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Hey guys I've been rolling with my Antec 900 for a long time now, I love it, not too big, and after tons of modding I was able to get two radiators in there and some sweet cable management with a tight window...

I'm not really looking to upgrade today, but I look at the cases now and they are all outrageously massive with like 4x's quad radiator placements. I'm looking for a mid tower that can fit a triple rad or possibly two double rads, with s sweet window and some cool LED features..

I really like the Tempest 410 Elite I like the curves and the ability to take the front fans off and toss in any fan you want (yea you can do that with others but not a easily as this with the connectors).

does anyone know of a mid tower with great space nice window and good curves? and by good curves I don't mean those box cases with a flat front and no air ventilation out the front.
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Budget?
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Originally Posted by Silvos00 View Post

Budget?
no budget really a good case for me means the following

1. must be mid tower (not one of the cases the size of your whole desk
2. must have a BIG side window, I'm not putting $2500 into a computer to cover up the components and aesthetics
3. can't be a box, as in it needs some curves and edges and good ventilation out the front (water cooling)
4. Can't have a stupid handle at the top (I think it looks horrible), top should be for exhaust Rad
5. if possible front fans like the tempest, with the side connections for easy cable management and easy mount rad

so basically like the Antec 900, with my radiator mod and side window mod.. just updated, I like the curves I like the front and I like the water cooling capabilities, but If Im getting a new project I want it to be stolk.

so whatcha got out there ? biggrin.gif
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Look at the fractal design arc cases.
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Im a fan if NZXT's phantoms or the whisper. Though I think the whisper is a full tower.
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The Fractal Arc Midi R-2 is an AWESOME choice for the Money.. I have one and I am planning on
moving my other build into this case as well.. Great for water cooling or any Graphics card size you
can Throw at it..




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post #7 of 13
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Originally Posted by unimatrixzero View Post

The Fractal Arc Midi R-2 is an AWESOME choice for the Money.. I have one and I am planning on
moving my other build into this case as well.. Great for water cooling or any Graphics card size you
can Throw at it..




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hmmm that's close to what I want, its simple, but almost too boxy, I need curves man sharp curves it that makes sense LOL

the Phantom I really don't like the closed front design, would like to have it open for air flow,

whisper - maybe looks big though, is that a full tower?
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Originally Posted by darwing View Post

I'm looking for a mid tower that can fit a triple rad or possibly two double rads,

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Originally Posted by psyclum View Post

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holy crap what the hell is that and what can that fit in?? !!!
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Originally Posted by darwing View Post

holy crap what the hell is that and what can that fit in?? !!!

I think he ment, you only write "triple rad" and not what sized Triple rad tongue.gif

3x 120? 3x140? 3x180? etc smile.gif
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