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a b ) Power supply
January 13, 2011 2:08:00 AM

COOLER MASTER HAF X nVidia Edition

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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I am going to be building a computer this summer and I am starting to look around..

If not what is better?

I am looking for a full tower case.

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January 13, 2011 2:12:50 AM

This is just as good and for $100 cheaper.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Personally I don't see the need for splurging on a computer case. It just "looks good", it doesn't alter the performance in all honesty. Why not spend that extra $$$ on more RAM, another hard drive, or even put it towards a new graphics card or quality power supply? You have everything you'll need in this case. Don't just go for the other one because it's "nVidia" edition - that's just daft. Go for one that boasts excellent cooling and gets the job done, like this one.
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January 13, 2011 2:15:28 AM

GoldenI said:
This is just as good and for $100 cheaper.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Personally I don't see the need for splurging on a computer case. It just "looks good", it doesn't alter the performance in all honesty. Why not spend that extra $$$ on more RAM, another hard drive, or even put it towards a new graphics card or quality power supply? You have everything you'll need in this case. Don't just go for the other one because it's "nVidia" edition - that's just daft. Go for one that boasts excellent cooling and gets the job done, like this one.




The Haf 932 does not have USB 3 on the top... Unless I am seeing things wrong.
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January 13, 2011 2:18:59 AM

So you're gonna pay $100 extra for USB 3.0?
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January 13, 2011 2:24:29 AM

GoldenI said:
So you're gonna pay $100 extra for USB 3.0?

HAF X has more fan slots....


80mm Fans
No

140mm Fans
1 x 140mm rear Blue LED with on/off switch fan

230mm Fans
1 x 230mm front Blue LED with on/off switch fan
1 x 230mm top Blue LED with on/off switch fan
1 x 230mm side Blue LED with on/off switch fan

Side Air duct
No


VS


120mm Fans
1 x 120mm fan (2300RPM, VGA Fan Duct)

140mm Fans
1 x 140mm Rear fan (700RPM, 19dBA)

200mm Fans
1 x 200mm Side fan (700RPM, 19dBA)
1 x 200mm Top fan (700RPM, 19dBA)

230mm Fans
1 x 230mm Front Green LED fan (700RPM, 19dBAb, with LED switch)

Side Air duct
Yes
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January 13, 2011 2:25:55 AM

A case only needs to be big enough to hold what you need to put in it, and provide decent airflow.
What are your likely components?

If you want portability, like for lan parties, then smaller is better.

Looks count. At least to you. If you love the case, get it. Personally, I don't.

For starters, the Antec 300 illusion is a great reasonably priced case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
It says mid tower, but it will hold most anything.
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January 13, 2011 2:27:48 AM

geofelt said:
A case only needs to be big enough to hold what you need to put in it.

If you want portability, like for lan parties, then smaller is better.

Looks count. At least to you. If you love the case, get it. Personally, I don't.

For starters, the Antec 300 illusion is a great reasonably priced case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
It says mid tower, but it will hold most anything.



I don't plan to ever move the case expect to clean it... I don't do lan parties. =p


Got any Full tower suggestions?

I am open to them... I am just window shopping for now. ;) 
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January 13, 2011 2:34:17 AM

The 932 provides more than sufficient airflow....
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January 13, 2011 2:38:51 AM

Randomacts said:
I don't plan to ever move the case expect to clean it... I don't do lan parties. =p


Got any Full tower suggestions?

I am open to them... I am just window shopping for now. ;) 


Antec 1200:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
It will hold 9 hard drives, how many are you planning on?

In other words, why the need for a full tower?
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January 13, 2011 2:41:50 AM

GoldenI said:
The 932 provides more than sufficient airflow....


geofelt said:
Antec 1200:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
It will hold 9 hard drives, how many are you planning on?

In other words, why the need for a full tower?



I have had far to many prebuilt small computer cases. *No I did not buy any of them they where gifts*

This would be my first so I don't want to have problems with wire management or upgrading.



Oh and I will prob have 4 drives MAX but more likely 3 or 2.


1 data drive. 1 boot drive SSD and if I have the money *or just a bigger SSD instead of 2.. but the other one or extra space would be for my current game/games*


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