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Poll Results: Tempest Evo or Lian Li k62 or other?

Poll expired: Nov 24, 2013  
  • 46% (7)
    NZXT Temepest Evo
  • 53% (8)
    Lian Li k62
  • 0% (0)
    OTHER and why please =)
15 Total Votes  
post #11 of 17
Thread Starter 
Ohh I see...

I just realized with all the stuff I'm about to get, I might need to bring down the price a bit. Are there any cases that around the $50 range? I like Lian Li's simplicity a lot. The exterior is not too "ricer" for me haha but its still a bit expensive....
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post #12 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by lunarpoc View Post
Ohh I see...

I just realized with all the stuff I'm about to get, I might need to bring down the price a bit. Are there any cases that around the $50 range? I like Lian Li's simplicity a lot. The exterior is not too "ricer" for me haha but its still a bit expensive....
you aint gonna get a quality case for $50

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ancool&x=0&y=0

$65-100 is lancool
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post #13 of 17
Ihad the EVO in fact its sitting empty in my room since i went mATX it is a great case and even takes e-ATX mobo's. I dont recommend it for cable management though. The 6 stock fans are also great.
    
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post #14 of 17
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Originally Posted by mental.patient View Post
Ihad the EVO in fact its sitting empty in my room since i went mATX it is a great case and even takes e-ATX mobo's. I dont recommend it for cable management though. The 6 stock fans are also great.
Whats wrong with the cable management on EVO? Also, does the k62 have better management?

Also, which case in bigger on the interior?

Thanks!
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post #15 of 17
I'd say the K62 is better out of the box, but the NZXT Tempest Evo has those looks.

Tempest EVO has better cable management out of the box due to being completely open on the bottom, but the K62 is much larger, more room to work in, similar style.

They're totally even, it's just preference. I prefer the Tempest but I have a K62.
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post #16 of 17
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I was thinking about getting the tempest but then, I saw the price was jacked up to 102 on amazon.

Does anyone know which one is quieter? Because the Tempest has like 6 fans right? Would it matter? Also, would it matter if i got the noctua nh-d14?

Thanks.

Also, does anyone know if theres a case under $80 that would fit:
a reg atx board with noctua nh-d14 attached and probably crossfire 5870s in the future? with ok cable management?

thanks!
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post #17 of 17
Here is a pic of my tempest evo. I moved the HD cage and put two 240mm rads in there very easily--one is located up top and the other up front. Moving and securing the hd cage literally required 4 holes on the bottom of the case to be drilled and the cage mounted--only mod required to fit in the rads. Something to take into consideration if interested in watercooling.



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