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I'm currently in the process of planning my first watercooling loop, cpu only, and wondering if I should keep my current case or switch to another case I want. I plan on getting either a 240mm or possibly a 280mm radiator which I know isn't supported in my current case without modifications.



Current case

CM Storm Enforcer
http://www.cmstorm.com/en/products/chassis/enforcer/



Dream case

Fractal Design Define R4
http://www.fractal-design.com/home/product/cases/define-series/define-r4-arctic-white-window





Thanks for any help in advanced
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Just personal opinion here
CM Storm Enforcer = puke.gif
FD Define R4 = thumb.gif

If it's in the budget, will make the build easier, or plan on adding another radiator down the road, I'd say go for the R4 since it's more upgrade friendly. I've seen quite a few real nice builds using the R4 in the Water Cooling Gallery
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