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Hey guys,

First thing first,
I'm looking at a new case to house my current 1x AlphaCool NexXxos ST30 240mm and my future 360mm ST30 / XT45 radiators in a custom loop. Any suggestions?

My second question was whether that would be enough thermal dissipation for a 3770k @ 4.5+ GHz and 2x GTX 670 Power Edition (overclocked of course) cards in SLI?

I was going to do push pull on both rads, but I don't want a very loud setup. I was thinking NoiseBlockers or Gentle Typhoons (this leads to my fan conundrum) for both rads and hooking them up to a fan controller (such as the BitFenix Recon). I wanted a white case, but I also want quality, and I've heard that the NZXT Switch 810 are a little flimsy.

My other problem is also that I have a dual 5.25" bay reservoir and pump combo. If I was to have that, my BD ROM drive, and a fan controller, I'm looking at 4 drive bays up front. I'm having hard trouble finding a case that will fully support that, because apparently the Switch 810 loses the first 5.25 inch bay when you mount the 360mm rad up top.

Any suggestions would be terrific!
    
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The rad quantity will cool all of those just fine. The Switch is a very nice case for the money and will work great for what you're doing.
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I have a switch 810 and it isnt flimsy. Also the switch 810 doesnt lose the first 5.25" bay. Depending on how long your fan controller is you could put it up there. I have a 420 rad and an NZXT sentry 2 fan controller and it all fits fine with room to spare.
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Originally Posted by Jameswalt1 View Post

The rad quantity will cool all of those just fine. The Switch is a very nice case for the money and will work great for what you're doing.

Awesome dude. Any fans you would recommend? Aquatuning just opened in AU and they have some really cheap fans going on at the moment!
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I have a switch 810 and it isnt flimsy. Also the switch 810 doesnt lose the first 5.25" bay. Depending on how long your fan controller is you could put it up there. I have a 420 rad and an NZXT sentry 2 fan controller and it all fits fine with room to spare.

So I could fit a Blu Ray in the first slot, fan controller in second and then a 2x 5.25 inch bay res? If I can do that, I'm pretty sold.
    
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you wouldnt be able to fit your disk drive on the top only your fan controller depending on how long it is.
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you wouldnt be able to fit your disk drive on the top only your fan controller depending on how long it is.

AH I see. Alright bro thanks!
    
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