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I have been looking for the ultimate watercooling case and after I have sorted out the 800D, HAFX,Lian Li PC80 and AF77 and many more I had to make a decision between the TJ07 Window Version and some Mountain Mods cases in the same price range based on Cable Management, Looks,Watercooling capability,Airflow,Space and Features.

I now have some questions regarding the TJ07.

First here are the parts that I want to fit in it:
https://www.aquatuning.at/shopping_c...cda3a5e3d8a8c7

1.)Will the Phobya Balancer 250 fit in the case?
2.)I have a +85 Revolution PSU will I have problems mounting the 360 rad in the bottom?
3.)Will I have to remove all the harddrive cages in order to mount the rad?if so where could I put my 2 x HDD´s and SSD?
4.)My PSU has very thick sleeving how will cable management be in the case?
5.)I am meaning to buy 2 x GTX 595 SLI will I encounter any space issues? I am not sure if I wanna liquid cool them but in their reference design they are very thick.
6.)Is their enough space in the case in general as it is a full tower yet looks a little small ^^
7.)As I currently have the option to choose ...those are my alternative case options from Mountain Mods :
a.)Mountain Mods U2 - UFO http://www.aquatuning.de/product_inf...ginal-Top.html
b.)Mountain Mods Pinnacle 24 CYO http://www.aquatuning.de/product_inf...dow-Panel.html
So do you think the case is future proof and far better then the Mountain Mods cases I have as an option?


Hope you can answer all the questions

Thx in advance!
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post #2 of 86
1 probably (don't know the rad)
2 no problems, i got a 480 rad in there and a 240, and my psu
3 yup, hdd's can go in the front
4 cable management is pretty awesome
5 more then enough space
6 trust me...it's huge
7 the TJ07 is already an old case, and still it rocks, i think it'll go on like this for a while longer.

but personal prefference is all off course
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post #3 of 86
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thanks for the post but phobya 250 balancer is a resevoir look it up in the link of my parts^^

Another question...is it possible to have a dual bay fan controller in the front of the case?
Are you sure that cable management is good?will the right side panel close even with my thick PSU sleeving?

And are you positive the case beats the mountain mods cases I posted ?
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aha that's why i don't know that rad lol
dual bay fan controller? no problem
i have a hdd cage in there, and a fan controller on top, and the reservoir next to it.
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Get a mountain mods server cube. You can fit 3 triple radiators in them with ease. Only big pitfall that comes to mind is cable management.
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post #6 of 86
TJ07 doesn't have the greatest cable management but it can be improved with some cutting.

Mountain mods doesn't have good cable mangement but has the ability to fit an absolutely insane amount of radiators into each case.

Finally, have you considered a Littledevil PC-08?
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have you considered a Littledevil PC-08?
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TJ-07 is the way to go IMO love mine and it should fit everything you need
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post #9 of 86
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Yap cable management is the big weakness of the mountain mods cases.
But other than that they are great.

But seriously is there anything about the TJ07 that´s being critizised?
Do you think too that it is one of the greatest cases ever?and easily beats 800D,HAFX,the Mountain Mods cases in the price range??Cause other than the TJ11 I haven´t rally heard or seen a case that could beat it

And Psych666 you haven´t told me yet if the Phobya Res would fit...measurments:50 x 250mm

Other than the 480 rad mounting option you have two 240 rad options..but that would disturb the airflow of the case wouldn´t it?Thats why I asked if it was possible to install fans in the front instead of bays.

edit 2:Yeah I have put tremendous thought into buying one of the mountain mods cases or the little devil ...but they all are a bit pricey...

I don´t know ....what do you guys think ?? compared to the others? is the TJ07 really the way to go?
Edited by Kung Pow - 1/13/11 at 7:40pm
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Or mod your 800D, like mine, see my sig
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