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#1 +Matthew S.

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 13:53

Hey guy's I'm planning on building a new PC this year and was wondering if theres a better case than the HAF X in terms of airflow, I currently have the HAF X for my current build, which is breaching 3-4 years old.


#2 Coagulated

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 14:00

I impulse bought this from NewEgg... http://azzatek.com/csaz-9000.html in white

I'll not lie, it's the removable plates that do it for me.

Only problem is; I live in the UK, NewEgg don't deliver to the UK, you cannot buy this case anywhere in Europe... Sooooo, long story short it's sat with a bag of Butterfingers and a pair of Bluebud Bluetooth Headphones at a friends place in Florida. I found a company that would ship it for £80... I now cannot remember said company, and am probably gonna end up paying £150 for delivery.

#3 QuantumTrickery

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 14:03

I swear by the NZXT Phantom cases. Tons of accessibility for wire management, great airflow. Everything about the fit and finish of the case is top notch.

#4 OP +Matthew S.

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 14:11

^ I've looked at that for my previous build and to be a solid front seems to be highly restrictive when it comes to airflow, no?

My office gets hot in the summer (weird room, it's an ice box in the winter and an oven in the summer)

I impulse bought this from NewEgg... http://azzatek.com/csaz-9000.html in white

I'll not lie, it's the removable plates that do it for me.

Only problem is; I live in the UK, NewEgg don't deliver to the UK, you cannot buy this case anywhere in Europe... Sooooo, long story short it's sat with a bag of Butterfingers and a pair of Bluebud Bluetooth Headphones at a friends place in Florida. I found a company that would ship it for £80... I now cannot remember said company, and am probably gonna end up paying £150 for delivery.

It doesn't look too bad but it seems to be narrower than the Haf...

#5 Dan~

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 14:14

I'm waiting for the corsair 900d!!

#6 OP +Matthew S.

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 14:27

Actually I was just looking at the NZXT Phantom 820... damn that is a beauty

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 14:32

I swear by Corsair Obsidian series... ok, in fact, I'm a Corsair fanboi. But, seriously, 90% of other cases do look like they're going to turn into a giant robot any minute :laugh:

#8 Detection

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 14:32

For airflow, the Antec LanBoy is likely very airy
http://www.bit-tech....oy-air-review/1


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#9 +Zlip792

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 14:43

Xigmatek Elysium - http://www.newegg.co...VirtualParent=1
Cooler Master COSMOS II - http://www.coolermas...product_id=6792
Corsair 900D - Don't know out or not.. Correct anyone

#10 Mindovermaster

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 17:25

Why not just get a new HAF X?

#11 Snake89

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 17:44

if you want Airflow check this one:

http://www.aerocool....trikex_air.html

#12 Mindovermaster

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 17:52

if you want Airflow check this one:

http://www.aerocool....trikex_air.html


Holy smokes. How much is that one...

#13 YounGMessiah

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 17:57

I love my CM Storm Stryker, very good air flow!!

http://www.coolermas...M Storm Stryker

#14 Snake89

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 18:00

Holy smokes. How much is that one...


it's $159

#15 Mindovermaster

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 19:11

Hm, $142 on Xoxide. That looks evil..



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