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I am looking into buying this case and I have a few questions.

I know that the case can fit seven fans with four included being 2X120mm side 1X200mm top 1 x120mm rear, but I was wondering do all those fans (that are intake fans) include dust filters, because I plan on filling out the case with all seven fans, but I would like to have dust filters on all my intake fans so I wanted to know if I needed to buy any.

Also would like recommendations for the fans I will be adding and dust filters for them. I know that front fan cant fit a 140mm but I would rather have a 120mm.

Lastly how is the cable management on this case?
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post #3 of 12
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Thanks, the review I watched didn't go into detail about the fan filters.
So I need 2 fans and 1 filter.
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Also will a CM Hyper 212+ fit in there with a 200mm case fan on the side because my Antec 900 has problems with a 120mm case fan on the side.
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post #5 of 12
The case comes equiped with:

1x 200 mil located as exhaust at the top of the case
1x 120 mil located as exhaust at the rear of the case
2x 120 mil located as intake on the side panel HDD cooling

There is a 200 mil filter pre installed in the optional top port
There is a 200 mil filter pre installed in the optional side port
There are 2x 120 mil filters pre installed for the HDD cooling 120's

No filter for the 140 mil front intake (optional) other than the mesh that is part of the front bezzel.

If you need some pics let me know. Think thats the info you were looking for though.
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post #6 of 12
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Soggysilicon;12891917 
The case comes equiped with:

1x 200 mil located as exhaust at the top of the case
1x 120 mil located as exhaust at the rear of the case
2x 120 mil located as intake on the side panel HDD cooling

There is a 200 mil filter pre installed in the optional top port
There is a 200 mil filter pre installed in the optional side port
There are 2x 120 mil filters pre installed for the HDD cooling 120's

No filter for the 140 mil front intake (optional) other than the mesh that is part of the front bezzel.

If you need some pics let me know. Think thats the info you were looking for though.

Mind posting a pic of just the inside of your case so I can see what you have done with cable management?

EDIT: Also how hard are the filters to get out to clean?
Edited by Bobicon - 3/27/11 at 1:49pm
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No, it's not mine and I doubt the dust filters should cause you any problems. Pure assumptions though, dust filters on the Antec 902 was a pain in the ass, main reason I got rid of it.
Edited by Stefy - 3/27/11 at 1:55pm
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post #8 of 12
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All I am looking for now is a 140mm fan filter for the front fan, I found out that only NZXT fans will work with this case which isn't a big problem.

Any suggestions for a 140mm fan filter that will work with this case?
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bobicon;12891859 
Also will a CM Hyper 212+ fit in there with a 200mm case fan on the side because my Antec 900 has problems with a 120mm case fan on the side.

It will fit with a Xigmatek fan, not an NZXT fan, but I'm not sure with the fan filter. Ask on the NZXT forums.

Cable management:

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Edited by TheStealthyOne - 3/27/11 at 3:39pm
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post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bobicon;12891981 
Mind posting a pic of just the inside of your case so I can see what you have done with cable management?

EDIT: Also how hard are the filters to get out to clean?

No problemo!

Pics attached.

As you are able to see I moved the 200mm and 2x 120mm to the outside of the side panel rather than on the inside for clearance purposes of the WC tubing, pretty simple to do.

As far as cable management, I used the NZXT cable extenders and of course routed the cables behind the mobo faux chassis and out through the grommeted ports for a nice clean look.

As far as cleaning, very simple as I just wipe down the fan grills every couple days, due to pets. The inside stays very clean as it is, with the only chore to clean being the 200 mil at the top (I have both 200 mils installed, in input the other output), the input has the filter inside the case which I only clean maybe once every 2-3 months. The reason for this setup is to create a X flow that draws are over the ram and create a circulation at the top of the case.

Nice case, could be a little more wide internally and under the mobo faux panel (cables are very snug). May do a video later today about it and meh WC setup... if I have time.
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