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Which Will Have Better Air Flow?
05-27-2014, 12:28 PM, (This post was last modified: 05-27-2014, 12:32 PM by Rapajez.)
RE: Which Will Have Better Air Flow?
Honestly, both of them will provide more than enough case cooling to OC effectively. Based on the reviews, the Thermaltake may be a little quieter, but if this is your first build, it may be more difficult to work with. With either case, it more important that you keep the cables tidy (route things behind the motherboard, in empty drive cages, use modular PSU's, etc).

Of course, you'll want a good CPU cooler too. I recommend the Noctua NH-D14 in your range. It's easy to install, and actually beats many closed-loop water coolers. Plus, there's less noise and parts to worry about. If you do go with a water cooler, be sure you have adequate cooling to the rest of the motherboard. The side fans on both cases should get the job done though.
GPU: NVIDIA Titan X, CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz OC'd @ 4.5GHz, Mobo: ASRock Z77 Extreme4, Mem: 2x Corsair Dominator 2133MHz 8GB, SSD: Samsung 850 EVO, Case: Corsair Carbide 500R, PSU: Corsair TX850M, CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14, Case Fans: 4x Cooler Master Excalibur 120mm PWM, Monitors: 3x ViewSonic VX2270SMH-LED in NVIDIA Surround

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RE: Which Will Have Better Air Flow? - by Rapajez - 05-27-2014, 12:28 PM

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