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I don't mind the front in all honesty. I like case labs cases.

It's just a different style. Function vs form. More industrial rather than refined. Nothing wrong with either, they just serve different purposes to an extend.

The Case Labs cases, to me, are more like a Land Rover. Decent looks, rugged, and easily adaptable. Where as the MKII is more like an Alpha Romeo, gorgeous looks, but not terrible practical.
I've always liked the look of understated cases like the Caselabs. It really shows off the components inside the case. The murderbox seems to do that very well, in addition to looking good; seems like a hard balance to get right.

And talking about this makes me sad that I never bought a Danger Den acrylic case.



Also, I just think the front on the caselabs cases are too wide and it looks weird with the 5.25" bays. The STH-10 actually looks alright with the vents, though.
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My $120 Bitfenix Prodigy looks way better than this thing.

Looks are subjective.
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I've always liked the look of understated cases like the Caselabs. It really shows off the components inside the case. The murderbox seems to do that very well, in addition to looking good; seems like a hard balance to get right.

And talking about this makes me sad that I never bought a Danger Den acrylic case.



Also, I just think the front on the caselabs cases are too wide and it looks weird with the 5.25" bays. The STH-10 actually looks alright with the vents, though.

Agreed...
 
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Looks good. I especially like the slot CD drive.

Thats something i've whined about for some time now. No reason for Desktops to continue to use the old fashoned Tray drives. When you think about it, we could quite easily fit 2 laptop trayless drives into one standard 5.25 inch bay, with the correct housing.


I'm not too keen on the steel pipes. Something like that would make block removal a pita, but it definitely looks nice.
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Looks good. I especially like the slot CD drive.

Thats something i've whined about for some time now. No reason for Desktops to continue to use the old fashoned Tray drives. When you think about it, we could quite easily fit 2 laptop trayless drives into one standard 5.25 inch bay, with the correct housing.


I'm not too keen on the steel pipes. Something like that would make block removal a pita, but it definitely looks nice.

It's not steel, it's nickel plated copper. Also, that's not included anyways, haha.
 
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Looks good. I especially like the slot CD drive.

Thats something i've whined about for some time now. No reason for Desktops to continue to use the old fashoned Tray drives. When you think about it, we could quite easily fit 2 laptop trayless drives into one standard 5.25 inch bay, with the correct housing.


I'm not too keen on the steel pipes. Something like that would make block removal a pita, but it definitely looks nice.

The pipes in the pictures I posed aren't steel as they said above, also those are from million dollar PC, computers built by modders.
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Dunno if it was ever posted but...

http://www.million-dollar-pc.com/systems-2011/murderbox-mk2/murderbox-mk2.htm




OMG! That's eyecandy tongue.gif
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Ya! The most impressive part of it all is the bends on those pipes. It takes quite a bit to know how to bend them that flawlessly. I'd love to see the pile of scrap copper he went through from bending wrong. As if buying the case wasn't enough, having them done in copper is a lot of money too. All that there probably cost close to 300
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Looks good. I especially like the slot CD drive.

Thats something i've whined about for some time now. No reason for Desktops to continue to use the old fashoned Tray drives. When you think about it, we could quite easily fit 2 laptop trayless drives into one standard 5.25 inch bay, with the correct housing.


I'm not too keen on the steel pipes. Something like that would make block removal a pita, but it definitely looks nice.

Silverstone makes a slot drive bay that also allows for 2xSSD drives.

http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=326&area=en
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Only problem I have with owning a case like this is that people would expect you to fill it with the latest and most expensive hardware. Also if you buy one of these cases you should be required to post a build log. tongue.gif
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what if you scratch it? lol. Each scratch is worth 20$
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