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Originally Posted by Nickzorz91 View Post
The Lian Li cases are nice but I really want a side window. The Elysium is kind of cool but I don't like the top.. I will consider the 650d but I like the size of the 800d!

Also, I plan on upgrading to water in the future and would like the option of a 360 rad and I like that I can throw a 360 in the top of the 800d or even mod it for a 480. It's just so expensive...
Go with the 800D. It's really worth the extra money. I remember when I bought my HAF932 and thought "WOW! This thing is HUUUGE and has tons of potential." Then I got my 800D. It's a whole different kind of beast!

I'm all about Aesthetics and Function, and it has both. Those other cases recommended are cheesy in form and/or function. Not even worth the $$$.


As the old saying goes... You get what you pay for.
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post #12 of 15
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Yeah, I'll probably end up getting the 800D. I just have a $1000ish budget and a case that expensive is taking a nice chunk of it, but the case I can keep for a few builds so you guys are probably right, I shouldn't skimp on it.
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Just as a heads up, the 800D is not a good case for air cooling. I know in the original post you said you don't plan on watercooling yet, so just be aware that you won't have an optimal case for air cooling while your waiting to watercool.
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Just as a heads up, the 800D is not a good case for air cooling. I know in the original post you said you don't plan on watercooling yet, so just be aware that you won't have an optimal case for air cooling while your waiting to watercool.
Optimal? No. Good enough? Yes.

Seriously, who sticks with Air Cooling anyways? This is Overclock.net! GO BIG OR GO HOME!!! lol
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