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I plan to add an additional 570 & a 460 to my build, but I fear the temps might be too high. The most I could do with this case is keep my 200mm in the front(inhale), add a 120mm in the drive bay(inhale), put another 120mm on the HDD cage to blow on the cards, leave my 120mm on the bottom of the case to blow the air upwards, and keep my 200mm(exhale) on the top of my case.

Would upgrading to a LanBoy Air improve my temperatures significantly?

I would be transferring everything in my sig rig over to it.

If you know of a case that's better than the LanBoy Air and is in the same price range or cheaper, please let me know.

Reference pictures & links below.
LanBoy Air: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129092
HAF 922 Limited Edition: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119231



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If your looking to get cooler temps then go with the LanBoy, thats probably the best, if not one of the best cases to go with for airflow/temps. Although I personally despise the look of the Lanboy.
    
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If your looking to get cooler temps then go with the LanBoy, thats probably the best, if not one of the best cases to go with for airflow/temps. Although I personally despise the look of the Lanboy.
You think it's worth upgrading from the HAF 922? I could probably sell my HAF 922 for nearly the same price I bought it for, anyways. Possibly more. It seems like lots of people want the case, and only 1000 were made.
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You think it's worth upgrading from the HAF 922? I could probably sell my HAF 922 for nearly the same price I bought it for, anyways. Possibly more. It seems like lots of people want the case, and only 1000 were made.
Sure! because if you look at the LanBoy, the case is pretty much a "mesh" case, there are holes everywhere for warm air to be circulated out and the fans on the Lanboy are great too. Upgrading to the LanBoy would probably be your best bet because nothing is going to really top that case for temps. As for selling your Haf 922, sell it if you want, if there was only 1000 made then keep it and wait for the value to go up a little bit, but you could sell it if your really wanted to.
    
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Dust. Thats all im saying.
     
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Dust. Thats all im saying.
True, but every case and parts do get dusty. Every once and a while you should clean your case anyways, so dust wont be a problem as long as you don't have your computer in a dusty area.
    
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My friend has the lanboy. It is disgustingly filled with dust and just after 2 months. If you keep it in a dust free environment its an absolutely amazing case, and the temps are great. But the dust... I'm much happier with my Haf 912
    
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Yes it does look ugly but for airflow I would get it, but I love my 1200 <3
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gotta say i love the lanboy air...awesome case!!! ugly, but awesome!!
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Dust. Thats all im saying.
Air compressor.

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Sure! because if you look at the LanBoy, the case is pretty much a "mesh" case, there are holes everywhere for warm air to be circulated out and the fans on the Lanboy are great too. Upgrading to the LanBoy would probably be your best bet because nothing is going to really top that case for temps. As for selling your Haf 922, sell it if you want, if there was only 1000 made then keep it and wait for the value to go up a little bit, but you could sell it if your really wanted to.
How long do you think it would take for the value to go up?
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