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Looking for a windowed case with no vent on top

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I'm looking for a windowed ATX mid-tower case with no vent on top (they seem really hard to find for some reason). If the case has noise dampening material on the inside that would be amazing too :D.

 

I had my eyes on Corsair's SPEC-02 but unfortunately it has a watercooling vent on the top :(.

 

Corsair CC-9011057-WW Carbide Series SPEC-02 Mid-Tower ATX Gaming Computer Case with Blue LED - Black

 

My current case is a Cooler Master K380.


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you have nearly zero chance of getting one. although i would recommend the NZXT S340 it have a single 120mm fan on the top i think.

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Why does it matter whether or not it has a vent on it?


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i covered the top of my S340

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fractal design s? it has noise dampening and covers for the vents


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h440 kinda does ...I mean it does but its off to the side leaving the actual top clean.


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My H440 only has side vents that count? And the R5 has vents optional.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 minutes ago, Jacktastic-Mofo said:

Why does it matter whether or not it has a vent on it?

Dust getting inside and noise from all the fans :(. I sit close to my desktop so noise is quite an issue. Even my home server with literally the same amount of rotational devices (2 hard drives, 4 fans) is quieter than my desktop 

 

2 minutes ago, Enderman said:

i covered the top of my S340

That looks really neat :o


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When something is worth doing, it's worth overdoing.

On 6/22/2016 at 10:05 AM, trag1c said:

It's completely blown out of proportion. Also if you're the least bit worried about data gathering then you should go live in a cave a 1000Km from the nearest establishment simply because every device and every entity gathers information these days. In the current era privacy is just fallacy and nothing more.

 

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2 minutes ago, burnttoastnice said:

Dust getting inside and noise from all the fans :(. I sit close to my desktop so noise is quite an issue. Even my home server with literally the same amount of rotational devices (2 hard drives, 4 fans) is quieter than my desktop 

 

That looks really neat :o

Just run your fans at low RPM's and make sure they're configure for positive static air pressure.


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2 minutes ago, burnttoastnice said:

 

That looks really neat :o

I also bought a silverstone acoustic foam pack for $20 and layered the entire inside with it :)

very quiet case

the way the front panel is designed is excellent

90% of noise is only coming out the back of the case with the open vents


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Posted · Original PosterOP
8 minutes ago, DrM said:

fractal design s? it has noise dampening and covers for the vents

Something like this is what I'm looking for :D

 

3 minutes ago, Jacktastic-Mofo said:

Just run your fans at low RPM's and make sure they're configure for positive static air pressure.

At the moment all the fans in the case are running at slightly different speeds because of only 2 fan headers on the mobo (1 intake and 1 exhaust is running sub-1000rpm though). I'm saving up for those arctic-pst fans so all the fans can run at the same speed :D  


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 OS              Windows 10 Pro

 CPU             i5-4430S

 RAM             8GB CORSAIR XMS3 (2x4gb)

 Cooler          LC Power LC-CC-97 65W

 Motherboard     ASUS H81M-PLUS

 GPU             GeForce GTX 1060

 Storage         120GB Sandisk SSD (boot), 750GB Seagate 2.5" (storage), 500GB Seagate 2.5" SSHD (cache)

 

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Type            Server

OS              Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

CPU             Core 2 Duo E6320

RAM             2GB Non-ECC

Motherboard     ASUS P5VD2-MX SE

Storage         RAID 1: 250GB WD Blue and Seagate Barracuda

Uses            Webserver, NAS, Mediaserver, Database Server

 

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On 8/27/2015 at 10:09 AM, Drixen said:

Linus is light years ahead a lot of other YouTubers, he isn't just an average YouTuber.. he's legitimately, legit.

On 10/11/2015 at 11:36 AM, Geralt said:

When something is worth doing, it's worth overdoing.

On 6/22/2016 at 10:05 AM, trag1c said:

It's completely blown out of proportion. Also if you're the least bit worried about data gathering then you should go live in a cave a 1000Km from the nearest establishment simply because every device and every entity gathers information these days. In the current era privacy is just fallacy and nothing more.

 

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Define S. Just leave the moduvents closed...

 

No better option imho.

 

 

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I have a Fractal R5. Love it. And as stated with the Define S, just leave the ModuVents closed and you're fine. I, too, dislike vents on the top.

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Get the Define R5 for better silence with the top closed.

Define S is kind of the same but Fractal Design is pushing the R5 as the world's quietest case but not the Define S. imho it doesn't matter.

http://www.fractal-design.com/home/justsilence 

 

Despite being a silent case, it has plenty of airflow, even more than most big full towers. Fan mounts: 2x in front, 2x bottom, 1x side (non-windowed), 1x rear, 3x top (which you said you won't use)


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