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Old 09-16-2005, 09:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I currently have the Xaser III and even though I like it a little, the wiring of the fans is just a mess and everything is so clustered. I am thinking about building another mid lvl rig for my day to day stuff, and getting a new case for my gaming rig. These are the two I really like.

http://www.voyeurmods.com/index.php?...evstart=0#tabs

http://xoxide.com/xulalcucu.html

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http://xoxide.com/koolance-pc3-725sl-case.html



Anyone have any experience with these three cases?? The first one has a whopping 14 fans I think, and they will wire it all neat to the fan controller. The third looks like it is ready for watercooling, but damn if I dont understand how it works at all. Lol I try to read and I just get confused.

A little pricy for all three but I am on my way home from Iraq so I saved plenty of money :-)
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With all of those fans, your PC is going to sound like a tornado ripping through your house! Are you going to use it as a server or somthing? If not, there is really no use for that many fans! If you could ever teach yourself or be tought about watercooling, you may find it to be a much quieter and more efficient way of cooling. I haven't had any experience with these cases but I must say, they all look VERY cool!

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On basis of looks alone, i think the 3rd is the coolest. However, Chase has a point, its gonna be LOUD
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The Verge X (from VoyeurMods) was used in an article on building a modded computer (I think that was the subject). The mag (don't remember the name) put several of its builds in a special edition, and I picked it up.

Anyway, the Verge X looked sweet, and the people at the mag loved it. It was loud, until they turned the fans down (since they didn't need it at full blast). Their case had lights in it, and they commented that you could read by them.
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I dont really care about loud, I play WOW and will be playing BF2 ALOT.... So I will have my headphones on anyway
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have you heard of fan controllers? and what if he doesnt sleep in the same room or something, or turns off his computer. unlike some people
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I think I will go with the verge X with the fan controller. They will run all the wires nice and neat so there is no clutter. That is a problem I have with the Xaser III with the fans on the swivle side door. It is a paint o run them nice and neat and still be able to open the flap if you need to get to something.
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Load that baby with options!

Be sure to post some shots of it when you get it, as well as your completed rig.
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will do :-) I am thinking about getting the DFI Lan Party Ultra D board, but reading the reviews has me nervous. I am in no way a OC guy and it seems like this board is pretty hard to get setup
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