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I currently have a Cooler Master Storm Enforcer and pretty happy with it. There is just one thing I can't stand and that is that it takes so much work to get to the front dust filter. I have two cats, two dogs, my wife burns a lot of candles and we live in an older 1 bedroom apartment. Yeah a little crazy but we aren't here to analyze my life! There is a lot crap in the air so I am cleaning that filter once a week. It's a big pain in the @$%. What case can you recommend that has easy to get to dust filters and around same size? Thanks in advance!
post #2 of 7
Corsair makes some really nice cases to work with. The 600T is pretty good, 500R is nice, same with the 400R.

The Fractal define R3 is a pretty nice case as well. I would recommend it.
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Having to find reviews on these recommendations... Thanks for recommending!

The Antec DF-30 looks nice but it has a fan in the side window that doesn't have a filter if I used it to bring air in. It wouldn't matter if I turned it into an exhaust though I guess. Only other thing is it didn't seem to have much in the area of cable management.
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I think very highly of cable management. Thats why I like the corsair and fractal cases.
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post #6 of 7
if your primary concern is ease of access to fan filter, then the 600T is the best i've seen. press on the top of the filter, it pops off. take it under a sink, rinse it, then shake / towel dry, pop it back on the case. the whole process takes less then 2 min's including the time it takes to walk to the kitchen and walking back biggrin.gif
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shortalien & psyclum - So far I think the 600T is the best for me. It looks good, cable management, lots of air flow, dust filters almost everywhere (would be excellent if had one on the top but I can deal with that since it will be blowing are out) and they are easy to get to! Thanks

I will be back to see if anyone else has a recommendation though.
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