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Old November 24, 2009, 12:03 PM
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May be parting ways with my HAF922 in the coming week or so. And I'm looking for suggestions for a replacement. Looking for unique/unusual/interesting cases and not another freakin' Antec 900-type case, lol.

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-Coolermaster CSX Cosmos with custom Smoothscreations paint job
-Lian-Li A71
-Nexus Edge (Personal fav. but not available in Canada = hard to get)

Suggestions anyone?
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Old November 24, 2009, 12:23 PM
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Bashing aside , have a look at this one... , you can order it without windows , not a Lian -Li quality, but it take a lot less space than all other case on the market. It's one of my case who get the less dust in it too.

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Hey Meta aren't those CSX Cosmos a little too pricey.. (although I could be wrong).. but I thought I remember seeing them with a screaming price..

From that list the Lian Li for sure.. Why not HAF 932 :p

May I ask what exactly you gonna be putting in the case, water/air cooling.. dual/triple rad, that becomes easier to suggest..

Silverstone makes very nice cases, the TJ07.. If I had the budget, the new Corsair case is also a very good case after some modifications and new case fans (powerful ones)..
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Old November 24, 2009, 12:39 PM
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-Budget is Max 300.
-CSX cases are currently on sale for $300USD + shipping (but thats the highest my budget will go).
-I highly prefer Aluminum Cases of very strong steel cases. No flimsy Antec garabage please.
-Going into it will be my Stygian Build with an IFX-14 and 3x Ultra Kaze 2000rpms.
-Needs space for "certain" 13inch graphics cards

@Markone: I didnt actualy remember the Mozart TX until you mentioned it, its an interesting option.
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I will check for the 13" tonight it's may be tight


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@Markone: I didnt actualy remember the Mozart TX until you mentioned it, its an interesting option.
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Also looking at the Lian-Li V351 cube case... but I dont think the IFX will fit due to the height restriction.
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IFX won't fit at ALL and the GPU won't fit. I would say V2011B(? not sure if that's the right model)....
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IFX won't fit at ALL and the GPU won't fit. I would say V2011B(? not sure if that's the right model)....
V-series is discontinued? At least I cant find them on the Lian-Li site. and besides that, theyre hella expensive (like $400-500).
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You know Meta.. if you can somehow find a Tagan Black Pearl which is a ditto copy of the V2000 case, it's freakin' huge..

I know what you mean by strong steel or Aluminum cases, I've seen some steel cases that are flimsy and badly built..
The CM ATCS 840 is also a very good, large case.. Also the CM Stacker 832 cases, they were also quite large from the inside.

The Corsair case, I can't be sure but might be able to accompany the newer cards. Yes and that Mozart is an option, I forgot about it also.. the Corsair case is also on sale @ ncix for $299.99 w/free ground shipping..

I still like those Lian Li A71/77 cases, they are big.. you might have seen pics of enaberif's builds, his ATX mobo looked tiny in there..
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I do like the cooling potential of the ATCS 840, but not the looks as much. I need a little bit more than just a standard look made in black Aluminum. Had a Stacker 832 and sold it, too much plastic on it in weird places for me.
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