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Advice for a quiet (mid ATX) case

traderjoe

40 months ago

I am looking for a quiet, mid ATX case for my new build. I do not think I can go smaller than a mid ATX nor would I want to due to reduced air flow.

At this time, I am not planning on a radiator / water cooling system, however, I may want one in a few years.

I am interested in a quiet case like the Fractal Design Define S, but I need a 5.25" bay for a dvd burner drive. I would prefer the Define S over the Define R5. I also like the Corsair Vengeance C70 and Phanteks Enthoo Pro M, but they do not have the sound dampening qualities of the Fractal Design Define S.

If I do not plan to use the dvd burner often, would you suggest I purchase the Define S and use an external dvd burner?

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
Case be quiet! SILENT BASE 600 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $84.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $16.88 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $101.87
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-08-19 12:34 EDT-0400

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