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2021/06/06 17:28:40 (permalink)
So I've been needing an upgrade for my PC case for a while, I've got top-end hardware but my case is a budget DIYPC Full Tower case. It's decent enough to get the job done but I'd like something better for airflow and design.
 
I've watched a lot of videos on YT, and practically all the content I find is for mid-tower cases. I'd love something like Corsair's 5000d airflow, but it just doesn't have enough room. I basically just want something that looks half decent, (way too many full tower cases look way over the top) has good airflow, and has good build quality. Yet everything I've found has the front panel completely covered, looks obnoxious, or costs $50 and will break in a week.
 
Are there any proper "gold-standard" Full tower cases out there? I'm down for any and all recommendations here!
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    Flint 1760
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/07 03:28:10 (permalink)
    Have you looked at Fractal Designs?  Here is a link, the Meshify series are flow through front.
    https://www.fractal-design.com/products/cases/?size=full-size
     


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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/07 04:32:09 (permalink)
    Airflow is the main thing to consider when looking at cases. 
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/07 06:19:45 (permalink)
    Design and beauty are very important to many. But usually these are cases with a high budget, and in them the cooling system is thought out -)
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/07 10:23:44 (permalink)
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    Design and beauty are very important to many. But usually these are cases with a high budget, and in them the cooling system is thought out -)

    I'm already running a 5950X and 3080FE, I don't think the price is something I should worry about at this point xD
    Flint 1760
    Have you looked at Fractal Designs?  Here is a link, the Meshify series are flow through front.
    https://www.fractal-design.com/products/cases/?size=full-size


    Didn't realize they had an XL line on the Meshify, I'm looking into it now, ty!
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/07 11:41:17 (permalink)
    I've been using a Rosewill ThorV2 for the last 9 yrs and let me tell, this thing could be used as a boat anchor!
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/07 16:05:44 (permalink)
    I actually just ordered their Define 7 XL, no idea how it'll hold up, but it seems like Cooler Master has mostly abandoned this size unless you're willing to really, really shell out and they're who I used to use consistently. If money really is no concern though, there is a Cooler Master option you could take, it's just more than twice the (already high) cost of most other full towers.
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/07 16:21:58 (permalink)
    Boe6Eod7Nty
    So I've been needing an upgrade for my PC case for a while, I've got top-end hardware but my case is a budget DIYPC Full Tower case. It's decent enough to get the job done but I'd like something better for airflow and design.
     
    I've watched a lot of videos on YT, and practically all the content I find is for mid-tower cases. I'd love something like Corsair's 5000d airflow, but it just doesn't have enough room. I basically just want something that looks half decent, (way too many full tower cases look way over the top) has good airflow, and has good build quality. Yet everything I've found has the front panel completely covered, looks obnoxious, or costs $50 and will break in a week.
     
    Are there any proper "gold-standard" Full tower cases out there? I'm down for any and all recommendations here!

    I actually have that corsair case and it's great, what do you plan on filling it with? 


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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/08 02:32:02 (permalink)
    The Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL is a beautiful case and has been extremely popular for a few years now. Definitely worth checking out at the very least.
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/08 04:55:57 (permalink)
    I personally like the BeQuiet Towers... 
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/08 12:03:04 (permalink)
    one of the most popular cases is the Meshify C because it has good airflow. i have the Meshify C for over a year now and it is holding up fine with no physical damage or anything. the only issue that you might face with this card is that it isn't big enough for long GPU cards, but this isn't an issue for EVGA cards because even a FTW3 will fit
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/14 17:02:05 (permalink)
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/28 10:56:04 (permalink)
    Well, update on my post here - the Define 7 XL comes with an unremovable PSU shroud, and the HDD cage area I need to get through to mount my radiator doesn't open as the manual says. More succinctly, I'd avoid Fractal.
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/29 18:50:25 (permalink)
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/29 19:40:22 (permalink)
    I was very impressed by the NZXT case I used for my last build.  They thought about a lot of things I never even considered.
     
    That said, for my current build I went with a Fractal Design Define R5.  I didn't go with the 7 because I need the 5 1/4" drive bays for an internal UHD-BD drive.
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/30 03:38:35 (permalink)
    New Corsair 7000D Airflow looks dope
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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/30 03:55:11 (permalink)
    The Corsair 7000X also looks great and is big enough for a 420mm rad or a 420mm AIO. 

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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/06/30 13:59:11 (permalink)
    air flow is the #1 factor to consider IMHO, all those case's that have no mesh in the front have restricted air flow get something that has mesh in the front to get good air flow.

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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/07/24 15:16:52 (permalink)
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    Have you looked at Fractal Designs?  Here is a link, the Meshify series are flow through front.

     

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    Re: Recommendations for a Full Tower case? 2021/07/27 11:12:53 (permalink)
    nzxt only thing is the front panel not see through i have it off.
     
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