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the updated HAF looks good with those USB 3.0's up front. the big difference is going to be the craftsmanship as the parts look mostly plastic inside and mass produced, where the lian li internals are machined from aluminum/steel.

i think either way, you will be satisfied. for me, the lian li is a case for life, I dont know much about the longevity of cooler master cases. but to each his own
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post #22 of 28
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the updated HAF looks good with those USB 3.0's up front. the big difference is going to be the craftsmanship as the parts look mostly plastic inside and mass produced, where the lian li internals are machined from aluminum/steel.

i think either way, you will be satisfied. for me, the lian li is a case for life, I dont know much about the longevity of cooler master cases. but to each his own
I have a 690 II now, and it's a great case for the price.

The Lian Li are definitely nice, and I'm still considering them. How are their fans, do people usually replace them?

That HAF X is beyond beastly though, and very hard to resist, and I'm afraid it may get me to get 4 580's which I DON'T NEED!


Edited by 2010rig - 5/14/11 at 4:50pm
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i have a silverstone tj07 black with windows
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if you want to OC everything and go air cooled, my guess is you will end up replacing them. but i get decent ambient case temps with the stock Lian li fans.

at the end of the day, all custom items will be better than stock... bu how far do you need to go for performance?
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The Silverstone TJ07 is now a contender.
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The HAF X comes with 2 200mm fans, a 230mm fan, and a 140mm fan. All of them blow massive CFM's for massive airflow, but with a very quiet footprint.
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post #27 of 28
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The HAF X comes with 2 200mm fans, a 230mm fan, and a 140mm fan. All of them blow massive CFM's for massive airflow, but with a very quiet footprint.
Thanks.... I am reading that it's somewhat loud though....
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A70F is where its at.
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