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I would love to have a case with a windows on it, and cable management holes. I love the Lian Li cases but they are way too expensive. I want the best looking case for air coolers that has cable management holes and a huge window to display all the hardware. Something like a Corsair 800D except that case is for watercoolers my budget is $200...
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prob haf x for air cooling
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Without a doubt the Silverstone RV02 or FT02. Both have windiwed versions of the case and also have the Air Penetrator fans for the most amazing cooling effect you've ever seen!

RV02 $150ish:


FT02 $240ish

They both look amazing and they take advantage of the hot air rising idea so hot air from your components (mostly the GPU) wont heat up other components inside the case.
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I would love to have a case with a windows on it, and cable management holes. I love the Lian Li cases but they are way too expensive. I want the best looking case for air coolers that has cable management holes and a huge window to display all the hardware. Something like a Corsair 800D except that case is for watercoolers my budget is $200...
Do not rule out the DF-85 from Antec, I was told about the HAFX and look at it in store and just did not love it. The Antec DF-85 has 8 fans and they are on a fan controller. It has hot swap bays that are great and a huge window. BTW microcenter has it on sale for $140. Some people do not like the look of the DF series but its very rugged.
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I would love to have a case with a windows on it, and cable management holes. I love the Lian Li cases but they are way too expensive. I want the best looking case for air coolers that has cable management holes and a huge window to display all the hardware. Something like a Corsair 800D except that case is for watercoolers my budget is $200...
HAF 932 is always a good consideration for air cooling.

I notice that you appear to be an AMD/ATI guy and so the AMD red edition might be of special interest to you. It is selling at US$160 (free shipping) at Newegg now.
(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-212-_-Product)
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HAF X, 932 AMD edition or Black Edition.

or a Sniper with the window too!

Edit... HAF 912 with the sidepanel window too bought separately.

Cant go wrong with any HAF series case
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i would love that Silverstone Fortress but its 240 That HAF AMD edition seems like a good choice. The DF IMO is a very ugly case... Hm i guess i could mod the HAF AMD and paint the interior, unless there was a case that had my requirements and a painted interior?
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post #8 of 22
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i would love that Silverstone Fortress but its 240 That HAF AMD edition seems like a good choice. The DF IMO is a very ugly case... Hm i guess i could mod the HAF AMD and paint the interior, unless there was a case that had my requirements and a painted interior?
yeah 932 black edition as I posted before
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^ i am loving the full side window on the AMD edition better than the 932, which is only the top part
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119160 as you can see here, the window only shows the top part of the whole entire case... not good lol i suppose the AMD edition is good enough, but i would love painted interior
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HAF.... I don't care for too much, spend your money on a different case.
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