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Rosewill Thor = poor man's HAF-X?

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Doesn't look too bad. Only 50 less than the HAF-X but it seems to actually have more fan mounting support (4x120 on the side). I may take one for the team here, especially if the price changes in the next 2-3 weeks

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147094



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The question is though, can you mount fans in the door in conjunction with a large tower cooler?

This is an issue with many cases (NZXT Phantom for example).

The HAF-X has plenty of clearance due to its width.
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The flaps on the top open once you go passed 75mph?
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The flaps on the top open once you go passed 75mph?
...and a 88mph you see some serious fecal matter
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The question is though, can you mount fans in the door in conjunction with a large tower cooler?

This is an issue with many cases (NZXT Phantom for example).

The HAF-X has plenty of clearance due to its width.
Awesome point...Since I use the corsair h50 (or for this the H70) it's not a consideration for me, so yeah guess others will have to keep that in mind...I still may take one for the team
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anyone know if theres any reviews out there on this yet
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Doesn't look too bad. Only 50 less than the HAF-X but it seems to actually have more fan mounting support (4x120 on the side). I may take one for the team here, especially if the price changes in the next 2-3 weeks

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147094



In reality it's about a $30.00 difference because HAF X = $199.00 and Free Shipping and this case $149.99 + $19.99 shipping @ Newegg, with those prices the HAF X hands down.
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The question is though, can you mount fans in the door in conjunction with a large tower cooler?

This is an issue with many cases (NZXT Phantom for example).

The HAF-X has plenty of clearance due to its width.
Checked via NewEgg comparison

HAF-X L x W x H
23.20" x 9.10" x 21.70"

Thor L x W x H
21.89" x 9.14" x 22.84" (bezel included)
20.08" x 9.14" x 22.84" (bezel NOT included)

EDIT: an overlapping pic of the case with and without the side panel might help, too
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Just saw this case on Newegg, looks sweet. Someone else get their hands on it and review so I can buy
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The cable management looks amazing on that thing!
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