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I'm wanting to maximize this 8350 setup. Right now I have it in a small tower, with not so great cooling. I want to maximize the overclock potential on this little cpu.

So....with a budget of 300$. I need a case that can hold......4HD's, 2 Dvd burners, AsusMA99x board, gtx460, PSu. Along with that I would love the biggest, baddest water cooling outfit I can get. I've seen several with 2 or 3 140 mm fans that seem to do quite nicely.

Thoughts? All help would be greatly appreciated.
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so many great otions available. check out corsair 700 800 900d or head over to newegg and look at cases under $300. the more space the easyer the build will fit together. maybe even some cheaper lian lee cases
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maybe you may find something at www.dangerden.com have a look at some of there cases.
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Are you saying like a full loop? Or a closed loop?

For a cheap loop kit to get you started check out XSPC

I have the old version of that and it works really well. I added my GPU and I'm good to go. $300 for a full case and loop is going to be tough to do though. Back when I was shopping around for water cooling cases, the NZXT Switch 810 was the gold standard. I'm not sure if that's changed or not. Anyway, ~$400 will get you a new case and a full loop with lots of room and good airflow and such.

If you meant to just ask for a closed loop, just get the Corsair H100i
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Originally Posted by tuffy12345 View Post

Are you saying like a full loop? Or a closed loop?

For a cheap loop kit to get you started check out XSPC

I have the old version of that and it works really well. I added my GPU and I'm good to go. $300 for a full case and loop is going to be tough to do though. Back when I was shopping around for water cooling cases, the NZXT Switch 810 was the gold standard. I'm not sure if that's changed or not. Anyway, ~$400 will get you a new case and a full loop with lots of room and good airflow and such.

If you meant to just ask for a closed loop, just get the Corsair H100i

for closed look then yep h100i wont fail.

but for a real badass cooling setup, check out the water kits available at dangerden. the complete kit comes with everything.
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