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Best case for a thick 360 rad

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im thinking bout taking my first look into watercooling in the next few months and am looking at the XSPC RX360 rad.....i have also considered the TJ07 and the 800D for the case but wanted to know what other cases would be able to hold this radiator inside as i like to keep a computer looking as tidy as i can.

i dont mind the HAF X, but do quite like a smoother shaped case, altho im not sure whether it would be able to take this radiator inside...as for a budget it would be upto around £150/200 ($250/300 US)
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It will fit in the 800D but you wont be able to do push pull.
    
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Mm ufo case
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haf 932 but the lack of dust filters plus the terrible looking side panel makes me want to switch. But i just installed a 360 rad in push pull with very little problems

btw rx360 rad is not that thick
Edited by badatgames18 - 3/17/11 at 9:51am
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post #5 of 8
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i would consider the UFO case but it is £300 in England :/

edit: i would also be cooling a bulldozer CPU (dependant on benches) and most like dual 560's if they havent been replaced by the time i build this.....so if more rads or a larger rad is recommended then a case to fit it would be nice as well
thanks to those who have posted so far smile.gif
Edited by computer/noob - 3/17/11 at 10:01am
post #6 of 8
You could fit a thick 360 rad with push/pull fans in an ATCS 840 case. It's a roomy case with plenty of features and mod potential. The removable motherboard's top tray support arm will have to be removed/modified.
post #7 of 8
If you can find a coolermaster stacker T01 you can rock it in the bottom or the top. I have a GTX360 in mine and fits just right

Also, the big boy LianLi cases have plenty of room, but are closer to $300
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post #8 of 8
I have an RX360 in push/pull inside an 800d.

Tight fit, but it wasn't hard to install.


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Edited by MrTOOSHORT - 3/18/11 at 12:32pm
    
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