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CM HAF 912 or Antec 300

Poll Results: 912 or 300

 
  • 87% (7)
    CM HAF 912
  • 12% (1)
    Antec 300
8 Total Votes  
post #1 of 15
Thread Starter 
Which one would you take and why?
post #2 of 15
For sure the 912. Much better cable management and cooling capabilities.

I know this is subjective, but the 912 looks better. biggrin.gif
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post #3 of 15
I don't have either case but I did have an antec 900 and it was a dust magnet. now with a cm haf x and its still spotless on the inside after 9 months.
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post #4 of 15
the 912 but the advaced one
with usb 3 front connectors side glass and a very good air flow 200mm front intake 200 mm top 120mm rear exhaust and 140mm side(optional)
i used it with a sabertooth 990fx , V6gt and 2 sapphire 7950 cfx
the only problem was when i purchased the h100i, it did'n fit inside so i upgraded to a HAF X
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post #5 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Quesoblanco View Post

For sure the 912. Much better cable management and cooling capabilities.

I know this is subjective, but the 912 looks better. biggrin.gif
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post #6 of 15
Thread Starter 
HAF 912 it is, thanks. How's the build quality though?
post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by lonelycowfarmer View Post

HAF 912 it is, thanks. How's the build quality though?

i have found the build quality on my HAF 912 very solid, easy to work with such as removing the top half of the 3.25 bays if you have a monsta graphics card. plenty of room for large air coolers and as to cable management its not to bad maybe a bit tight bit could be the stock cables on my PSU.
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by stubass View Post

i have found the build quality on my HAF 912 very solid, easy to work with such as removing the top half of the 3.25 bays if you have a monsta graphics card. plenty of room for large air coolers and as to cable management its not to bad maybe a bit tight bit could be the stock cables on my PSU.
Same here.
Wish my psu was modular but still very good cable management.
post #9 of 15
Thread Starter 
Thanks guys.
post #10 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by lonelycowfarmer View Post

Thanks guys.

There is a vendor on ebay that's selling new HAF 912 Advanced cases for $54.99 now $59.99 with free shipping.  Now as far as warranty and such I have no idea if CM would honor it purchasing from such vendor.  I don't want to post the link as it's against this forum TOS, but you'll find it if you do the search on that site.


Edited by nickt1862 - 5/20/13 at 12:25pm
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