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Old 09-29-2008, 05:54 AM   #1
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Question Antec 900 vs 1200 60 dollar difference (help)

I'm close to buying a new case and am at the point between choosing a Antec 900 or 1200

The difference would be about 60 dollars

My question is are the features in the 1200 worth the extra 60?

900= 79.99
1200= 139.99
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I have a 10 dollars off coupon that's why it's 60 bucks
I also want to buy a Razer Deathadder so that is where the other money would probably go (maybe a blush for my gf too!)

Whata you guys think? Thanks :]
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Old 09-29-2008, 08:08 AM   #2
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the 1200 is way more advanced and is way bigger for upgrades, like codath light tubes and huge video cards,and the cable management is very nice i have heard, they are reveiws on youtube if you like.

the 1200 is less common. most people would get the 900 like everyone eles in your situation
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Old 09-29-2008, 12:30 PM   #3
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I don't like that huge gap after the top of the motherboard in the 1200. Wire management in the 900 sucks unless you want to cut holes in the case like I did.

If you have the extra 40, get this: http://www.buy.com/prod/lian-li-v-co...202848357.html

This one's nice too: http://www.buy.com/prod/lian-li-pc-a...209236716.html

Pics of it: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112164
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anymore opinions?
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Old 09-30-2008, 05:23 AM   #5
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i think you should go with the 1200. it has alot of fans and is big enough for all these huge video cards now days
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I have an Antec 1200

Here is my thread on it.

http://www.computerforums.org/showth...t=73816&page=3
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Old 09-30-2008, 05:59 PM   #7
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Hey SuxoR,
I literally just bought an Antec 1200 yesterday! I spent countless hours trying to decide which case to get, in the end the difference between the A900 and the A1200 was only $36 (AUS). By comparison (i looked at a LOT of reviews on both) for only that $60 difference, go the A1200!! The cooling system in it rocks (maybe even on the extreme side). And if you want to upgrade in the future you have so much more room in the A1200. The Architecture/ design of the case is very good, looks easy to install your components and if you need GOOD air flow for your components get the A1200. I havnt actually assembled my build yet, but from wat i have read and from wat i can actually see from exploring my case, it was definately worth the extra $36!!

SuxoR, you said the price diff for you is $60, look around online, you should be able to find somewhere cheaper. If your in Australia check out shopbot.com.au an they give you lists of all the places which sell wat u want ranging from cheapest to most expensive.

OO and my A1200 came free with 2 extra 120mm fans in the box.

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i have the Antec 1200 and its such a great case. the air flow is beyond amazing, and there is SOO much room for upgrading.
here are some pics of it...






and the case is massive...so you'll be able to house all those massive VGA cards that are out now.
Basically the best case i've gottin yet...wouldn't have wanted any other.
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You have got to do something about those wires. If I had the 1200 the first two things it would see is a Dremel and hole saw.
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Thanks for the replies guys

man your'e making it hard for me! I'm just pinned down for money
I have the money for the 900 but I don't wanna have to upgrade soon

Still thinking :] ty for the pictures too nice rig
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