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  • EzioAs - Friday, January 11, 2013 - link

    I know you'll probably do the standard objective review with the standard test setup but would you be willing to do a separate (maybe a follow up) review with some high end parts (like with eatx motherboard, some rads and watercooling stuff)? That review doesn't have to be objective, it's just more of a guide (and suggestions) to what you can do with such a high end chassis. Reply
  • Dustin Sklavos - Friday, January 11, 2013 - link

    Actually I've been considering adding a third configuration to my ATX reviews and dubbing it either "the full fat" or "the whole hog" because I like alliteration, by adding at least one more GPU and more hard drives.

    Installing rads/watercooling is excessive and too specific (and too time-consuming); an e-ATX board won't actually affect results. I'm working with reviewing performance, not really guides for assembly. Doing guides like that would eat up way too much time.
  • EzioAs - Friday, January 11, 2013 - link

    Good to hear there's some change in the configuration. I always thought the current config seems a bit too...let's say easy, no...I think it's not stressing enough.

    Adding a 2nd GPU and HDD (you never had hard drives in the current setup) should increase the overall temps and noise to better differentiate and increase the number gaps between each chassis. However, the drawback is that people might start to point out that the benchmark isn't realistic or exaggerate the difference between chassis.
  • danjw - Friday, January 11, 2013 - link

    I couldn't agree more with this. I want to see how a higher end system fairs in these cases. Dual graphics and say a 2 hard drive RAID on top of an SSD boot drive would be an interesting configuration to see which cases are the also runs and which deserve consideration. Reply
  • zero2dash - Friday, January 11, 2013 - link

    An mATX board in that case would be HILARIOUS. =D Reply

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