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Which cases will be better? For better GPU cooling

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Hey. I just want upgrade my case to minimalize temps on GPU Windforce780.
Which will be better from that both...

That one:

Corsair Carbide Series 500R Mid-Tower Gaming Chassis

http://www.morele.net/obudowa-corsair-carbide-series-500r-mid-tower-gaming-chassis-black-cc-9011012-ww-422008/


or


Corsair Obsidian Series™ 450D

http://www.morele.net/obudowa-corsair-obsidian-series-450d-cc-9011049-ww-637045/



Now i have Cooler Master 590 Centurion.
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Between those two, I would take the 450D. The 500R is a bit flimsy (I only paid $80 for the one I had and still didn't think I got my money's worth), I don't know if the 450D is any better, but it looks more solid at least.

Alternately, I can highly recommend the Corsair C70 if you can find one in your area. It's not much more money, but it's a much more solid case. It looks better than the 500R, but not as nice as the 450D (in my opinion anyways), but it's much more practical.
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