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post #21 of 38
What's the advantage to this case over the CM690 II Advanced?
post #22 of 38
LMAO High Quality Construction? Are they serious? I have the 800D and it's about as cheaply built as any 40 dollar case I coulda bought. Crooked rivets. Sides that are a pain to line up. The sata board the HD's connect to eventually go out as I've discovered as it happened to me as well as others (customer service is awesome and replaced it for free).

For what I paid for this corsair I would have expected quality of a Lian Li. I didn't get half of that.

Still a fun case though, just not worth the over...WAY over priced tag on it.
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post #23 of 38
Amazing case all around.. I don't have a bad thing to say about it after owning it for a few months now.
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Originally Posted by SpykeZ View Post
LMAO High Quality Construction? Are they serious? I have the 800D and it's about as cheaply built as any 40 dollar case I coulda bought. Crooked rivets. Sides that are a pain to line up. The sata board the HD's connect to eventually go out as I've discovered as it happened to me as well as others (customer service is awesome and replaced it for free).

For what I paid for this corsair I would have expected quality of a Lian Li. I didn't get half of that.

Still a fun case though, just not worth the over...WAY over priced tag on it.
I thought the 800D and 650D were ultimate cases, this had reversed my thinking about the D cases. How you described, eek.
post #25 of 38
There are plenty of other reviews online- this case is solid, but obviously it isnt for everyone.
 
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post #26 of 38
If you guys had a choice between the 650D and PC-V1200 PLUS II
http://www.lian-li.com/v2/en/product...38&ss_index=96

For about the same price, would you still choose the 650D?

I ask because I find myself in this predicament for my next case.
Edited by 2010rig - 5/18/11 at 6:21pm
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post #27 of 38
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I thought the 800D and 650D were ultimate cases, this had reversed my thinking about the D cases. How you described, eek.
It's really not a BAD case. It does what it's supposed to and if you want a water cooling setup, this case has an plethora amount of room for you, but like I said, the thinness of this tin foil, the crappy paint job and the small imperfections everywhere doesn't justify the price tag the slapped on it.

However the front bezel is pure sex, if they made the whole case out of the same material as the front bezel then yes, price is worth it.

All in all if you're going to spend 200+ for a case, go Lian Li, at least then you get the best craftsmanship down to the rounding of the edges and corners.
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post #28 of 38
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What's the advantage to this case over the CM690 II Advanced?
I'm wondering about this too. I'm probably going to get the 690 because it is $100 cheaper at most retailers. The 690 seems to match the 650D feature to feature except for the 650D's cool factor. If I were to spend anywhere close to $200, I would just spend a little bit extra and get the FT02 without the window.
    
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post #29 of 38
I call BS on the review concerning the temps. No way this case has better cooling than a haf932....
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post #30 of 38
So tempted... The White 600T is calling, and so is the 650D. I might have to buy both and alternate between them.
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