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Originally Posted by DerComissar;13600907 
The only window I've seen that can be cleaned easily and is durable is an actual glass window, which a friend custom fitted to his Lian-Li case years ago.

I've gone to the local Dollar Store and picked up picture and certificate frame and used the glass out of them for side panel windows. You are somewhat limited as the sizes you can get and you are stuck with a standard rectangle, but you can usually pick them up for a dollar or 2. It's worth checking out. You can also pick them up fairly cheap at garage sales and resale/thrift stores (Goodwill, etc.).
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post #14002 of 23536
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf;13608879 
I've gone to the local Dollar Store and picked up picture and certificate frame and used the glass out of them for side panel windows. You are somewhat limited as the sizes you can get and you are stuck with a standard rectangle, but you can usually pick them up for a dollar or 2. It's worth checking out. You can also pick them up fairly cheap at garage sales and resale/thrift stores (Goodwill, etc.).
Thanks for the tip, PapaSmurf.
That's a very cost-effective way of getting a piece of glass for a case door. I picked up a small section of glass at a Dollar Store some time ago to use for lapping some coolers and cpu's.
It's worth the effort for case windows, just no comparison in ease of cleaning and scratch-resistance compared to the cheap plastic windows used on today's cases.
As long as you don't hit it with a hammer or something.
    
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post #14003 of 23536
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Originally Posted by HarbingerOfLive;13608405 
Add me =D
Case: HAF X

GPU went down about 20c when I switched from a Cosmos. Going to look at my CPU temps =D.

I have a question though, who else hats the tool-less HDD brackets? I broke each one some way or another (luckily they still hold my drives in place), and they are just so frustrating! I mean the manual makes it look so easy XD.

Also, since the HAF-X only comes with one 200mm fan at the top, will adding another make decrease temperatures even more?

Most likely the second fan will help since most HAF cases tend to lean towards a positive pressure system, will it be a big difference probably not, would it look cool with 2 LED fans up top, yea. Those tool-less brackets are total crap, getting those pins into the drive is almost impossible.
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Originally Posted by HarbingerOfLive;13608405 
Add me =D
Case: HAF X

GPU went down about 20c when I switched from a Cosmos. Going to look at my CPU temps =D.

I have a question though, who else hats the tool-less HDD brackets? I broke each one some way or another (luckily they still hold my drives in place), and they are just so frustrating! I mean the manual makes it look so easy XD.

Also, since the HAF-X only comes with one 200mm fan at the top, will adding another make decrease temperatures even more?
Very good job transferring your stuff from the Cosmos!
I don't like plastic tool-less brackets either, you could simply remove them and use good old screws to attach your drives. Works for me.
I doubt if adding another top fan would be worth it though.
    
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post #14005 of 23536
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Originally Posted by DerComissar;13609390 
Thanks for the tip, PapaSmurf.
That's a very cost-effective way of getting a piece of glass for a case door. I picked up a small section of glass at a Dollar Store some time ago to use for lapping some coolers and cpu's.
It's worth the effort for case windows, just no comparison in ease of cleaning and scratch-resistance compared to the cheap plastic windows used on today's cases.
As long as you don't hit it with a hammer or something.

That is definitely an issue to take into account. If one has rambunctious pets (like some dogs) or small children then the acrylic panels would probably be a better and safer option. More difficult to clean, but less dangerous.
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post #14006 of 23536
For the HAF 932 couple questions-

-Big Side Fan or a couple 120mm fans? What would be better
-Do you guys recommend a bottom 120mm intake?
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painted my haf 922 what do ppl think???
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painted my haf 922 what do ppl think???

I am loving that green, what color green is that?
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the can said gloss john deer
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