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Can not decide torn between lan li and corsair.

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I can not decide whether i want a 650d or a lan li a70/a90 an i was hoping some people with experience would help me out.

Issues i have with the corsair are that it weighs a ton, the window is kinda cheesy looking in the pics plus only one intake fan?

Issues with the lan li is i am unsure about how durable the side panels are, a few reviews i saw had dented side panels. Also the complete lack of cable management kinda puts me off.


Any suggestions or comments about the cases? Or perhaps one you would think would suit my needs better? I like the looks of both cases as they are not flashy.
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post #2 of 10
+1 for the a70. They're awesome cases and extremely durable. The side panels are quite strong coupled with top notch build quality.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by aappss01 View Post

+1 for the a70. They're awesome cases and extremely durable. The side panels are quite strong coupled with top notch build quality.

Any reason to get the a 70 over this?http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112338 I like this because it does not have drive trays in the way. and i only use one hard drive so i could mount the drive in the 5.25 in bay.

So i am mistaken that the side panels are easy to put dents in if you accidentally kick them? I only ask because the corsairs side panels are steel.
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post #4 of 10
A good alternative to a 650d is the 500r. I know you haven't listed this, so you may have your reasons for that.. but in my opnion it's a better case than the 650d, with dual 120's at the front, a 200 on the side and good room up top to mount a 240 rad.
post #5 of 10
Wow...thats not even something to think about. Lian li for me.
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post #6 of 10
I'd suggest the Lian Li. Imho, no other manufacturer could beat Lian Li's build quality.
    
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post #7 of 10
I definetly suggest the Lian-Li
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post #8 of 10
lian li should almost always win when compared to another company.

I love mine.
post #9 of 10
If it was me personally, I would choose the corsair. Used the corsair 650D and i loved it. And that's exactly why I'm buying another one. =]
post #10 of 10
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I think i am gonna go with the a90 i like the duel 14cm fans that are not restricted, gonna replace them with some noctua p14s no side window so i can use ugly fans lol biggrin.gif
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Samsung 830 64 gb 500 gb 7200 Rpm DVD-RW Nh-d14 /w 6 Noctua p12/14's 
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