Cases with 120mm fans

Enclosures and acoustic damping to help quiet them.

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NEW Thermaltake Shark

Post by sPaNkThEmOnKeY » Tue Oct 12, 2004 8:56 pm

How about the Thermaltake Shark?

http://www.thermaltake.com/xaserCase/sh ... /black.htm


Edit: My bad, this is a full tower case and you want mid-tower.


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Post by SevenRedSeven » Wed Oct 27, 2004 1:44 pm

Enermax CS-721

Drive Bays:
7 x 5 1/4"
2 x 3 1/2"
1 x 3 1/2" (hidden)

Cooling Fans:
1 x 8/12cm front
1 x 8/9/12cm rear
2 x 8cm side
1 x 8cm top

http://www.enermax.com.tw/products_case ... 30&Gid2=21

Material:
SECC 0.8 mm (Japan Steel)

Japan Steel?
folded Steel?
Katana Steel?
Hattori Hanzo Steel!

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Post by Ralf Hutter » Thu Oct 28, 2004 6:51 am

SevenRedSeven wrote:Enermax CS-721


http://www.enermax.com.tw/products_case ... 30&Gid2=21
Hmm, we've seen this case just recently, with another vendor's name on it. I can't remember the details right now. (Too much Big Daddy IPA last night)
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Re: Macase Galaxy II / D8000

Post by DrCR » Sat Oct 30, 2004 7:22 pm

Politik wrote: I'm concerned about the bezel over the front fan.. the review of the Macase Galaxy II says it seems restrictive. Although I do like the filter. I dont see how I can mod the bezel without making the case ugly... :(
Whoa! You're the only guy I've ever meet online who's ever even heard of Macase. I work for a procurement dept. in the south-east USA, and we get our whiteboxes from them among other things.

I have both the Macase Galaxy KA-180 and KA-280 (link). While where would really be no problem with putting two 120mm case fans in the lower front of the KA-180 (I actually thought about putting a Bonnie heatercore there for a little while), the KA-280 grill is a little smallish for a 120mm. A 92mm would be about right (both would require modding at is accepts on a 80mm by default).

As for the filter, it's really just a 'pantyhose' filter. You could make that yourself.

FYI for my next build, I'll be replacing my KA-180 full tower with a Silverstone TJ04 + external modular rad box (watercooling).

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Post by neologan » Fri Nov 12, 2004 7:28 am

hows about the silverstone TJ05?

http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-tj05.htm

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Post by Ized » Thu Nov 25, 2004 12:43 am

neologan wrote:hows about the silverstone TJ05?

http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-tj05.htm
There's a review over here of that case:
http://www.hardcoreware.net/reviews/review-242-1.htm

It apparently has some issues with sata drives. Nice if you like really big cases.

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Post by arsenal » Fri Dec 17, 2004 11:26 am

all the chenbro links are broken
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Post by Katana Man » Fri Dec 17, 2004 11:53 am

Thanks. Fixed.
[size=75][url=http://www.silentpcreview.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Sections&file=index&req=viewarticle&artid=78&page=1]Modified D8000[/url] w/ AcoustiPack using the [url=http://forums.silentpcreview.com/viewtopic.php?t=8493]low air resistance, low fan speed, low noise technique[/url][/size]

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Post by Trip » Sat Dec 18, 2004 7:25 am

http://www.ahanix.com/landrover.html link is bad

FK-320 Super Mid-Tower is another. EDIT: :oops: nevermind, it has a 90mm exhaust

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Post by smoothness » Tue Dec 21, 2004 3:45 pm

i just found some athenatechs that have rear 120s. i can't see through the drivecages on either one to see if you can fit 120s there too.

ATX
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDe ... 035&depa=1

mATX
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDe ... 023&depa=1

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Wow -- Keyword search of "120mm" in NewEgg cases

Post by NeilBlanchard » Tue Dec 21, 2004 5:28 pm

Wow -- do a Keyword search of "120mm" in New Egg ATX cases!

Here's an InWin case with 120mm exhaust, 120mm fanned PowerMan PS -- and it might even have a 120mm up front, too...and the front grill look quite open!
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproductde ... 335&DEPA=1
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This one *could* be a real sleeper -- *if* the PS is quiet(ish), and if the fan is quiet (or can be made to run quietly) -- that would be icing on the cake! I can't imagine that it will be a sturdy as an Antec (though is is made from 0.8mm SECC steel), but for $65 *shipped*, it could be a huge bargain...


http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproductde ... 006&DEPA=1
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Can you say [Yeong Yang "Mars" YY-5603 mid-tower case]?
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDe ... 142&depa=1
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http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproductde ... 006&DEPA=1
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Post by smoothness » Wed Dec 22, 2004 3:45 am

of all holy things svelte and non-garish, some of those are just plain gaudy looking :) . i guess to each their own. but yeah, it seems that people have neglected the whole newegg idea. granted, there's a lot of product there, but you gotta search through it to find some keepers. i chose those athenatech b/c of their appearance as well as functionality. call me a sucker, but i bought the coolermaster praetorian because it looked good. too bad the four 80mm fans are freaking loud as anything. but yeah - nice find on the aerocool - i forget where i've seen that air-tube before, but it's a nice concept.

