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a b 4 Gaming
March 21, 2012 5:14:05 PM

Which of the two below cases are better? If it is possible, is there a better case than the below two? I plan to run 2x 7950 in the future and want the case to support them and have good airflow and cable management. A good default fan config would be awesome. Also, I want the case to have USB 3.0 in the front. Thanks!

Here are the cases:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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March 21, 2012 5:15:59 PM

Well if you plan on sli I would get the Dragon Rider as it is a full tower, looks like its better ventilated, also looks more badass
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a b 4 Gaming
March 21, 2012 5:19:23 PM

Yeah, I plan on Crossfire in about 6-12 months.
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March 21, 2012 5:20:23 PM

yep then definitely full tower will give you more room to expand
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a b 4 Gaming
March 21, 2012 5:27:06 PM

I hope I can find space to place it downstairs. :b
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a b 4 Gaming
March 21, 2012 5:29:45 PM

I just read a review, and the thing I don't like now is the motherboard tray. I don't want any clutter and there is no way to truly hide the cables..

So it is between the 500R and 400R. What do you think?
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March 21, 2012 9:45:38 PM

The more expensive one seems like it would have better airflow because of the extra side fan, but there aren't too many other differences between the two. What is your mobo/price range? Are you looking to build a new system or put your current one in a better case to accommodate 2 GPUs?

I just got the one below, and built my computer last night. There is TONS of room, and the airflow and noise levels are excellent. It is a full tower, so it will have plenty of room for everything, but is kinda big.

COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Advanced
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a b 4 Gaming
March 22, 2012 4:37:19 AM

brewspy said:
What is your mobo/price range? Are you looking to build a new system or put your current one in a better case to accommodate 2 GPUs?

The MOBO I am getting is the ASUS P8Z68-V/Gen3 and my budget for case is $200. I plan to build a new system.
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March 22, 2012 5:02:45 AM

the 500r you have listed is amazing, or some other options...

fractal designs arc midi: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CM HAF 932: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Corsair obsidian 550d: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

All will fit what you have planned and cool great. It all depends on what looks best to you. We all have different tastes. IMHO, you don't need a full tower if you don't plan on cramming a radiator in there.

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a b 4 Gaming
March 22, 2012 5:18:37 AM

I wont ever WC this build.
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a b 4 Gaming
March 22, 2012 5:20:47 AM

azeem40 said:
I wont ever WC this build.

Thats what you think! ;) 
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a b 4 Gaming
March 22, 2012 5:27:13 AM

Same to you lol.
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a b 4 Gaming
March 23, 2012 4:11:57 AM

Guess I am going with the 500R.
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March 23, 2012 4:29:54 AM

That corsair case is a good choice. Have you figured out all the parts for the build yet?
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a b 4 Gaming
March 24, 2012 10:20:47 PM

brewspy said:
That corsair case is a good choice. Have you figured out all the parts for the build yet?

Yes I have.

Here they are:
http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx...
GTX 680 $500
XFX Core850W PSU Silver $155 after shipping
Intel Core i5-2500k Processor $195 at microcenter after taxes

ASUS P8Z68-V/Gen3 Motherboard $130 after the $50 deal
Total for both microcenter items: $336

Dell U2312HM $240
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a b 4 Gaming
March 28, 2012 5:37:43 AM

azeem40 said:
Yes I have.

Here they are:
http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx...
GTX 680 $500
XFX Core850W PSU Silver $155 after shipping
Intel Core i5-2500k Processor $195 at microcenter after taxes

ASUS P8Z68-V/Gen3 Motherboard $130 after the $50 deal
Total for both microcenter items: $336

Dell U2312HM $240

Get the asrock z68 extreme 4 gen 3, it is 10 dollars more than the v and has everything the v-pro has.
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