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Old 02-07-2010, 02:25 PM   #1
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Default Looking for a new case. What do u guys think?

Okay so back in july i got a barebones kit off tigerdirect. The case that came with it was very basic and doesnt have a good air flow and the front fanel is shot. so ive been looking around for a new case. Ive got 100 dollars to put towards a new case. Ive looked into a raidmax and ive also looked into a cool master. Please tell me what u think of either of these cases or if there are any better ones out there. I want a mid tower with good air flow, has some room to work with, and its has to be toolless. thank you for taking your time to look.

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Old 02-07-2010, 02:50 PM   #2
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definaly the scout over the raidmax ill post a link in one sec
there 3 good ones from coolermaster

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Old 02-07-2010, 04:49 PM   #3
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I am using the Scout and I lvoe it. I would recommend trying it.
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Old 02-07-2010, 05:33 PM   #4
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Default Re: Looking for a new case. What do u guys think?

what kinda case you need?

full tower, med tower?

im guessing its for an ATX form factor.
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Old 02-07-2010, 07:01 PM   #5
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I say:

CoolerMaster HAF922 - Good airflow, not terribly large or heavy.
CoolerMaster HAF932 - Much larger than the 922 and provides much more space, however not much more airflow. I recommend the 932 to those who are getting very hot running hardware or using E-ATX boards.

Lastly, my favorite;

CoolerMaster CM690 - This is a great case with great airflow at a great price. What more could be asked for?

A lot of people are saying to go with the CM690II but I would stay away from it right now. It's really more for those who have extra money to blow or need the features it offers. In my opinion the CM690 offers a better look and has a great tool-less design for the PCI bays.

EDIT: To cover the above statement a bit more clearly:
It's essentially the same case painted black with more fluff-features but lost some of the important ones.
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Old 02-07-2010, 07:58 PM   #6
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I know you sad $100 but for $60 more you can get something really nice

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Old 02-08-2010, 12:06 AM   #7
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These should work well for you. All of them have great features, lots of space, and massive airflow:

NZXT Hades

NZXT Zero 2 (full tower...huge)

Enermax ECA3162-B-BL

NZXt Lexa S

Aerocool Extremengine 3T BBA

Thermaltake V9

Aerocool V-Touch Pro

Azza Solano

And if you want to spring the extra for it, this thing is frickin awesome:
NZXT Tempest EVO

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