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Old September 8, 2009, 05:47 AM
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Default Looking for a new case... aarrrggggg...

I just sold my Antec 900. I liked it but it lacked that "something" that made me like it.

I'm now torn appart between 2 completely different things...

Getting a HAF-932 and watercool it later on, the whole nine yards... that'll be expensive too but so PIMP.

Getting a Thermaltake Lanbox, a nice low profile CPU cooler(Thermalright AXP-140 with a low profile 120mm fan), stuff my rig in there and enjoy a small footprint, quiet easy to carry around to LANs machine. Cheaper to and probably less trouble. A couple extra quiet fans to ensure good airflow and just be happy. I could even use it under my monitor to raise it where I like it.

Anyone been there before? what did you end up doing? Should I go see my psychiatrist for this?

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Old September 8, 2009, 05:49 AM
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HAF the way to go
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Old September 8, 2009, 06:36 AM
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HAF = Too big...
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Old September 8, 2009, 07:59 AM
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You think the HAF 932 is big, you should check out the Corsair 800D!



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What the...I DID NOT think it was that big......

But atleast the Corsair has the looks, utility, air flow to compensate for that size while the HAF has only the airflow and price.
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Old September 8, 2009, 08:19 AM
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Whoa.. that Corsair is a monster...

Go big, go small... I'm also eyeing a Mountain Mods... Cube style like a Lanbox(I like that) yet plenty of room for bling later on... hmmmm...
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buy my case ;)
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Old September 8, 2009, 09:22 AM
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Really cool case, saw it already but too much for my blood right now...
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Old September 8, 2009, 02:23 PM
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Man, if you plan on sticking a mATX board into a HAF 932 that's going to look ridiculous! Not to mention it'll be a total waste of space. If you're into going to LAN parties often then I think you should go for the Tt Lanbox.

I went from a CM Stacker 810 to a Thermaltake Element G and I don't regret it at all! It's a beautiful case all around with great features and exellent cooling. I was debating between it and others like the CM Storm Sniper, CM HAF 922 and Silverstone Raven. I eventually decided I didn't want the Raven because it's price was a bit too high and I didn't want another full tower. I decided against the Sniper and HAF 922 because they both don't have black interiors, and no fans on their side panels.

For features, quality, and price I think the Element G is one of the best deals out there. I'm surprised that not too many people have them.

Here's how mine turned out. -> http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...tml#post246922

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Old September 8, 2009, 02:58 PM
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That's good looking Killswitch!

I know a mATX mobo will look tiny in a HAF-932... I had an Antec 900 and it got bleh after a while. Mainly because it was a bitch to watercool and i'm not as skilled as other have for fabricating stuff. An HAF-932 has room for that and it's all very easy to setup.

That Lanbox looks good too, in a different kinda way...
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