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cosmos S OR stacker 830 evo

post #1 of 10
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hello all,


currently i am debating which case i upgrade to, right now i have a mid tower but its limiting me to add more components in it. so i decided to shop for a full tower and i found 2 cases cosmos S and stacker 830 evo, i want to know which case has better thermal management and cable management ( i am not planning to go W/C). please give me some advice thanks!

PS can the zerotherm nivrana fit in cosmos S? i heard that cosmos S cant support most the CPU H/S just want to make sure )
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I just got a cosmos s, so if you give me dimesions, I can check for you. But on their website they mention

Quote:
Other Keep-out requirement for CPU cooler installation:,
At least 5.7 inch(145mm) separation between motherboard and the side panel of COSMOS S
Not sure, but I think it means anything under 145mm will fit.
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I would rather have the larger Cosmos S.
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post #4 of 10
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cpu heatsink dimension 128 L x 95 W x 148 H mm (5.04†x 3.74†x 5.83â€)
zerotherm nirvana
lets say i add 7x 120mm fan in cosmos S and stacker which one will have the best air flow?? thanks.
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post #5 of 10
I've owned both and the cosmos S is not larger than the stacker.

also, no tower cooler will fit if over dimensions above.

Cosmos has better airflow and wire management but you'll need a smaller or lower CPU cooler.

I went with the thermalright SI-128 SE with excellent results.


btw, you can fit 8 120mm fans in the cosmos S (at least I can). stacker can take 8 as well but you can't use a tower cooler to do the 8th
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post #6 of 10
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all right, thanks for the informations.
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
I've owned both and the cosmos S is not larger than the stacker.

also, no tower cooler will fit if over dimensions above.

Cosmos has better airflow and wire management but you'll need a smaller or lower CPU cooler.

I went with the thermalright SI-128 SE with excellent results.


btw, you can fit 8 120mm fans in the cosmos S (at least I can). stacker can take 8 as well but you can't use a tower cooler to do the 8th

yo i just found this thread through google images,

do you know how to fill the frunt of the cosmos s case with 3 fans as shown in that pic?
post #8 of 10
I now own robilar's stacker 830, and you can fit a TRUE but you will need to remove the top left fan of the fan-wall in order to get the vertical clearance
    
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I'm guessing he does as he has done it
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post #10 of 10
Cosmos s, but I heard the TRUE cant fit in it. But someone got it to work horizontally.
    
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