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Poll: What case size do you prefer? (72 member(s) have cast votes)

What case size do you prefer?

  1. Mini-ITX Tower (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  2. Mini Tower (2 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  3. Voted Mid Tower (31 votes [38.75%])

    Percentage of vote: 38.75%

  4. Full Tower (39 votes [48.75%])

    Percentage of vote: 48.75%

  5. Server (2 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  6. Desktop (2 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  7. Cube (1 votes [1.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.25%

  8. Custom (for Muchoman1) (3 votes [3.75%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.75%

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#37 IVIYTH0S

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 12:08 PM

What's the purpose of having 4 coolers in the back if the case is open?

I assume is open only for the picture

Nope! always open but now that you mention it, I may see what my temps end up being like with the one side on :thumbsup:

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 12:15 PM

Just put a desk fan next to it and set it to oscillate...let the wind blow through that mullet!

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 06:02 AM

there's no problem (space/heat) so far with my mid tower, but i want to try FULL maybe next time.
idk if it's only me that mid~full towers looks deceiving, sort of; "hey look at Goliath standing next to David". rarrrrrr! :P

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 06:15 AM

What's the purpose of having 4 coolers in the back if the case is open?

I assume is open only for the picture

His "party in the back" shot was for the wiring, at least that's how I read it. That's still the front of his case, it's just the back panel side. :cheers:
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 06:25 AM

alright, now that there is a custom option my vote is for that.

my desk is obviously a custom sized case, and my lan rig which im building is also in a fully custom made case

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 11:57 PM

Ultra-tower! :evilgrin:

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:52 AM

I'm with the guy that said Mid Tower when buildong someone else's rig, Full Tower for my own.

I love the extra space: it's easier to work with, cleaner wiring, the whole ordeal is often quicker, and I don't need some super long, thin screwdriver for the parts that mid towers like to cramp in.

not to mention they look great. I've got a tower much larger than my monitor on my desk, and I love it! The mailman gave me a dirty look when he delivered my full tower xD!

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 12:51 PM

I love the space when working with a full tower, but with so many functions being integrated into the motherboards, Mid size can easily have extra slots. So after losing a couple layers of knuckle skin, my mid size tower is perfectly fine for air cooling, a bigger case would just give me more hot spots and a little longer before it levels off it's internal temp, I say get that air outa there. Ooooo I need to make a full size tower that is basically a giant heatsink.... It'll be like a metal hedgehog computer...

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 04:37 AM

@IVIYTH0S: I'm late in posting. What the 4 fan are doing at the back section? :P

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 09:53 AM

@IVIYTH0S: I'm late in posting. What the 4 fan are doing at the back section? :P

That's still the front of the computer, just from the right side, though it's the "back" of most of the working components

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 05:31 PM

I like full tower. Mid tower is meh.

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 06:11 PM

I use a full tower currently. I am in the process of designing and soon to be fabricating my own case. :D

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