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[Poll] Am I crazy for wanting a $650 case? (just the case)

Poll Results: Is a case worth spending $650 on if the build is only $1700 in components?

 
  • 48% (17)
    Hell No!
  • 51% (18)
    Definitely! Need to show off the killer rig with something!
35 Total Votes  
post #1 of 23
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I am not going to mention which company I am referring to, but there is only a hand full that make cases at that price range. Lets just say they are the high end elite cases and the price isn't inflated but the build quality commands that price.

However bottom line is that just too much for a case?

I can't think of many reasons why to buy a case at that price range, even if the build quality makes the price worth it. However I like the style of the case, what it offers as far as build options and I haven't found any lower priced case that offer those options that I so much love..

I would be moving in my sig rig to this case and would be adding addition watercooling rads since it offers those options.. not like the chip needs more water cooling to bring the temp down..

My parts in the case are worth roughly $1700 (give or take).. the case is worth roughly 1/3 of my components..adding in the case it would be 1/4 the cost of the whole build..

What do you guys think...
post #2 of 23
It's all up to the owner IMO. If you like the case and it makes you happy and don't have an issue with throwing that much money into it then by all means get it. It's all point of view
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post #3 of 23
Do it. My case was £500 and I love it.
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post #4 of 23
idk. Id say its not worth it.

There are just to many awesome cases at ~$300
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post #5 of 23
I'd personally never pay more than ~$150 for a case.

But it all depends how much spare $$$ you have.
post #6 of 23
Thread Starter 
Its 100% the owners opinion and many people can even.find a $100 that they absolutely love.. for some.reason I am having a hard.time.. I rather not spend that kinda.money but I've been looking.for a new case and had a hard.time finding.another.unit I see even.worth spending.money and when I find something I get into my head its stuck.

But really on the fence with this one just looking at what the community thinks.. most non computer enthusiasts can't see spending that much so its hard to explain it to other people lol.
post #7 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by JTHMfreak View Post

It's all up to the owner IMO. If you like the case and it makes you happy and don't have an issue with throwing that much money into it then by all means get it. It's all point of view

This!

Also, like you said, if you can justify the options that you want that other cases are not offering, than it is worth it. I personally don't have the $$ to put toward something like that, but OCN is all about overkill. Plus, you can always keep upgrading the stuff inside thumb.gif
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post #8 of 23
Buy any cheap case, give the rest to charity.
post #9 of 23
Do it. Why not? You already researched it, considered it and anything less would just be a regret. Life is short and rewards come rarely even for the privileged. When it comes down to it you know in your head it was worth every dime cause not everyone has money to spend on something like that. Buy it and don't look back.
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post #10 of 23
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by magicalpancake View Post

Do it. Why not? You already researched it, considered it and anything less would just be a regret. Life is short and rewards come rarely even for the privileged. When it comes down to it you know in your head it was worth every dime cause not everyone has money to spend on something like that. Buy it and don't look back.

I can't say all my.purchases aren't regrets.. I am in the process of selling a dedicated tc.folding I spent way too much for and I just sold a a mech board that I realized I didn't like..

So I hope I wouldn't find it dumb in a couple months.
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