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Old October 26, 2009, 03:26 PM
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I've been looking at these four cases:

- Antec Twelve Hundred Ultimate Gamer Case
- Antec Performance One P193 ATX Case
- Cooler Master HAF 932
- Zalman GS1000 Case

Th system is going to be air cooled and I will be overclocking a i7 920. I'm looking for the most quiet case of these four though. I've heard the 1200 has creates a lot more dust then the HAF but not much other then that. Any help/experience would be GREATLY appreciated.
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Old October 26, 2009, 03:31 PM
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Anything with a lot of fans is going to be loud. However, the bigger the fan, the quieter. I would have to say the HAF 932 is your best bet. Also, grabbing some quiet, low RPM fans might help too, like some Noctua NF-S12 FLX fans.
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Old October 26, 2009, 03:32 PM
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I can't really speak for any of those cases, but I find my P183 to be fairly quiet, so I would assume the same from the P193.
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Old October 26, 2009, 03:43 PM
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Im waiting for this one to come to canada...
Nexus Quiet Case | EDGE | Ideal big tower PC Case for a Silent PC | fits E-ATX
Nexus = Silence. And its a gorgeous case.
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Old October 26, 2009, 03:56 PM
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Im waiting for this one to come to canada...
Nexus Quiet Case | EDGE | Ideal big tower PC Case for a Silent PC | fits E-ATX
Nexus = Silence. And its a gorgeous case.
Very nice Case CM.

My lian li pcx2000 is dead quiet, 4x140mm and sound dampening material on the sidepanels.

Sorry I have no experience with any of those 4 cases.
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Old October 26, 2009, 04:06 PM
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That Nexus case looks very nice CMetaphor but haven't seen really any Nexus cases in any of my local stores.

Supergrover, I love the pcx2000 but it's 300$ more then the cased I listed above :(

Kilaue, I've heard good things about the 183 so I figured the new 193 would be a good choice.

Bojangles, I'm going to see which of these cases have the largest fans, then re-compare, thanks for the tip.
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My Raven RV01 is very quiet and moves a lot of air. Stack cooling seems to work.
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Like I said... the Nexus Edge isn't out yet in Canada AFAIK. But the second it is, you can bet your butt that my HAF922 will be up for sale, lol. 3x 140mm + 1x 120mm + Soundproofing everywhere + All the space you could hope for.
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Beautiful find.. tempting :)
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My Raven RV01 is very quiet and moves a lot of air. Stack cooling seems to work.
I concur.


I also like that Nexus CM posted.
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