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Your opinion about buying a new desktop PC case?

  1. Sep 27, 2009 #1
    Use this link to see hardware specifications for my desktop PC.

    http://reviews.cnet.com/desktops/gateway-f...?tag=mncol;rnav [Broken]

    Due to a misunderstanding concerning the store warranty which was cleared up today, I discovered that buying a new case for my PC will not void the warranty of my Gateway FX 6710-01 gaming computer. I was hoping to upgrade to a Coolermaster HAF 932 full tower case. I would like to know if my m-ATX motherboard would be compatible with the mounts inside the new case. As well as all the other components.

    Since my old, stock case has very little to absolutely no airflow, which causes overheating especially with my graphics card. Will I notice a temperature drop with the HAF 932? Will most aftermarket CPU coolers and very large graphics cards physically fit inside this case? How much power do all the fans in the new case take up all together? I used to have the junk 400W PSU my PC came with, but recently upgraded to a Corsair TX 750. 750W PSU, Is that enough?

    I heard that the Coolermaster HAF 932 is currently one of the most sought-after gaming computer case next to the Cosmos-S.
     
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  3. Sep 28, 2009 #2
    Everything will mount fine inside the case. It has plenty of depth to it, so highly doubt you'll run into a situation where a CPU heat sink wont fit. A quick google search shows many different kinds of heat sinks used with them. Even the ones that usually have clearance issues. You should notice a considerable temperature difference if your current case is restrictive. The HAF 932 is an excellent case.

    The fans don't use that much power. Each one typically only use anywhere from 1 to 2 watts. Your 750W power supply is plenty.
     
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