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Originally Posted by MexGT View Post
The 600T has the worst cooling performance of all cases you listed, unless you get the mesh side pannel and add more fans.
You know, i think i mentioned fan upgrades and a meshed side panel with fans...
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post #22 of 30
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Originally Posted by Nutty Pumpkin View Post
You know, i think i mentioned fan upgrades and a meshed side panel with fans...
and? you just mentioned the pannel as a new feature for the case, I'm letting him know that without the new side pannel the 600T will be the worst cooling case from the ones he listed.
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post #23 of 30
Opps, i should have "suggested" it.

But the 600T isn't as bad as people say, you definetly should change out the default fans though...
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post #24 of 30
NZXT Phantom is 25lbs of steel and sex. Plus it's pretty reasonably priced if you catch it on sale ($100-$120 shipped).

Although that AeroCool XPredator is pretty slick too. It kind of reminds me of an Alienware with the ridged vents.
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CM 690II Advanced: I have it, its pretty neat. you can fit a thin 240 rad on top or a thick one in the bottom, or both. It looks very good, of course that subjective, and it has somewhat good cable management. I am having trouble getting all my cables to fit back there, but my PSU isnt modular and the power connecters are too thick to fit behind the mobo tray. Maybe with another PSU it would be better. Airflow, well I guess its good, my temps are great so
HAF 922. as said before, aint gonna fit no radiator in thar. It has better airflow than the 690, but ugly non-black interior.
Haf-X: Id say its the best case of the ones you listed. Its the most spacious, has best airflow, has good looks, again subjective, most room for rads, 360 on top and maybe a 240 in the bottom, not sure though, check the HAF-X and WC clubs. But if you cant get a new PSU if you get this case, then maybe its not the best choice.
Corsair 600T. I dunno, lol. Build Quality might be better than the Cooler Masters, but performance- and spacewise, I dont think its better.

I would choose HAF-X, unless you wont have money for a PSU, and in than case (ololo) Id say CM 690II Adv. + HX650
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post #26 of 30
Thread Starter 
well guys.
I sure do appreciate the recommendations here!

So ive ruled out the haf 922, because as you say "its got an ugly grey interior"
600t is ruled out also. purely for the fact that if im paying NZ$300 for it (cheapest price here) then i shouldnt have to spend another NZ$70+ on new fans and a window.

How about:
http://www.lancoolpc.com/en/product/...25&ss_index=62 i could still get the PSU with this one aswell

http://www.lian-li.com/v2/en/product...s_index=62&g=q no PSU with this black beauty though. oh and id get it with the window.
Edited by nzftw - 2/18/11 at 8:51pm
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post #27 of 30
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Huge HAF-X fan here, and a firm believer in you get what you pay for. . . this holds true with the HAF-x. . . ton of well thought out features, sturdy build, great cable management, virtually tool-less installation, AND has great air flow/cooling ability.

I may be biased, but I chose it and don't regret it one bit. . . I smile at it every time I turn it on I may also be a bit crazy, but you decide!

Mine in all it's sinister red glowing glory:
How do you like that fan controller?
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post #28 of 30
Me, I would go 690 II Adv
 
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post #29 of 30
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Originally Posted by tryagainplss View Post
How bout the NZXT Phantom? The case looks good, has tons of features, a free fan controller, lots of airflow, and it looks good too btw. Oh... Did I mention that it looked good? But just so you know, it looks pretty good
I did consider that one. but i couldnt seem to find any good spots for a radiator? Looks good alright!
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690 the hafs are uglyyyy
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