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Changing/Upgrading my Case and Cooler.

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December 28, 2012 1:12:22 PM

Hi, I've had my homebuilt system for exactly 1 year now, and am looking to upgrade my Case and get a new cooler.
My current case is this: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/cooler-master-elite-334u...
It's a nice case that does its job, but it doesn't exactly look great.
I'm looking at these 2 cases:
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/sharkoon-t28-red-mid-tow...
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/zalman-z9-u3-mid-tower-b...(in-out)-mid-tower-performance-case-w-o-psu

I'm just wondering whether my motherboard and such will fit into the case. My current setup is:
MSI 870A-G54-FX Motherboard
XFX Pro Series Core Edition P1-550S-UKB9 550W Power Supply

Hitachi Deskstar 500GB 7K1000.C Hard Drive - HDD
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/500 [...] cache-85ms

Coolermaster Elite 334U Black Mid Tower

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/coo [...] se-w-o-psu
AMD Phenom II x4 960t Black Edition

CD Drive
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/sam [...] -black-oem

Sapphire Radeon 7850 OC Edition.

Just want to ask whether this would all fit, and whether or not this cooler would fit in any of the cases:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cooler-Master-Hyper-212-120mm/d...

Or even my current one.

Thanks in advance :D 
December 28, 2012 1:25:45 PM

Everything should fit into your current case or any of the cases your looking at. The cooler will fit into your case ATM and all the cases your looking at aswell.
December 28, 2012 1:33:19 PM

Awesome, thanks :D  Which one would you say is better? Or are they both on par with eachother.
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December 28, 2012 1:39:16 PM

I really like the look of the sharkoon but there almost the same. the only thing is if your going to get more cd drives or fan speed controllers then the sharkoon only has 2 5.25" bays so that might be a problem?
December 28, 2012 1:47:54 PM

I'll never invest in any more CD Drives as I have no need, the same goes for fan speed controllers. I think I'll buy the Sharkoon and the Cooler, my CPU temps seem to get a bit high, and I've heard that it's a great cooler.
December 28, 2012 1:54:33 PM

The cooler is very good and the case is also very good it comes with 3x 120 mm fans aswell
December 28, 2012 1:56:17 PM

Awesome, thanks again for the help! :D 
December 28, 2012 2:39:03 PM

Oh, one more question, will my motherboard support the fan connectors? The case has 3 fans and I was wondering whether it would allow them all on.
December 28, 2012 2:43:08 PM

If it has enough fan headers on the mobo then they'll be fine but if your mobo dosent just remember to get some molex to 3 pin connector cables. :) 
December 28, 2012 2:59:25 PM

Ok, thanks :)  Sorry, another question, will my cooler fit my CPU?
December 28, 2012 4:03:10 PM

yes the cpu cooler will work with your cpu.
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