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http://www.overclock.net/cases/98448...100-trade.html

can also fit a 360 rad on bottom, iirc
Thanks for the heads up on the marketplace deals. Raven cases are nice but not for me.

Ugghhh... and now I've also been turned on to the NZXT Phantom. Sure to screw up my methodical and formerly soon to be over search.

So the list atm...

Lian-Li PC-K63
NZXT Tempest Evo
NZXT Phantom??? (classed as a full-tower but its measurements are acceptable)
Fractal R3
Antec 902

Any input on NZXT quality???
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the phantom is awesome! if i wasnt on a budget getting my case i wouldve gotten it aside from the haf x or the 600T
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post #23 of 47
I would trade my Lian Li for Only a bigger Lian Li, or a Silverstone TJ07.

Although I would really like to have a Define R3 XL, I think it might be less of quality than what I have now... but dang that thing ticks my boxes
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I just got the k63 yesterday and it is a joy to work with, lost of room and good cooling, and cable managment is a dream. If you dont mind the look of it its a great case so far.
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I would trade my Lian Li for Only a bigger Lian Li, or a Silverstone TJ07.

Although I would really like to have a Define R3 XL, I think it might be less of quality than what I have now... but dang that thing ticks my boxes
Right there with you, the R3 is everything I dont want, but its just sexy. I guess that means they did it right.

Drooling over the gallery on the Phantom site atm.

Would absolutely have to set that thing up with positive pressure though, too much open mesh.
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I just got the k63 yesterday and it is a joy to work with, lost of room and good cooling, and cable managment is a dream. If you dont mind the look of it its a great case so far.
Whats the possibility of getting a 240 rad in the top of that thing? Under the cover perhaps, with the fans mounted internally?
    
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Phantom is a full tower and constructed from steel.
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Whats the possibility of getting a 240 rad in the top of that thing? Under the cover perhaps, with the fans mounted internally?
http://search.yahoo.com/r/_ylt=A0oG7...ol-pc-k63-case

Here is a review that might answer that question I think, but yes I think it will. there is alot of room under the top cover. the case is also very quiet I am finding. I removed the stock fans and put in stronger ones and so far it is much qiieter than the same fans in my k62 it replaced.
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Well, one more point for the Lian-Li. According to the author of a review, there is actually a 40mm gap under that top cover with a 25mm gap between the mobo and case.

And I reallly dont want to set up my rad with pull fans which I think the Tempest basically requires if you want a top mounted rad. But the Tempest just looks so much better than the Lian-Li.

Decisions decisions.
    
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Well, one more point for the Lian-Li. According to the author of a review, there is actually a 40mm gap under that top cover with a 25mm gap between the mobo and case.

And I reallly dont want to set up my rad with pull fans which I think the Tempest basically requires if you want a top mounted rad. But the Tempest just looks so much better than the Lian-Li.

Decisions decisions.
Get the Lian Li, I think think the tempest is because theres no USB3 and what not, besides, the paintjob can really freshen up the K63.
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