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INWIN Dragon Rider or Cooler Master Stormtrooper?

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=11-108-376&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=3&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&SelectedRating3=3&Keywords=management#scrollFullInfo

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=11-119-245&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Keywords=management&Page=1#scrollFullInfo

I have narrowed my search down to these two cases. However, I just can't decide which to get. The point of the switch for me is cable management capability, which both seem to have in spades. It seems though that the Dragon Rider may be a bit fragile, which makes me sad because I love the way it looks. I'm also loving the large amount of options in customizing the fan setup on the side panel, which is a big selling point for me since I'm also looking at a Hyper 212 Evo CPU cooler.

My budget is, at max, $150.

What do you guys think?
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Anyone?
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Storm trooper...thumb.gif
    
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Stormtrooper looks far better.
   
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post #5 of 30
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CudaBoy71 View Post

Storm trooper...thumb.gif

Haha I hate to sound ungrateful for the input, but why do you choose that one over the dragon rider?

Does the storm trooper have room to clear the Hyper 212 Evo?
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post #6 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by GlassToTheArson View Post

Does the storm trooper have room to clear the Hyper 212 Evo?

Most certainly! It fits a Megahalems quite comfortably.

http://www.techspot.com/review/461-cooler-master-storm-trooper/page3.html
Edited by Artikbot - 3/2/13 at 7:33pm
   
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post #7 of 30
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post

Most certainly! It fits a Megahalems quite comfortably.

Sweet, thanks for input!
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post #8 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by GlassToTheArson View Post

Haha I hate to sound ungrateful for the input, but why do you choose that one over the dragon rider?

Does the storm trooper have room to clear the Hyper 212 Evo?
You could fit 12 of them lil coolers in the trooper and still have room. On a side note while your upgrading your case you may as well get a real cooler as well... biggrin.giftongue.gif
    
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post #9 of 30
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Originally Posted by CudaBoy71 View Post

You could fit 12 of them lil coolers in the trooper and still have room. On a side note while your upgrading your case you may as well get a real cooler as well... biggrin.giftongue.gif

Lol, budget is a big factor for me though
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Samsung 830 Series 256GB SSD Western Digital Black 3TB HDD Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Windows 7 Home Premium 
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Vizio E600i 60" LED TV Corsair K70 Rosewill CAPSTONE 750w Gold Rated PSU Cooler Master Storm Trooper 
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Samsung 830 Series 256GB SSD Western Digital Black 3TB HDD Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Windows 7 Home Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Vizio E600i 60" LED TV Corsair K70 Rosewill CAPSTONE 750w Gold Rated PSU Cooler Master Storm Trooper 
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post #10 of 30
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Alright quick question. With the Trooper, would be able to take the 120mm blue LED fans from my current case, and replace the red ones?

Also after watching the newegg review of the case, it looks like longer GPU's such as the 12in one they tested, come out right over top of the cable management grommets. I see that being a HUGE problem.

What do you guys think?
Edited by GlassToTheArson - 3/2/13 at 8:21pm
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Vizio E600i 60" LED TV Corsair K70 Rosewill CAPSTONE 750w Gold Rated PSU Cooler Master Storm Trooper 
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Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 830 Series 256GB SSD Western Digital Black 3TB HDD Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Windows 7 Home Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Vizio E600i 60" LED TV Corsair K70 Rosewill CAPSTONE 750w Gold Rated PSU Cooler Master Storm Trooper 
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