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Poll Results: Which case would you choose in my situation?

 
  • 48% (23)
    PC-V2100A PlusII
  • 51% (24)
    PC-A10B
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post #21 of 141
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Originally Posted by Burn View Post
The issue with the G70 series is that you can't hide wires like you can with the A10- Each location for the PSU is wide open! With the A10, you've got a compartment where you can hide wires. That's my only quam with the G70, otherwise that'd be my next best one!
lol I hope you realize you have made me hold off on my GTX water block and get a new case.

I to am water cooling. And im gonna be using a 360 rad.
    
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post #22 of 141
I was just about to link you to that monarch deal but you got me there first, for the price you should get it, saw a WC rig a while back that had 2 2.120 rads on the bottom.
You cant really argue with that price and space!
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post #23 of 141
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Originally Posted by Akhen View Post
I was just about to link you to that monarch deal but you got me there first, for the price you should get it, saw a WC rig a while back that had 2 2.120 rads on the bottom.
You cant really argue with that price and space!
You're right, there is a ton of space, but you also have to consider: I have 2 heatercores that I would have to fit- Not pretty, either, unlike the Black Ice series.
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post #24 of 141
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You're right, there is a ton of space, but you also have to consider: I have 2 heatercores that I would have to fit- Not pretty, either, unlike the Black Ice series.
You can always mask the fins and paint it black/silver?
Will you be even modding a window that big? If I where you I would just have one on the top at hardware level, if you even do that.
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post #25 of 141
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I have both radiators in a custom external radbox right now, click on my gallery to see pictures...So the A10 makes sense since it has pre-drilled holes for watercooling.

I would mask and paint, you're right, but I'd want to dress it up first. Like put some thin sheet metal on the sides to make it look not-so-ugly.
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post #26 of 141
Are you getting that A10 from monarch?
    
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post #27 of 141
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I have both radiators in a custom external radbox right now, click on my gallery to see pictures...So the A10 makes sense since it has pre-drilled holes for watercooling.

I would mask and paint, you're right, but I'd want to dress it up first. Like put some thin sheet metal on the sides to make it look not-so-ugly.


I guess you have answered you own question, go with the A10, the only thing that the other case has going for it is its sheer size and price (if thats any consern)
If you can put those dual rads in that A10 go for it!
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post #28 of 141
The A10 is basically a P180, no? I think the PC-V2100A looks better and has a lot more room inside for a 4x120 rad setup.
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post #29 of 141
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I am actually getting the A10 from Tankguys.

I think I want to keep the radbox, after all, it does a good job keeping everything together. I also think I want to get one of these over the holidays to eliminate the res I have right now in the radbox which blocks the airflow to the heatercores:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=20585
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post #30 of 141
Nice decision lol. Do you have any suggestions for me? Need a new case, Full size, Lian li styling / type and can hold a triple Rad. Hopefully inside it. And have good wire management...

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