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A good upgrade from a SS Fortress FT02?

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Hi guys, I'm becoming a little bored with my FT02 and am looking at moving to a different case for my main rig. After around 4 years I thought it is time for a change.

Some cases have caught my attention, these being;
Corsair 600T (white)
Corsair 540 (white)

Coolermaster Storm Stryker (white)
Coolermaster 902
Aerocool X-predator (white or orange)

My main concern is GPU cooling and quietness. I do have a fan controller though so quietness isn't tooooo much of an issue unless the case leaks noise a lot from other components.

The two corsair cases are the ones I'm liking the most.

I won't be the selling the FT02 though, that will be used for another rig. :) never will I sell the FT02.

Any other cases I should look at?
 
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I won't be the selling the FT02 though, that will be used for another rig. :) never will I sell the FT02.

Feel the same way about my FT01!!! :D

How about the new Phanteks case (Enthoo Prime)?

I'm waiting for Silverstone to start shipping review samples of the upcoming RV05 and FT05- they looked much better than the 04 series imho :)
 
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If you have the space the Corsair 540 (white) would look amaizing. If not the Corsair 600T (white) is pretty god looking as well but I'm in love with the NZXT H440 White.
 
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Feel the same way about my FT01!!! :D

How about the new Phanteks case (Enthoo Prime)?

I'm waiting for Silverstone to start shipping review samples of the upcoming RV05 and FT05- they looked much better than the 04 series imho :)

oooh I didn't know about a refreshed fortress case. It looks nice, very nice. The only downside from my point of view is no 5.25" bays :( I'd really like to have at least one for my fan controller maybe 2 for my optical drive too although I see that you can get a slim drive for it. That Enthoo Prime case seems pretty badass too and trades places with the Corsair 540 in reviews for cooling performance which is nice to see. Just a little expensive though and a bit too black?

If you have the space the Corsair 540 (white) would look amaizing. If not the Corsair 600T (white) is pretty god looking as well but I'm in love with the NZXT H440 White.


No 5.25" bays on the h440 ruled it out for me unfortunately :( I really dig the design though, especially around the PSU area.

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A window is definitely a nice option for me this time around. I'm leaning more and more towards the 540 now :/ with a set of white led strips going around I think that would look pretty damn badass.

Also if this had a window, long gpu support and a 5.25 bay, this would be epic.
http://www.techpowerup.com/197423/cooltek-introduces-the-umx2-midi-tower-pc-case.html
or even better in red
http://www.jonsbo.com/en/products_22_3.html
 
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http://www.phanteks.com/Enthoo-Primo.html

Comes in White too! :D

EDIT- An important thing to remember- once you own a Silverstone, everything else is hard to match it in quality.... In my case, the Fractal Define series is the only thing I've had that's close to them so far ;)
 
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Xpredator supports 8 fans, very cavernous case, supports watercooling. Hard to find sometimes
 
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Xpredator supports 8 fans, very cavernous case, supports watercooling. Hard to find sometimes
Yeh I agree, and another thing I like is that it seems to be pretty easy to take apart to paint or wrap to different colours. I have a local store that has heaps of Aerocool stuff, always has, which is handy too. As far as watercooling support goes, as long as I can fit my Antec 620 in, I'm happy or maybe a 240mm AIO in the future. I don't plan on custom liquid cooling in the future.
 

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Yeh I agree, and another thing I like is that it seems to be pretty easy to take apart to paint or wrap to different colours. I have a local store that has heaps of Aerocool stuff, always has, which is handy too. As far as watercooling support goes, as long as I can fit my Antec 620 in, I'm happy or maybe a 240mm AIO in the future. I don't plan on custom liquid cooling in the future.

Case supports 2x230mm fans and 6x140 mm fans.
 
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What about the corsair 750D or 450D? But then again the 540 looks best. If I could change my case now I would get the Cooler master HAF XM and populate it with 200 silent fans and just enjoy myself.
 
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