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    Large case recommendation

    In the market for a new case. Bit out of touch so seeing if anyone can recommend something that fits most (ideally all) of these requirements:

    - Watercooling friendly without any major modifications (mandatory).
    - Atleast 6 x 5.25" bays (Fan controller x2, Optical x2, Reservoir to come).
    - Room inside (this is important) for a minimum of 2 x 120.2 rad's, ideally for larger ones.
    - Atleast 5 HDD's (including 2.5" support).
    - Support for large GFX cards (ie. over 13").
    - Prefer good accessibility.

    Budget: Let's say up to £400 but that's flexible.

    I did consider Mountain Mods but the wait time (3 wks+) and some bad reviews on build quality took them off my current list. Shame, they did fit the bill otherwise.

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    Re: Large case recommendation

    Corsair Obsidian? EDIT nope, only 5x5.25, sorry. Would fit everything else I think.

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      • Motherboard:
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      • Case:
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      • LG 31MU97
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    Re: Large case recommendation

    The motherboard area doesn't look that large. Would it hold a big GFX card like say, the 5970?

    EDIT: I take that back, just saw some pic's of the motherboard tray. It's bigger than it looks .

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    Re: Large case recommendation

    Coolermaster ATCS 840, only issue is where to put the rads, as the current trend is away from multiple 120mm fans in favor of single larger fans

    still got the good old Silverstone TJ07 and lian li PC-P80 they are still exellent cases

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      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
      • Intel i8 8700K (Watercooled)
      • Memory:
      • 2 x 16GB DDR4 Corsair LPX 4000Mhz
      • Storage:
      • Samsung 960 EVO 500GB, Samsung 850 EVO 500GB, SS 1TB, WD 2TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Gigabyte GTX 1080 Ti Waterforce WB Xtreme Edition
      • PSU:
      • Antec HCP-850 Platinum
      • Case:
      • Corsair Obsidian 900D (Dual D5 in series: 120.7 - EX360 + EX480) Noctua F & P12 Fans
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • LG 31MU97
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    Re: Large case recommendation

    EDIT: Removed - was looking at wrong picture!
    Last edited by Bugbait; 30-11-2009 at 05:56 PM.

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