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post #11 of 21
I am curious as to why they are pricing it so high. From the photos in OP, I am not seeing anything that looks very out of the ordinary in terms of what we have already seen in other SFF cases that have been on the market for a while.
     
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post #12 of 21
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I am curious as to why they are pricing it so high. From the photos in OP, I am not seeing anything that looks very out of the ordinary in terms of what we have already seen in other SFF cases that have been on the market for a while.

Probably in order to get as much money as they can from the people willing to pay for the premium original version. That way when ThermalTake steals their design and starts selling a cheaper version Cryorig won't take as hard of a hit.

Just a guess though.....
    
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post #13 of 21
Nice Looking case but wayyyy too much for what you are getting. Plus, I don't see anyone using monitor stands anymore.

You could get a cheapo itx case with a much smaller footprint and accomplish so much more.
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post #14 of 21
$300 is pretty insane

You can get a node 202 for less than 1/3 this

It's going to be a very niche product
post #15 of 21
Was awesome and would have loved to have one, then I saw the price. Call me when these collect dust and start going for sub $100 a pop.. because that's what they're worth.
post #16 of 21
Hmmm look's llike a custome Xbox 360 case :S lol
post #17 of 21
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I agree, it is an expensive case, but I think the high price is the combination of several things:
  • Only a few are being made.
  • Partnering with Lian Li .. |I sometimes think it's spelled $$$$ $$. tongue.gif
  • material is 2mm thick aluminum.
  • Good PCIe risers are expensive .. even a decent one is $40-70.
Add all that up and it is an easy $100 making it easily a $200 + case.

But I do agree reaching toward my wallet for $300 is excruciatingly painful.
post #18 of 21
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Originally Posted by doyll View Post

I agree, it is an expensive case, but I think the high price is the combination of several things:
  • Only a few are being made.
  • Partnering with Lian Li .. |I sometimes think it's spelled $$$$ $$. tongue.gif
  • material is 2mm thick aluminum.
  • Good PCIe risers are expensive .. even a decent one is $40-70.
Add all that up and it is an easy $100 making it easily a $200 + case.

But I do agree reaching toward my wallet for $300 is excruciatingly painful.

Indeed, you only have to look at the Dan Cases A4-SFX for reference, as its also made in small batches by Lian Li with a PCIe riser. And that one is €275 for a smaller simpler case.
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Call me when these collect dust and start going for sub $100 a pop.. because that's what they're worth.

You're going to have to wait a very long time for that call, a very very long time.

post #19 of 21
Some monitor stands could end up blocking much of the air vents. If one happens to cover the area above the CPU HS/F it might raise the temps some.
post #20 of 21
Man, these feet don't flow with the design at all, unless I lived in one of those old school Japanese bamboo-paper houses.
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