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Old March 9, 2009, 02:53 PM
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Concerning the PSU, I decided to upgrade to a new Corsair 850w. It's a bit overkill but I won't have to upgrade it for a while.
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Old March 9, 2009, 10:34 PM
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The HAF doesn't have any 120mm fans. It has one 140mm and three 230mm fans, all of which are quite as a mouse. I used the Corsair 850TX in my new build for exactly the reason you stated.
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Honestly, the Antec 900 which I own is really quiet with all fans on their lowest setting (which still provides plenty of airflow). I reccommend it, if you're not too worried about cable management :)
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Or theres the 902? same as 900 but a little nicer and I believe a little better cable managment options, it was my other choice over the CM-690, I loved the black 1200 like interior.
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I love my Antec P182 and the Ultra 120 fits with lots of room. It's quiet and has excellent airflow. Might be a heavy pig to pack around to lans though.

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I really love my HAF.. soo big :D
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+1 for the HAF I got yesterday. Way quieter than the 900 (on high though), with similar airflow. (the 900 got slightly better in my instance on the GPU, slightly worse on the CPU temps).

Lugging that sucker around to lans is gonna be interesting. The Coolermaster Storm Sniper is similar in size to the HAF (little smaller), and has handles on the top for bringing it to lans. Also has a fan controller so that you can make it quiet when desired. Lemonlime recently did a review of it here on HWC and loved it.
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I think you're going to be very happy with the HAF. I went from a Cosmos to a P182 and finally to the HAF. I personally think it's a very cool looking case, and my temps dropped dramatically across the board. It's a touch louder than the P182, but the trade off is well worth it. It's also an absolute pleasure to work with. Cable management is a breeze, and there's ample room for the tallest coolers out there.

I give it two BIG thumbs up...I've finally found a case I can live with for a long time!
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