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post #21 of 29
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Originally Posted by Malcolm;15189848 
I paid 100 bucks for my case and cringed hugely while doing so. I don't know why anyone would pay any more than that for a case, really. Or to put it another way, I don't see what makes case makers think their cases are worth $200, 300, 400+.

Well, HAF922s are garbage, I'd cringe too. Tell me, do you honestly think it's worth throwing 2K+ worth of gear in a sub 200 dollar case? If so, this forum isn't for you.

BOT: Case looks nice for starters. I wish this was out 4 years ago when I built my first PC. Instead I got an Antec 300 (bleeeeeeeeeeeeeeh) back then. Bit Fenix is really starting to impress me. I'm not a fan of mass-made cases per se, but this little guy is DEFINITELY worth 60 bucks. At 39, it's a steal.
post #22 of 29
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Originally Posted by onoz;15209005 
I can't find a date of release for this.

Already out.


Just bought one to transfer over my wife's OEM Gateway computer.

..Finally.
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Originally Posted by refeek;15209642 
Already out.


Just bought one to transfer over my wife's OEM Gateway computer.

..Finally.
Where at?! I can't find it anywhere. confused.gif
 
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39 bucks..? Wow. Makes my crappy 300 look even crappier...

I'm going to look around for them and buy one.
 
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post #25 of 29
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo;15189955 
The same reason that BMWs are more expensive that a Yugo. wink.gif


Aluminum cases are a fun to mod.... steel, not so much.


OT: Are Fractal cases avaliable in US yet?

Yeah, NE has them.

I got a silver arrow and I am loving it. Plenty of space to fit my 580 even.

More on topic... AWESOME!! I have been waiting for a nice replacement for the cooler master cases I have been using to build all out workstations around here.

This will be an awesome addition to my build arsenal.
 
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post #26 of 29
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Where at?! I can't find it anywhere. confused.gif

The Merc. But that's NCIX Canada. Supposedly the US store has them too but I can't get the site to load for some reason..?
 
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post #27 of 29
"Official" response from BitFenix:

Where can I buy the Merc in the US? I've found them on NCIX Canada but that does me no good. That's an awesome case for the price. Amazing job you guys did there.
MrCrashdummy35 1 day ago

@MrCrashdummy35 You can look to the official BitFenix Store as we have Merc in stock for US customers! We can't link you here, but check out our homepage!
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post #28 of 29
Great little case. I love Fractal's Core 1000 for same price as well, although it is mATX.
   
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Originally Posted by Malcolm;15189848 
I paid 100 bucks for my case and cringed hugely while doing so. I don't know why anyone would pay any more than that for a case, really. Or to put it another way, I don't see what makes case makers think their cases are worth $200, 300, 400+.

i spent 600$ for my mountain mod case which is on the way and i'm very happy. when i learn how to make my own maybe then i'll be skeptical in spending that much on a case but for now its cool
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