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But I am still loving that TT Kandalf. Is there some way I could combine the two?
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The Kandalf is great but I prefer the armor for a very simple reason. First, let me preface that by stating that the armor and kandalf are the exact same case except for the front door. What makes the armor and kandalf such great air coolers is that the entire front of the case (all bays) are covered in mesh. If you pick up thermaltake Icages like I have, you can actually have 3 120mm blue led fans for intake down the front max. The kandalf's door blocks all of the intakes while closed. That means that you will be opening the door and leaving it open every time you use the system to ensure airflow. Thats a hassle considering the size of the door.I almost bought it as well until I looked at one on display and thought about that open door swinging around my knee while I was using it.

Someone above mentioned the Antec P160. Its a fantastic aluminum case (I'll post some pics of both in a bit) but get the P160W (which has the window).
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post #23 of 26
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OK, sounds good. Hmm...so, which one is best?
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post #24 of 26
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Originally Posted by Robilar
The Kandalf is great but I prefer the armor for a very simple reason. First, let me preface that by stating that the armor and kandalf are the exact same case except for the front door. What makes the armor and kandalf such great air coolers is that the entire front of the case (all bays) are covered in mesh. If you pick up thermaltake Icages like I have, you can actually have 3 120mm blue led fans for intake down the front max. The kandalf's door blocks all of the intakes while closed. That means that you will be opening the door and leaving it open every time you use the system to ensure airflow. Thats a hassle considering the size of the door.I almost bought it as well until I looked at one on display and thought about that open door swinging around my knee while I was using it.

Someone above mentioned the Antec P160. Its a fantastic aluminum case (I'll post some pics of both in a bit) but get the P160W (which has the window).
In the Kandalf manual are instructions to remove the door, making the Kandalf an Armor.

I have the door removed during summer, and put it back on during winter.
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post #25 of 26
In terms of just styling?

1) Thermaltake Kandalf

2) Thermaltake Tsunami

3) Thermaltake Armor

4) NZXT Lexa

Gotta love those Thermaltakes.
post #26 of 26
Slow puter, let me get this right: You paid an extra $30 or $40 for a case and then remove the door? Sheesh. thats why I bought the armor. Why pay extra for an accessory you are going to use on a seasonal basis? It looks nicer in the winter?
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