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I currently have a Antec Lanboy Air that I'm getting sick of looking at. (And it's a little too loud for my taste).

Anyways, I'm looking at:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352020

*Window or no Window, can't decide really.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146087

*I like the look; however, I fear that I won't in a few years. It's probably too aggressive for my taste.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139006&Tpk=corsair%20650d

*Very nice looking case, I don't really see myself hating this in a few years.

Anything else that looks sleek? And won't be crazy loud?
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NZXT switch 810 is another case to consider.

Though from your list I'd suggest the Fractal Design Define r4 or Obsidian 650D.
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[Zalman] clip mic [Keycool] KC21 keypad w/ Gateron greens [Orico] USB 3.0 HDD dock bay [Orico] 7-port powered USB 3.0 Hub 
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[Rosewill] 10-port powered USB 2.0 Hub [Belkin] 7-port powered USB 2.0 Hub [Phanteks] Cable extensions white 
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Originally Posted by CSCoder4ever View Post

NZXT switch 810 is another case to consider.
Though from your list I'd suggest the Fractal Design Define r4 or Obsidian 650D.

Ah, yes. That is a good one too, but I'm pretty sure I would prefer a mid tower. And they are probably close to releasing the Switch 820?

Well, do you have any input on the 650D vs the r4?

How much quieter do you think the r4 is vs the 650D? Noticeably?
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Originally Posted by Mainian View Post

I currently have a Antec Lanboy Air that I'm getting sick of looking at. (And it's a little too loud for my taste).
Anyways, I'm looking at:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352020
*Window or no Window, can't decide really.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146087
*I like the look; however, I fear that I won't in a few years. It's probably too aggressive for my taste.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139006&Tpk=corsair%20650d
*Very nice looking case, I don't really see myself hating this in a few years.
Anything else that looks sleek? And won't be crazy loud?

My personal taste in cases have changed in the past year or two as well. I currently have the Haf-932 and absolutely hate the lighting on it now. I just bought an Antec 300 for my file server. If I would have seen the 650D before I purchased the 300, I would have bought it. So my vote is for the 650D.
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