 810 is the way to go thumb.gif
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