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breathemetal
12-31-07, 02:31 PM
Well im going to order a new case soon. And i think Ive finally figured out the 3 it's between! Bye-Bye NZXT Zero (its so loud!)

1: Coolermaster Cosmos
http://images10.newegg.com/NeweggImage/productimage/11-119-138-21.jpg

2: LIAN-LI PC-A70B
http://images10.newegg.com/NeweggImage/productimage/11-112-141-02.jpg

3: Thermaltake MozartTx
http://images10.newegg.com/NeweggImage/productimage/11-133-025-01.jpg

Whats your opinions on these three?
Which one is the best?
Any bad things about any of these?

mythy
12-31-07, 02:38 PM
there all 2 big for my tastes.Theres allot of dead space in them that hurt system cooling. Generally you want a case as small as it can be to fit all of your components with as many fans as possible.

I am grabbing this case http://www.crazypc.com/products/81328B.html

http://www.crazypc.com/images/cases/pc7bplus/pc7bwplus2full.jpg


ignore the crappy pic and stupid blue lighting. The case will have a red glow to it and should look awesome (case wil be striped and air brushed in black inside) The side vent will have a 120mm fan assembly installed that will remove all the hot air. I will put a 120mm blow hole up top (filtered) that will intake air to the PSU and a bit to the cpu and ram. the rear 120 will remove that heat and the front 120 will feed the rest. As long as the GPU heat is removed this case will be VERY cool. (nana2)

LORD-eX-Bu
12-31-07, 02:43 PM
whoa that mozart tx is huge!!! I would get that, you could fit so many radiators and crap in there :lol:

mythy
12-31-07, 02:44 PM
lol I don't think he uses water :p

breathemetal
12-31-07, 02:51 PM
Yeah no water. Air for me :)

I just found this, pretty sick looking. I kinda like it.

http://www.crazypc.com/products/PV6-8130S.html

Also, what are some other good sides with pre-modded cases?

mythy
12-31-07, 02:58 PM
you want to stay away from the PC-6X series they use a 80mm rear fan. You need to use the PC-7X series

breathemetal
12-31-07, 03:15 PM
that air box is sweet!
is it big?

mythy
12-31-07, 03:20 PM
they don't fit 120 ultras/gtx's tho and there a bit expensive for what you get

breathemetal
12-31-07, 03:20 PM
Sorry but they DO fit GTX's
You can find that out through the DD site

mythy
12-31-07, 03:23 PM
There $200 :headexplode:


http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/images/products/Airbox_01.jpg

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/images/products/Airbox_03.jpg


http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=105&products_id=21191


Sorry but they DO fit GTX's
You can find that out through the DD site


Thats news to me I dont see how it can fit a 12 inch card in there tho it just fits a 9.6 inch mobo

DiscipleDOC
12-31-07, 03:23 PM
I have case #1 and I'm happy with it. ;)

breathemetal
12-31-07, 03:25 PM
Does it live up to its name? By that i mean, how silent it says it is.

DiscipleDOC
12-31-07, 03:26 PM
Does it live up to its name? By that i mean, how silent it says it is.
It is pretty silent. I have some loud fans in my setup, but still, it's pretty quiet.

breathemetal
12-31-07, 03:28 PM
Id really like a customized case, but i dont want to spend an arm and a leg. I like the side panel window mod for the cosmos, but wouldnt that take out most of the sound dampening material?

mythy
12-31-07, 03:32 PM
There is NO WAY in hell thats fitting my 120


http://img60295.pictiger.com/images/4402721/z/


*Hey Darth Please call them and ask how it will fit my 120 extreme. On there site it claims they fit ALL after market air coolers...

breathemetal
12-31-07, 03:34 PM
that looks sweet! with the right leds, and cables thatd be one sweet ass rig

breathemetal
12-31-07, 03:48 PM
I sent you a pm darth :)

mullet
12-31-07, 04:09 PM
Option 2. I am finally happy with the air flow in my case. I run 5 120mm fans at half speed very very quiet and its a ton cooler then my old silverstone TJ03.

mythy
12-31-07, 04:26 PM
If it would fit this I'd grab one for sure but it wont I can tell from the pics :(


http://www.thermalright.com/new_a_page/product_page/cpu/u120ex/product_cpu_cooler_u120ex.htm?art=MTQyMywxLCxoZW50 aHVzaWFzdA==

breathemetal
12-31-07, 04:28 PM
well if i go with the waterbox, id go the way of wc.
so i wouldnt have to worry about things fitting.

mythy
12-31-07, 04:32 PM
I'd rather go with the air box. $200 for the case and $300 for good cooling = $500 thats just to much for me right now

LORD-eX-Bu
12-31-07, 04:33 PM
remember, you want to get a fr33z0n3... it pwns everything :headexplode:

mythy
12-31-07, 04:36 PM
lol nope if your going to go water you have to do it right. Cutting corners will just make the risk 10X worse

LORD-eX-Bu
12-31-07, 04:40 PM
in that case you want to get a k00lance ex0s or a zalman r3z0nater :lol:

breathemetal
12-31-07, 04:45 PM
Wc and that waterbox sound so tempting