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post #71 of 101
I like the look of the new case! I've never owned a caselabs, but there are several things I like about their general philosophy.

Unfortunately, I'm no longer in the fiscal position I was when I purchased my current case, so it doesn't look like I will be a buyer anytime soon.
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post #72 of 101
If you aren't water cooling would it be bonkers to buy a Caselabs case? How much does it cost to watercool 2 GPUs and a CPU anyway?
post #73 of 101
Depends on what blocks, rads, and what have you. It can get rather pricey with a quickness you wouldn't believe if you go the over the top route with high end controllers, silver CPU blocks, solid copper rads, etc, etc, etc.

But, that said, if you are careful in what you pick, its not as bad as all that. EK makes pretty good kits to get you started that doesn't cost an arm and a leg.
post #74 of 101
case labs are built for watercooling, but air cooling would work in them as there are tons of spots for fan mounting, so airflow would still be pretty good depending on the case you got.

depends on your cpu and gpus you need to watercool that factor the price of the watercooling set up.
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post #75 of 101
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Originally Posted by WorldExclusive View Post

Or even worse, they hook up $500-1000 in GPUs to a TN or Korean monitor. Two things that will need to be replaced before the case does.
I can replace my Catleaps three times for the price of the Dell equivalent.. even though they were made from the exact same led panel.
Still using them, nearly two years later. No issues. Reviews showed that the image quality was better too, especially on the glass version which Dell didn't offer.

Price doesn't guarantee quality.
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post #76 of 101
so caselabs....when you going to spit out an MITX case.....me wantie for watercoolie. lol
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post #77 of 101
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I can replace my Catleaps three times for the price of the Dell equivalent.. even though they were made from the exact same led panel.
Still using them, nearly two years later. No issues. Reviews showed that the image quality was better too, especially on the glass version which Dell didn't offer.

Price doesn't guarantee quality.

but in this case(pun intended) it does thumb.gif
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post #78 of 101
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so caselabs....when you going to spit out an MITX case.....me wantie for watercoolie. lol

I believe the S3 is what you are looking for!! look at this http://www.caselabs-store.com/mercury-s3-case/
post #79 of 101
I really wish they'd make the Mercury S3 in all steel with a lower price so I could actually justify spending my money on it frown.gif
post #80 of 101
why steel?
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