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post #11 of 24
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That Bitfeonix Shinobi is better. Will have to think about that one. The only gripe I have about that one is the way the HDDs are mounted as with them facing that way, It'll be harder to cable manage them and trying to fit more in without taking out the GPU. Price is looking good too, but there's not many places to order them as they're such a new brand.
post #12 of 24
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That Bitfeonix Shinobi is better. Will have to think about that one. The only gripe I have about that one is the way the HDDs are mounted as with them facing that way, It'll be harder to cable manage them and trying to fit more in without taking out the GPU. Price is looking good too, but there's not many places to order them as they're such a new brand.


If you aren't buying right away, I literally just bought one 15 minutes ago, should be here by the end of the week. I'll post a thread on it.
post #13 of 24
Thread Starter 
Okay, that'll help. Yeah, I'm not getting a new case for at least 2 more weeks so if you could, post a review on it. Just trying to figure out my options right now.
post #14 of 24
What's your budget like? If you can afford it, the Case Labs line of cases are some of the best out there. Fellow OCN'ers to boot.
post #15 of 24
Thread Starter 
Looking for something in the $100-$120 range, but I can go up to $150, but would like to stay in the low-end.

Yeah the CaseLab cases are a bit out of my price range...
post #16 of 24
Have you looked at the Coolermaster HAF 912 Plus?
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Samsung 960 Evo NVMe m.2 250GB SSD Sandisk Ultra II 960GB SSD Corsair H100i v2 6x Noctua NF-F12 IndustrialPPC 2000RPM PWM 
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LG 34UM88-C Ultrawide 21:9 3440x1440 Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum Corsair RM750i Corsair Carbide 400C 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Logitech G240 Mousepad Massdrop-Sennheiser HD6xx Fiio E10k DAC 
AudioOtherOtherOther
Massdrop Mini Mic Thrustmaster T16000m Flight Stick Logitech G13 Gamepad Corsair Link Commander Mini 
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post #17 of 24
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Yeah, I have but I kinda don't like the way they look. If the front was a bit more streamlined like the Scout, I might consider it, but it looks too "blocky" for me.

I know I'm being a bit picky, but I'm also thinking this case will be the one I'll be using for my next rig too, so I want one that I'll be happy with.
Edited by Lareson - 5/23/11 at 12:00pm
post #18 of 24
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So I think as of right now the Cooler Master Storm Scout is on the top of my list of what case I want to get. Has everything I want and I think the handle will help whenever I want to take the comp places. Of course I'll be classing it up a bit with some more lighting and I think I'm also gonna get some of those sleeved 24-pin and 6-pin extenders to clean it up a bit. I would probably sleeve it all myself, but with me working 6 days a week the next couple of weeks, I don't have the time.
post #19 of 24
I can reccomend the Storm Scout.

The handle is VERY sturdy, i throw my rig about all the time, no problems. Cable management is, well... manageable, tinted window is a nice feature and all of the tooless clips are well made and function perfectly.

When you get it (and you will ) Check out the CMSSC too!

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Win 10 CM Storm mechanical Antec 620W Corsair Obsidian 450D 
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post #20 of 24
My case fits most of this criteria.
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WD Caviar Blue 500gb + 250gb Sony Optiarc DVD burner win32/ Linux Dell 17" 1280 x 1024 
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