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Hello Everyone

Tom Logan just released his review of the SM8 and gave it their "Gold Award" thumbsupsmiley.png:
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I wonder why he won't just make his "Orca" build with this case. Well deserved reward! Just need the ST10 out now smile.gif
    
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Originally Posted by ceteris View Post

I wonder why he won't just make his "Orca" build with this case. Well deserved reward! Just need the ST10 out now smile.gif

The problem for modders with CaseLabs case is that there's very little need to mod anything.

Well deserved and dare I say it expected wink.gif
     
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Originally Posted by stren View Post

The problem for modders with CaseLabs case is that there's very little need to mod anything.
Well deserved and dare I say it expected wink.gif

I often think it would be fun to mod a case. But at the same time, going with a Caselabs I will have something that will be of higher build quality and still have all the water cooling abilities that my heart could want....

So other than looks, and I am not saying that caselabs isn't good looking, I dont personally see the need to mod a case. But that is just me, I know others feel differently.
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Another fine review from Tom on a fantastic case. cheers.gif Congrats Jim.applaud.gif
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Originally Posted by madbrayniak View Post

So other than looks, and I am not saying that caselabs isn't good looking, I dont personally see the need to mod a case. But that is just me, I know others feel differently.

I agree, this case looks fantastic stand alone. I know cases are all about personal preference, but how could you justify purchasing another case at the $400 pricepoint. The expandability is just ludicrous, If he is able to mount the fans on the outside of the supporting plate, he could conceivably have two Monsta Rads in there, P/P. In a regular full tower! If you are into watercooling, this case has to be on your list.

Tom always does fantastic reviews. This was no exception.
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