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Look at my temps I have a Tsunami Dream.....

argh i was so sure about the armor lol!

dam it i really have no clue wat case to go for
    
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i love my armor
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post #33 of 47
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is there really a big difference in temps between the thermaltake armor (with 25 cm sidepanel) and the tsunami?
    
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post #34 of 47
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is there really a big difference in temps between the thermaltake armor (with 25 cm sidepanel) and the tsunami?
Yes!
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is there really a big difference in temps between the thermaltake armor (with 25 cm sidepanel) and the tsunami?
No. The case doesn't have a ton to do with temps, though it can help. If you have a downward blowing heatsink (like the TT BT or the stock HS), the side fan might really help your CPU temps. Otherwise, it will just cool your other components. The Armor is a bigger and better case than the Tsunami.
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I'm in for the armor as well.

Do this on a shark or tsunami!

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tsunami=cheap, looks pretty good, airflow isn't that bad if you buy decent fans for intake/outtake. Armor=HUGE, more room than you'll ever need, not sure about airflow, since its such a big case and its sort of pricey too.
don't know much about shark, haven't heard much about it, IMO it looks bad
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I'm in for the armor as well.

Do this on a shark or tsunami!
lol now theres a thought

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No. The case doesn't have a ton to do with temps, though it can help. If you have a downward blowing heatsink (like the TT BT or the stock HS), the side fan might really help your CPU temps. Otherwise, it will just cool your other components. The Armor is a bigger and better case than the Tsunami.
so with a tuniq tower the sidefan would help? and how many degrees are we talking? if its like 1-5 im not gonna pay double the price of a tsunami for that
    
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lol now theres a thought



so with a tuniq tower the sidefan would help? and how many degrees are we talking? if its like 1-5 im not gonna pay double the price of a tsunami for that
Cases don't have such a huge effect on temps. You'll probably see 1-2C lower CPU temps, but your RAM, MOSFETs, VGA, chipset, and other little motherboard components will all like the side fan. Plus, the Armor is much larger, making cable mangement easier, and creating a nicer environment to work on your PC. Plus, it's built better, and is tough as hell. The Tsunami is a good case, the Shark is a great case, but the Armor is an exceptional one.
post #40 of 47
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Ok so now im thinking armour or kandalf?
theyre both the same except the kandalf looks cooler, but the front door damages airflow slightly? How will that affect temps? Not significantly surely, its only a front door!
    
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