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Gigabyte 3D aurora 570 vs CM HAFX

post #1 of 9
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Hey all,
Not that i'm asking for help..but i've owned both cases and I know the right answer but if you were me what would you choose?

Gigabyte 3D aurora 570
Cooler Master HafX

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post #2 of 9
HAF by far.
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HAF, no contest.
    
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post #4 of 9
Man I remember I wanted the Aurora 570 so bad back when I had an FX5900XT Hahaha.

But at this point in time, I'd go with the HAFX.
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RV02 lol
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post #6 of 9
Wow, the Aurora 570, that takes me back. Was one of my first cases ever.

Having also owned both cases I would also say the HAF X hands down.

The Aurora design isn't as good - there's no top exhaust fans, it features a shiny but very bare aluminium finish inside, the fan grills are constrictive to airflow and the fans themselves don't move alot of air.

The HAF X is pretty much the opposite, it features top exhaust fans, a place to mount up to a 360 rad internally, features less constrictive fan grills aswell as good quality fans that can move a fair amount of air - and a black finish all round.

It out-does the Aurora in pretty much every way possible.
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RV02 lol
try water cooling with that case, oh wait......YOU CANT.
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post #8 of 9
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Guess you guys are really "fashion over function" types!
It is true that the 570 exaust fans are crappy but replacing them with the same fans as the hafx would turn things upside down, now the 570 is waaaay cooler as my gtx295 is truly in love with this case and is 12c less degrees than the hafx, thanks to the mesh side panel which helped a lot! More fans doesn't mean cooler compoments


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post #9 of 9
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Originally Posted by Captain Razer View Post
Guess you guys are really "fashion over function" types!
It is true that the 570 exaust fans are crappy but replacing them with the same fans as the hafx would turn things upside down, now the 570 is waaaay cooler as my gtx295 is truly in love with this case and is 12c less degrees than the hafx, thanks to the mesh side panel which helped a lot!


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Intermeresting.

The HAF X features a 200mm side panel pushing air directly (or close to) the GPU which actually does a good job - the 570 just has crappy airflow all round. Ofcourse, I was just going on a stock setup and not replaced fans or anything of the such so I'll stick with my opinion.
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