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Poll Results: Which Color Version are you buying

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    White/Black
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    Black/black
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post #7921 of 13812
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Originally Posted by Degree View Post

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Originally Posted by NewHighScore View Post

Who forgot to send you what part?

Xnine was suppose to send me a replacement for the front led
No big deal but lol

I've re-input your part to be shipped out. It may have been lost in the shuffle. Also, I'm in Colorado, far away from the warehouse and HQ in California, so please don't whip me!


I'd also like to state, that CaseLabs cases are NOT expensive. When you talk about terms of quality and materials, CL is in the top 2 or 3 MFGs of small-businesses that produce chassis. I owned a M8 with pedestal last year, prior to losing my job and going back to school, and it was fantastic. Their aluminum is heavy duty, the M8 with pedestal full weighed as much as my Corsair 800D stock, and the M8 with ped was the size of a minifridge. If I had the opportunity to buy another, I would. I'm saving what money I can for the new Murderbox (again, not expensive for the quality).

People have to remember that not all cases are designed the same, with the same materials, etc. Yes, I love my Switch 810, I love a lot of NZXT cases, But there are others out there. I've owned everything from no-name stuff, to Antec, Lian Li, CM, Corsair, Silverstone, CaseLabs. I'm a fanatic about chassis. And when I hear people bad-mouth CaseLabs, Little Devil, or Murderbox because of the price, it saddens me to think that people can't appreciate some of the upper-tier chassis simply because of a price-point. You only live once, might as well splurge cos you can't take money with you.

That said, NZXT still has one of, if not, the largest modding group here on OCN. Because, chicks dig modded cases. Right Darlene? biggrin.gif
post #7922 of 13812
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

You only live once, might as well splurge cos you can't take money with you.

I like that one. I'm gonna try it on the wifey. tongue.gif
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post #7923 of 13812
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

~ snip ~
You only live once, might as well splurge cos you can't take money with you.

That said, NZXT still has one of, if not, the largest modding group here on OCN.

Because, chicks dig modded cases. Right Darlene? biggrin.gif


Well . . . pretty close . . . .

This chick digs Modding cases.

Darlene
post #7924 of 13812
Fed EX just stopped by and its Christmas in September.




Edited by jassilamba - 9/22/12 at 12:04pm
post #7925 of 13812
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Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

Actually, the Merlin is pretty decently priced by CL standards.
What really comes into play, I believe, is that at some point as we get older, we decide that we're willing to re-evaluate our criteria for some purchases to focus less on "bang for the buck", and more on simply, "what we really want for whatever reason that is".
It's one of the few rewards for being at least reasonably enough successful in life to afford to do it.
I'm pretty much at the point in life, having done so many things over so many years, to where it's gotten to "go big or go home", though I can still recall, somehow fondly, the dirt poor excuse of a motorcycle I made back in High School out of a '51 Indian Chief engine in a Scout frame.
I have no doubt they'll both have no qualms about their credit card bills.
Darlene

I don't mean to be an A$$.. but the Merlin line decently priced??
Anyone who honestly think that spending the $500 and trust me after.all the.needed extras and.shipping.its $500...
For a basically aluminium case you nuts!

Yay yay its.ocn.and we.go.hard but.put.it.in the.cookie.jar.and.move.out.of.your.moms.basement.
Edited by JMattes - 9/22/12 at 2:02pm
post #7926 of 13812
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I don't mean to be an A$$.. but the Merlin line decently priced??
Anyone who honestly think that spending the $500 and trust me after.all the.needed extras and.shipping.its $500...
For a basically aluminium case you nuts!
Yay yay its.ocn.and we.go.hard but.put.it.in the.cookie.jar.and.move.out.of.your.moms.basement.

For someone who lives in their own home and not in their mom's basement..

My Merlin's configuration cost $429. Yeah I got some extras too, which put the price up further, but those extras are entirely optional.
The aluminum is extremely thick compared to other aluminum cases like Lian Li, and, CaseLabs oozes quality. It's an entirely worthwhile investment if you want excellent cooling with excellent features, for a pay-once-and-never-again price. Reviewing aside, I NEVER plan to use another case for my personal rig, unless I outgrow it.. which I doubt.
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post #7927 of 13812
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For someone who lives in their own home and not in their mom's basement..
My Merlin's configuration cost $429. Yeah I got some extras too, which put the price up further, but those extras are entirely optional.
The aluminum is extremely thick compared to other aluminum cases like Lian Li, and, CaseLabs oozes quality. It's an entirely worthwhile investment if you want excellent cooling with excellent features, for a pay-once-and-never-again price. Reviewing aside, I NEVER plan to use another case for my personal rig, unless I outgrow it.. which I doubt.

What I really.meant.by there mothers.basement was there more.important things to.spend the.money on..

But.to each there own and of u can.afford the.Audi or.bwm y not buy.it.right?
post #7928 of 13812
Just some pictures of mine, Swapped out the side panel for a full acrylic side.



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post #7929 of 13812
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Just some pictures of mine, Swapped out the side panel for a full acrylic side. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


That window looks sick! How did you mount the window, double sided tape?
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post #7930 of 13812
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That window looks sick! How did you mount the window, double sided tape?
Just a few spots of Velcro. I am going to clean it up and add smaller amounts of Velcro. I put way to much at first to make sure it would stay smile.gif. Still comes off and on with ease. My buddy has the white Switch 810 and he did his as well. See below thumb.gif
Edited by Gallien - 9/22/12 at 7:34pm
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