New Phenom build possibly

rewindlabs

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So i need a case...i need a very very cool case i want my system frozen solid when im pounding away at crysis

I would prefer to go with a full tower and get the most space i possible can and i also have a 20$ off credit on anything so that is a plus as well....the most i can drop on a case is around 100$ and i would really like to stay well below that but you pay for what you get so... :sweat:

Here are some of what i found in my price range that look to be well cooled cases...i could give two shits about leds and lcds just as long as the case is very well cooled that is a plus...it doesn't have to be from newegg either....and if i could get a green case that would be sweet but iv not got my hopes up

I also don't want to have to buy any fans right away so it needs to come with atleast enough to cool the system

Just recommend me anything that is a full size case with good airflow...thats just about it i also like rebates etc

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811103010

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811103011

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811124121

That enermax looks like a great case...il be runing this setup with the 260 GTX in my signature so i want to make sure it is a cool as it can possibly be :D

Thanks for the help guys im off to read reviews on the cases now
 

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That case is definitely a nice price but...i thought it would be the best choice to have fans at the graphics card?

Like the xclio's....alot of them do have bad reviews though so i was worried but they look like they could cool a cucumber so...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=50008348%2040000007&Manufactory=8348&SubCategory=7&SpeTabStoreType=0

Some of them look like they would do a great job at cooling....what do you think? would i really need that much to keep the phenom and 260 very cool? i want the best cool for my buck here ;)

Thanks for the help Proximon!
 

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I wouldn't call 4's and 5's bad reviews but I didn't read the content so yeah.

Well IMO, XClio's are just cheaper versions of Antec's and Coolermaster cases, except they generally come with more fans.
 

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I meant as in things tend to go wrong with them...like the fans...and there not cheap fans :??:

What do you guys think my best option would be? will the cases with decent cooling and not xclio cooling be enough? or what?

Are there any other models that add the fans to the side? i think iv seen just about everyone of em and nothing really looks that well put together

Which one of the Xclio or like xclio cases would you recommend based on the reviews :S

Iv got to say im leaning towards that cooler master that was posted earlier at this point though...
 

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When I pick a case, case and airflow does have a factor in my decision... but I always tend to go for what looks "best" in my mind. Your going to have to stick with that case for 3-4 years, possibly even more.

Side fans didn't do much in terms of cooling for me, but then again I've got an 8800 GTS 512 :??:. Temperatures went down 2-3C, but the added noise (I keep my case on my desk) made me remove the fan in the end.