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Choosing full tower ATX gaming case with GOOD airflow! Help!

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February 3, 2014 2:51:42 PM

Hello,
I've been stuck with my thermaltake commander mid tower for a while and I want to upgrade to a case with lots of room for 12 in cards, water cooling etc. My price range is around 100$. Im going to need some good airflow for overclocking and ive been looking at the Fractal Design Define XL R2 FD-CA-DEF-XL-R2-BL Black/Pearl Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
And the Rosewill Thor v2. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
My color scheme is red/ black.
Specs:
GTX 650 ( soon to be gtx 770)
AMD fx- 4100 3.6ghz
8 GB ddr3 ram
1 TB Seagate hard drive 7200
Gigabyte M68mt-s2 MB ( Getting new one soon) ATX Am3+
Rosewill Capstone 650watt 80plus gold PSU

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February 3, 2014 3:05:54 PM
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NZXT Phantom Red Steel
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$119.99 (Newegg)

AZZA CSAZ- XT1 B
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$84.99 after $20.00 rebate (Newegg)

I own the first one in black, its been an amazing case so far and I've never had any issue with room. It's also ready for custom water cooling.
February 3, 2014 5:07:36 PM

Illumynization said:
NZXT Phantom Red Steel
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$119.99 (Newegg)

AZZA CSAZ- XT1 B
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$84.99 after $20.00 rebate (Newegg)

I own the first one in black, its been an amazing case so far and I've never had any issue with room. It's also ready for custom water cooling.


How much space is there at the top to maybe put a push/pull fan and rad. And also how long have you had the case?
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February 3, 2014 5:38:41 PM

The Thor is a killer case .
February 4, 2014 7:37:35 AM

The back 120mm I have a push pull with an H60. The top dual 200mm I know you can do push or pull. As for both I think if you mounted rad where the current dual 200mm fans are. I also have some pics I can link when I get home.

I've had it for 3 year's and about 2 months.

Edit: Ok here are some pics and a link to the rest.
http://cdn.overclock.net/6/6a/900x900px-LL-6ab5de79_P10...
http://cdn.overclock.net/4/43/900x900px-LL-436ca081_pha...
http://cdn.overclock.net/f/f6/900x900px-LL-f690abdb_379...
http://cdn.overclock.net/b/b1/900x900px-LL-b13c7239__MG...

http://www.overclock.net/t/876350/lightbox/
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