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post #1 of 24
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I'm looking for a good custom water cooling case that has a side window and is a mid or full tower 50 to 100 dollars please helps I have been looking at the thermaltake v core series but idk if that's the best
post #2 of 24
Define S or Suppressor F31 are my favs right now.
 
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post #3 of 24
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The two that I have found Are The v71 and the define s but will look at the other one that you said and in look for something that can hold like 2 420mm and 2 120mm like the v71 but I'm considering the define s because it is a lot cheaper but the b71 has a lot of space and I'm always needing more space so if you could give me your opinion on the v71 that would be great
post #4 of 24
Define s
post #5 of 24
The V71 is a good case too, I almost got the V51 which is a smaller brother to it, but I went with the F31 for the more elegant looks. Keep in mind the V71 is huge, it's hard to really see how big it is until you see it in person.

I don't think you can't get 2x420 in any of those cases, a 420 and 360 should fit in the V71 though. The F31 is a copy of the Define S only better imo. It has an optional PSU cover and better filters, that's the only reason I went with it over the Define S.
 
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post #6 of 24
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I'm looking for the biggest case I can get for the money and have unlimited cooling options and I think I found it the x9 seems great for me
post #7 of 24
I was debating this same thing. I ended up purchasing a Deepcool Dukase V2 in white. It should be here on Friday so I'm anxiously awaiting its arrival. For $55 on Newegg minus a 15% discount ($47 shipped) its pretty hard to beat. The black version is $5 less! I do love the Fractal Define S and Thermaltake Suppressor but they were slightly more expensive, particularly after you added the window to them.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811853036&cm_re=Deepcool_dukase_white-_-11-853-036-_-Product
post #8 of 24
The X9 is absolutely huge! But it has the most water cooling support of any case I know of. Be aware I think cable management might be a bit of a pita.
 
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post #9 of 24
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Originally Posted by Radnad View Post

The X9 is absolutely huge! But it has the most water cooling support of any case I know of. Be aware I think cable management might be a bit of a pita.

Cables were a bit of a pain to hide. I did custom cables and sleeving for everything in my build except the usb3.0 cables, I just couldn't quite get the sleeving on them.

I had the V71 for my first build and that thing is a serious monster. I did have some fitment issues with radiators and I ended up having to drill some extra holes because the mount points didn't line up right. I think the V series was their first attempt at water cooling designed cases, and the X series they got it right. I had far less problems working in the X9 and X5 than I did in the V71.
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post #10 of 24
I've got the Define S and love it, cable management is easy, I have the Predator 360 in push pull, and I am also adding a 54mm 280 rad in on Friday. The 280 will also be in push pull. Overall happy with the case and its support for watercooling. And, looks pretty damn good to boot.
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