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post #11 of 46
To decide between HAF-X and HAF 932, I need to know what graphic card(s) will be installed in Asus P8P67 Pro.
-one or 2 cards ?
-brand and model ?
-reference cooling or ?

Read my post (#12) in this thread and you will see my concerns:
http://www.overclock.net/computer-cases/990030-msi-gtx580-twin-frozr-ii-best.html

Concisely speaking, if the card(s) has front heat exhaust, I would prefer the 932 over HAF-X as the 'Top Exhaust' approach works better for three top 120mm fans.
post #12 of 46
I got the RV01 but i guess the later models are probably the better cooling solution.
post #13 of 46
out of those illd easy go with the haf X... pretty much the same exept the haf X has another 200mm fan lol
    
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post #14 of 46
There's a tut for the Phantom that allows you to mount both a fan and an NH-D14.

Link: http://forum.overclock3d.net/index.p...o-modding-req/
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post #15 of 46
From personal experience, I'd call the 932 the king. My old build (which is now my daughters PC) had 8 120mm fans (4 side, 3 top, one front in the unused 5.25 bays), a 140mm exhaust, and the 230mm in front. At full speed it was loud, but kept everything ice cold. I don't think anything else on the market today can compete with that level of air cooling for the price.
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post #16 of 46
Sorry, but I would go for the CM690IIAD.
The haf is nice, but your stuck with limited fan choice. I'm going for an extreem air flow set up. I chose the CM690IIAD and it is freakin perfect!!

Here is my current set up
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As for how dose it flow? with only 2 real fans to speak of my temps are
CPU @1.35vcore(stock clock) Idle: Room Temp!
CPU @1.35vcore(stock clock) load: Prime 95 long FFT's for 8 hours netted me to 37c (room temp was 70f/21c)
For game play BC2 NEVER gets past 36c..and that is only the load screen for about 2 seconds! then right back down to around 30c
GPU idle: Room temp
GPU load: havnt seen it past 45c ever.
And im using some pretty crap fans, going to replace all fans with 100cfm or better. hope this helps
Edited by KhaoticKomputing - 4/17/11 at 7:59am
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post #17 of 46
Save yourself some money and try this. I know, I know...it's a Rosewill case, but it has some pretty good reviews. It's 80% mesh.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147047
Edited by seven7thirty30 - 4/17/11 at 8:12am
post #18 of 46
the only thing that makes that case not so cool is the 200MM side fan...other than that Its pretty sweet! might try it for teh wife's comp build
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post #19 of 46
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Originally Posted by KhaoticKomputing View Post
the only thing that makes that case not so cool is the 200MM side fan...other than that Its pretty sweet! might try it for teh wife's comp build
You don't have to use it...personally, I would remove it too.
post #20 of 46
Best for air cooling would be...

a motherboard tray, and a desk

I did that once and made my temps go, 5c down..
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