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is this a good case for oc'ing on air? or does it need to be moded for a few more fans?
    
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I have two for my folding farm...
The front fan is rather oddly placed [fan] HDD rack front of case. I chose to fill the various openings with soft foam to better propagate the air draw from the front.
I've been contemplating a top blow hole and either a floor or side cover intake to up the volume.
Another note, an Ultra 120 or TRUE requires you loosen the PS screws and move it up as far as possible which is only about 1/8'' but its enough to squeeze in the TRUE. Preinstall the PS side fan clip though or you won't get it installed.
BTW, I couldn't resist, they were on sale at microcenter for $89.99 and with a 500 EW PS with 2x 22a 12+ rails they work great and quiet too
Edited by The Duke - 5/11/08 at 6:03am
    
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if you want a cheap case+psu it's very good. But i wouldn't recommend it if you want to mod it or clean wires.
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