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Old 03-04-2009, 09:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - NZXT Guardian 921 CS-NT-GD921-B Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

any thoughts as too this case?

I like it, but I'm not too sure on whether or not I will be able to fit everything into it.

I mean that in terms of 1 (eventually SLI) GTX 260 and enough room for a decent wire management job.

I do plan on water cooling so a CPU cooler shouldn't be an issue.

I appreciate any input
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Old 03-04-2009, 09:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Aspire will correct me if I'm wrong, but I think that wouldn't be all that great for water cooling. A full tower would be better methinks, he knows which ones.

As for a mid tower if you weren't water cooling, it's alright for the price I guess. Outside looks alright, but the inside looks a bit like crap.
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well I plan on running the hoses outside of the case as i don't move my comp around at all

I am however (as you noticed the interior) also planning on powder coating that interior if I get it
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Just grab it, its actually pretty good.
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Again, I don't know much about water cooling, Andrew will tell you the pros and cons of an external RAD I'm sure.
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******, how do you know my name.

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Anyways, case is mediocre at best. It's just another one of your cheap plastic covered mid-towers.

Getting a halfway decent full tower like the Uber-Chakra will give you more room to work in, additional drive bays, and the ability to mount your water cooling setup directly to the case.

Here's a gallery of an older revision of my current rig to give you an idea of how a pretty simple case mounted water cooling setup looks.

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Alright then I'm sure the Antec 1200 will be good to go then
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Alright then I'm sure the Antec 1200 will be good to go then
Ugh, don't like that one either, bunch of plastic rubbish.
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^ Haha, what cases do you recommend then? I know you favor the Gigabyte Aurora. How are some of the Cooler Master cases for watercooling.
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The Cosmos S is a great water cooling case as it will fit an MCR320 in the roof with no cutting whatsoever.

Aside from that, the full tower lian li's are very nice, the Mountain Mods cases are top notch, if a bit expensive...

Also a big fan of certain Silverstone cases, like the TJ-07.
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