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Quote: Originally Posted by JMattes View Post
Glad to see the conversation still going, sorry I haven't checked in lately. Heres a few comments to clear things up.

I don't need amazing airflow, I kind of wanted good airflow where my parts won't overheat and catch fire. The CPU will be on the H115 Pro and the 2070 Super Gigabyte Gaming OC has 3 fans.. I also have enough fans to fill most cases fan slots and do push/pull on the H115 Pro.. So I guess I can force good airflow in a case that doesn't have it stock..

1) Meshify C- as nice as it is and as much as I probably would of gotten it despite it being dated.. My GPU won't fit in it or may if I forced it, it's that tight.

2) S2 - not a bad option but it is bigger than what I really wanted and it was towards the higher end of the price range and left a lot of room between the gpu and front rad set up.. too much room really

3) P400A - havent seen a real review on how the front mesh actually helps. The original P400 a was ok but there were some stupid design issues that I don't think they fixed in the A version and at its core its a budget case and build quality wasn't better than H510 at similar price.

4) H510 Elite - Let just not talk about how this is a gimmick case with probably worse airflow than the original version.

5) H510 Standard - This is what I was leaning originally as I like the look and the cable management design. Only started changing my mind after everyone started talking about better airflow cases.. I didn't think my original post read that amazing airflow was a must, but I';d have to go read it again.

I havent bought anything yet as the P400A isn't really available yet, and the H510 just showed up yesterday at my local MC, but not the color i wanted. That I haven't had time and will be travelling all next week. I think I am leaning towards the H510i even at the $120 because I am a sucker for a nice looking side panel with lights even if I can't see it too well based on orientation.

in my P400S the distance from my GPU to the fans on the H115i was <1 inch when I was running push/pull. If your GPU is longer than a MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming and/or you plan on running push/pull you might want to measure before you buy.

Meshify S2 is huge. If you're not planning on possibly having a custom loop I'd probably go for the Meshify C (assuming it's big enough).

I don't really have an opinion on the H510, never worked with one but they are popular.
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