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Actually, I can't confirm nor deny anything. There could be something in the works, there might not be. Personally, I don't have insight in to that. My knowledge is typically based around products that ARE coming out, and even if I knew what was coming out, I couldn't say unless NDA was lifted. Loose lips sink star ships, as they say.

However, if you don't feel confident in modding a full window, why don't you head on over to MNPCTech. Bill Owen is kind of like the Chip Foose of PC Modding, and he's not just an insanely great modder, he's a great guy too. I bet he'd do the work for you, and I've NEVER heard anything bad about his reults or the time it takes, or even the cost. He's a top-notch guy.

Oh, and buy his Modding Ruler. It's by far my favorite tool out of everything, besides maybe my father's old hammer. It's sexy.


Because then your adding $100+ to the cost of the case making it 270 for the 630 and 370 for the 820.

How about you guys just put a full window like on the switch instead of the crappy fan/window combo. You would probably be able to lower the cost of the case as well since your removing one of the 200mm fans.

Get a fricken clue NZXT, there were so many complaints about the side panel on the 820 and now you release the 630 with the same crappy window-combo panel.
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Because then your adding $100+ to the cost of the case making it 270 for the 630 and 370 for the 820.

How about you guys just put a full window like on the switch instead of the crappy fan/window combo. You would probably be able to lower the cost of the case as well since your removing one of the 200mm fans.

Get a fricken clue NZXT, there were so many complaints about the side panel on the 820 and now you release the 630 with the same crappy window-combo panel.

Fanned panels can help with cooling, and this case is certainly top notch at that.
   
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Fanned panels can help with cooling, and this case is certainly top notch at that.

Then do what corsair did and include / offer a full mesh panel with fan mounts.
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Then do what corsair did and include / offer a full mesh panel with fan mounts.

That Corsair case has some cooling issues from what I've read. And if you sue the mesh... well... then you don't use the acrylic window. Whereas this case is doing very well at that in the reviews I've read. So it's doing something right. And again, some people are just fine with the existing window aesthetic. Lots of companies are coming out with large windows on their cases now, so it will get old soon enough too.

My main point is: if you want a large window and a case for watercooling and aesthetics, get something else? Or mod. It's not like there aren't hundreds of other case designs to choose from. There's a market for this case too, might just not be you.
Edited by ElevenEleven - 2/11/13 at 11:21pm
   
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That Corsair case has some cooling issues from what I've read. And if you sue the mesh... well... then you don't use the acrylic window. Whereas this case is doing very well at that in the reviews I've read. So it's doing something right. And again, some people are just fine with the existing window aesthetic. Lots of companies are coming out with large windows on their cases now, so it will get old soon enough too.

What? How would having an an optional mesh insert on the 630 create cooling problems?
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You did not read what I wrote carefully. That is not what I said. (and I totally misspelled "use"!)
   
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so thumb screws now in place in future kits? what about a new side panel?
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Just got my matte black 630 in. It's stunning, probably the best matte black paint job I've ever seen on a case. Sucks I have to work in 30 minutes; I want to go crawl around inside it.
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Just got my matte black 630 in. It's stunning, probably the best matte black paint job I've ever seen on a case. Sucks I have to work in 30 minutes; I want to go crawl around inside it.

Start a build log... I'll be putting together a Club sometime this weekend. It's been a rough week due to mid-terms. God I can't tell you how much I loathe medical math.... Anyway, build!
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Start a build log... I'll be putting together a Club sometime this weekend. It's been a rough week due to mid-terms. God I can't tell you how much I loathe medical math.... Anyway, build!

Ill be looking forward to this.
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