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Help choosing the right case for internal dual rad build

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July 29, 2011 7:06:44 PM

I'm currently looking for a case that will work well for an internal water cooling build using one 360 rad and one 240 rad. Below is a list of the components I plan on including in this build.

CPU: i5-2500k OC'd to 4.3-4.8ghz http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6819115072
MB: ASRock z68 extreme4 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6813157250
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws 1600 CAS 9 (timed to CAS 7 still at 1600) http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=239
Hard Drive: Samsung spinpoint F3 1TB (HD103SJ) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] _-22152185
SSD: Intel 320 128GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820167051
Video Cards: Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 x2 crossfired http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6814102915
Optical drive: LG WH10LS30 Blu-ray player w/writer http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6827136186
OS: Windows 7 64-bit Premium home
Mouse: Roccat Kone [+] http://www.performance-pcs.com/cat [...] 41bd6febfe this is the only place I've found it for US buyers so far. Any suggestions either on other mice or where to buy this one are still welcome.
Keyboard: Steelseries Merc Stealth http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6823239006
Monitor: Dell P2411h http://accessories.dell.com/sna/products/monitors_flat_...
PSU: Corsair HX1050 http://www.corsair.com/power-suppl [...] upply.html
Cooling: Pump:Swiftech MCP35X http://www.swiftech.com/mcp35x12vdcpump.aspx
Radiators: Swiftech MCR320-QP and MCR220-QP http://www.swiftech.com/MCRX20-QP-RADIATOR-SERIES.aspx
CPU HS: Swiftech Apogee XT rev 2 http://www.swiftech.com/apogeext.aspx
GPU HS: Swiftech hd6970 + MCW82 combo http://www.swiftech.com/HD6970-HS.aspx
Fans: Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm 1850rpm http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/acc/051/d1225c12b1ap_...

With the above build in mind, I am looking for as many case suggestions as possible that would fit this build of a 240 and 360 rad. I am currently looking for a full tower case with excellent cooling and noise qualities. The larger the list of possible cases/manufactures the better, as I would ultimately like to find one that will look good too, because it will be sitting right next to me for many years to come. I have looked at reviews for a couple cases I thought might work, but the reviews were mediocre. (The Antec 1200 and Antec DF-85) Any suggestions or links to places with a great list of cases that would work for this are appreciated. Also, I am not afraid to do case modding if needed, but I would like to keep it to a minimum.


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