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Old April 6, 2013, 01:32 PM
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I am thinking of going into the world of custom water cooling. Mostly for fun and to make my system even more quiet.

The 2 cases I really like are the NZXT Phantom 630 and the Caselabs Merlin SM8 Case. The Caselabs is pretty expensive especially going over the border so I am not sure I would want to fork over that much.

What are some other great water cooling cases? Oh and I would prefer to have options like 2 or more radiators.
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Old April 6, 2013, 01:45 PM
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You looking fore ATX cases.

I like my Little in Mini ITX Prodigy with 200 mm rad and 140 mm rad. one drain hole mod bottom of case. 5 1/4 is blocked by 200 mm rad with modding it could be fixed.

can fit duel 120 mm rad on top. with modding duel 140 mm rad on top.
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Old April 6, 2013, 02:16 PM
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Yeah looking for ATX cases. I would love to do a mini itx build but not for my main pc. I like to have options and 1 pcix slot is many options especially when I like good audio quality. USB sound cards are improving though so maybe one day.
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Old April 6, 2013, 02:20 PM
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IMO NZXT Switch 810 all the way. You can't beat that water cooling potential for the price.... but the aesthetics are subjective to the buyer :P.

Phantom 820 is nice but the price is not. Not too sure about the 630 as I haven't looked into it a ton but the Bitfenix SHinobi XL can fit a ton of radiator as well.
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Old April 6, 2013, 02:52 PM
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Fractal Arc Midi V2 Review - YouTube

I am really liking this case. It is a mid tower that supports 2 280 mm radiators and has better aesthetics than the NZXT 630.
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Can't go wrong with fractal. Great build quality and amazing price.
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maybe not the smartest choice but has a special kind of appeal for me: Silverstone FT-02 with a triple 180 rad at the bottom (RV-02 is fine too but rather the simpler fortress design)!
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Old April 7, 2013, 07:30 AM
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Fractal Arc Midi V2 Review - YouTube

I am really liking this case. It is a mid tower that supports 2 280 mm radiators and has better aesthetics than the NZXT 630.
What fan spacing does it use for the radiators?
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Old April 7, 2013, 07:54 AM
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Have you considered the c70? You can Pricebeat it to $87.50 at Mem Express. Its $99 at ncix.
Corsair Vengeance Series C70 High Airflow Mid-Tower Case ATX 3X5.25 6X3.5INT 2XUSB3.0 No PS White
Corsair Vengeance C70 High Airflow Mid-Tower Case, Arctic White at Memory Express
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Old April 7, 2013, 09:10 AM
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After Building 30+ water cooled systems now, MountainMods are by far the easiest to run multi rads watercooled loops.
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