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Originally Posted by CJRhoades View Post

EDIT: Fail on my part.. didn't see how old this thread was. Sorry for bumping it.

op here, I'm still reading the thread. Seems like it's turned into more of a "look at my cool case" thread.
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post #262 of 305
*Bleep*, if you want a simplistic case, why don't you make one? thumb.gif

A few people here have done it, and it's amazing.

Yeah, you're looking in the wrong direction of cases. You ARE looking at those 'Teeny-bopper' cases. Here's one I personally like that's around 100$ and below:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129066 - Antec Illusion 300. 60$

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352010 - Fractal Design Core 3000 - 65$



There's simplicity.
post #263 of 305
Nzxt(plastic), coolermaster(plastic and steel), antec(plastic and steel) thermaltake( plastic and steel only TT level 10 aluminum)

Would have to pay me to use their cases, im also one of the folks who prefer style, elegance and luxury over "gamer" gimmicks. Any case can be modded with gamer gimmicks. And its more fun modding and building your own style from a template from lian li, silverstone, or any company wanting to use good material in their case.

Weight is a next biggie for me as I do carry my full tower to lan parties, i even transport my u3011.
Cosmos 2 weight is even heavier than the original cosmos1000. Heavy things are fine and well built i suppose but unless you want a tank sitting in a corner lightweight aluminum is the way to go in my opinion.

Yes you people can go ahead and take a honda and pimp my ride if youd like, i think ill go with a Nice audi, aston martin, or that new acura nsx 2012. When i can afford it of course. Computer cases are similar to cars in many ways.
post #264 of 305
Jello doesn't hold up well and melted far too easily so they went with steel?
post #265 of 305
I agree, I used to like the "gamer style" but recently I have really began to outgrow my NZXT phantom. I'm looking at that new case Silverstone announced, you know they make quality stuff and this particular model comes with or without a window depending on your personal taste.

http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=325
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EDIT: Case that try to draw to much attention are meaningless. Most people have there computer on the ground.
Like LED fans. I don't want something thats going to be brighter/draw more attention than my monitor/game I'm trying to focus on

CORSAIR!!!! Y U NO MAKE BLACK CASE WIT WINDOW NO MESH!!!!

Seriously the black 600T with a window would be Mine.. I like the white one seriously as well... But it would start to burn my eyes after awhile. Sadly the white one is the only one with the window & mesh side panel.

Also are there any functional differences to the 650D and the 600T the interior looks exactly the same. And I do like the 600T design
Edited by PappaSmurfsHarem - 1/16/12 at 5:59pm
     
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Ummmmmmmmmmmmmm ... they do make the BLACK one with the Mesh Side panel ...
 

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CORSAIR!!!! Y U NO MAKE BLACK CASE WIT WINDOW NO MESH!!!!
Seriously the black 600T with a window would be Mine.. I like the white one seriously as well... But it would start to burn my eyes after awhile. Sadly the white one is the only one with the window & mesh side panel. Also are there any functional differences to the 650D and the 600T the interior looks exactly the same. And I do like the 600T design


and they make a WINDOW side panel KIT for it ... Corsair-Window-side-panel-kit-600T-PC-case.jpg 

... http://www.computerdux.net/manufacturers/corsair/corsair-introduces-window-side-panel-kit-for-the-graphite-series-600t-pc-case.html

 

Or better yet, do a full plexi side panel mod  ...

 

 

Or get really stooooopid with your Case mod biggrin.gif

 

Corsair-Graphite-600T-Starwars-casemod.jpg

 


Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 1/16/12 at 6:12pm
   
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I'm using this, I love the minimalist aspect of it. smile.gif

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post #269 of 305
Nzxt phantom is an awesome case. Its all personal preferences though.
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I'd grab this in a second

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