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Doesn't mean to hijack , I just like to know is the dust easy to drop into the case from the top?( since there are 2 200mm fans)
Because I'm a smoker, worrying those ash will drop into in (I leave my case on the floor)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shadowman007 View Post
I hear alot of people say Haf X is the best for air cooling well i have had it for couple of months it's okey I don't no if i should have gone for a SilverStone FT02 ??? are there any other NEW Full tower cases out that are really good for air ?
if you want the best air cooling get the RV02. or even better wait a month and get the RV03!

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post #13 of 19
Coming from a person who has fitted the HAF X to do both air and water, it is more of a case then anyone needs, save for the crazies.
post #14 of 19
Definitely not worth switching if you already have it..it's the best case I've worked with to date..running dual triple slot cooler graphics cards in slots 1 & 3 on motherboard..THAT is jacked
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Originally Posted by JFuss View Post
Considering that HAF stands for High Air Flow, I'd say its pretty good.
Antecs Dark Fleet series has fairly decent airflow. AFAIK the SilverStone FT02 is more suited for Liquid cooling.
That's ironic, because actually, the FT02 is the best air cooling case on the market. Meanwhile, it's pretty useless for all out water cooling just like this guy says..

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Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
ARE YOU KIDDING ME? you cannot even mount a 360 rad cleanly inside the case and here you are saying that FT02/RV02 is good for liquid?
Yep. It's an air cooler. A very good one.

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Originally Posted by veuxtres View Post
Doesn't mean to hijack , I just like to know is the dust easy to drop into the case from the top?( since there are 2 200mm fans)
Because I'm a smoker, worrying those ash will drop into in (I leave my case on the floor)
If the fans are exhausting, like on my phantom, then no dust will fall through the top. Ever. Unless you leave your machine off for long periods of time. The heat and airflow coming up keeps it clean.

OP: The HAF is in the second tier air cooling, with the Phantom. The FT02/RV02 is the first tier. No need to upgrade unless you just want to buy a fantastic case.
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post #16 of 19
Definitely Yeah, HFX is so perfect for air cooling.. look at my signature.
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post #17 of 19
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Originally Posted by pursuinginsanity View Post
OP: The HAF is in the second tier air cooling, with the Phantom. The FT02/RV02 is the first tier. No need to upgrade unless you just want to buy a fantastic case.
Proof Please.

I'd like to see the statistics from where you get this "First Tier" and "Second Tier" from because I'm curious myself. From looking at the case, it seems to flow the most air, especially if you upgrade fans. The stock fans are usually crap anyway.

And who says the HAF isn't a fantastic case already?
Edited by MediaRocker - 4/17/11 at 10:35pm
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post #18 of 19
Yeah i am diggin my HAF-X!! GREAT FEATURES!
They did cheap out on the fans, there cheap/weak + only one top fan,and only one LED fan( kinda of hokey in my opinion! ) But i still love my HAF-X and would buy it again!
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HAF case's come with good flow, But I feel a 690 could match it or even beat it out with some creative fan play. I feel how CM cut cost's on the 690II is the lack of good fans to come with it...they suck! I bought my 690II knowing I was going to replace all the fan's with 100+CFM 120mm fans. not to mention the 690II has better options when swaping out fans(all the fan spots take 120/140mm fans) where has the HAF case's tend to use non standerd size fans. The haf cool's amazing with its fans, it makes alot less noise but there are better "High Air Fow" case's, HAF shines when sound to flow is accounted for. My opinion
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