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Hi guys!

I desperately need a good watercooling case for my hardware that is about to go under water.

Here the watercooling setup I have put together:https://www.aquatuning.at/shopping_c...34390c65ff0c7d

And here my requirements:Good cable management, lot of space for the Phobya 250 balancer resevoir,good airflow ,internal 360 and 240 radiator mounting options ideally,good looks,and very important a big sidewindow that shows off the tubes
My price limit lies between 280 and 300€ (I live in germany)
My perfered retailer is www.ditech.at but I will accept any cases suggestions you make

And last my Hardware:
1.)Gigabyte GA-EX58 UD5
2.)i7 950 4.2 GHZ at 1.26Vcore
3.)GTX 295 soon to be replaced by GTX 595 or Kepler in 2.Quartal
4.)12 GB Kingston Hyper X DDR3
5.)2 x WD Caviar Black 1 TB
6.)Corsair SSD F40
7.)Enermax Revolution 85 + 1000 Watt
8.)DVD RW , DVD , Blue Ray , maybe Fancontroller if not included in case



I have already put : Mountain Mods UFO and 800D into consideration but right now I am waiting for new good watercooling cases to be released or your recommendations of a good case

This is my source of new cases http://vr-zone.com/tags/Casings
Hope you can help
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post #2 of 22
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Come on I need all of your input
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post #3 of 22
800D will allow a 360 on top, you can remove the bottom hdd cage to accomodate a 240, click my build log on how Im setting this up.
post #4 of 22
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any other suggestions for good watercooling cases that I will not be required to do modding upon?
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I'm ordering a custom MountainMods Monticle 24

Getting the top modded to fit GTX 560 Radiator

note: radiator sits on top of case, as in it will be outside. I have fans mounted on top of that. some think its ugly, i plan on making it look good and its gonna perform much better this way anyhow.
    
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post #6 of 22
The ATCS840 will allow you to do a 360 up top, and a 240 on the back of the hard drive cage without modding. It has more than enough room for everything else, too.
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post #7 of 22
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is there a way to get a sidewindow side panel cover for it?
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post #8 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kung Pow View Post
is there a way to get a sidewindow side panel cover for it?
I thought they had discontinued it, but it looks like Cooler Master still has it through their website:

http://cmstore.coolermaster-usa.com/...roducts_id=233
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post #9 of 22
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It just looks like that their are now decent watercooling cases out their except mountain mods and 800D and maybe TJ7 and TJ11 both too overpriced for me though

Has anyone of you information about new cases launching in the next weeks to months?
If not I will just order a mountain mods UFO 2
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post #10 of 22
800D wouldn't be a bad choice, but honestly the best case for watercooling with internal rads is the TJ07.

Last case you'll ever need.

You can put a 480 and a 240/360 in the bottom. 240 up top or mod for a 360. It's HUGE, completely modular, and there's a giant fan base for it with tons of aftermarket modding examples and supplies.
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