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Windows 7: Which case is better?

30 May 2010   #1
Broodyr

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Which case is better?

Well, I'm gunna be building a computer for the first time (as seen in my last thread here). I was carefully comparing some parts (and still kinda am), and found a few other cases cheaper (except the last, but because it has 8 fans), and also looks like some could be better functionality-wise, fan/cooling-wise and room-wise, because I'm going for a top end gaming computer, so I'm assuming (remember, first time maker here) that the components are going to be considerably bigger than normal ones, but all the cases are full-size so it should be OK. Here's the list of the cases:

The case I was considering first: Antec Twelve Hundred Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case

XCLIO Blackhawk Color Black Finish 0.8 mm SECC / ABS Plastic ATX Full Tower Extreme Cooling PC Case

NZXT Zero Black/Silver Aluminum ATX Full Tower Computer Case


XCLIO A380COLOR-PLUS Black 1.0 mm SECC / ABS Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case

XCLIO 1000 Black / Silver 1.0mm SECC Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case


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30 May 2010   #2
simpod

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Personally i would choose the "NZXT Zero Black/Silver Aluminum ATX" but if if you plan to use plenty of fans maybe the "XCLIO A380COLOR-PLUS Black 1.0"? You could also google "Aerocool" first link that comes up - a pretty nice make of atx cases with good cooling facilitys

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30 May 2010   #3
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I'd go with Cooler Master's HAF 932 (It's my current case). Plenty of rooms, plenty ventilation, large silent fans, good build quality overall.

zzz2496
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30 May 2010   #4
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

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30 May 2010   #5
Broodyr

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I think I'll go with zzz's suggestion, looks like air ventilation is great with 3 230mms and a 140mm. Also a user review said it was quite wide and spacious, plus it looks awesome and is $30 cheaper than what I was going for.
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30 May 2010   #6
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Good choice. Enjoy the build. Any problems along the way, we'll be more than happy to assist. Let us know how you get on.
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30 May 2010   #7
HILLBILLY

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

If you don't like the look of the 932, and you can wait a week or two for PC shops to get it in stock, Coolermaster have just announced the release of their HAF X (HAF-942)
HAF X - Cooler Master
Looks better, and has 4 200mm fans, rather than 3.

Good choice anyway with the 932. I hope you like it.
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31 May 2010   #8
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HILLBILLY View Post
Looks better
lol, that's subjective.

They are both pretty unique in the looks department ')

The HAF X has the advantage with dust filters though.
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31 May 2010   #9
erica647

windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've been reading up on the HAF X and I really like it... best case I've seen in a while at least for me. The only thing I can think of that it doesn't have is a removable motherboard tray.
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31 May 2010   #10
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

*Drools over HAF-X....*

*Note to self: Need to make use of TT Lv 10...*

*Drools some more...*

zzz2496
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