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Storm Scout or HAF 922

May 12, 2009
5,167 (1.65/day)
Processor Intel Core i5-3570K
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z77N-WIFI
Cooling Corsair A70 (Passive)
Memory Samsung 8GB MV-3V4G3D/US
Storage Samsung PM841 256GB
Display(s) Dell UltraSharp U2412M
Case BitFenix Prodigy (Arctic White)
Power Supply FSP Zen 400 (Fanless)
Software OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks
So it's the summer, I got a job, and have a couple hundred bucks for a nice upgrade. I'm looking to get a new case & PSU first then work my way into getting a new mobo. I've been eyeing the HAF 922 since it came out, but then I saw the Storm Scout. I know for a fact that the HAF 922 has better cooling, but I'm not an avid gamer and I have never done any serious overclocking, but I can't say I won't in the future. The size of the Scout worries me because I won't be able to mount 2 fans on coolers like the TRUE/1283/Promega because of the lack of space due to the top 140mm fan. I'm not sure whether I ever will go water cooling because of how expensive it is. I plan on getting the MSI 790FX quad crossfire motherboard and maybe slap 4 4770's in there within the next 1-2 years after the prices drop. The case will be going in my room where I'll be doing homework and sleeping so noise is a tiny factor.

If you were in my situation which case would you pick?
Dec 27, 2007
8,506 (2.34/day)
Kansas City
System Name The Dove Box Rev 2.0
Processor I7 5930k
Motherboard Asus X99
Cooling Custom water loop
Memory 4 x 4GB 3000 MHz DDR4
Video Card(s) 2x MSI 780 Ti's in SLI
Storage 500GB Samsung 850 PCIe SSD, 2x1TB WD Blacks, 1.2TB NAS
Display(s) 27" Asus 144Hz
Case Enermax Fulmo GT
Audio Device(s) ON BOARD FTW
Power Supply Thermaltake Toughpower 850W
Keyboard Logitech G510
Software Win 10 64x
HAF 922, the reviews on it are amazing. It only $10 more at the moment w/free shipping from the egg at $99.
Oct 4, 2007
293 (0.08/day)
Spring lake
Processor i7 6700k 4ghz
Motherboard ASRock Z170 fatal1ty
Cooling Corsair H100i GTX with Noctua NF-F12 fans
Memory G.Skill Ripjaw V series 2666mhz 2x8gb
Storage HyperX predator 240gb M.2 SSD/Samsung 850 EVO 500gb/3tb WD Red
Case Corsair 250D
Power Supply EVGA NEX650G
i say go for the haf 922 i have a cooler with 2 fans mounted and it fits nice even with a 200mm fan on top i took a pic (sorry crap phone cam) about a little over a inch clearance and thats with 2 fans on the cooler and a top fan and also crossfire 4890s it has great cooling and lots of room and is very wide so even with a tower cooler you can still fit 2 side 120mm fans lots of cooling options and you can mount a 120.3 or 120.2 rad on top to its a great case lot of options for cable management to i love it its a great case


May 27, 2009
3,404 (1.09/day)
Brunswick, GA
System Name Haz0
Processor i7-2700K
Motherboard Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3
Cooling Chicken Stock
Memory 16GB G.Skill Ripshits X 1600MHz
Video Card(s) Sapphire 5850
Storage Kingston 128GB SSD + WD Black 640GB + 2x 1.5TB
Display(s) 24" Acer G245HQ + 19" Lenovo L194
Case Antec NSK-4482 Orangified
Audio Device(s) X-Fi XtremeGamer
Power Supply Corsair TX750W
Software Windows 7: Electric Boogaloo
922 all the way. Scout is nice, painted black interior, but I just love the 922, and at $100 shipped you can't beat it.


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Mar 17, 2007
19,666 (5.01/day)
Youngstown, OH
System Name Gamer :Server and Android BuildBox
Processor i7 3930k: Xeon e5-2660
Motherboard MSI X79A-GD45 Plus : Generic
Cooling Liqid cooled: CM 212+
Memory Klevv Neo 2x4Gb 1866 @ 1600 CL9 : 2x8Gb Vengeance 1600 cl9
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 950 SC : XFX R5 220
Storage HGST 2TB + 480GB OCZ Trion 150 : Seagate 1TB SSHD + WD 3TB + 2x HGST 2TB
Display(s) ViewSonic VX2457-MHD 23.6" : headless
Case DIYPC D480-W White Window : Bitfenix Comrade
Audio Device(s) nVidia HDMI : Onboard
Power Supply EVGA 500b : Tt 775W Modular
Software Windows 7 Ultimate+Manjaro 16.06: Ubuntu Server 16.10
IMO, the HAF 932.