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LanCool may not yet be a well known name among gamers but their new First Knight PC-K9B case looks like it has just the right mix of features and aggressive pricing to place it amid some heavy competition.
Definitely a nice looking case, only if it has better watercooling support such as 2x120 fan mount at the top would be nice
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I'm glad there are more quality and price wise "cheaper" subtle and classy options for cases today. That being said, this is a big miss being that it's priced too high compared with its competition and lacks features.

The Corsair Carbide 400 series is 30 dollars cheaper and has more to offer, while also maintaining a classy and subtle look.
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I like it. would love it if it was 99 dollars
    
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I'm glad there are more quality and price wise "cheaper" subtle and classy options for cases today. That being said, this is a big miss being that it's priced too high compared with its competition and lacks features.

The Corsair Carbide 400 series is 30 dollars cheaper and has more to offer, while also maintaining a classy and subtle look.
Don't forget that the exterior is aluminium, that means higher quality. Feature wise I think this case is the most flexible in it class in terms of interior space. It would be better if they include top fan mounts. On the other hand the Corsair Carbide 400 series has a rough steel finish which isn't nice as the one on the PC-K9B and the interior space is not as flexible too. Although cooling wise it does take the lead especially if u're going watercooling. Again the only flaw with this case is lack
of fan mounts otherwise it would be good as any other rivals all around.

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I like it. would love it if it was 99 dollars
It would be more worth considering if it's 99 dollars or under I agree
Edited by nGm@ze - 10/13/11 at 10:49pm
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LoL, a Lian Li 9F with steel interior.

*edit* I really think Lian-Li is falling behind on cable management, airflow and liquid cooling features.
Edited by kikkO - 10/13/11 at 11:42pm
 
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Very nice case! :O
 
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while also maintaining a classy and subtle look.
sorry but the garage made stealth fighter/target proton pack look isn't subtle or classy

just because it's black doesn't make it classy or subtle

subtle by definition is simple shapes and/or colors, they have the black down pat, but the shapes not so much
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