Gaming PC heat Issue

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Micro Center)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($128.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($144.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($84.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.92 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 290 4GB TWIN FROZR Video Card ($418.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Inwin GT1 (Black/Red) ATX Mis Tower Case $(64.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic G-750 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Mwave)

I Love my build, it gets around 120 FPS on ultra with BF4 and around 100 for FC3 plus im using dual monitors. the issue ... i think.... might be my case. I have the INwin GT1 and I bought it cause I thought i looked cool and i'm already sick of it haha.

I wants something with the ability to hide some cables. Right now my cooling system is the Noctua, and its huge and awesome because its so damn quiet. Thats what I really want and it does a pretty darn good job right now.

MY graphics card gets really really hot, but the thing puts in work.

I guess what i'm asking here is if i changed my case to a corsair 760T or Carbide Series® Air 540 High Airflow ATX Cube Case would it keep my computer cooler, or would you guys suggest more fans? because i only have the two stock ones.. one in front as an intake and one on top a exhaust., or would you guys suggest getting a new cooling system?
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  1. I would add a few 120mm fans and see what changes. I would suspect temps would drop by a few degrees or more. Two fans (one intake and one exhaust) isn't all that much airflow with a "large" GPU. Set it up with two intake on the front, one intake on the side, and exhaust on the back and top.

    The CM 4-pack would work fine =>
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