Question replacement of default case

Colif

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Most important of the specs to consider is its form factor and its highlighted in shot 3 - Micro ATX

the case dimensions are less helpful as it looks like that's height, Width & depth of actual case, it doesn't tell us what form factors it accepts or has the right stand offs for. No point getting a case if its big enough but you can't mount the motherboard.
is image 1 your current case as I can see why you want a new one.
 
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Most important of the specs to consider is its form factor and its highlighted in shot 3 - Micro ATX

the case dimensions are less helpful as it looks like that's height, Width & depth of actual case, it doesn't tell us what form factors it accepts or has the right stand offs for. No point getting a case if its big enough but you can't mount the motherboard.
is image 1 your current case as I can see why you want a new one.
the 3 images that i posted are all of the same build that i have now.
 

Colif

Win 10 Master
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okay, well, when you look for a case, the most important stat is the form factor. It needs to support ITX since that is what board is.

The next is how good is its airflow - i don't like the trend of fish tanks with very little gaps for air to actually come in. It makes it difficult for me to find a case I like.
 
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okay, well, when you look for a case, the most important stat is the form factor. It needs to support ITX since that is what board is.

The next is how good is its airflow - i don't like the trend of fish tanks with very little gaps for air to actually come in. It makes it difficult for me to find a case I like.
actually the airflow stinks on my build now.. that's why i am considering a new one.
my options are
1) NZXT H510 ELITE SERIES ATX MID TOWER COMPUTER CASE (can get it from a local store)
2) SST-RL06BR-PRO (would consider this one but from amazon)

any other suggestions? i am looking for front fans as mandatory

 

Colif

Win 10 Master
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is this the 2nd one? https://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=726&area=en as I would get that over the NZXT,
NZXT has glass infront of those fans, its everything i don't like about cases now. How can the fans breathe?
The silverstone has the best airflow of most modern cases, I would grab it :)

I am using a SIlverstone case now, It is main reason I am having problems finding a case thats even close to it in cooling. That SST one is real close.
 
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is this the 2nd one? https://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=726&area=en as I would get that over the NZXT,
NZXT has glass infront of those fans, its everything i don't like about cases now. How can the fans breathe?
The silverstone has the best airflow of most modern cases, I would grab it :)

I am using a SIlverstone case now, It is main reason I am having problems finding a case thats even close to it in cooling. That SST one is real close.
yes! would love the black one!
 

Colif

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it sure will keep PC cool, and if you run front fans at slow speed, it should be pretty quiet too

My case has the 3 fans (but it seems the rl06 has 120mm, mine are 180mm) and my PC is hardly ever hot. I feel its given me false expectations for what temps I should get. It is never hot. Mine is the same case design as this
 
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it sure will keep PC cool, and if you run front fans at slow speed, it should be pretty quiet too

My case has the 3 fans (but it seems the rl06 has 120mm, mine are 180mm) and my PC is hardly ever hot. I feel its given me false expectations for what temps I should get. It is never hot. Mine is the same case design as this
cool!

it is decided then! :p i will get the
Siverstone PM01
 
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so basically i have decided to go with the H510 Elite.

in other news...shall i replace my motherboard as well? hp bios are locked
 

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