550D or R4

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falcon26
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550D or R4

Post by falcon26 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:44 pm

Need a new case for a build. What seems to be the case to get for all around silence and goodness, Corsair 550D or Fractal R4.....
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Re: 550D or R4

Post by CA_Steve » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:02 pm

Both are nice for quiet builds and I doubt one would be noticably quieter/cooler than the other with the usual fan-fu we do here. Pick the one with the features you like more.
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