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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by Irish_PXzyan, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. Irish_PXzyan

    Irish_PXzyan

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    Hey lads.

    I need a new tower soon enough.
    The tower I got now has poor cooling and looks rubbish now!

    So I need to buy a new case with superb cooling but looks good and professional.

    If I was to put a price down..I would be willing to spend around 100-150 euros.

    So please give me some advice on what to choose!
    Cheers!
     
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    for that budget i would say either..:
    CM Storm Scout
    CM Storm Sniper
    Silverstone Raven
    CM HAF 922
    Lian-Li - dunno which but their good
    Antec 902
    CM HAF 932
    Antec 1200
    CM Cosmos
     
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    Fractal Design Define R2 I love that case! Silent, looks superb, and the cooling is very good. Around 80-90 Euros I think.
     
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    Nice selections.

    I like the Antec Nine Hundred!
    Looks fancy and plenty of cooling!
     
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    Would the ANTEC FULL TOWER TWELVE HUNDRED be much better than the nine hundred?
     
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    crazyeyesreaper Chief Broken Rig

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    for good cooling i suggest the HAF cases easy to work with and cable managment is so easy a monkey could a decent job (probably better then me even since i still havent redone my wiring yet) anyway yea HAF 932 suggestion by me but then again everyone has this case so to be different id go with MRCL's idea
     
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    All you need to know.....

    Look here.

    If not I suggest a CM 922. You can see one in its full glory by clicking on my "Rate the Mailbox 2.0" link in my siggy.
     
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    That PC-A71F looks mighty fine! But will be out of many mans budget...
     
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    I have one of these. The Armor+ has a few more features (like removable mobo tray). I've been very sastisfied with it, but it's big, heavy and a little pricey.

    That being said, my personal opinion is "don't skimp on the case". It's quite possible that it will be the component you have the longest.
     
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    Well if you want to save some money go with the Antec 300.

    But for your budget I'd go with the Antec 900.
     
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    I find the HAF to be better built than the Armor. But thats IMO.
     
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    the antec 300 isn't so great on cable management in my opinion,i would get the NZXT gamma or beta if i had budget thats around 300 price.
     
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    They are all lovely cases lads!

    I really want one that will be the coolest. great air flow is important to keep everything cool.

    I like the Antec 900 and 1200 as they have plenty of fans in it.

    Quite hard to figure out what's the best!
     
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    Can you elaborate on that MM? I have no experience the HAF. What makes it better in your opinion?
     
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    Being a fellow HAF 922 owner, all I can say is : build quality 10/10. Cable management 10/10, included cooling solution 10/10.

    In other words the 922 commands :respect:
     
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    ohhh yes yes the 922 looks very nice!
    That is certainly top the list now!
     
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    don't forget it's big brother the 932.
     
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    Ohh even better!
     
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    I have TigerDirect here in Miami. They have several showrooms. Ive seen both cases next to each other and the HAF had and overall better build. The sides of the Armor were more flimsy and just didn't seem as tough as the HAF. To be honest I thought about getting a Armor at first but after further expection I liked the HAF more. However I wanted a Lian-Li but my wife saw I liked the HAF then and bought it for me.

    On topic:
    If it comes down to the 932 vs 922 I would go 922. The 922 is "smaller" but its more refined IMO.
     
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    NZXT Tempest EVO
    NZXT Lexa S
    CM Storm Scout


    My top 3 at least.

    ST
     
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    Like a lot here have said, the 922. Heck i'm in love with mine. Never had a case so well built. The panels and the body are strong, good cable m, looks agressive and excellent cooling. What dyou want more? ;)
     
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    Fair enough!!
    HAF 922 sounds impressive :p
     
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    The sniper is the same case with a different external look. Plus the Sniper has hadles at the top;) Just a bit of FYI.
     
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    Best case on the market for cooling performance under 150 euro is the Lian-Li PC-P50b - light, great features, true quality tooless installation, Lian-li quality.

    I also like the fractal design R2 but I havent received mine yet (won in MOTY contest at bit-tech)
     

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