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Post by Trip » Wed Dec 22, 2004 7:21 am

Nice, the Aerocool SPIRAL GALAXIES and Silverstone TJ06 appear to be based on the same case.

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black version of the InWin

Post by NeilBlanchard » Wed Dec 22, 2004 4:04 pm

Hello:

In case you're interested, NewEgg now also has the black version of the above InWin IW-C720T.I300BFU2AD (boy, what a stupid name!) case in stock (it's the top one in my post above):

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http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDe ... 334&depa=1
Any takers to give this one a whirl?
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Post by vapb400 » Thu Jan 13, 2005 7:16 pm

SevenRedSeven wrote:Yesico Open Air

http://www.pc-look.com/boutik/Plus_700812-002.php

Aplus XClio CS-528 X-Mod silver - Senior

http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/pro ... ts_id=1961
That Yesico is is sweet, i froogled it with no results :(

btw first post :)

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Hello & Welcome to SPCR!

Post by NeilBlanchard » Fri Jan 14, 2005 3:25 am

Hello & Welcome to SPCR!
vapb400 wrote: That Yesico is is sweet, i froogled it with no results :(

btw first post :)
It may not be free breathing enough! :P Seriously, you had better have quiet fans (or no fans) in that case, because every dB will be audible...
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Post by Trip » Thu Jan 20, 2005 12:30 pm

Covering the side and top with Vinyl barrier might fix it. Why did they open the top with holes and mostly keep the bottom closed :? Great looking case otherwise.

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Post by rtsai » Thu Jan 20, 2005 1:04 pm

The Antec SLK3000-B can be added to the list; it has room for front and rear 120mm fans (it only comes with a rear fan).

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Post by peterson » Thu Jan 27, 2005 7:57 am

What about this beast. It has no more than 3! 120mm fans installed.
$120 for this one, including 420W PSU. Their most expensive. I think it looks cool. And i'm almost 40 years old :D
PSU is optional :) I'd like a review :)

Edit: There are links to reviews on their website.

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Acousticase AC6607 has 120mm fans

Post by lte1000 » Tue Feb 01, 2005 6:13 am

The Acousticase AC6607 has 120mm fans front and rear (these are not included though when you buy the case).

It also comes with the precut Acoustipack so the sound insulation is very good

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Akasa's Eclipse 62

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Post by scinju » Wed Mar 16, 2005 5:59 pm

Thermaltake Armor VA8000

*EDIT* Oh, mid tower. I don't read things before I post :P.

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Post by jochem » Mon Mar 21, 2005 1:03 am

the NEW VERSION of the Aopen h600B also has an 12 cm fan on the backside

but, I repeat, only the NEW version... older ones have 2x 8 cm openings.

(this is thanks to burcakb, he emailed Aopen, advising them to make the outtake larger... also see
http://forums.silentpcreview.com/viewto ... 474#166474)


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Post by scinju » Thu Mar 24, 2005 10:16 pm

A sub-$150 Lian Li with both 120mm intakes and outtakes here! And this one is a mid-tower, not a full tower like my previous post!

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Post by whitebloodcell » Sat Mar 26, 2005 5:10 am

thezfunk wrote:Hey guys you probably have answered this question before but I ask forgiveness. I am looking for a case with DUAL rear 120mm case fans for a watercooling project and I have looked and looked and I can't find any! Anyone have a suggestion?
The Silverstone TJ06 can also be modded to fit a dual 120mm Rad in the front if you sacrifice the 80mm fan and Wind Tunnel. The front bezel hides any modfication you make for a nice clean look.

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case with removable motherboard tray and 120 mm fan

Post by rickyman » Fri Apr 08, 2005 4:51 pm

i want to know which case has this requirement?


removable motherboard tray
120 mm fan

i forgot one thing that is no full tower . i need med tower only.

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Post by Katana Man » Fri Apr 08, 2005 7:32 pm

The Global WIN YCC-61F1 has a removable motherboard tray. I'm not sure of any others.
[size=75][url=http://www.silentpcreview.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Sections&file=index&req=viewarticle&artid=78&page=1]Modified D8000[/url] w/ AcoustiPack using the [url=http://forums.silentpcreview.com/viewtopic.php?t=8493]low air resistance, low fan speed, low noise technique[/url][/size]

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Akasa's Eclipse 62

Post by rickyman » Sun Apr 10, 2005 11:14 am

Akasa's Eclipse 62

where do i buy this in USA?

and where do i get the review for this case?

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Post by ckamc » Sun Apr 10, 2005 11:17 pm

Havent seen this case posted yet on this thread... and it looks promising

Cooler Master RC-530 Centurion 530
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and the Centurion 531
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