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Old January 7, 2009, 03:30 AM
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Default New full tower case... Suggestions??

Alright so I've had the Antec 900 for over a year now and it's a nice case I have to admit.
However it's getting a little too cramped in there with all my hardware.

Plus I'm getting tired of people coming up to me at LAN parties and saying "hey, we have the same case!"
Seriously, you can usually spot at least 5 of those at each LAN party.

So you've probably guessed I'm looking for something original.
I was looking at the CoolerMaster HAF but dammit anyway, my friend picked up that case. We usually sit beside each other at the LAN parties too sooo... No HAF for me

Any suggestions?
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Old January 7, 2009, 04:23 AM
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How much are you looking at spending? The Cosmos or S version are very good choices these days.
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Love my new Coolermaster ATCS 840, I can send picks of my build process of my failed WC attempt with it? LOved the case so much I use it as my everyday system, now.
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Full Tower for LAN eh? Thats going to be heavy usually considering most of them are Steel cases.

If you don't mind carting around a little weight, then Here are a few Ideas at least.
(P.S. - Sucks that you can't get the HAF, its a really good case from what people here say)

TT Armor or Armor MX, They are tried and true Cases, although if you are moving it around alot I would say the Armor is better (ie. less plastic in the chassis).

Silverstone has a few that are outstanding designs, but you pay good $$$ for that (I have no idea what your budget is). TJ10B for them.

For an Small Budget, Ultra has One that is decent (by no means the best design)
Ultra M923 ATX Black Full Tower Case ULT40125 in Canada at TigerDirect.ca

Just a few thoughts at least from me.

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Old January 7, 2009, 02:06 PM
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cooler master haf 932.. mine may weight 50 pounds but it's awesome. get one and paint it it'll look different.
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Hmm you want a case that stands out that no-one else there will have? Well, as you may know I usually have a pretty big screen and case for the Lan's... It comes down to your budget Derek!
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I was looking at the CoolerMaster HAF but dammit anyway, my friend picked up that case. We usually sit beside each other at the LAN parties too sooo... No HAF for me

Any suggestions?
thats kinda a dumb reason not to pick up a great case at a great price imo, but.. its your choice not mine. lol
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If I was in your shoes I would still get the HAF. Way better than Cosmos S and it has a reset button !!!
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Who uses a re-set button? I havent in about 2-3 years.
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ahaha reset button! awsome. If you want to stand out, get a MM case.. but you can't bring it to ctoan, cause im sposed to be the only one!
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