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Old December 9, 2008, 01:08 PM
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No thanks, they've had their try. I don't see myself buying another NZXT after this (expensive) mess.


I probably should have mentioned this to start with: The system I'm putting in it is the one described in my signature. So we're talking a lot of components and two bloody huge 9800GTX's.
They completely disrupt the airflow in my current case so yeah, I'm thinking big, big.
Lian Li V2010B....nuff said well maybe the V1010B to be not to ridiculous..

Whoops I should have finished reading past this post I would have seen that you already ordered a case....oh well for the Future consider the best take a look at Lian Li
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Old December 9, 2008, 01:34 PM
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+1 Silverstone TJ07 / 09/ 10...nice styling and very good cooling!
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Old December 9, 2008, 07:43 PM
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Well Lian Li makes art, have loved every case I have ever owned from them. I pick up my new Coolermaster ATCS 840 Black case tomorrow. Give me some tiem to look at it. Won't be a building until Xmass holidays though.

ATCS 840 - Cooler Master
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Old December 10, 2008, 07:46 AM
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Wow that is a classy Coolmaster Chassis I am impressed.
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Old December 11, 2008, 06:39 PM
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Picked up the case, finally had a chance to look it over, first impressions:

OMFG &*%^&*^^()^& its big....I have a Lian Li V2000 Plus II and this feels looks and just is big. Like Friggen John Holmes big!!

Its a lighter design then my Lian-Li, much thinner but sturdy side panels. Very well build, feels weak due to weight but it is aluminum.
Love the hard drive carriers, just plastic but slo well done, with rubber dampers for each drive.
The Mother board tray comes out like....welll. warm butter, no way else to explain it
The fans are just massive, i mean chainsaw big lol
Really like the top array of connecters, the open rear botton of mobotray for removal of cpu coolers back plane with out removing mobo.
Dirt covers on all intakes, love this.

Over all I am impressed. Again Lian-Li has better build quality but if this was from Lian-Li it woudl have set me back and extra $150. I will know better once I do the build in a few weeks.
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Old December 11, 2008, 06:41 PM
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I love my lian-li pca70

Water cooling is all internal.
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Old December 30, 2008, 04:52 AM
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My new Thermaltake Armour, now set up and part of my Desktop-mess:

The reason I never wanted a window on the side of my case: A mess of wires!
You can also just about make out my Scythe Ninja 2 with a Noctua NF-S12 attached to it. (I bought two NF-S12's while I was visiting The States, they're both in the picture)

My new case contains:
1 250mm Fan (Thermaltake)
5 120mm Fans (2x Noctua, 1x Zalman*, 1x Thermaltake & 1x Fortron^) *Currently held in place with rubber bands because I can't think of another way. ^Integrated with Power Supply.
2 90mm Fans (Thermaltake exhaust fans)
2 Graphics Card Coolers (Integrated into EVGA 9800GTX's)

With all this my CPU sits at 34 degree's C and my GPU's at 54 and 59 respectively at rest.
under load my CPU rests around 40 with my GPU's at 67 and 60 respectively.
(Ambient temperature is approximately 13 degrees according to a novelty frog thermometer)
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Old December 30, 2008, 11:24 AM
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Ahhhhhh Does that case bring back some good memories of what a Full Tower is like.
I admit (having the same cable problem), that clear sides can show off the ugly sometimes too. However, that being said, eventually whenever you can you could always upgrade to a Modular Powersupply from either Corsair or Ultra, and that should help eliminate the clutter.

Do you like?

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Old December 30, 2008, 01:28 PM
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I love.
PS. That is a modular powersupply.
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Old December 30, 2008, 02:17 PM
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No offence man but you really should try and clean that "dogs breakfast" of cabling in thier...whoaa...would expect better management out of a full size case. You'll like fine that the sair flow in and around those GPU's is pretty restricted, even with all the fans. I figure I still have some improvements with my Silverstone.

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