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post #1 of 18
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Looking for opinions/options....(d'oh, should have put a ? in the topic)

A bit stuck atm, between two cases, the Cooler Master Haf x
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-225-_-Product
and the TT Armor+ Full
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...rmor%2b%20full
...they both have very clean lines, price is just about the same and there appears to be plenty of airflow and serious room for expansion. The kicker for me, so far, has been the sliding motherboard tray. Is that really that great of feature to give up front panel i/o usb 3.0? Any thoughts and suggestions would rock.

thanks
Edited by B3anbag - 5/28/11 at 1:47pm
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post #2 of 18
I would personally recommend the HAF X. I don't see to many people with the thermaltake, but the HAF series cases are very popular. They're good for air or water cooling, and there's a lot of room. I don't think the sliding motherboard tray is a make or break deal.
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Sweet, a response!! lol. Yeah, I'd have to agree about the lagging popularity of the Armor+. Why'd you go 932 over the X?
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I also recommend the HAF X. The High Air Flow cases truly do stand by their names.

Once, when I only had a single 5770, the fan broke, and I never found out because my CASE was keeping it cool while gaming. Hahaha.

HAF have a ton of room to work in, and they look a lot better.
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post #5 of 18
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Yeah, on further consideration, Haf X wins...now to find a good deal on one. Anyone know someone that has a few that fell off the back of a truck? lol
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post #6 of 18
HAF X
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I heard just bad things about the Armor+ Full tower.

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post #7 of 18
Between the 2, I'd say the HAF.
Although I generally think it's become way over-recommended. There are plenty of good full tower besides the HAF series.
But the TT...uggh. I know it's down to personal preference, but the unpainted interior coupled with the style of window...just bothers me for some reason.
I also don't care for the advertising of a "adjustable PSU support bridge".
Totally unneeded.
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post #8 of 18
i would say HAF X because personally i think that the armor is just ugly and doesnt look like to much of a contender
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post #9 of 18
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Originally Posted by Nixuz View Post
Between the 2, I'd say the HAF.
Although I generally think it's become way over-recommended. There are plenty of good full tower besides the HAF series.
But the TT...uggh. I know it's down to personal preference, but the unpainted interior coupled with the style of window...just bothers me for some reason.
I also don't care for the advertising of a "adjustable PSU support bridge".
Totally unneeded.
Nixuz, which other cases are you thinking, since the TT HX is recommended a lot!? As for the unpainted interior, that wouldnt be an issue, dad works for a powder coating shop, on a side note.
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post #10 of 18
Well, like a lot of other people, I'll recommend my own case.
The Hurrican has been favorably compared to the HAF X by a number of sites, and I really couldn't find a bad professional review of it.
I will admit it's factory 120's are a bit on the weak side, but 120mm fans are not really expensive. Cable management is good, plenty of airflow, good features such as removable dust filters and easy-swap HDD bays, room for big GPUs, fairly tool-less, H2O grommets, rubber feet for both the case AND the PSU bay...it seems to have all the same bases as the HAF X covered.
Some people might not like it's looks as much, but I wanted something different. Not just another HAF.
Just my 2 cents.
P.S. AzzA also donates half it's profits to charity!

Reviews:
HardwareSecrets: Gold
OCC: Gold
TPU: Editors Choice
Legitreviews: Legit Bottom Line: Azza has made an awesome case with the Hurrican 2000. With features that more expensive cases have at a lower price, I really can't see why anyone would pass on the Hurrican 2000.
ProClockers: Best Value/Editors Choice
Obviously there are more.
Edited by Nixuz - 5/28/11 at 8:11pm
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