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post #11 of 33
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I'm really starting to grow on the Xigamatek Elysium. Probably my favorite steel full tower at this point.
THIS. it's beautiful, plain black with black/silver strips and option of Window as standard, I have seen this recommended over 800D for cost/performance ratio before, I believe it can hold a 360 Rad internally without modding (vertical at the front)
it's simply beautiful, and it fits air cooling also (which 800D suffers in)
post #12 of 33
NZXT Phantom. has everything you want and priced decent. a friend bought this case I was very impressed. comes in a bunch of different colors.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146068
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post #14 of 33
Why not try the CM Storm Trooper? It has a different look than the HAF X but it's a little smaller and more sophisticated.

    
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post #15 of 33
Don't know if you got anything yet but this was posted in the online deals.

http://cmstore.coolermaster-usa.com/...roducts_id=106
    
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post #16 of 33
I, personally, would opt for the Thermaltake Level 10 GT. That's the next case I'm getting, and it has all the features that I would ever need, and then some. It also comes in three versions: Black/Snow/LCS(a complete liquid cooling system consisting of a 240mm rad on the top, and some other stuff I don't feel like explaining because the egg' explains it). It's basically like the NZXT Phantom, but there are more features, and there aren't really any things you need to upgrade fan wise. It can fit a 240 on the top too. It has a fan controller, and you can change the colors of the 3x200mm led fans. Look on youtube for more detailed info.

The Elysium (BEHEMOTH *cough* BEHEMOTH) is a great case if you don't mind the size of it. It's probably the most expansive case that's been mentioned on this thread so far.

The Phantom isn't a bad choice either if you're going to upgrade all of the fans in it. This case was actually my first choice, but I didn't want to spend the extra cash trying to 'max it out'. For what I was going to do with it (replace all of the fans with high CFM ones), the price of it completed was pushing about $250.

So, all in all the Level 10 GT is a great median between the two cases. All of them support water cooling, and the Elysium more-so. The GT is more portable because of its handle, and it has the most features (5 hot-swaps anyone?). The Phantom probably has the best cooling performance out of them when all of the appropriate fans are installed, but like I said before, the price can get up there. Look on youtube or some reviews on the cases to make your final verdict. You can't go wrong with any of them.
Edited by airisom2 - 10/31/11 at 7:43pm
post #17 of 33
Xigmatek Elysium. You won't find more case for the money, period. Haf X can't touch it, 800D costs more and requires modding to fit 2 bigger rads, Case Labs are wonderful but double the cost. The Elysium can fit 2 360's easily (P/P np) and still leave you a few drive bays.

Find a Microcenter near you and check it out in person. You won't be disappointed.

Edit - To be fair, it doesn't offer hotswaps if you're in to that, and you'll need an adaptor to run the front USB 3 directly to your mobo ($10). For interior space without modding though it fits the bill perfectly.
Edited by Metaldude - 10/31/11 at 7:42pm
post #18 of 33
If you go water cooling, the 800D is considered a very well case, but you will need approximately 30 bucks more. The giant Elysium is also an option, and you can go with a 480 radiator + it fits everything ... but a standard ATX looks so small in that case.
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post #19 of 33
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Hey thanx all-i realy like all the info from this thread, and no i havent bought anything yet, i am checking out each and everyone so far. Will be makeing a choice soon, but in no rush at this time. OCN ROCKS!!
    
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post #20 of 33
800D would be my choice I am sucker for the brushed aluminium look
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