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Old 23-09-18, 04:14 PM
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Tempered Glass or no?...

Hey guys,

So I’m having a bit of an dilemma here and can’t quite decide...

Which to go for windowed side panel or side panel in tempered glass?

The case in question is Fractal Design Define C.

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Old 23-09-18, 05:15 PM
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I don't see any meaningful reason to not go with tempered glass, if you've decided to have a side window. The acrylic windows on the Fractal cases are just like Phanteks, VERY prone to scratches. Tempered glass is also much better at absorbing high pitch noises coming from graphics card etc.
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Old 23-09-18, 05:21 PM
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I never cared for it. It's not worth the money to me
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Old 23-09-18, 06:13 PM
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The choice is personal ,whether you want tempered glass or not , there are pro's and con's to all choices . I'm not a fan of the 4 fixing thumb screws to hold a side panel on , i much prefer hinged door approach but that's just me
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Old 23-09-18, 06:24 PM
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Tempered glass is soooo much easier to clean than acrylic, Doesn't get scratched and looks so much better.
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Old 23-09-18, 06:31 PM
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Tempered glass is soooo much easier to clean than acrylic, Doesn't get scratched and looks so much better.
And I assume that the "normal" side window panel is made out of acrylic? Ie this;


Since this is the TG edition:

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Old 23-09-18, 06:32 PM
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And I assume that the "normal" side window panel is made out of acrylic? Ie this;

Yep, Welcome to scratch land
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Old 24-09-18, 11:27 AM
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Tempered glass = prettier and easier to clean

Acrylic = Cheaper and lighter
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Old 24-09-18, 10:19 PM
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TG all the way - even just for looks alone.
My cat jumps/climbs/claws her way to the top of my PC and not a mark to be seen. I'd dare say if it was acrylic I'd have a cloudy scratched up mess.
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Old 24-09-18, 10:25 PM
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Yup, ordered the TG version yesterday and got it today during the evening
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