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Well, to be plainly honest, the MM design is horrid.

I just want a "slim" case from CL, with the same sort of lay out as the Pinnacle.
Agreed. I really dislike that design. There are a number of problems with it. We're looking at a slimmer line late 2011 - early 2012. It will retain many of features of the MAGNUM series, but in a more conventional form factor.

EDIT: It would also be the basis for an mATX case.

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Agreed. I really dislike that design. There are a number of problems with it. We're looking at a slimmer line late 2011 - early 2012. It will retain many of features of the MAGNUM series, but in a more conventional form factor.

EDIT: It would also be the basis for an mATX case.

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Agreed. I really dislike that design. There are a number of problems with it. We're looking at a slimmer line late 2011 - early 2012. It will retain many of features of the MAGNUM series, but in a more conventional form factor.

EDIT: It would also be the basis for an mATX case.

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Agreed. I really dislike that design. There are a number of problems with it. We're looking at a slimmer line late 2011 - early 2012. It will retain many of features of the MAGNUM series, but in a more conventional form factor.

EDIT: It would also be the basis for an mATX case.

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Glad to hear. Thanks
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Hope you guys are still around after 2013. Gonna build an epic tower after I get out of grad school and eyeing the TX-10
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Agreed. I really dislike that design. There are a number of problems with it. We're looking at a slimmer line late 2011 - early 2012. It will retain many of features of the MAGNUM series, but in a more conventional form factor.

EDIT: It would also be the basis for an mATX case.

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May be the CaseLabs case for the mass of OCN. Could see many swapping the Antec and HAF cases to CaseLabs then.
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May be the CaseLabs case for the mass of OCN. Could see many swapping the Antec and HAF cases to CaseLabs then.
Yea, this might be a good thing as it may allow me to get my wife an actually DECENT case in her choice of color instead of just "settling" for whatever comes nearest...
    
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One more thing for the wish list, if you do make a thinner tower, one that has separate chamber cooling would sell very well, especially if could house 2 large rads 360/480 in thinner case. Side to side cooling like silverstone and lian li bottom chamber, only better designed, ie for water cooling and room enough for 2 large rads, without stacking or cramming next to psu and hence losing performance. That way all cool air on one side, all hot air on another, and even during prolonged prime/gaming, you dont heat up your intake ambients with expelled hot air. And you dont lose 20-30% rad effect from air resistance from pushing or pulling air into or out of case (compared to rad outside of a case or side/side through case).

BTW, these case labs are best looking/designed/quality cases I have ever seen yet for water cooling. Pissed me off I just build a case with lian li, wish you guys were out a year earlier. Though early 2012 when Ivy comes out...
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One more thing for the wish list, if you do make a thinner tower, one that has separate chamber cooling would sell very well, especially if could house 2 large rads 360/480 in thinner case. Side to side cooling like silverstone and lian li bottom chamber, only better designed, ie for water cooling and room enough for 2 large rads, without stacking or cramming next to psu and hence losing performance. That way all cool air on one side, all hot air on another, and even during prolonged prime/gaming, you dont heat up your intake ambients with expelled hot air. And you dont lose 20-30% rad effect from air resistance from pushing or pulling air into or out of case (compared to rad outside of a case or side/side through case).

BTW, these case labs are best looking/designed/quality cases I have ever seen yet for water cooling. Pissed me off I just build a case with lian li, wish you guys were out a year earlier. Though early 2012 when Ivy comes out...
Thanks! We'll definitely consider that
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One more thing for the wish list, if you do make a thinner tower, one that has separate chamber cooling would sell very well, especially if could house 2 large rads 360/480 in thinner case. Side to side cooling like silverstone and lian li bottom chamber, only better designed, ie for water cooling and room enough for 2 large rads, without stacking or cramming next to psu and hence losing performance. That way all cool air on one side, all hot air on another, and even during prolonged prime/gaming, you dont heat up your intake ambients with expelled hot air. And you dont lose 20-30% rad effect from air resistance from pushing or pulling air into or out of case (compared to rad outside of a case or side/side through case).
I just want to point out, that when building a case, you have to consider what the end-user wants and what that means for the case itself.

You can only do so much with a computer case as far as internal design goes. It's all based around adequate spacing for the components installed into the case.

What you're looking for, would be extremely tall (or long, depending on placement vertically or horizontally). 2x 360 rads take up a LOT of space. If you want it thin, then you'd have to figure a way to mount the 5.25 bays, fans, motherboard, PSU, etc while trying to keep cable management, ease of installation, etc. still there.
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