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Originally Posted by WUZAP View Post

Get this and be done with it thumb.gif

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Here is the thread, it will answer all your questions about it biggrin.gif

http://www.overclock.net/t/907643/corsair-obsidian-650d-mid-tower

100% agreed biggrin.gif
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Antec P183 is elegant and designed to be silent (thick chassis walls, rubber surrounds, rubber feet, etc).
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post #133 of 305
opinions men, I love my enforcer...it looks and feel high quality

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I'm not trying to enforce that this is sleek or anything, but what do you guys think of the Enermax Spinerex?
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post #135 of 305
@GTR Mclaren: Not a fan of that convex front myself.
post #136 of 305
yeah its all about opinion the Phantom is a great looking case.
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post #137 of 305
Things I hate about cases:

1. Side windows: just don't like them, especially if the owner doesn't employ some UV watercooling or something that actually justifies the ostentation.
2. Excess of 5.25" external bays (more than one): especially when only one 5.25" external is employed with an optical drive. More excusable when these external bays are actually completely occupied with drives, fan controllers and monitors. Completely excused when these bays are covered by a door, a la Fractal Define or Antec P180/P280.
2a. Any external 3.5" drive bays is also a joke.
3. Lights: just don't like them. How can you sleep with those things on? Defeatable lighting is OK.
4. Frivolous "features" that turn into design inconsistencies: stuff that doesn't seem to justify itself and could be better done in another way, often ruining an otherwise great design. Includes things like the stupid white plastic side mini-panel on my Silverstone FT03, the convexity of the integrated honeycomb fan guard on the Antec Three Hundred (why can't they just make it flush!?), et alia.

Just my opinions. I agree, most cases look stupid.
Edited by friend'scatdied - 11/26/11 at 9:44am
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I'm not trying to enforce that this is sleek or anything, but what do you guys think of the Enermax Spinerex?

That looks like a 500R knock off
    
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post #139 of 305
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post

You are looking at plastic piece of crap cases designed for 12 year olds.
Try the HAF X:
haf-x-official-large.jpg
or if you want as basic, but still looks nice.. try the case pioneerisloud linked.

EPIC! Not sure if trolling or serious but the case you linked IS indeed plastic and designed for if not 12, then 14 year olds.
    
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That looks like a 500R knock off

Why, because it has mesh in places? It's not remotely similar. Oh no wait, I forgot, the 500r comes in black, too, doesn't it. My bad.
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