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Very nice, I see a lot of ques from other cases but they pulled this one off quite nicely. Not a serious water cooling case though wink.gif
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If I didn't have pets, I'd get this case or the Armor in a minute. It's just that the benefit is also the disadvantage: the perforations that give great airflow also take in a lot of dust and pet hair...
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Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
Its funny that you posted this because I just came across the Thor on Newegg today.

I wonder if it can fit an SR-2, if not, modified?
SR-2 would be too long; though HTPX is the only board size that won't fit.
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Very nice, I see a lot of ques from other cases but they pulled this one off quite nicely. Not a serious water cooling case though
Well it depends on what you mean by serious. You could do 2 x 120mm Black Ice SR1's in this guy with push-pull fans for a quiet and solid LC system.
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I bought the Rosewill Blackhawk and I think it's an amazing case. even though it's almost an exact replica of the CM RC-690 and 690 II
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119215
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I have the case, love it!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Well it depends on what you mean by serious. You could do 2 x 120mm Black Ice SR1's in this guy with push-pull fans for a quiet and solid LC system.
Serious:Full blown, custom water cooling or at least 360 rad support, hence why I said "serious"
Edited by wermad - 3/18/11 at 3:00pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by veritas-truth View Post
I bought the Rosewill Blackhawk and I think it's an amazing case. even though it's almost an exact replica of the CM RC-690 and 690 II
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147107

CM:
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119215
I too am a Blackhawk owner, though I seriously considered the Thor. I probably will get the Thor for my current rig, and turn the Blackhawk into a wind tunnel.

The only "problem" with the Thor is that the front bezel has a bad reputation for breaking during shipping (see reviews on Newegg). Probably a packing issue on Rosewill's part. When this came out I started a thread about it being "the poor man's HAF-X", and if the price would just come down to 119.00-134.99 shipped, it would be a killer deal.
post #18 of 60
Theres hints to a HAF imo.
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Quote:
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Serious:Full blown, custom water cooling or at least 360 rad support, hence why I said "serious"
Well it really depends on what you call serious. That 2 x 240mm RAD setup would be enough for a high end system.
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a taller version with more 5.25's and more 3's would be awesome
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