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POLL: FT02 vs Switch 810

Poll Results: Which Case should I buy?

 
  • 17% (4)
    NZXT Switch 810 (White)
  • 82% (19)
    Silverstone FT02 (Black w/ Window)
23 Total Votes  
post #1 of 16
Thread Starter 
Just so undecided, due back to the ATX scene. Thoughts?
Edited by subnet - 3/3/12 at 12:57am
post #2 of 16
if you are younger then 16 yrs old and want a BIG gimmicky case with lots of both functional and none functional features then go with the switch biggrin.gif

if you are older and appreciate quiet and good thermal performance from well grounded physics based design, get the FT02 smile.gif

incidentally, if you require ANY liquid cooling at all, go with a arc midi instead... switch CAN do it, but you'll need to go buy transformers and halo3 stickers for the switch to make it look age appropriate biggrin.gif
post #3 of 16
Thread Starter 
I'm definitely leaning towards the FT02 but the price is the biggest turn-off.
post #4 of 16
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Originally Posted by subnet View Post

I'm definitely leaning towards the FT02 but the price is the biggest turn-off.

if that's the problem, have you considered RV02-E? exact same internals as FT02 so pretty much the same thermal / acoustical performance. not as well built, and doesn't look anywhere near as nice, but it's still a great air cooling case.
post #5 of 16
the ft02 vs the switch???? cant believe this is even a dilemma. if you want a classic design that displays quality, then go for the FT02. if you want some plastic gaudy case that everyone and their mom thinks is "cool," then go for the switch lol.
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post #6 of 16
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I'm definitely leaning towards the FT02 but the price is the biggest turn-off.

The price was my main issue when I was deciding on a new case. When I laid my eyes on the FT02 it was pure love. This case is absolutely amazing and worth every penny!! You can't go wrong thumb.gif
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post #7 of 16
Water get Switch, Air FT02 . Personally i would get the Switch.
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post #8 of 16
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Originally Posted by rakunSA View Post

the ft02 vs the switch???? cant believe this is even a dilemma.

it's the classic dilemma between a caterpillar and tonka. they are both earth movers biggrin.gif
post #9 of 16
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Originally Posted by rakunSA View Post

the ft02 vs the switch???? cant believe this is even a dilemma. if you want a classic design that displays quality, then go for the FT02. if you want some plastic gaudy case that everyone and their mom thinks is "cool," then go for the switch lol.

yep.
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post #10 of 16
FT02 all the way, nzxt glossy plastic is terrible (imo).
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