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HAF 912 or Storm Scout?

post #1 of 14
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Title says all. I'm trying to fit my sig rig in a new case, with improved airflow, more fan placements, some more extra HDD slots, and most important, a native rear/top placement for my H70. So far both cases seem good enough, and at least locally they have similar prices.
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post #2 of 14
I like my scout, though it's sooo dusty bc it have 3 intake fans and 2 exhaust fan
post #3 of 14
HAF is a better option, Scout is more of a WC case.
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post #4 of 14
the scouts a nice case. but the 912 will allow more room to grow. it has removable hd cages and cage for ssd's. also cheaper
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post #5 of 14
Personally I like the Storm Scout better. I'm a fan of cleaner lines and the scout has cleaner lines than the HAF 912; plus the Scount has a black interior... I also simply get tired of everyone recommending the HAF series lol.

Since I am a fan of clean lines I like the 690 II advanced; it also has better features IMO
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post #6 of 14
I just finished building a rig with a HAF and would definitely recommend looking at the CM 690 II. Unless you can snag the Scout or 912 for significantly cheaper, the 690 is the way to go if you ask me.
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post #7 of 14
I'd def recommend the HAF, as stated earlier the removable trays are def a plus for any future upgrades.
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post #8 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by HaVoK C89 View Post
I'd def recommend the HAF, as stated earlier the removable trays are def a plus for any future upgrades.
The CM 690 Advanced II has removable drive trays as well
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post #9 of 14
912+ / advanced also has a black interior

i like the look of the scout better than my 912 (apart from the handles)

but judging from the pictures... the 912 looks roomier than the scout (could be wrong tho , didnt look at the numbers )
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post #10 of 14
If you are thinking of spending the money on the Scout you might want to look at the 922 then, for around the same price you get some very nice features.

Edit: internally mounted 240 rad, can hold a 6990, and lot's of airflow.
    
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