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"Asus Maximus V Extreme" in "In win H-Frame" : nice fit

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2,5 months past and I opened the In Win H-Frame case: no noticable dust.

Reminder: I use a fan profile in Asus AI Suite that keeps my fans inactive most of the time: they only run when temps increase (CPU fan apart). Medium hot air just evaporates thru the open chassis: no noise, no dust.

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Thanks for the follow-up erixx:toast:
 
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I want one, anodized in black. :)
 

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Don't give me ideas! :roll:
 
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^^ this looks more like a stockcar to me :wtf:
its origin is a Ducati motorcycle frame;)

Commenting towards the thread. I really do like the H-Frame, I just think they missed the boat on the color. Even with my X-frame, I had to dye the yellow bits black to tolerate it long term. I just really appreciate that someone is thinking outside of the standard "box" that everyone else is using!
 
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ok, after 6 months I bought an "Air spray" to clean the insides, but no, nothing worth mentioning.

Conclusion: do not over-fan your box, it is not a dust cleaner.... : )
 

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Madness?

http://www.stomptokyo.com/reelopinions/uploaded_images/300-1-770608.jpg

THIS IS ENTHUSIAST CLASS!




In all seriousness, the price is a tad high, but not by much for what you're getting. As erixx stated, the aluminium panels on this are 2-4x as thick as other high-quality aluminium cases.
Couple that with the fact that this case oozes personality and innovation, and $350USD seems fair to me.
I seem to remember when the original Cosmos came out that people were complaining of the $300 price tag. Look how many people have a Cosmos now, and how many other cases now have features that were either started by the Cosmos or brought mainstream by it. If a case is innovative and sturdy, people will pay whatever price is asked. Hell, there are still DangerDen torture racks floating around. The base model for a torture rack was what, $150-200? Add a cover and some 120mm fan mounts and it's now $250-300 for essentially a large chunk of plexiglass with the DD logo. Not everybody thinks strictly form, fit, and function like you and I. Fashion plays a large role in a lot of people's decisions. Bottom line, it's their money, not ours. As much as I like this case, no bloody way I would pay more than $200 shipped for any case. I didn't even pay $100 for the case I'm using now that's housing nearly $2k worth of hardware, and frankly, I love it.

Edit: Went back and looked at some of erixx's pics again and he has a Cosmos. Irony!
I agree, apart from 1 exception, and that's them crappy Mountain Mods cases, my mate bought one, cost £300 and imo is a piece of shit. A few bent pices of aluminium, you don't no extras with it at all, and have to build it yourself.