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post #11 of 39
I have an HAF 922 it has plenty of airflow and keeps all my temps extremely cool, but it does collect dust fast (kind of a given without filters and lots of fans), it doesn't have the best cable management and it really kind of looks like ****.

It was cheap and it's well made so it's a good deal if airflow is your only concern. I sometimes wish I'd maybe put up a bit more cash and gone for something like the NZXT Phantom.
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post #12 of 39
Here's a few recommendations:
CM 690 II Basic
CM HAF 912
NZXT Beta EVO
HEC Blitz
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post #13 of 39
Just take your side panel off. best air flow lowest noise. OMGGAWD. Did i just blow your mind?
post #14 of 39
Thread Starter 
I don't know which to go with now, the NZXT Phantom or the CM 690 II advanced
Both are sexy
post #15 of 39
XClio A380, heard somewhere that has good airflow.
but the phantom dominates.
post #16 of 39
The Cooler Master CM 690 II definitely has a great airflow. Im using the following fan setup:

- Rear: 1x 120mm beQuiet! SilentWings Exhaust
- Top: 2x 140mm beQuiet! SilentWings Exhaust
- Front: 1x 140mm beQuiet! SilentWings Intake
- Front: 1x 120mm Cooler Master Intake (in three 5.25" slots, mounted with zip-ties, blowing fresh air to the CPU-cooler)
- Bottom: 1x 140mm beQuiet! SilentWings

... and its pretty cold in there! ;-)

Additionally you could add 1x 120mm in the left sidepanel (2x 120mm without window), 1x 80mm behind the CPU-tray in the right sidepanel, 1x 120mm on the HDD-cage. If buying the "Advanced"-version you also get a VGA-holder with possibility of mounting another 80mm fan on it.

Top and bottom also capable of holding 120mm instead of 140mm fans.

Go for it... :-)
Edited by FlowDee - 2/19/11 at 11:05am
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post #17 of 39
For front to back airflow the Antec 1200 with the hard drive caddies removed is amazing. My Gf has the Xclio A380 rainbow case and it's extremely quiet with amazing airflow.
    
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post #18 of 39
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Originally Posted by Minisirloin View Post
I don't know which to go with now, the NZXT Phantom or the CM 690 II advanced
Both are sexy
The NZXT Phantom dosent have a big front intake it might not be the best if you are looking to cool your HDD's
post #19 of 39
Thread Starter 
I'm concerned on cooling my 3 cards really.
post #20 of 39
NZXT M59, the side panel fan makes a huge difference with GPU temps. She's not the prettiest but she has spirit
    
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