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I currently own a Thermaltake Armor Full Tower..but would like to make room for my second gaming rig. So people that are overclocking do you suggest to stay with a full tower or mid towers ok.

Plan is to move all parts to a mid tower along build my new rig in a mid tower.
    
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as long as graphics cards fit .
    
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i personaly like full towers. more room to work with and dont have to worry about space
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as long as graphics cards fit .
are you using a mid-tower?
    
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A mid tower would be fine. Even if you plan to water cool, I've seen a lot of people mod some mid towers to fit the rads internally. Heres 2 mid towers that offer good airflow.

Coolermaster CM690
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119137

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Antec 900
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=antec%2b900
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i personaly like full towers. more room to work with and dont have to worry about space

yeah that is the great thing about full towers.....but i'm more worried about airflow and keeping hardware cool.
    
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When I had my setup in a mid tower it did not work very well. The 11.5 inch 8800GTX blocked some of my airflow. I had 120mm x 2 though

WIth the Antec 900 you should be ok. Just map out how your air is going to flow inside your case and you should be fine.
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post #8 of 9
Stay with full i had a mid tower and my gtx didnt fit and if it does its gonna be very tight stay with full
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cm 690 ftw. hardddrive bay that face side panels. tons of room for higher end gfx cards. smaller case. save space lol
 
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