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I plan on doing another build. I like the idea of the 800d but people are complaining about airflow. Any suggestions?
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How do you like the silverstone raven rv01? Or the NZXT Phantom?
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I like the 600T for a very roomy mid-tower.
Tons of great features and looks professional
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I like the 600T for a very roomy mid-tower.
Tons of great features and looks professional
cept fugly as all hell. UNLESS you can get your hands on the arctic white one. That ones color scheme completely redeems the 600t.


How about a 650D, a Fractal Design R3/XL, HAF (insert model here), or NZXT Phantom.
post #5 of 25
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Hmm...thanks for the info everyone. I need a case though that will support one inch greater than standard ATX form factor.
Edited by xxxitrxxx - 3/6/11 at 9:11pm
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post #6 of 25
800D then
if you have airflow issues (you probably won't) you can always cut new fan holes.
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post #7 of 25
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800D then
if you have airflow issues (you probably won't) you can always cut new fan holes.
So whats the deal with these people that say the airflow is horrible?
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post #8 of 25
I've never seen someone say it was horrible. The flow is decent but its no HAF X. If it was bad, you wouldn't see everyone and their uncle saying they want one. If you're that concerned w/ air flow go w/ a HAF.
post #9 of 25
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I've never seen someone say it was horrible. The flow is decent but its no HAF X. If it was bad, you wouldn't see everyone and their uncle saying they want one. If you're that concerned w/ air flow go w/ a HAF.
Ok, thanks for your thoughts. In one example, I was talking to a user that has the case and was saying the airflow is horrible.

And...here is a thread about it. http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...d-airflow.html

And another...http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...se-better.html
Edited by xxxitrxxx - 3/6/11 at 9:29pm
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