Gaming Case Question

Hello i have nearly finished building my computer and here is the case i am thinking of getting:

Xclio Nighthawk
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/xclio-nighthawk-mid-tower-case-full-black-with-side-window-and-3-x-120mm-silent-blase-fans-and-fan-c

What are your thoughts on this case? Will it be big enough to fit a 7950 3GB GPU inside it? I also might be getting a Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO cooler for my CPU, will it also fit into the case?

Thanks in advance.
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  1. it looks like its cheap plastic made case , even if the card can fit into it , it will be noisy , not enough proper space for cable management , look for better one instead , maybe this http://www.scan.co.uk/products/aerocool-strike-x-red-gt-black-red-gaming-mid-tower-case-w-o-psu-new-version
  2. After a few research, yes a 212 EVO would fit provided you remove the side fan.
  3. Would it be worth paying the extra monies for this case? http://www.amazon.co.uk/Zalman-Z9-Plus-Midi-Tower/dp/B004FPQL0E/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1353013476&sr=8-1 because i am on a really tight budget, if i get the Xclio Nighthawk, it will allow me to get i5-3570K+EVO+7950 3GB but if i get the Zalman Z9 Plus, i will have to get an i5-3470 stead of the 3570K.
    Thanks for the answers btw, mrdowntownkiller, does that case have good airflow and have you personally used it before?
  4. What exactly is your build? The 3570K is an unlocked CPU. The only reason to get it is if you're going to OC.
  5. This is my original build:

    Case: Zalman Z9 Plus (£44.99)
    CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 (£143.38)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H (£77.69)
    RAM: Crucial Ballistix 8GB 1600MHz (£28.50)
    HDD: Western Digital Cavier Blue 500GB (£46.64)
    GPU: XFX Double D Radeon HD 7950 3GB (£219.35)
    PSU: XFX Core Edition PRO550W (£49.99)
    Optical Drive: Samsung DVD Writer 22x (£11.96)

    And if i change my case to the Xclio Nighthawk i will be able to get an i5-3570K+Hyper 212 EVO cooler. But i'm not entirely sure if it's a good case...
  6. it has a perfect airflow , no i didn't tried it myself but it looks good.
    http://www.aerocool.com.tw/index.php/products/strike-x/48-strike-x-case/142-strikexgtblack
  7. mrdowntownkiller, the website says that it comes with 2 120mm fans, i am not able to buy any extra fans so will 2 fans be enough for good airflow?
  8. for your build right now without overclocking it's OK , anyway we are in winter now seriously you don't need that much airflow now :) anyway a month or week later you can add 2 more fans for 15 pounds its not that big deal.
  9. I am thinking of changing my i5-3470 to an i5-3570K but not buy a cooler at the moment and buy one later when i have the money, is this a good idea?
  10. not so worthy in gaming you will just gain a couple of fps in games not more.
  11. Even if i overclock the i5-3570K to like 4.0GHz+ it won't benefit gaming much?
  12. yes maybe 3 or 4 more fps.
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