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Old October 23, 2008, 05:27 PM
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Default Tj10? Tj07? Cosmos S?

okay so what i've come up with...is basically, cosmos S will be cheapest and i think TJ07 will be the most expensive.
WAIITT before you guys say anything. The TJ10 will cost in the middle.
Now, when I was calculating this, I was also putting in consideration, how to fully equip the case will all fans that it can carry. (air-cooling only please. not playing with watercooling yet, dont have the money for DD lol) but yeah.

I don't know which case to get...they all look pretty nice, and airflow looks pretty good from all of them.
Basically it comes down to airflow and temps. I want your guys' inputs.
Users of these cases and people with experience with these cases are preferred but any advice would be great! thanks guys.
PS noise is no factor, im usually blasting music.

EDIT : btw, my rig is used for gaming and sometimes leaving on all night for downloads..for maybe up to 2 weeks at a time if not more..
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Old October 23, 2008, 05:29 PM
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I've never been disappointed by a CoolerMaster product. Whether it's cases or even their fans, they're the best thing you can get for the money. My vote is for the Cosmos S.
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Old October 23, 2008, 05:36 PM
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Cosmos S..... :)

Can't speak for the others as I've never owned one, but I'm quite pleased with mine.
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Old October 23, 2008, 05:41 PM
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The TJ09 is a fabulous case, as is the 07....And the Cosmos....they are all good choices. Just pick the one you like the most, or the one that has the best feature set for you. One thing about the TJ09 is cable management is not perfect. But its still darn good.
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Old October 23, 2008, 05:42 PM
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Cosmos S..... :)

Can't speak for the others as I've never owned one, but I'm quite pleased with mine.

i see you have a samsung 2253bw, i have one too, do you have an issue with some of the colours being too light? klike....some of the lighter shades of blue or like..i dunno how to explain...my mon just some colours are too light and "blend" like you dont see the lines that seperate cause it seems too light or something. do you know what i mean?
like in gmail, the lines that seperate each email in your inbox, i can barely see those but like..in terms of gaming, no my brights arent that bright..i tried playing with the settings but i dunno what to do lol
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Old October 23, 2008, 05:47 PM
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The TJ09 is a fabulous case, as is the 07....And the Cosmos....they are all good choices. Just pick the one you like the most, or the one that has the best feature set for you. One thing about the TJ09 is cable management is not perfect. But its still darn good.
lol " they are all good choices"...doesnt help >< lol i know they're all good.....in the long run prolly the one that costs most would be good?..yeah i seen the TJ09 but my friend has it and i dont really want the same thing....i like all their features, and i dont HAVE to have a removable mobo tray...
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Old October 23, 2008, 05:53 PM
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i see you have a samsung 2253bw, i have one too, do you have an issue with some of the colours being too light? klike....some of the lighter shades of blue or like..i dunno how to explain...my mon just some colours are too light and "blend" like you dont see the lines that seperate cause it seems too light or something. do you know what i mean?
like in gmail, the lines that seperate each email in your inbox, i can barely see those but like..in terms of gaming, no my brights arent that bright..i tried playing with the settings but i dunno what to do lol
Did you turn down the brightness? All samsungs ship set to 100% and I find the most comfortable (doesn't burn out my retinas... :) ) setting is down around 40%.
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Old October 23, 2008, 08:40 PM
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I would go with one of the Silverstones personally, cases are very much an expression of the owner though, everyone has different tastes.

I do like the Cosmos S but it is a little plasticky for me, mind you thats why its cheaper than the Silverstones. I like an all metal case and prefer the look of the TJ10 best. I was seriously considering it before I bought my Lian-Li.
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Old October 24, 2008, 07:32 AM
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For me it comes down to TJ07 vs a Cosmos S. TJ07 is a very well designed and crafted case, I like it because the bottom hard drive/psu section is seperated, mounting a rad under there can be really easy.. And that case is really huge.. I would also like a Lian Li, but the fact that the TJ07 has 2x120mm fan spaces at the bottom, and Lian Li only one, makes me want the Silverstone..

Cosmos S is also a nice design, cable management is one of the very best I've ever seen in a case, you can also mount selected triple rads up there right out of the box..

Both have their moments, the Cosmos S though is cheaper really, but you'll find tons of worklogs on the internet on the TJ07 case, so if you are planning to watercool, you can get enermous amount of ideas really, one very good place to check is Overclock.net (case mod work log section)..
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Old October 24, 2008, 07:48 AM
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The TJ07 is so amazing. Really one of the prettiest case I ever seen. If you want to spend even more, get the modded TJ07 with the Coolit Boreas.
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