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Old September 23, 2009, 12:50 AM
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Hey guys i am currently in search of a full tower case.
Right now im torn between the coolmaster haf 932 and the antec twelve hundred.
Both seem to have gotten good reviews.
Only comlpaint ive heard about the haf 932 is that there are no dust filters.




If you would suggest one over the other or suggest a *better* case it would be much appreciated.

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Old September 23, 2009, 01:46 AM
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i had the 12 hundred and it was a great case till i put my hand and some weight and the big ass fan decide to break lol, altho it did sure collect alot of dust even with the filters on, mind you can only stop so much of it. Has for the HAF ive seen this case in action and its a crazy case, since ive never owned one cant really give ya that much info and exp.
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Haf out stand the Antec fast. Better cable management, red looking:). more place in the case, every drive is screwless and the HDD are mounted from side to side! this is awesome.

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Haf out stand the Antec fast. Better cable management, red looking:). more place in the case, every drive is screwless and the HDD are mounted from side to side! this is awesome.
True.

I was there 1 month ago and I went with the HAF. Bigger fans = more CFM for less noise. That's what it came down too. The 3 230mm fans are very quiet yet provide plenty of airflow for my 2 260GTX and my Q6600.

Cable management is excellent also, plenty of room for all the extra wires my Corsair TX750 has.

I will be watercooling down the line, the HAF as an awesome spot to install a 320 on the top grill inside the case. There is tons of room for pump/reservoir also at the bottom of the case. Even more if you dont use all the hard drive bays and install the pump there.

I only wish it was painted black inside. That's a winter project. Next time I dust it I may diseasemble it all and repaint the insides satin black.

As for dust bunnies... once every 2 months I take my box out in the garage and use the air compressor to clean it all up. 2 minutes later it's all clean and good for another 2-3 months. I do that with every computer case I have, regardless if they have filters or not. Those with filters only take longer to clean because I have to clean the filters.
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Old September 23, 2009, 08:49 AM
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Personally I don't like the word "HAF" etched on the side of the case. But yeah, the CM seems to be a feature-rich case for the budget-minded. I also prefer the Nine Hundred (use one for my 2nd desktop) over the Twelve.
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Old September 23, 2009, 09:15 AM
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Well guys it looks like i am gonna go ahead with the HAF 932.
Thank you all for your input.
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Nice choice, i hope you have fun with your HAF!
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Dude you can make your filters.
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