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hey, im having trouble with heat and ive recently become interested in cooling. i want to see how far i can take my e6300(3.0Ghz stable, 43idle/55load-stock voltage. im looking for a case that would be good for both watercooling and air cooling. just so that my options are open when thinking of WC. any suggestions? thank you.
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What is your price range? The thermaltake armor is the case that I have, I love it. Others really love the antec 900 or the coolermaster 690
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What is your price range? The thermaltake armor is the case that I have, I love it. Others really love the antec 900 or the coolermaster 690
uhh anywhere from 200 to about 300 canadian, max.

EDIT: some people care about a case being too big, i really dont mind, i prefer a large case if that helps with suggestions.
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Heh, look at some of the classic Lian Li cases. All aluminum too. They're easy to mod as well as a result. They are however fairly expensive. The case in my sig is actually pretty large. Plenty of room above and below the mobo mounting tray for pretty much any mod you'd ever want to do.

The Cooler Master Stacker 101 I believe which is older is another favorite of the modding community. You can mount a 3x120 rad in front since the entire front portion is made up of mesh grills or even on the bottom if you decide to mount the PSU at the top of the case.

For a mid size, the Cooler Master 690 is great to work with. I actually bought one to mod for my fiance. I posted a picture on the thread for CM 690 owners.
http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...ml#post3369787
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Lian Li A70?
2x 120mm in-take fans
2x more to create a wind tunnel

Ample room for water cooling...
    
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