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post #12 of 26
I doubt it blocks airflow..
The fan is 150 CFM turned up fully..

Edit : I'm going to be buying the Clio.. So.. I'll be writing a nice descriptive Review.
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post #13 of 26
My NZXT fans are great, the 80mm side is a little loud but i mean come on, its 80mm, what do you expect? The Zero is a sick case and if i had the money would buy it in a heartbeat.
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post #14 of 26
If you read the reviews on Newegg for the Zero it seems that many people are only getting three 120mm fans, with none in the side panel.

Just a heads up.

-Brett
post #15 of 26
I'd get the Clio or AeroCool verison of it. I'd, personally, rather have bigger fans because they spin at a lower RPM, make less noise, yet turn out for CFM. For example, on the AeroCool on Low the Front 140mm Fan and the Side 250mm Fan turn out 90CFM yet they are running at 14 and 18dBA. With another AeroCool 140mm as an Exhaust your in business. Same with the Clio, big fans in my opinion. But, that's just me; I like silence.

I'd get the XClio and drop in a nice 120mm fan in the back. Less cables, too, I learned the hard way. I have 4x120mm Scythe fans in my P180B, and the cables are everywhere!


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post #16 of 26
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Argh I'm so confused. Half the people are telling me to go with the NZXT Zero, while the other half is telling me to get the XClio A380.

I like them both a lot, but I'm still trying to figure out which one has the cooling and temperature advantage.
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imo, it's a tie for last place.
 
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post #18 of 26
The 250mm fans are funny to see used like that in the Xclio--go for it...
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post #19 of 26
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imo, it's a tie for last place.
There are tons and tons of cases that are much worse, and there are many good reviews for these two cases. But then again that is just your opinion.

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The 250mm fans are funny to see used like that in the Xclio--go for it...
I'm not exactly sure if you're being sarcastic or not. xD
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post #20 of 26
What do you want, raw performance or an amazing balance between performance and noise? Raw performance you drop 7 Thunderblades into the NZXT; you'll be up there with the CM Stacker and Armor . You want a balance? Mount a 120mm exhuast in the X-Clio and you'll have a ~20dBA Rig that'll have better airflow than 80% of the cases out there. It's what you want, me, I'd go for silence, I'd always keep the 25CM fans on Low and I'd drop in a Scythe S-Flex as an exhaust.

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