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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by RevengE, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. RevengE

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    What's the best mid tower for good air flow i'm building a LAN rig and I plan on running a 9800gtx or a gtx 260 in it
     
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    Antec 300. I am fitting a GTX 280 in it so it's gotta be good :laugh: You can put two fans in the front of the case, one in the back, one on the side and it comes with one on the top.
     
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    Well this is going to be my secondary rig first nvidia build in a long time I decided to switch it up
     
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    I know this is off topic but what do you suggest I am thinking about just taking my 4670s out of my rig now and getting a 4850x2 or a 4870x2 for my rig now than using the 4670s in my LAN rig to save some cash or just building a nvidia rig I can't make up my mind
     
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    I know you heard me say it before but, 2x Sapphire 4830's.
     
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    I'm looking at a 4850 x2 sapphire I don't really want to spend 400+ for a 4870x2
     
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    But yeah those cases are both pretty nice
     
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    Midtower my vote as always goes to the CM690, don't get much better than that. Only issue is it weighs about as much as a tank.
     
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    Then look at the centurion 590 as well, just got it and I love it!
     
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    Yep, the 590 is a nice case too, and it's a bit smaller. Looks a bit more plain, but anything CM makes is qaulity.
     
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    NZXT Tempest "Air Flow King".

    2 - 140mm exhaust fans (top)
    2 - 120mm intake fans (front)
    1 - 120mm intake fan (side)
    1 - 120mm exhaust fan (back)

    http://www.nzxt.com/products/tempest/
     
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    The CM690 fits

    3 - 140mm (2 on top 1 on bottom)
    1 - 120mm on back
    1 - 120mm on front
    1 - 120mm on the side and a second spot for another

    But I didn't know the NZXT had that many fan spots, sounds like a nice case, I just used a NZXT case in a build for a friend. It was a cheaper one though, build qaulity was a bit lower than expected but looked nice.
     
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    Why the cheap Lian Li? It's all bolt in, PSU is up top, no holes in mobo tray and very little fans (3x 120mm).

    Granted both those cases I would consider mini. And for mini they are pretty nice setups, especially the pricey one.
     
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    120's are all you really need what everyones crazyness with needing 8 huge ass fans is beyound me i had one of the coolest running cases @ TPU with 3x80mm's in 2x80mm's out+PSU fan.

    now its 3x 120mm's in 3x120's out+PSU fan and not any cooler than before
     
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    There's more fan spots on the CM690, you just have to be creative...or copy off me! J/K
     
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    Well looks like I have alot of choice
     
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    Thats still 5 fans that you were using, and 80's flow good just are noisey because the higher rpm. But even beyond that, that case is a mini, and is all bolt in with a PSU up top and no mobo tray holes for wire management.

    Yep, I got one in my bottom 2 5.25" bays, and plan on putting one on the right side of the case to blow across the HDD's.

    Yeah theres quiet a bit of nice mid-towers.
     
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    Btw love the avaitar haha it made me laugh
     

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